Slice of Life

After their lease renewal is denied, the owners of a small art gallery create a lie to save their space.

  • Gavin Matts
  • Joey Lopez
  • Gavin Matts
  • Joey Lopez
  • Jonathon Simkin
  • Kevvy Maher
  • Gavin Matts
    Key Cast
    Hulu's Ramy
  • Anisha Cheema
    Key Cast
    Netflix's To all the boys I've loved before
  • Joey Lopez
    Key Cast
    almost human
  • Matt Young
    Batgirl, Lonely Child (short)
  • Kevvy
    Last Flowers (short), Carly Rae Jepsen- Emotions Side B (writer)
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  • Genres:
    Comedy, Horror
  • Runtime:
    8 minutes 50 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 10, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    2,500 USD
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Distribution Information
  • Comedy Here Often
    Sales Agent
    Country: Canada
Director Biography - Gavin Matts, Joey Lopez

Originally from Vancouver BC, Gavin Matts is a New York based stand up comedian. In 2017, he was the youngest winner ever of the Canada’s Top Comic Competition. He’s been featured on Comedy Central multiple times, made his late night debut on CONAN in 2019, and was handpicked by Bill Burr to appear on his stand up showcase THE RINGERS on Comedy Central. Gavin has also made acting appearances in Ramy, Power Book 2, and the upcoming Jo Koy film ‘Easter Sunday’.

Joey Lopez is a self taught multimedia artist of Salvadoran and Italian descent, he's been directing shorts and music videos for international artists since 2017. Based out of Vancouver BC, Joey has written locally for Beatroute Magazine and Nationally for VICE with a focus on underground artists. In his spare time, Joey enjoys learning 3D animation, collecting analog video equipment and old VHS tapes.

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Director Statement

Slice of Life Galleries & Studios is a space in Vancouver that welcomes everyone and anyone to create art in a place that feels like home. This short is dedicated to that space and all spaces like that in our creative communities that are being priced out for condos.