Déjà was chosen to participate in the Hawaii International Film Festival Creative lab Writer’s Accelerator 2014/2015 with her first narrative feature screenplay: HALF ANGELS.
The lab began with a one week writing and producing intensive that took place during HIFF 2014 in November on Oahu. It continues as a one year mentorship program jointly run by the State of Hawaii and the WGA that nurtures the participating films and their writer/directors through the different stages of development and production. Déjà and her film were subsequently chosen as a finalist for the lab.
- Hawaii Film Office Chief Officer, Creative Industries Division Georja Skinner
- Creative Lab Director: Michael Palmieri
- WGA coach: Aimee Lagos
- Déjà’s 9 fellow lab participants who are all in the process of raising these stories and more together.
Half Angels will begin principal photography in January 2016.