Silent Retreat

Production Company: A Film Monkey Production
Genre: Horror
Production Type: Feature Film
Running Time: 90 mins
Year: 2013

Cast: Chelsea Jenish, Sofia Banzhaf, Robert Nolan, Jennifer Pogue, Matthew Romantini, Mark Buck, Jennie Foster, Katie Buitendyk and Jenna Jade Rain.

Producer/Director: Tricia Lee
Co-Producer: Chris Agoston
Line Producer/PM: Chris Luckhardt

A Film Monkey Production presents a Feature Horror Film titled Silent Retreat. Produced by Tricia Lee, Chris Agoston & Line Produced/PM by Willowood Films Chris Luckhardt, this feature horror film was filmed in Aurora, Ontario and is currently in distribution via DVD and VOD through Black Fawn Distribution.

In this quiet horror film, Janey is sent to a silent retreat in the middle of the woods for rehabilitation, only to discover that the men who run it are after more than her voice, and aren’t afraid to show her what lurks beyond the trees…

Film Festival Appearances & Awards

  • Toronto After Dark Film Festival – Sept 2013 – Best Canadian Feature Award
Janey Chelsea Jenish Albert Matthew Romantini
Alexis Sofia Banzhaf Paul Mark Buck
Doctor Robert Nolan Long Bangs Jennie Foster
Pink Stripe Jennifer Pogue Black Glasses Katie Buitendyk
Red Hair Jenna Jade Rain
Producer/Director Tricia Lee Production Designer Jennifer Morden
Co-Producer Chris Agoston Set Decorator Angela Newell
Line Producer/PM Chris Luckhardt Costume Design/Wardrobe Supervisor Karine Dashney
Writer Corey Brown Key Special FX Makeup Shaun Hunter
Pre-Production Coordinator Alicia Hamilton 1st Assistant SPFX Makeup Sarah Mitchell
Production Coordinator Cayleigh O’Hearn SPFX Makeup Assistants Crystal Overland
Casting Director Jonathan Oliveira Monik Walmsley
Jessica Mendes
1st AD Aaron Duncan Kristen Hoy
Nic Izzi SPFX Sculptors/Design Artists Shaun Hunter
2nd AD Shea Reid Sheilagh McGrory
3rd AD Audrey Huntley Alexandra Rotundo
TAD Evan Stephens Key Makeup Artist & Hair Lisa Gustafsson
Script Supervisor Nikki Filippelli Makeup Artist & Hair Darria Young
Daily MUA/Hair Jessica Mendes
Director of Photography Christian Bielz Dorelle Boodhoo
1st AC Godfred Adjei
2nd AC / 2nd Camera Op Zachary Zaza Editor Mike Reisacher
Daily AC Colin Vaillancourt Assistant Editor Katie Mitchell
Howard Wan Sketch Artist Ed Bahoric
John Reed
DMT Conrad Konert Key Production Assistant Tristan Tiggeloven
Gaffer Chris Luciow Production Assistants Rob Covert
Electrics Bradley Cherry Sable Rae Empey
Felicia Sims Maureen Mcallaghan
Key Grip Jordan Oram Spencer Cole
Grips Jack Saillard Camilia Tamburini
Sam Mantini Andrew Meikle
Tv Pakeerathan Aquib Azim
Greg Feir Andrew White
Koadie Preston Mickey Geller
Mark Urwin
Sound Recordist Keith Moriyama Roman Ezechiels
Still Photographer Elly Dassas Catering Manager Grace Lee
Fight/Stunt Coordinator T.J. Kennedy Catering/Craft Assistant George Lee
Catering Chef Matthew Lahey

Blackfawn Distribution

Special Thanks:
Grace & George Lee
Mark Kalpakis
Kettleby Valley Camp – Midori, Peter & Alex
Sarah Mitchell
Kimberly Roth
Diane Cabral
Kelly Lam
Sean Kaufmann
Andrew Frade
David Scott
Air Magic
Source Shop
MMI Product Placement Inc. – Lisa Outos
Steamwhistle Brewery
Wine Rack Leslieville
Haven Contemporary Decor – Newmarket

Red Cam Package Provided By
Sim Digital – Craig Milne

Production Grip & Lighting Equipment Provided By
William F. Whites International Inc. – Brian Dugan & John Mauch

SPFX Equipment provided by
Nexus SPFX Canada – James Sled

SPFX Makeup Supplies provided by
Sculpture Supply Canada
The Kryolan Makeup Store Toronto

Art Department Items provided by
Hand Props
507 Antiques
Marty Millionaire
Abraham’s Antiques

Communication provided by
Total Two Way

Transportation provided by
Budget Truck Rental

Location Support Equipment provided by
Willowood Films

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