CBC Newfoundland and Labrador

Congratulations ...

... to everyone involved in the Newfoundland film Grown Up Movie Star.

It's been accepted to compete in the 2010 Sundance Film festival - a rare, rare honour and opportunity.

CBC's On the Go broke the news a few minutes ago.

"Some big news this afternoon in the world of local fim making, and a real feather in the cap
for a writer and director Adriana Maggs's drama Grown Up Movie Star,  shot up the shore and in St. John's," they said on the radio.

Grown Up Movie Star was shot on location in Flat Rock and St. John's, Newfoundland, by Jason Tan,  the film is produced by Jill Knox-Gosse, veteran Paul Pope (Rare Birds),  Shawn Doyle and Adriana Maggs.  Production design is by Shelley Cornick.

The film stars acclaimed actor Shawn Doyle (HBO's Big Love) alongside rising star Tatiana Maslany.