Career woman and mayoral candidate Caroline Sheppard (Amanda Langille) is determined to find her family's stolen dog, Dinah. Given a lead by an animal welfare activist, Caroline risks her safety and reputation and alienates her family as she searches for Dinah in the underground hell of puppy breeding mills and research laboratories. But when she confronts a brutal dog-fighting ring her courage inspires her family to reunite and help her rescue their pet. 

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The Team

Stephen Best

Producer, Director, Writer

Stephen Best’s involvement in the environmental and animal protection movement began in the early 1970s after the making of Seal Song, a documentary about the Canadian seal hunt he produced for the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW). Stephen served with various organizations since then including the International Wildlife Coalition, Care for the Wild (UK), and the Toronto Humane Society as an executive and/or director.  He has represented these organizations in various international diplomatic and academic fora.

See www.stephenbest.ca

Follow Stephen on Twitter: @BestStephen

Director Stephen Best

Linda Lyons

Producer, Assistant Director

Linda Lyons is a senior executive leader with over 25 years of experience in project management, communications/marketing, event planning, business development and operations. For over a decade Linda has created successful media projects and events to raise funds and awareness in support of not for profit organizations within her community. Linda currently serves as President of the Whitby Courthouse Theatre Board of Directors and is Chair of the Whitby Terry Fox Run and Family Day.

See www.whitbytheatre.org

Follow Linda on Twitter: @LindaRLyons

Barbara Kyle

Writer

Barbara Kyle is the author of the acclaimed “Thornleigh” series of historical novels, published internationally. Before becoming an author Barbara enjoyed a twenty-year acting career in television, film, and stage productions in Canada and the US.

See www.BarbaraKyle.com

Follow Barbara on Twitter: @BKyleAuthor

Liz White

Executive Producer

Liz is a director with Animal Alliance of Canada, but began her career as a registered nurse.  She has spent over 30 years as a community activist, and has worked on issues including advocating for the disadvantaged, animal protection and aboriginal land settlements. In 1987, Liz began working with the Toronto Humane Society, an experience that redefined her activism.  Liz has devoted herself to practical measures that result in substantive improvements for animals and the environment.

See www.animalalliance.ca

Follow Liz on Twitter at @Animal_Alliance

Karen Levenson

Marketing & Distribution Producer

Karen Levenson is a director with Animal Alliance of Canada, campaigning for more stringent animal and environmental protection policies in Canada. A veteran of the advertising and marketing industry in Canada, Karen worked as a senior writer and creative director. She has a MA in screenwriting from York University, and a B.A. from Brandeis University, where she was its first women’s studies major.

Follow Karen on Twitter: @KarenLevenson

Reese Brunelle

Director of Photography, Music Composer

Follow Reese on Twitter: @Reesematic

Michael Sizer

Sr. Camera Operator

Michael is an advocate for compassionate living & shares his thoughts on animal rights & veganism through his video blog at Vegan Mainstream, public speaking engagements & social media. He is a freelance photographer & videographer with aspirations to continue in film making after the Saving Dinah project.

Follow Michael on Twitter: @MSizer

Eric Terry

Jr. Camera Operator

Eric is in his final year studying Broadcasting and Film at Centennial College. He has a lot of on-set experience, and has also worked with 16mm film.  Eric hosted an internet radio show through his college for 2 years, making it a huge success.

Eric shares his home with a 15-year-old poodle cross-breed, who is still full of life and young at heart.

Eric would like to thank Linda and Steve for this wonderful opportunity to work on his first (and hopefully of many) feature films.

Follow Eric on Twitter: @et0429

Mellowknee Grace

Makeup Artist

Mellowknee graduated from Complections International Academy of Make-Up Artistry October 2011. Mellowknee has done runway, photo shoots, Indy films and worked for RogersTV doing the hosts make-up in Peel Region.

Follow Mellowknee on Twitter: @MellowKneeGrace

Scott Keys, Alison Keys

Associate Producers

Whitby Courthouse Theatre

Sponsoring organization

Animal Alliance of Canada and Project Jessie

Sponsoring organizations