Camp Tipsy is the story of Ellie, who at age 14 is struggling with alcoholism. Desperate, she finds a camp that helps teens through recovery. The campers learn life skills that they can take into the real world to help them stay sober. It’s here that Ellie learns the tools of honesty, willingness and trust.
“If you can’t be honest here, you can’t be honest out there.” – Sam
Jana Stackhouse is an award-winning director celebrated for her warm and personal films which have screened at festivals internationally including TIFF, FIN Atlantic International Film Festival, Wales International Film Festival, Los Angeles CineFest and Hollywood North Film Festival. Jana has received some of the country’s top awards for her work like The Norman Jewison Award, The Harvey Hart Director’s Award, Best Direction, Most Moving Film and Best Film of the Fest. Jana wrote and directed the short film “Away Home”, which was selected for TIFF’s Canada’s Top Ten Film Festival and won the Best Female Director Award at Hollywood North Film Festival. She directed the web series “Note To Self” for CBC, which has garnered over 2 million views and received a Canadian Screen Award Nomination for Best Web Program or Series and a Canadian Comedy Award nomination for Best Web Series. Most recently, Jana directed the pilot episode of “My Special Guest”, starring “Workin’ Moms” Juno Rinaldi.