Mermaid Anya held captive in an aquarium falls out of love with her caretaker, Jack, when he fails to follow through with his promise to break her free. Broken-hearted and alone, she must find a way to escape before they move her further away from home.
Bola Ogun stars in “The Water Phoenix” as the Mermaid Anya, a short film she created. It premiered in Los Angeles’ LA Shorts, Laemmle Theatre on August 10th.
Bola Ogun – Director/Writer/Actress is an alumni of American Film Institute’s Directing Workshop for Women, who has worked on several notable films and TV shows, namely ‘The Dark Knight Rises’, ‘Neighbors’, ‘True Detective’ and ‘Battleship’. Ogun has used her production experience to gain knowledge about every aspect of filmmaking in order to better collaborate with her crew. She directed, acted and written a parody music video, “Another Girl Shakes Her Butt”