Monique Lea-Gall has earned many television credits as an actor. Her journey as a dancer on TV Awards shows with celebrities like Will Smith, Gwen Stefani, Diddi, and many more, moved into television shows like Law & Order, American Horror Story and currently on SWAT. She’s also worked on feature films.
Monique and her husband Rome Gall produced a short film, Me vs Me which screened at this year’s International Mobile Film Festival in San Diego April 29. Rome also played one of the main characters in the film. Rome is an actor and comedian who does commercial work, and shares how they met.
Monique talks about her film and how her journey brought her from a professional career in television and film, to make her own films. She made her short mobile film Me vs Me which she wrote and performed in as the protagonist in the story. Monique shares many insights for actors.
Me vs Me Synopsis: A woman's negative conscience forces her to face her own demons.
The film was shot with an iPhone 13 in Los Angeles by director and cinematographer Grant Cotter. It was Grant who inspired her to use the iPhone as the camera.
Key Cast for the film: Monique Gall, Gloria Allen, Rome Gall, Fernando Bernal, Tamor Lewis.
Monique speaks about how much she learned during the IMFF in San Diego in the workshop led by Levi Austin Morris and his team. She may shoot her next feature currently in the works with a smartphone, inspired by her experience at the festival.