For me, casting has to be right, to be the right energy, authentic, and the commitment of the actors: Patricia Chica

Asha Bajaj
4 min readNov 24, 2020

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Toronto/Canadian-Media: Patricia Chica, a Canadian film and television director, producer, writer, speaker, acting coach, and energy influencer, during her conversation, with Robert D’Alessio in Episode 20 of Rob’s Inner Circle Podcast, hosted by Robert — produced by Jenny DuHaime, Robert D’Alessio Productions, and Pax Management in Bobby’s Short Shorts (YouTube/StreamYard/Facebook)— describes the struggles she faced in her script and the casting during the production of her recent theatrical feature film, ‘Montreal Girls’ which would be out in 2021 after 9 years of development.

Patricia Chica in conversation with Robert D’Alessio: Screenshot

Asha Bajaj, Editorial-Director of Canadian-Media brings you the excerpts:

Robert to Patricia: Tell us about your upcoming movie, ‘Montreal Girls’.

Patricia: ‘Montreal Girls’ is the theatrical feature film dramatic coming of age story to be out in 2021 after 9 years of development. It has been a long journey for me and my writing co-partner Kamal John Iskander and the producers of ‘Objectif 9 ’. We have been around the block many many times and they say take rejections as a badge of honor because we were rejected for many years with the script. I always believed this story needed to be told and it is never a match until you get it right with the right partners. That is what I have learned in this process. ‘Montreal Girls’ is a labor of love. It is something that I have been developing with Kamal for many years and it is something that has my full stamp on it. The film is coming out next year, and post-production has already started.

Director Patricia Chica and the Cast & Crew on the set of MONTRÉAL GIRLS. Photo by © Bernard Brault.

To Patricia: Tell us a little bit Patricia about the lead actor, there is something peculiar bout him. He had no experience but he did something extremely courageous. Please share that with your audience.

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