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CHARLOTTE LAKES, a brilliant teenage songwriter, is stuck living in the shadow of her deceased Dad’s music legacy... when the 20-year anniversary of his debut album forces her to face his abandonment.
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The only thing Charlotte ever got from her dad was a song.
Jack Lakes became a pop-rock icon before his tragic passing. And
the only thing he gave his daughter before abandoning her and her
troubled mom, Mary, was a song, “Magical She.” Now, 18-year-old
Charlotte is left with a dream... a dream of attending the Leeman
Songwriting Conservatory and a dream of eluding her dad’s legacy.
In the year following high school, Charlotte is working two jobs to
save for Leeman. However, with the 20-year anniversary of Jack’s
hit debut album being celebrated with a tribute concert, Charlotte
must choose to evade his name at every corner or face the pain
of his abandonment and take part in the tribute.
Even while using her hypnotic music performances as an emotional
outlet, Charlotte is consistently challenged both in her dreams and
in her reality with Jack... where she realizes the memories of the
father she thought she knew might not be entirely reliable.
Original music by
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THE PRODUCTION TEAM
MELANIE JOY FONTANA
THE PRODUCERS | The tag-team duo of Writer-Director NICK WILSON and Producer COLIN RIESER are behind the award-winning film production company Blue Kite Cinema. They’ve managed teams large and small creating visual works across multiple mediums and industries.
Recently, they served as Series Creators and Executive Producers for the first two seasons of the award-winning docuseries, Our Wedding Story, for the network UPtv.
Nick and Colin met in a band while studying music in college. Music has always been at the forefront of their friendship, business ventures, and storytelling aesthetic. Taking from their experience working on large-scale million-dollar commercials down to micro-budget short films, they’re thrilled to tell this specific story and bring SINGING IN MY SLEEP to market.
THE MUSIC TEAM
THE SONGWRITING TEAM | With music being a linchpin for audience appeal and motivation for our story, it was crucial to collaborate with a powerhouse songwriting team. The proven record from Melanie Fontana and Lindgren Schulz gives us infallible confidence in ensuring the music delivers on its promises.
MELANIE FONTANA is a 6x platinum & 2x Billboard #1 songwriter. LINDGREN is a multi-platinum music producer and songwriter from Berlin, Germany. Their recent credits include Halsey, Justin Bieber, The Chainsmokers, BTS, Britney Speaks, Dua Lipa, Illenium, Marshmello, Zara Larsson and Public.
This indomitable husband-wife team are most recently renowned for their involvement writing & producing on Dua Lipa's Grammy-winning album, "Future Nostalgia."
JUSTIN GARZA is the founder of The Dream Adopters, a multifaceted media and talent management company for award-winning recording artists, music producers, and songwriters. Justin will oversee all music coordination and licensing.
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SINGING IN MY SLEEP