Wait For Rain

A warming planet has made water scarce, food a rarity and wearing plants like jewelry fashionable.

James, a hapless office worker, becomes obsessed with nurturing his plant in order to obtain the respect of his peers and risks everything to not Wait for Rain.

Produced with a grant awarded by bravoFACT (Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent), a division of Bell Media Inc.

Creative team

Writers: Josh Epstein, Kyle Rideout
Director: Kyle Rideout
Producer: Josh Epstein

About Kyle Rideout

Kyle Rideout

Kyle Rideout has rapidly gained both public and critical acclaim for his films.

Eadweard, his first feature film, showcased his distinctive visual style and screened at numerous festivals. His shorts, Hop the Twig and Wait for Rain, won best short on the national TV series CBC Short Film Face Off and best fantasy short at Comic-Con, respectively.

Both shorts have played international festivals to critical acclaim. Kyle is also an established actor with over 40 credits in theatre, film and voiceover work.

Production is currently underway on Kyle’s latest feature Public Schooled, starring Judy Greer.

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