the show

Lucky 7 Soccer Club is a 5 part digital comedy series that follows a struggling little league soccer team who has been thrown into the limelight when a sizeable donation to the local, struggling soccer association hinges on the success of their new season. Shot from the perspective of Woodbridge Community College’s media class, the coaches, players and parents have to whip their kids into perfect shape to win it all in order to save the town’s soccer program and simultaneously, the finances of the whole city.

Sean Cisterna

The Director

Sean Cisterna is an accomplished award-winning feature film and television director and producer who has worked in the film and television industry in Canada for over 18 years. His projects are frequently distributed in Canada, the United States and around the world. Notable projects include 2015’s Full Out, a family film about California gymnast Ariana Berlin, which soared to the top of the ratings across all non-sports networks when it debuted on Family Channel in Canada. The film stars Jennifer Beals (Flashdance) and Ana Golja (Degrassi). Full Out is currently airing across Disney Europe and was broadcast on over 195 television stations across the United States leading into the 2016 Summer Olympics, before bowing globally on Netflix Worldwide.

2017’s Kiss and Cry is based on the true story of Carley Allison, an up-and-coming figure skater and singer who finds love just as she is diagnosed with an incredibly rare cancer. Kiss and Cry is currently on Netflix Worldwide. The film has received strong reviews, and many thousands of emotional audience responses across all social media platforms.

Cisterna has recently started showrunning a TLN Television preschool series called Mi Nombre Es Ripley. The language-building show features a curious french bulldog,and is in its fourth season. In addition, he has produced a 15-part comedy/mockumentary webseries called Lucky 7 Soccer Club, about a dysfunctional group of young female soccer players, filmed from the perspective of a local community college’s media class.

In late 2018, Cisterna directed the feature film From The Vine Came The Grape, an international coproduction between Italy and Canada, centred around the world of winemaking. The film stars Emmy winner Joe Pantoliano (The Sopranos, The Matrix, Memento), Canadian Screen Award winner Wendy Crewson (Air Force One, The Santa Clause) and Italian acting legend Marco Leonardi (Cinema Paradiso, Like Water for Chocolate).

Gina Bucci

The Writer

Gina has a knack for bold, comedic stories and characters, working as an independent writer, director, producer and editor. She was a resident in the Canadian Film Centre’s Director’s Lab and continues to make comedic and dramatic narrative short works as well as commercials. She also dabbles in various digital media formats such as animation, photography and graphic design.

Gina hosted and produced a top rated weekly soccer highlights program for Telelatino Network from 2005 – 2011 called Soccer Fanatics. She has played soccer at the local level for twenty years and even coached a girls’ house league soccer team (under 10 yrs old) for multiple seasons.