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Toronto’s The Nightingale Company wraps production on “The Last New Year”

The Nightingale Company has wrapped production on the feature film The Last New Year with writer/director Garfield Lindsay Miller. The film shot in downtown Toronto over the month of February.

The Last New Year features an ensemble cast including Kris Holden-Ried (Touch of Pink, The Tudors), Mayko Ngyen (Rent a Goalie, ReGenises) Kate Hewlett (Stargate Atlantis, 11 Cameras) and Aaron Webber (A Whole New Thing, A Stone’s Throw). It tells the story of how a young man’s mysterious disappearance tests the frayed relationships between his eight closest friends. When the group reunites for their annual New Year’s celebration, they must unravel the secrets behind his absence to save the tradition and their friendships from disaster. At the centre of the drama are Penny and William and a secret love that could easily tear the group apart for good. When they learn their secret may be linked to their friend’s disappearance, they must decide what is more important, keeping the truth to themselves or keeping everyone together.

Co-writer and director Garfield Lindsay Miller has worked as a filmmaker in Canada and the U.S. for the last seven years. Dedicated to telling compelling stories of social significance, he most recently co-wrote the feature ecological drama, A Stone’s Throw. Produced by iconic Canadian filmmaker Camelia Frieberg and distributed by Mongrel Media, the film premiered at the 2006 Toronto International Film Festival and received the award for Best Atlantic Feature at the 2006 AFF. Prior to that, Garfield co-wrote and co-produced the TV documentary The Fires That Burn, nominated for a 2006 Gemini Award for Best Biographical Documentary and winner of the Wilber and Chris Awards for excellence in spiritual broadcasting.

Producer Alyson Richards comes to the project with an extensive background in film and television production with recent credits including Line Producer on the feature documentary Fiercelight: Where Spirit Meets Action and Production Manager on the three-part series Shades of Blue. She has also produced numerous award-winning short films including Skinheads (Special Merit Award, Euroshorts International Festival of Short Film) and Dogasaur (Best Children’s Film, Mexico International Film Festival). She is also an Associate Producer on The Weight, The Nightingale Company’s series set to air on the Movie Network and Movie Central.

The Nightingale Company is a boutique film, television, and new media production firm led by Debbie Nightingale and Shain Jaffe. Since launching in 2000, the Toronto-based company has produced all types of projects from feature films to dramatic series, documentaries to interactive adventures. Currently, The Nightingale Company is in post production of The Weight, a television series co-written by George F. Walker and Dani Romain for The Movie Network and Movie Central. A second season is currently in development. Nightingale also recently started production on the online series Do You Believe Me with beActive in Portugal. Other recent credits include Zixx: Level One, Two & Three, Chicks with Sticks, Get Outta Town, Mob Princess, and Bailey’s Billions.

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Toronto’s The Nightingale Company wraps production on “The Last New Year”

The Nightingale Company has wrapped production on the feature film The Last New Year with writer/director Garfield Lindsay Miller. The film shot in downtown Toronto over the month of February.

The Last New Year features an ensemble cast including Kris Holden-Ried (Touch of Pink, The Tudors), Mayko Ngyen (Rent a Goalie, ReGenises) Kate Hewlett (Stargate Atlantis, 11 Cameras) and Aaron Webber (A Whole New Thing, A Stone’s Throw). It tells the story of how a young man’s mysterious disappearance tests the frayed relationships between his eight closest friends. When the group reunites for their annual New Year’s celebration, they must unravel the secrets behind his absence to save the tradition and their friendships from disaster. At the centre of the drama are Penny and William and a secret love that could easily tear the group apart for good. When they learn their secret may be linked to their friend’s disappearance, they must decide what is more important, keeping the truth to themselves or keeping everyone together.

Co-writer and director Garfield Lindsay Miller has worked as a filmmaker in Canada and the U.S. for the last seven years. Dedicated to telling compelling stories of social significance, he most recently co-wrote the feature ecological drama, A Stone’s Throw. Produced by iconic Canadian filmmaker Camelia Frieberg and distributed by Mongrel Media, the film premiered at the 2006 Toronto International Film Festival and received the award for Best Atlantic Feature at the 2006 AFF. Prior to that, Garfield co-wrote and co-produced the TV documentary The Fires That Burn, nominated for a 2006 Gemini Award for Best Biographical Documentary and winner of the Wilber and Chris Awards for excellence in spiritual broadcasting.

Producer Alyson Richards comes to the project with an extensive background in film and television production with recent credits including Line Producer on the feature documentary Fiercelight: Where Spirit Meets Action and Production Manager on the three-part series Shades of Blue. She has also produced numerous award-winning short films including Skinheads (Special Merit Award, Euroshorts International Festival of Short Film) and Dogasaur (Best Children’s Film, Mexico International Film Festival). She is also an Associate Producer on The Weight, The Nightingale Company’s series set to air on the Movie Network and Movie Central.

The Nightingale Company is a boutique film, television, and new media production firm led by Debbie Nightingale and Shain Jaffe. Since launching in 2000, the Toronto-based company has produced all types of projects from feature films to dramatic series, documentaries to interactive adventures. Currently, The Nightingale Company is in post production of The Weight, a television series co-written by George F. Walker and Dani Romain for The Movie Network and Movie Central. A second season is currently in development. Nightingale also recently started production on the online series Do You Believe Me with beActive in Portugal. Other recent credits include Zixx: Level One, Two & Three, Chicks with Sticks, Get Outta Town, Mob Princess, and Bailey’s Billions.

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Toronto’s The Nightingale Company wraps production on “The Last New Year”

The Nightingale Company has wrapped production on the feature film The Last New Year with writer/director Garfield Lindsay Miller. The film shot in downtown Toronto over the month of February.

The Last New Year features an ensemble cast including Kris Holden-Ried (Touch of Pink, The Tudors), Mayko Ngyen (Rent a Goalie, ReGenises) Kate Hewlett (Stargate Atlantis, 11 Cameras) and Aaron Webber (A Whole New Thing, A Stone’s Throw). It tells the story of how a young man’s mysterious disappearance tests the frayed relationships between his eight closest friends. When the group reunites for their annual New Year’s celebration, they must unravel the secrets behind his absence to save the tradition and their friendships from disaster. At the centre of the drama are Penny and William and a secret love that could easily tear the group apart for good. When they learn their secret may be linked to their friend’s disappearance, they must decide what is more important, keeping the truth to themselves or keeping everyone together.

Co-writer and director Garfield Lindsay Miller has worked as a filmmaker in Canada and the U.S. for the last seven years. Dedicated to telling compelling stories of social significance, he most recently co-wrote the feature ecological drama, A Stone’s Throw. Produced by iconic Canadian filmmaker Camelia Frieberg and distributed by Mongrel Media, the film premiered at the 2006 Toronto International Film Festival and received the award for Best Atlantic Feature at the 2006 AFF. Prior to that, Garfield co-wrote and co-produced the TV documentary The Fires That Burn, nominated for a 2006 Gemini Award for Best Biographical Documentary and winner of the Wilber and Chris Awards for excellence in spiritual broadcasting.

Producer Alyson Richards comes to the project with an extensive background in film and television production with recent credits including Line Producer on the feature documentary Fiercelight: Where Spirit Meets Action and Production Manager on the three-part series Shades of Blue. She has also produced numerous award-winning short films including Skinheads (Special Merit Award, Euroshorts International Festival of Short Film) and Dogasaur (Best Children’s Film, Mexico International Film Festival). She is also an Associate Producer on The Weight, The Nightingale Company’s series set to air on the Movie Network and Movie Central.

The Nightingale Company is a boutique film, television, and new media production firm led by Debbie Nightingale and Shain Jaffe. Since launching in 2000, the Toronto-based company has produced all types of projects from feature films to dramatic series, documentaries to interactive adventures. Currently, The Nightingale Company is in post production of The Weight, a television series co-written by George F. Walker and Dani Romain for The Movie Network and Movie Central. A second season is currently in development. Nightingale also recently started production on the online series Do You Believe Me with beActive in Portugal. Other recent credits include Zixx: Level One, Two & Three, Chicks with Sticks, Get Outta Town, Mob Princess, and Bailey’s Billions.

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