Hot Flash

Hot Flash

Ace Naismith is having a hot flash, and she is about to go live on local television. An animated comedy about a woman trying to keep her cool when one type of flash leads to another.

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Thea Hollatz


Director: Thea Hollatz
Producer: Kristy Neville, Matt Code, Morghan Fortier, Brett Jubinville
Screenwriter: Thea Hollatz
Sound Designer: Chris Russell
Music: Neil Haverty
Principal Cast: Christine Horne, Grace Glowicki, Tony Nappo, Tyler Johnston, Peter Spence, Natty Zavitz
Additional Credits: Animation Director: Laurel Dalgleish, Production Designer: Katie Huynh, Storyboard Artist/Animator: Meaghan Meadows, Storyboard Artist/Animator: Larissa Melnik, Storyboard Artist/Animator: Lauren Mowat, Storyboard Artist/Animator: Nicole Turner, Storyboard Artist/Animator: Danielle Van Eeden


Martina Fiorellino
Public Film Contact
Kristy Nevile
Wildling Pictures Inc
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Sales Agent
Premium Films
Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year: 2019
Genre: Animated, Comedy, Drama
Screening Section: Animated Shorts Competition
Screening Category: Animated Short
Country: Canada
Language: English
Runtime: 10 mins