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Too provocative for their African parents and too shy for Canada’s biggest city, these Torontonians are straddling two cultural spheres and hiding from the Aunties they see along the way.


FOURTH BASE with virgins!

official LAUNCH PARTY | JULY 7, 2018 | TORONTO MEDIA ARTS CENTRE

On July 7th 2018, we hosted a launch event introducing Toronto to our new comedy series, virgins!. The event included a screening of an extended cut of our first episode, a table read new work developed in our screenwriting workshop with emerging writers, and a moderated discussion with the women creators behind the series. Photography by Ohm Shanti.


Get caught up with virgins!

January 2018, we received $13K in sponsorship, catering & donations and filmed 5 short teaser videos and began post production supervision

February 14, 2018, rolled out the first virgins! teaser on Valentines Day, because single girls should have something to look forward to too

May 2018, we ran a fully funded, 4-week screenwriter's mentorship program at Regent Park Film Festival HQ for aspiring women of colour screenwriters to join the virgins! writers room

July 7, 2018, with $15K in sponsorships, hosted Fourth Base with virgins! (our launch) presented in partnership with Charles Street Video and the Toronto Media Arts Centre where we screened the full series concept video

February 14, 2019, dropped a new video entitled #firsttime, the beginning of a series of fun social videos in addition our commitment to building the scripted the series.


Press & Features

2018

Toronto-set web series Virgins! celebrates the joys of being sexless

By Chris Rattan

Creatives of Toronto

Aden Abebe is the creator of virgins a new comedy about four Toronto women of East African descent, stumbling through adulthood as millennials and love and relationships as virgins. Too provocative for their African parents and too shy for Canada's biggest city, these Torontonians are straddling two cultural spheres and hiding from the Aunties they see along the way.

THIS TORONTO-BASED WEB SERIES IS TALKING ABOUT VIRGINITY, BUT NOT IN THE WAY YOU EXPECT

By SIGHT + SOUND

Girl Put In Work is a series featuring female entrepreneurs starting their own businesses in Toronto. Meet Aden Abebe, creator and producer of the web series, virgins!


Watch the 5-part concept trailer here


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