"The Gig" tells the story of a young and talented musician, Senya. Obsessed with classical music, he dreams of enrolling at a prestigious conservatory. For him, everything in the world looks straightforward and clearcut, as he follows his devotion to playing the violin. However, reality becomes far more complicated when he finds himself caught up in the criminal world of drugs trafficking. Blackmailed into becoming a drugs mule he quickly realizes that his new life of crime is both a social elevator and a quick way to earn some easy money. It's a role which brings him new friends, financial freedom, and confidence...but it also threatens his deeply felt dream. Senya’s risk-filled journey deals with the complexities of growing up, surviving adolescence and the choices young people have to make every day. But will Senya manage to stay true to himself, pursue his dreams and emerge unscathed?