director: Chris Hanratty
producers: Jennifer Liao, Jennifer Mesich
writers: written by Mike McPhaden, story by Chris Hanratty and Mike McPhaden
cast: Shira Leuchter, Peter Mooney, Michael Healey, Diane Flacks, Dylan Everett

director of photography: Nicolas Greenland
production designer: Rosanna Lagacé
editor: Jonathan Robbins
composer: Maria Molinari

full credits and festival/screening list available at

Produced with a grant awarded by CTV's Bravo!FACT (Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent)

Made with the generous support of ACTRA Toronto Performers and the CMPA

Synopsis: Rob and Ashley have a big announcement, but when their news brings a family dinner to a screeching halt, they're forced to question their choice. Family First is a dark comedy about family approval and the blindness of love. (short film, 6 mins 50 secs)

Broadcast Premiere: IN SHORT (Bravo! Canada, May 18, 2011 at 10:00 pm ET/7:00 pm PT)

Loading more stuff…

Hmm…it looks like things are taking a while to load. Try again?

Loading videos…