2&UNDER FLY FREE
«Why did we decided to do that again?» Is the question that Martine and Jocelyn, two new moms, will most likely ask more than once when they begin their journey to Kalymnos, Greece. Not only do they want to travel with their young family, but they also want to get back into their passion, climbing. In this day and age, women feel the pressure to be “supermoms”; they are expected to be organized, fit, and engaged with their children while working full-time. This film, narrated by their sensitive philosophical baby boys, Leo and Theo, will offer a small window of their moms’ reality throughout their postpartum recovery and how these two women overcome these new challenges, both physical and mental.
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- Story/script: November 2017-March 2018
- Grant submissions: January 2018 and on
- pre-production: January - March 2018
- shooting days: March 28th-April 22nd 2018
- Post-production: May-June 2018
- Film completion and reviews: July 2018
- Ready for distribution: August 1st 2018 and on
MARTINE DESAUTELS & LEO
- DIRECTOR, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, CAST
Martine is the new mother of 1 year old Leo. She is a middle-school French teacher in Canmore, Alberta in the Canadian Rockies where she shares her passion for the outdoors with her students. When she is not inspiring young minds, she is found climbing, cycling and hiking throughout the world. Her strong interest for the filmmaking industry started when she was in college by participating in Kino NIghts, where amateur filmmakers share their creations monthly. Her teaching degree pulled her away from the film-world, but little did she know she would return to it when she married Mike Quigley -- the owner and manager of the production company, Front Range Films. Ever since, Martine has been the company;s creative support and critic. Mike and Martine have always wanted to make a movie together and the birth of their son inspired the idea for this film.
JOCELYN HIROSE & THEO
- ASSISTANT PRODUCER, CAST
Jocelyn is the new mother of 2.5 month old Theo. Jocelyn works for the National Parks of Canada as a Resource Conservation Scientist and Co-director of Girls on Ice Canada. She is invested in ecosystem management from grizzly bears to water quality. When not in the office or in the backcountry on horseback, she can be found climbing or skiing to high places where the complexities of nature keep her motivated.
- ROCK GUIDE, GRIP, 2ND CAMERA
Ben is a loving father, supportive husband and an ACMG Certified Alpine and Rock Guide with 12 years of climbing experience. He's worked extensively as a guide both for recreation and on film sets, in the Canadian Rockies, Bugaboos, and Selkirk Mountains, as well as internationally in the US, Mexico, Cuba and Morocco. Ben currently lives in Canmore, Alberta where he works as a guide, always keen to share his knowledge and passion for adventure.
- DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY, EDITOR
Mike Quigley is a loving dad, husband and award winning filmmaker based out of Canmore, Alberta. His work as a cinematographer and editor with companies like Sherpas Cinema, Parks Canada, Travel Alberta, Gore-Tex, Sportcheck, CMH & various broadcast networks, has appeared in the Banff, Sedona, Vancouver and Telluride Film Festival circuits.