In My Heart

After discovering she’s pregnant, a teenage girl must decide her baby’s future. A powerful story of the love of a birth mother and the beauty of adoption.

  • Luc Trottier
  • Luc Trottier
  • Jeana MacIsaac
  • Jessica Gallant
    Key Cast
  • Alicia Toner
    Key Cast
  • Greg Gale
    Key Cast
  • Noah Gallant
    Key Cast
    "Caleb "
  • Brian Sharp
    Director of Photography
  • Monica Lacey
    Production Designer
  • Jacob Puiras
  • Noah Malcom
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  • Genres:
    Drama, True Story
  • Runtime:
    11 minutes 24 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 7, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    20,000 USD
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  • FIN Atlantic International Film Festival
    September 20, 2021
    North American Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Charlottetown Film Festival
    October 22, 2021
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Luc Trottier

Luc Trottier is a director, writer, actor, and producer. He’s a graduate of both Sheridan College’s Bachelor of Music Theatre Program and Humber College’s Writing and Producing Television Graduate Program. As an actor, Luc has performed on stages across the country and can be seen on American Gods, Titans, White Lie, The Handmaid’s Tale, Killjoys and Suits. As a writer, Luc has written two fully produced musicals: Perry Loved Mary and Packed. He is the screenwriter and producer of the webseries Adulting: Year ONE ( He is the founder of Human Moves Media Inc. through which he has produced the short films: Pay Me (My Rode Reel Finalist), Club Six (Nominee, Best Short, Canadian Comedy Awards) and Everbliss (Reel World Film Festival). Luc's upcoming short film, In My Heart,” is his directorial debut, funded through FilmPEI’s Film4Ward Program. Next up Luc is creating a 5-episode comedy series, coming to Bell Fibe TV1 Fall 2021. To keep updated with Luc’s career check out !

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Director Statement

This is a love letter to my birth mother, Katie. It was her selfless act of placing me up for adoption that has allowed me to live a life full of love.
This is for all birth mothers everywhere - thank you.