Away Films is a production company based in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Established by filmmaker Christian Sparkes in 2009, later joined by producer, Allison White. Their films have screened at numerous festivals internationally, including the Toronto International Film Festival, ‘Not Short on Talent’ at Cannes and the Fantastic Fest. Their first feature film, ‘Cast No Shadow’ swept the awards at the Atlantic Film Festival in Halifax, taking six awards including Best Feature Film. It followed with screenings at festivals internationally including the Busan International Film Festival, and was nominated for four Canadian Academy Awards including Best Motion Picture. In went on to stay in Canadian theatres for six weeks.
Allison White is an award winning Film and Television producer. She is an alumnus of the Rotterdam Producer's Lab, the Whistler Feature Project Lab and is attending IFP's No Borders in 2016. Her first feature film, 'Cast No Shadow' was nominated for four Canadian Academy Awards including Best Picture. She is currently developing a slate of feature films and her first dramatic television series.