When dysfunctional Ray walks in on her perfect best friend Cora trying to kill herself, secrets are revealed and humor is found in unexpected places. A dark comedy exploring the themes of postpartum depression and female friendship.

  • Sonia Sawkar
  • Sonia Sawkar
  • Eric Michael Kockhmer
  • Sonia Sawkar
  • Sonia Sawkar
    Key Cast
  • Antonia Miran
    Key Cast
  • Noe Flores
    Key Cast
  • Alex Mortensen
    Key Cast
  • Penelope Gregg
    Key Cast
  • Gemma Doll-Grossman
    Director of Photography
    A Chiara
  • Qing Shao
  • Big Break Sound
    Sound Production and Music Score
  • Stephanie Yuen
    Associate Producer & Assistant Director
  • Project Type:
    Short, Television, Web / New Media
  • Genres:
    Dark Comedy, Comedy, Drama
  • Runtime:
    15 minutes 1 second
  • Completion Date:
    September 6, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    20,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Alexa Classic, 2k, ProRes 4444
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
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  • Student Project:
Director Biography - Sonia Sawkar

Sonia Sawkar first began her entertainment career as an actor. After having her first child in 2020 (at the start of the pandemic) she became determined to spread awareness about the fatality of severe postpartum depression. Her goal with 'Cray' is to turn it into a major network/streaming TV series that breaks the stigma of mental health.

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Director Statement

I have put my everything into the pilot 'Cray'. It is my directorial and screenwriting debut, inspired by my personal experience journeying into new motherhood. My goal and my dream is to turn the concept into a full fledged television series.