Anatomy of a Sunbeam

A lowly trailer park resident struggles to come to terms with the truth of the fateful night

that left both him and a young girl fatherless.

Written and Directed by Larica Perera

Cinematography by Michael Peeling

Produced and Production Design by Bea Macapagal

NOMINEE

BEST EDITOR

SHORT OF

THE MONTH

2015

NOMINEE

BEST ORIGINAL

BACKGROUND SCORE

SHORT OF

THE MONTH

2015

XPONORTH

2015

NEW HOPE

FILM FESTIVAL

2014

WINNER

CANADIAN CINEMA

STUDENT MERIT

AWARD

2014

YOFI FEST

2013

WINNER

BEST SOUND

SHERIDAN MEDIA

ARTS AWARDS

2013

WINNER

BEST PRODUCTION

DESIGN

SHERIDAN MEDIA

ARTS AWARDS

2013

WINNER

BEST DIRECTOR

SHERIDAN MEDIA

ARTS AWARDS

2013

WINNER

BEST SCREENPLAY

SHERIDAN MEDIA

ARTS AWARDS

2013

STARRING

Jenna Jade Rain as Evelyn Janette Payton

Nick Smyth as Liev Marshall

Michael Chwastiak as Sandy Payton

Sam Phillipson as Young Liev Marshall

Madison Ferguson as Young Evelyn Janette Payton

A candid behind-the-scenes look at the filming of Anatomy of a Sunbeam in Wasaga Beach, Ontario:

Watch writer/director Larica Perera discuss her inspirations behind the film.

Get to know our leading lady, Jenna Jade Rain,

as she talks about her experience on Anatomy of a Sunbeam.

Get to know Sunbeam’s Liev Marshall, played by Nick Smyth!

Our producer, production manager and assistant director sit down to talk about

some of the challenges that came along with the pre-production of Anatomy of a Sunbeam.

The camera and lighting team talk about what went in to creating the beautiful images in the film.

If you enjoyed the hijinx of one Adam Cox in our ‘Behind-the-Scenes’ video, then you will definitely want to watch this video as he discusses the process of casting our film. Make sure to watch through to the end.

Watch our Production Designer, Set Dresser, and Key Grip

discuss how they designed and implemented the look of the film.

The awesome duo that is Kristi and Connor sit down to talk about finessing sound for Anatomy of a Sunbeam.

Anatomy of a Sunbeam’s talented post-production team discuss the challenges of editing the film and creating the visual effects.