Jayla

In the midst of a family crisis, a teenage girl tries to escape her troubled life by running to her best friend, where love and acceptance are taken for granted.

  • Fitch Jean
    Director
  • Freshh Anderson
    Writer
  • Amir Zargara
    Producer
  • Freshh Anderson
    Producer
  • Adaya Ariana
    Key Cast
    "Jayla "
  • Nellah Ruhl
    Key Cast
    "Natalie"
  • William Smith
    Cinematographer
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    14 minutes 1 second
  • Completion Date:
    March 28, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    8,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    1:85
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Fitch Jean

Fitch is a filmmaker based in Ottawa, Canada. Born in Haiti, his parents moved to Canada when he was very young in the hope of a better life. Fitch has been involved in the creative process since a young age, writing novelty and short stories since he was 11 years old. His passion for creating a story made him get into photography and visual arts which he's been doing since 2014. But with the feeling that still images were never enough, he moved to the next medium and started his filmmaking process.

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