Emily has been fortunate enough to thrive under a number of extremely talented Canadian directors and has 8 films set to release in 2011. Look for “48 Hours in Purgatory”, “If A Tree Falls”, and “Dead Genesis” online and in stores.
You can also check out Emily in Chad Archibald’s Fantasy/Thriller “Never Lost” (Audience Award – Best Canadian Film, Fantasia International Film Festival). Theatrical tour kicked off June 9th, 2011 at the Scotiabank theatre in Toronto, Ontario. Recently, Emily appeared in “Flashpoint” (CBS) and “The Listener” (CTV).
Adam first started in musical theatre, starring in such musicals as "Les Miserables," "Into The Woods," "Brigadoon," and his breakout role as Judge Turpin in "Sweeney Todd." He has gone on to star in plays such as "The Fire Raisers," "The Book of Days," "Midsummer Nights Dream," and ATLAS Stage Productions' "Love Thy Saviour."
Adam has made the transition over to film and television, starring in the "Bird Bath" (short-2010), "Vidalonga" (short-2009), and two feature films "The Last" (Interiority Ent.) and "Fortune Cookie Prophecies" (Red Lotus Films). Recently, Adam appeared in “Nikita” (Warner Bros Television) and a TV pilot called “Red Rabbit.”
John studied at Methodica Acting Studio for a period of two years where he performed in many theatrical productions such as, "The Bear" by Anton Chekov, "Miss Julie" by August Strindberg, Sartre’s "No Exit," and "Endgame" by Samuel Beckett, to name a few.
John moved to Toronto at the end of 2008, where he performed in various short film productions including "Molotov," a 3 minute short that took first place and audience choice out of 12 projects. John recently made appearances in “Nikita” (Warner Bros Television) and “The Transporter” (HBO).
After studying psychology and journalism, Amanda returned to her roots as a performer. Over the past year she has been keeping busy filming commercials, acting on stage and shooting feature films like the upcoming comedy “Secret Society of Nobodies.” “Fortune Cookie Prophecies” is Amanda's second feature film. Look for Amanda in Duane Adler's latest dance flick, “COBU 3D,” to be released in 2012.
Through her work as an actress, improviser, and former television host, Amanda seizes every opportunity she can to tell a story. She is delighted to be part of “Fortune Cookie Prophecies,” and to have had the chance to work with such a talented cast and crew.
Vivian won awards for Best Performance and Best Overall Production in 2005 at the U of T Drama Festival. She also wrote, acted, and produced her semi-autobiographical play, “Me and My Asian Mother” in 2007, which picked up the award for Best Direction.
Selected acting credits include: voiceover work for Rogers commercial (Avia Prods.), "Word on the Street" (OMNI TV), "REM" (Eventual Ashes Prods./Buddies in Bad Times), "Boat People, Sitting Ducks" (Fu-Gen K8 Potluck Festival), "Cinderlad" (Toronto Fringe Festival), "We Need Help!" (Clay and Paper Theatre), and "Pillars of Society, David Copperfield" (Theatre Erindale). "Fortune Cookies Prophecies" is her first feature film.
KWAN HO TSE
While working in a restaurant, Kwan serendipitously got into film editing and from there progressed into other fields in the film business. He has many professional credits in editing, cinematography, art direction, directing, acting and producing.
Kwan's passion is in writing and directing short films that deals with the arts and environmental issues. Among his notable films are: "Double Concerto," "In the Beginning," "Time," and "Housepool."