Skip

In a coastal town in Newfoundland a man named Skip cares for his widowed grandfather, admires the local store clerk from afar and dreams of making something of his life through an unlikely endeavor: rock skipping.

Creative team

Writer/director: Jenina MacGillivray
Producers: Kelly Davis, Tamara Segura

About Jenina MacGillivray

Jenina MacGillivray

Jenina MacGillivray is a musician/writer/director based in St. John’s, NL.

A former Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) international intern, she trained with the Newfoundland Independent Filmmakers Co-op (NIFCO) and studied screenwriting in Prague, Czech Republic.

Jenina attended the Summer Institute of Film and Television (SIFT) session run by Peter Wintonick, her longtime mentor. She has an MA in philosophy in the area of phenomenology and film theory.

In 2015 she received the RBC Michelle Jackson Emerging Filmmaker Award for her script of The Tour. She was recently awarded the prestigious Picture Start grant from NIFCO for her latest short film Skip.

Jenina is interested in developing both documentary and dramatic film projects.

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