'Invited In' Women Driven Film Highlighting Mental Health During the Pandemic Wraps Production

Short Film Bravely Tackles The Question Of How Hard It Is For Young People To Connect
By: Invited In
 
CENTRAL, Hong Kong - April 13, 2021 - PRLog -- 'Invited In (https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/invited-in-women-driven-short-film?create_edit=true#/)' directed by Yuyu Kitamura, featuring a women driven creative team and cast has wrapped their film. Produced by Alicia Sing and filmed by Katie Lau, the three women spearhead the film centered around mental health, quarantine and the need for human connection.

Yuyu Kitamura (https://www.imdb.com/name/nm10208354/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0) stars as Annie, around an anxious and timid freshman Annie, who finds herself mid pandemic realizing how isolated she has been her whole life. She stumbles upon Emmy (played by Haley Wong) , the bright and "genuine" lifestyle influencer through the internet and over Zooms a connection and friendship is formed.

The team were able to film whilst battling against COVID-19 outbreaks in Hong Kong safely and quickly with a minimized cast and crew.

The film has partnered with clothing brands that were founded by women in Hong Kong. Basics for Basics (http://basicsforbasics.co) by Kayla Wong is an ethical clothing company that provides ready-to-wear clothes that adhere to sustainable and fair trade practices. Emma Wallace (https://emma-wallace.com/) by Emma Wallace provides ready-to-wear fashionable pieces that deliver a seamless blend of Western and Eastern influences.

Additionally, Invited In has partnered with local mental health organisations such as KELY (https://kely.org/) and MindHK to help spread the message of the film and work with the youth community to begin a deeper conversation regarding the destigmatization of mental health within Hong Kong.

Invited In has headed into their post production stages with an expected completion during the summer of 2021.

See BTS photos provided by 'Invited In' taken by Brandon Ho.
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