KAILEIGH COLES she/her
Kaileigh is from Vancouver and has written and performed stand up comedy, sketch comedy and improv. She studied screenwriting and producing at Langara College Film Arts in 2018 and has since produced short films, commercials, and documentaries. In 2019 she co-wrote and directed the sketch comedy web series, "Dirty Dames Comedy". Currently, she is directing a Telus Storyhive docuseries "Through My Eyes: An Artist's Re-Creation" which follows the journey of a local artist with legal blindness as she develops a new painting style amidst her changing vision. Coming from a comedy background, Kaileigh approaches her work with a sense of playful imagination and believes film can be entertaining but can also be a vehicle for important stories which bring positive change.
When she's not working independently, Kaileigh moonlights as an Assistant Production Coordinator for TV and feature films, like "Nancy Drew", "Sonic the Hedgehog 2", and "So Help Me Todd", where she hones her producing skills working with some of the most veteran industry professionals.
SHUBHAM CHHABRA he/him
Shubham is an enthusiastic filmmaker, director, and producer with an insatiable passion for storytelling! Shubham is committed to bringing South Asian stories to the forefront of mainstream media. Shubham's work includes directing and producing numerous short films and documentaries, each with its own distinct voice and message.
Most recently, he wrote/directed the short film “Cash Cows” which won Best Screenplay at the Mighty Asian Moviemaking Marathon 2023. His short film and PSA for the British Columbia Community Response Networks (BCCRNs), which sheds light on elder abuse in the South Asian community, and the Telus Storyhive Documentary "Ride Failing," which examines the lack of wheelchair accessibility in the taxi and ride-hailing industry.
He is also an assistant director on TV shows and feature films like "Lost in Space", "Riverdale", "Fire Country" and Disney's "Peter Pan & Wendy".