One Selected Artist, as selected by James, Universal Music International and BFI Future Film will receive a production budget of $5,000 and collaborate directly with James, his management and Republic Records to develop their story further. The Selected Artist will also receive $1,000"
Kelly-Marie Murtha, born and raised in a small town in Eastern Ontario, got the acting bug while singing and dancing in her highschool musicals! She continued on in university where she performed the role of Hermia in A Midsummers Night Dream with a local theatre group.
Since moving to Toronto, Kelly-Marie has performed and starred in numerous awardwinning films and also has numerous theatre credits, including Sex, Relationships and Sometimes ...Love which ran at the Poor Alex Theatre in Toronto and where she was awarded Best Female Performer.
It has been a busy year with Kelly-Marie stepping behind the camera as director/producer on numerous projects, as well as in front of the camera, with roles in upcoming webseries, short films and feature films.
She is also an Associtate Board Member of Raindance Canada (http://www.raindance.org/toronto/) and a active member of We Make Movies Canada (http://wemakemovies.org/canada/) as part of their social media team.