September 14, 2018

Call Me Daddy


A misguided mother goes to extreme lengths to ensure her gay son finds a ‘normal, upstanding’ boyfriend.

Director’s Biography

AMANDA DE SOUZA is a Toronto native, having worked in theatre, film and the music industry as a writer/producer and graphic designer for a decade including the role of Senior Designer for W Magazine at Cond√© Nast in New York City. With a BA from Ryerson University in English and Film, Amanda pursued a career in the film industry moving first to Vancouver working as an Assistant to the Director on upcoming Universal feature “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” and then to LA to produce and direct her first short film, “Call Me Daddy” as well as working in film marketing for distribution company Bluefox Entertainment. Amanda has also produced and directed a short film in New York City, and currently works as an Assistant to a Producer on the upcoming Netflix Series, “The Umbrella Academy” filming in Toronto, Canada. Amanda hopes to attend AFI in the fall of 2018 to complete her MFA in Directing


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