Independent film about Vancouver Whitecaps captain Jay DeMerit released on iTunes

Independent film looking at Vancouver Whitecaps captain finds success after initial struggle for funding.

Rise & Shine: the Jay DeMerit Story, an independent documentary looking at the extraordinary career of the Vancouver Whitecaps captain Jay DeMerit has sealed its first distribution deal with iTunes.

Related Stories:

Now available in thirty-three countries including Canada and the USA, the deal is a major success for the film's producers after initially struggling to get the film off the ground

Nick Lewis, producer of the film, called the deal “a huge victory for the sport and independent film in general.”

Rise & Shine: the Jay DeMerit Story can be viewed at iTunes. 


More in Film

A dog lover’s cinematic delight, Spielberg’s dip back into the 1980s and another expose of a financial racket

Also the emotional life story of a BC slam poet, and three new films from France (one about the country our peacekeepers are going to)

Quebec Film and Television Commission returns to the American Film Market

After choosing to not attend the American Film Market in 2016, the QFTC (Quebec Film and Television Commission) is now preparing to follow tradition and maintain a booth at the AFM once again in...

Hell Notes

"Yangtze Landscape" -- dystopian downside of 'Chinese miracle' @ VIFF in gorgeous B+W
Speak up about this article on Facebook or Twitter. Do this by liking Vancouver Observer on Facebook or following us @Vanobserver on Twitter. We'd love to hear from you.