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Desmond stands with his arms at his side, in front of a wooded fence, in front of a body of water. He wears a light coloured suit, a blue checkered shirt, a hat and glasses.

Desmond stands with his arms at his side, in front of a wooded fence, in front of a body of water. He wears a light coloured suit, a blue checkered shirt, a hat and glasses.

It’s Desmond (Your Misguided Tour Guide)

(Toronto)
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Content Rating: General TOsketchfest Audience
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Synopsis:

In a world of disingenuous wanderlusters, “IT’S DESMOND (your misguided tour guide)” seeks to reveal the truth behind world travel.

If you are looking for tips on planning the perfect honeymoon in world famous Niagara Falls, watching this short film is a MUST.

Creative Bio:
Writer, Producer, Cast: This is Desmond Ngai’s first film. He is a lawyer by day and an aspiring comedy writer at night. His Instagram account @travelcomedian shows his view of the world and how we should take travel a little less seriously. He has been taking comedy classes in 2011 and particularly enjoys Physical / Clown Comedy.

Director: Daniela di Salvo is an emerging director who has done several short films. This film was (up to the date of production) the largest project she had taken on. She has won awards and continues working on passion pieces, including one about Italian food (she is Italian).

Producer: George D’Amato is a veteran director with decades of experience. He teaches at Raindance Toronto and that is where he met both Desmond and Daniela. He mentored both of them in the production of this short film.

Producers: Yeunjo Kim and Vincent Lee