Trish Rainone - Sat, Mar 19 -
Patricia "Trish" Rainone works both in front and behind the camera. She is one of the producers of A Christmas Letter. The film was released on CBC & CBC Gem in 2021. She also makes a cameo in the film as the tough Waitress Sally earning a nod to the performance in The Globe & Mail (What we need now on TV: Three doses of adorable, John Doyle, November 30th, 2021.)
Trish plays the top-of-the-hierarchy prisoner Top Dog/Nikki Picano in the comedy Pink Is In. She co-directed season two of the series for Bell Fibe TV. Trish appears in all episodes of both seasons. The series was nominated for Best Series Ensemble by ACTRA/Alliance of Canadian Cinema Television and Radio Artists members, in the running and selected as a finalist amongst the country's most popular television shows.
The series has earned many awards and received many positive reviews by television critics. The show highlights mainly LGBTQ+ and female performers. Prior to working on Pink Is In, Trish co-created the comedy series entitled, My Roommate's an Escort. She played non-confrontational small-town roommate Heather in the two seasons and earned a Best Actress nomination at TO Webfest for the role in 2017. The series earned many awards at festivals world-wide. Trish wrote, directed and starred in the short film Milk, on Amazon Prime US/UK, which focuses on infertility and the complexity of relationships.
Her upcoming projects include a cameo in a Paramount film, directing the female-led crime thriller, Bone Curator and season three of Pink Is In.