HOA Roundtable

Watch the entire half hour roundtable of our students discussing their experience during the intensive full time program.

Short Films

Done Right


Students from the full time program (2021) produced and acted in the short films, Done Right and The Mole. They showcased the action and combat skills they acquired during the intensive 10 week program.


Razor is a thriller short film directed by Joshua Bilbao and Dwight Petrovic, starring Vanessa Lynn Rancourt and Laure Fleurent. It explores the story of a young mother’s attempt to escape a human trafficking ring.


Canada’s Yes! Let’s Make a Movie Festival (2021):
Best Short
Official Selection
Best Actress in a Lead Role (Vanessa Lynn Rancourt)
Official Selection: GenreBlast Film Festival (2021)
Official Selection: Indie Shorts Awards Cannes (2021)
Official Selection: Montreal Independent Film Festival (2021)


Converzion and Rigmarole are two short films made for the 24 Hour Film Race. They both made to the top 10 finalist.

Her Face Her Body

Her Face Her Body is short film written by Aly Slominski and directed by Vanessa Lynn Rancourt. The story follows two actors who find friendship despite the harsh and manufactured competition of their industry.


Canada’s Yes! Let’s Make a Movie Festival (2021):
Best Director
Best Canadian Film
Vancouver Independent Film Festival (2021):
Best First Time Director
Official Selection: Lift Off Global Network (2021)