Private Project

The Deamonne Family

With membership at an all-time low, their leader seeks new ways to keep the generations-old cult running by inviting a film crew to document them. This mockumentary explores those in the secluded Deamonne family while trying to understand the inner workings of the cult. The family can’t help but reveal how disorganized and ridiculous they truly are.

  • Samantha Tong
  • Taya Tummon
  • Monica Meng
  • Zane Barratt
    Key Cast
    "Jim Deamonne"
  • Philip Krusto
    Key Cast
    "Manson Deamonne"
  • Frankie Mulder
    Key Cast
    "Doe Deamonne"
  • Amy Singh
    Key Cast
  • Shamir Kapadia
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Mockumentary, Comedy, Cult Film
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 40 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 15, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 USD
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Director Biography - Samantha Tong

Samantha Tong is a filmmaker based in the GTA who is also skilled in photography. She is currently earning her Bachelors of Film and Television at Sheridan College, specializing in directing and cinematography. She is passionate and strives to tell stories in an effective yet visually creative way.

For this film in particular, she was inspired by comedy specials, sketches, and shows from her youth. She has always admired those who could tell a joke and evoke a roaring response. She wishes to continue that tradition by crafting hilarious situations even in the oddest of family homes.

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