CULTURAL ORGANISATION - SHORT FILM FESTIVAL IN DRAMA
MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND SPORTS - MUNICIPALITY OF DRAMA
Name: Colin Riendeau
Genre: Romantic Comedy
Tagline: After a bicycle accident, a young man spends several days in a small Greek village, where he learns to dance a complicated local dance to impress a beautiful girl.
Synopsis: While touring Greece on a bicycle, John has an accident and is forced to spend several days in a small village while waiting for his bicycle to be repaired. There he meets Haitho who challenges him to learn a complicated local dance called “hasapiko.” With nothing to loose, and everything to gain, John sets out to learn the dance which proves to be a difficult challenge because the villagers who dislike him and his bicycle refuse to teach him. On the verge of giving up, John is helped by an unlikely source, who encourages John to follow his heart and his dreams.
Short CV of Author and Director: Colin is film director based in Montreal. A few hours after receiving his diploma in Communications from Concordia University he walked on set of “X-Men Days of Future Past” where he worked as the assistant to director Bryan Singer. With this experience, he has applied what he has learned to the production of his own projects. For a number of years Colin has worked in both narrative and documentary filmmaking and is known for “The Fish.” 2016, “The Kidnapping” 2011, and in documentary “Las Mil Mascaras” in 2008, and notably the NFB / CBC short “It's All About The Music” 2010. He is currently developing his first feature “John’s Bicycle” as well as interactive projection mapping projects.