Parking Plot

A compulsive liar goes through the events of a traumatic experience. Or does he?

Creative team

Director: Samir Rehem
Producers: Joe Pingue, Matt King, Andrew Ferguson

Filmmaker’s statement

When ARRI approached us to shoot a camera test using their new Alexa, we thought we’d use this opportunity to make a short film.

About Samir Rehem

Samir Rehem

Canadian director Samir Rehem emerged in 2006 with the Gemini award-winning series Cock’d Gunns for IFC Canada.

Samir recently collaborated with Kevin Drew of Broken Social Scene, Leslie Feist and Zach Galifianakis to direct and produce the viral video for You In Your Were, for which he was nominated for the Prism Prize (best music video 2015).

In 2009 Samir was nominated for Genie and Gemini awards, and in 2008 he won a Canadian Comedy award for his work on Cock’d Gunns.

In 2011 his short Don’t Walk Out That Door was nominated for a Canadian Comedy award for best film. This past year he was nominated for best direction in a youth program or series at the Canadian Screen Awards.

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