EXCLUSIVE: Coming off the Toronto Film Festival premiere of her film Below The Mouth, writer-director April Mullen has signed with VerveBelow Her Mouth is described as a relentless love story shot entirely by an all-female crew. Mullen was also honored during the TIFF Birks Diamond Tribute to women in film. Her previous features include 88 and Dead Before Dawn 3D. With Tim Doiron, Mullen co-founded the independent production company Wango Films. Doiron also is signing with Verve.

Both are doing a lot of television along with the features. She shot an episode of Killjoys, wrapped a two-episode block of Aftermath, and is prepping a two-episode block of Bellevue for CBC. Doiron is a supervising producer and writer on Real Detective.

Mullen continues to be managed by Nicholas Bogner at Affirmative Entertainment and represented by Ben Silverman at Integral Artists.