Solace

 A 17 year-old orphan is shipped off to her estranged grandmother and she plots her escape while navigating a foreign environment, new friendships and a hidden eating disorder.

Tchaiko Omawale Tchaiko Omawale
SCREENWRITER, DIRECTOR, PRODUCER

Tchaiko grew up in seven countries while her father worked for UNICEF. She graduated from Columbia University then interned for Spike Lee and Mira Nair. While assisting directors George C. Wolfe and... more»

Bruce Francis Cole Bruce Francis Cole
CINEMATORGRAPHER

Bruce Francis Cole is an emerging American cinematographer who studied at both The North Carolina School of the Arts and later at The American Film Institute. With a background in visual art and... more»

Jasmin Way Jasmin Way
EDITOR

Jasmin Way is a film and television Editor from New York City. After studying film at Vassar College, Jasmin began her career as an Assistant and Junior Editor at Lorne Michaels' post-production... more»

Colin Rich Colin Rich
EDITOR

In addition to SOLACE, Colin has edited on the Emmy-award winning anthology series AMERICAN CRIME, the John Ridley-helmed documentary LET IT FALL: LOS ANGELES 1982-1992, and was a co-editor... more»

Hope Olaidé Wilson Hope Olaidé Wilson
ACTOR, PRODUCER

Hope Olaidé Wilson is a multimedia storyteller, founder of Indigo Veil Media and a 2018 Made in NY Media Center Incubator Fellowship recipient. She's currently in post-production as writer,... more»

Maya Emelle Maya Emelle
PRODUCER

A Los Angeles native, Maya Emelle graduated from the Art Institute of Hollywood with her BS in Digital Cinema and Video Production. She worked for Corporate Management Solutions, Inc. as the... more»

Sophia Solomon Sophia Solomon
PRODUCER

Sophia is a graduate of the BFA Film Production program of Emerson College and currently resides in Los Angeles. As a student, she cultivated her skills and interest in the arts and communication as a... more»

Sabine Hoffman Sabine Hoffman
CO-PRODUCER

Sabine Hoffman, ACE, began her journey to becoming a film editor in Berlin, studying art, philosophy and film history. In the United States, she has edited independent feature films for over 15 years,... more»

Additional Credits

Composer - Meshell Ndgeocello
Co-Producer: Sascha Brown Rice

I wanted to portray a liberated black body by showing it in its embrace of shadow and light, exposed and vulnerable.

Genre: Scripted, Coming-of-Age