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The Legend Of Firelily Episode One Daddy’s Girl

“The Legend Of Firelily” is the heart-warming and inspiring story of one woman’s struggle to overcome incredible odds and adversity through sheer willpower and determination alone. This is a story about the indomitable nature of the human spirit, a story that will not only inspire film and TV lovers, but audiences all across the world. This is Shay Walker’s story.

  • Shay Walker
  • Christian Hardy
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    Screenplay, Television Script
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Writer Biography - Shay Walker, Christian Hardy

Alabama native, Shay Walker, lives and works out of New Orleans, LA. Shay was discovered while waiting tables at a pancake house in New Orleans. Shay has since acted in lead and supporting roles for Academy Award nominated Benh Zeitlin and the Award Winning Ross Brothers. Both Shay's new films debuted at Sundance Film Festival in 2020. Shay is now the producer, writer and director of her own true life story titled THE LEGEND OF FIRELILY as well as several native and social justice documentary projects through her partnership with Reel Tasty Media.
Filmmaker Christian Hardy was born on the Alabama Gulf Coast and began using images to tell stories at a young age. He trained in traditional dark room practices with 35mm and medium format photography around the same time he started using digital video shooting and editing mini-documentaries and short form experimental videos. At seventeen he was invited to spend a summer at the International Film and Television Workshops' Young Filmmakers program in Rockford ME. He attended Savannah College of Art and Design on a dual merit scholarship studying in the School of Film and Television. After completing his formal education with a BFA he interned at Lightborne Cincinnati and began freelancing as a technician in major motion pictures, episodic television as well as live broadcast events holding job titles in the camera, grip, and electric departments. He has furthered his career training working for specialty equipment vendors Panavison, ProCam, and Dynamic Remotes, as well as holding union cards with both IATSE and IBEW. Christian has continued to further expand the horizons of his artistic expression by continuing to produce independent content from concept to creation including music videos, short and long form narratives and documentaries, promotional and noncommercial experimental content under his company Reel Tasty Media LLC. He was nominated 2015 for best cinematography at the Madrid International Film Festival for his work on the experimental dance narrative Le Pain and 2020 for best cinematography in a feature film at the Nice International Film Festival for his work on Empire. He currently is based out of New Orleans where he continues to be a content creator, taste-maker, Renaissance revivalist... and dad.

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We have completed an episodic series based on Shay Walker’s life. Please accept our pilot! Thank you.
Christian Hardy and Shay Walker