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The Phone Interview (2021)

After being rejected from her dream sorority, a determined girl decides to kidnap a local cashier at an elite supermarket in order to gain community within their rankings.


Shot entirely in Feburary 2021 during the pandemic with a core creative team of two people 

WINNER OF THE VISUAL AWARD at the DEEP CUT FILM FESTIVAL 2022

"Can there be enough pink? For directors Gascho and Jones, the answer is no, as the hue dominates the frames in this gem of a short. The set dressing is perfect, the costumes are perfect, and each shot is perfectly composed. For a film that takes place mostly in one room, these filmmakers make the absolute most of every square inch in the frame."


LIT LAUGHS INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FILM FESTIVAL | Semi Finalist
FOGGY ISLE FILM FESTIVAL | Official Selection 
ANOMALY - THE ROCHESTER GENRE FILM FESTIVAL | Official Selection
CALGARY INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL |  Semi Finalist
TORONTO INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL OF CIFT |  Finalist
NIGHTPIECE FILM FESTIVAL 2021 (EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE) | Official Selection
TORONTO INDIE HORROR FESTIVAL | Official Selection
VIDEODRUNK FILM FESTIVAL| Official Selection
HAMILTON FILM FESTIVAL| Official Selection

BLOOD IN THE SNOW FILM FESTIVAL | Official Selection

Directed by Kassy Gascho & Melissa Jones

Written by Kassy Gascho

Cinematography by Kassy Gascho 

Edited by Melissa Jones 

Sound Recording & Design by Heather Ngo

Original Score by Keshav Sharma-Jaitly

Poster Design by Celina Kwan

Daphne played by Alexandra Bell

Ruth played by Scarlett Stinson 

Lola played by Alexandra Najarro

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