2022 Big Sky Film Grant Winner!
"Comic Relief" is honored to be among the 35 productions awarded the 2022 Big Sky Film Grant from the Montana Film Office!
Comic Relief is also honored to be supported by
our Fiscal Sponsor The Utah Film Center.
The Utah Film Center inspires and engages diverse audiences to initiate conversation and community building through curated film exhibition, educational programs, and artist support.
A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, they utilize the power of film to educate, inspire and engage Utahns, transcending political, geographic, cultural, and religious boundaries to highlight human experiences from around the world.
FEATURE FILM: IN PRE-PRODUCTION
“Comic Relief” is a multi-award winning feature film screenplay by Alex Hawthorne, which has been optioned by Space Dream Productions, and is currently in development for production with full safety protocols in place.
Determined to succeed as a stand-up comedian, a children's party entertainer chases her dreams while struggling with ever-increasing alcoholism and depression.
Thanks to all of the awesome people who believe in this project and have supported us so far!
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Koura Linda is a multi award-winning filmmaker and the President at Space Dream Productions. Even as a child, Koura had a passion for the creative arts, directing summer camp plays and designing shot lists for fun in her spare time.
Koura’s nearly 20 years of experience in the industry has allowed her to expand her skillsets far beyond just directing and producing. Throughout the years, she held a variety of jobs, including working as an apprentice for a prominent LA-based art director, an intern with the makeup and wardrobe department, and then as a production designer herself, a documentary camera operator, and became a certified set rigger.
Space Dream Productions released its first film released in 2016. The company has since completed over two dozen projects that have screened around the world. With over 100 nominations and 40 awards to date, Koura’s incredible portfolio allows her to use her voice and platform to empower other filmmaker’s and share her knowledge through the podcast, Filmmaking (Actually). August 2019 she was awarded The Mico Award in Las Vegas, NV for innovation, courage, and excellence in a career in film.
There is no better actress to step into Blair's shoes, and bring to life all of her humor, struggles, and sass, than award-winning Actress, Merri Jamison.
Merri is an Actress and Producer currently living in Los Angeles. Last year she was awarded “Best Actress in a Feature Film” at the Hollywood Florida Film Festival, after starring in several features and shorts.
Film credits include "Dangerous Company," "Back to Zero," "Welcome to Happy Valley," and "The Second Coming of Christ" with Tom Sizemore and Jason London.
She has graced the screen in Space Dream Productions' short films, "Names On The Wall," and "Tuesday Mourning," and as the lead in "Bringer of War."