Best Thing You'll Ever Do

A late 30's entrepreneur struggles to decide between having a baby (or not) while launching her promising Silicon Valley start-up business.

Episode 4, "On the Other Side" features Myra Lucretia Taylor (FX's Atlanta, HBO's Girls) and explores a grandmother's expression of regret.

Created and written by Monica West

  • Catherine Fordham
    Consommé, Trapped Girl
  • Monica West
  • Monica West
  • Catherine Fordham
    Consommé, Trapped Girl, Interior Theresa
  • Monica West
    Key Cast
    Consommé, Chicago Fire, Law and Order, Underemployed
  • Bhavesh Patel
    Key Cast
    The Good Wife, Damages
  • Michelle Ang
    Key Cast
    2016 Emmy Nomination for Fear the Walking Dead, Jane Campion's Top of the Lake, Underemployed
  • Myra Lucretia Taylor
    Key Cast
    GIRLS, Atlanta
  • Liam Vincent
    Key Cast
    Nash Bridges, Seducing Charlie Parker
  • Lance Kaplan
    Director of Photography
    Consommé, Butterflies of Bill Baker
  • Project Type:
    Short, Television, Web / New Media
  • Genres:
    Comedy, Drama, Dramedy, women
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 41 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 20, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    36,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Brooklyn Web Festival
    Brooklyn, NY
    United States
    October 15, 2016
    World Premiere
    Emerging Voices Award
  • DC Web Festival
    Washington DC
    United States
    Silver Screenwriting Award
  • Seattle Web Festival
    Seattle, WA
    United States
    March 11, 2017
    Audience Choice Award
  • Indie Series Awards
    Los Angeles, California
    United States
    April 5, 2017
    Best Leading Actress - Monica West
Director Biography - Catherine Fordham

Catherine Fordham is a Brooklyn-based director, producer, writer and actor. After writing and producing Trapped Girl (2014), a short film that screened at festivals in the U.S and Canada, Catherine made her directorial debut with Consommé (2015), a thriller/horror short that she also wrote and produced. Consommé, starring Monica West, is currently on the festival circuit, and will premiere on AMC's horror streaming channel, Shudder, this October. Catherine runs her own production company, Top Salt, which she created to produce her own films and those of her collaborators. In March 2016 Catherine attended Werner Herzog's Rogue Film School in Germany where she met tremendous filmmakers from all over the world and learned to pick locks. She is currently writing a thriller based on a zen koan.

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