LIGHT RAPID TRANSIT (2003) Dramatic Short Film
Light Rapid Transit is an anti-romance film about a young mechanic who falls in love with the automated woman’s voice on Vancouver’s Skytrain system. This obsession of his, ultimately takes over his life, causes him to lose his job and breaks up a relationship with his long-term girlfriend. The idea for this film was inspired by an anonymous writer’s letter to a local newspaper.
Cast: Tygh Runyan, Amber Rothwell, Seth Ranaweera, Donald Fong, Gina Chiarelli
Producer/Writer/Director: Jason James
Producers: Trevor Hodgson, Kevin Eastwood
Partners: Resonance Films/KICKSTART/BC Film/DGC/NFB
Screenings: Vancouver International Film Festival, Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival, Houston World Shorts Fest (Winner – Gold Remi), Commonwealth Film Festival, Tubingen Film Festival, Brief Encounters Film Festival, Silhoutte Outdoor Film Festival, Message To Man Film Festival, Odense Film Festival, Grenoble Film Festival, Algarve Film Festival, ZeD for CBC Television, etc.