Michael Clowater (Writer/director) is a Canadian (New Brunswick) born filmmaker. This is first live action short dramatic film. His first animated short film (Alfred’s New Dog) played at TIFF kids film festival (formally Sprockets) as well as Interfilm (Berlin), The Toronto Worldwide short film festival, Chicago Int'l Children's Film festival and showcased at the Solomon R. Guggenheim museum in NYC as part of an exhibit on independent Children’s films. Michael’s TV commercial work has won creative awards worldwide (including Cannes) and has been written about in such publications/ media as the CBC, Adweek and The Guardian. He lives in Toronto, Canada with his wife, two sons and a gecko names Michaelangelo.