AJ BATE is a stand up comedian, writer and director he’s written and directed 5 short films over the last 2 years. He also self-funded said movies. His short film “No Place For You Here” was included in “Nasty Frames” film festival that took place in Hamilton. His last short film “Sincerely, Yours” is a 30 minute story about a single mother who’s coming to terms with the passing of her mother. The Project took place over the summer over 7 locations and 8 cast members that was filmed over the summer and a budget of under $7000, all without attending film school and being set taught. It has been selected in multiple festivals around the world, including the Hamilton Film Festival, and has over 30k views on YouTube as of recent. His latest short film “Alone” won “Best Pitch” at the Hamilton Film Festival and was awarded over $1000 which was put towards producing the short.