Short Films in May 2018 – Watch Audience FEEDBACK Videos for all 31 films.

A showcase of 31 short films in total from four festivals in Los Angeles & Toronto for May 2018

festival posterBREAK ROOM, 15min., Canada, Action/Drama

festival poster9 SECONDS, 18min., USA, Action/Sci-Fi

festival posterTUESDAY 10:08AM, 13min., Canada, Crime/Mystery

festival posterPREY, 13min., UK, Thriller/Horror

festival posterCHERI, 6min., France, Thriller/Suspense

festival posterCONSURGO, 12min., USA, Thriller/Suspense

festival posterCROSSROADS, 12min, USA, Thriller/Drama

festival posterNAMCAR NIGHT RACE, 17min., USA, Comedy/Mockumentary

festival poster(A) UTOMATED (I)IRRITATION, 6min., USA, Comedy/Sci-Fi

festival posterSAM THE HAM, 1min., USA, Animation/Comedy

festival posterWHEN COMES THE RAIN, 2min., USA, Animation/Comedy

festival posterTHE FINAL SHOW, 9min., USA, Comedy/Romance

festival posterPENTHOUSE SWEET, 9min., USA, Comedy/Drama

festival posterROSIE, OH, 8min, USA, Experimental/Family

festival posterTHE BUS TRIP, 13min., Sweden, Animation

festival posterAFTER LOVE, 6min., Hungary, Experimental/Romance

festival posterMARY & MARSHA IN THE MANOR OF MADNESS, 3min., USA, Animation

festival posterHANDS, 6min., UK, Experimental/Dance

festival posterPROJECT 1948, 13min., Bosnia, Documentary

festival posterREMAND, 40min., Uganda, Documentary

festival posterTHE UNDERGROUND ARTIST, USA, 3min., Documentary

festival posterMOTHERS & METHADONE, 11min, Canada, Documentary

festival posterWILDLAND, 25min., USA, Documentary

festival posterTHE FLOWER GATE, 15min., Israel, Fantasy

festival posterRENDEZ-VOUS, 2min., Canada, Fantasy

festival posterPHARMA LAB TRAINING VIDEO: 1, 9min., USA, Fantasy

festival posterTRUMPETS IN THE SKY, 12min., Belguim, Sci-Fi

festival posterMETTA VIA, 12min., Canada, Sci-Fi

festival posterTHE SUPER RECOGNISER, 11min., UK, Sci-Fi

festival posterSOLUK (BREATH), 5min., Turkey, Sci-Fi

festival posterAFTER WE HAVE LEFT OUR HOMES, 8min., UK, Sci-Fi

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April 2018 WINNING STORIES, SCREENPLAYS and FILMS

32 short films. 40 screenplays. 8 novels & short stories = 80 works showcased for April 2018.

ACTORAPRIL 2018 DOC & FEMALE LEADS FEEDBACK FILM FESTIVAL
Videos from April 3rd event in Los Angeles
ACTORAPRIL 2018 EXPERIMENTAL FEEDBACK FILM FESTIVAL
Videos from April 16th event in Toronto
ACTORAPRIL 2018 LGBT/UNDER 5min. FEEDBACK FILM FESTIVAL
Videos from April 26th event in Toronto

ACTORAPRIL 2018 Winning FEATURE Screenplays

Full Performance Readings

ACTORAPRIL 2018 Winning TV PILOT/SPEC Screenplays

Full Performance Readings

ACTORAPRIL 2018 Winning 1ST SCENE Screenplays

Full Performance Readings

ACTORAPRIL 2018 Winning SHORT Screenplays

Full Performance Readings

ACTORAPRIL 2018 Winning BEST SCENE Screenplays

Full Performance Readings

ACTORAPRIL 2018 Winning NOVEL & SHORT STORIES

Full Performance Readings

ACTORAPRIL 2018 LGBT FESTIVAL Winners

Screenplays, Stories, Films

ACTORAPRIL 2018 FEMALE FESTIVAL Winners

Screenplays, Stories, Films

ACTORAPRIL 2018 EUROPEAN FESTIVAL Winners

Screenplays, Stories, Films

ACTORAPRIL 2018 DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL Winners

Screenplays, Stories, Films

ACTORAPRIL 2018 EXPERIMENTAL FESTIVAL Winners

Screenplays, Stories, Films

ACTORAPRIL 2018 STUDENT FESTIVAL Winners

Screenplays, Stories, Films

ACTORAPRIL 2018 ACTION/ADVENTURE FESTIVAL Winners

Screenplays, Stories, Films

ACTORAPRIL 2018 ANIMATION FESTIVAL Winners

Screenplays, Stories, Films

ACTORAPRIL 2018 COMEDY FESTIVAL Winners

Screenplays, Stories, Films

ACTORAPRIL 2018 CRIME/MYSTERY FESTIVAL Winners

Screenplays, Stories, Films

ACTORAPRIL 2018 DRAMA FESTIVAL Winners

Screenplays, Stories, Films

ACTORAPRIL 2018 FAMILY FESTIVAL Winners

Screenplays, Stories, Films

ACTORAPRIL 2018 SCI-FI/FANTASY FESTIVAL Winners

Screenplays, Stories, Films

ACTORAPRIL 2018 HORROR FESTIVAL Winners

Screenplays, Stories, Films

ACTORAPRIL 2018 ROMANCE FESTIVAL Winners

Screenplays, Stories, Films

ACTORAPRIL 2018 THRILLER FESTIVAL Winners

Screenplays, Stories, Films

ACTORAPRIL 2018 FAN FICTION FESTIVAL

Watch the Winning Screenplay Reading

ACTORAPRIL 2018 Poetry Readings

Watch readings performed by Elizabeth Rose Morriss

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Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com

Festival Moderators: Kierston Drier, Shepsut Wilson
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Festival Directors: Mary Cox, Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: John Johnson, Isabal Cupryn, Aser Santos Jr., Zack Arch

April 2018 Short Films that played at festival (Watch Audience Feedback Videos)

32 Short Films showcased in total!

festival posterSUNDAY DINNER, 15min., USA, Documentary

festival posterSCORCHED: MINE FIRES IN PENNSYLVANIA COAL COUNTRY, 6min., USA, Documentary

festival posterA GOOD BLINDER, 26min., USA, Documentary

festival posterSPINNING IN SLOW MOTION, 12min, Australia, Drama

festival posterI PROMISED HER LIFE, 15min., Drama/Family

festival posterCITY GIRL, 10min., Drama

festival posterJOY! BLUE MOON, 3min., USA, Animation/Music

festival posterWHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUND, 6min., USA, Experimental/Music Video</a

festival posterNIGHT LIVE, 7min., China, Experimental/New Media

festival posterVOICES, 6min., Italy, Experimental/Music Video

festival posterTHE NIGHT SKY, 3min., Sweden, Experimental

festival posterCALO MESA – TECHNO HIPPIE, 3min., USA, Experimental/Music Video

festival posterSAMFAELINI: BUSBY BERKELEY’S DREAM ABERRATIONS, 2min., UK, Experimental/Music Video

festival posterEPINEPHRINE, 6min., USA, Experimental/Music Video

festival posterTRAINS – RADIO CUT, 3min., UK, Music Video

festival posterBLACK BIRD, 4min., USA, Experimental/Fantasy

festival posterTHE LONGING RITUAL, 4min., USA, Experimental/Animation

festival posterYOU’RE DEAD WRONG, 6min., Canada, Music Video

festival posterALL FALLS DOWN, 6min., USA, Experimental/Documentary

festival posterSAINT ETIENNE – MAGPIE EYES, 3min., Music Video

festival posterTHE FRUIT MACHINE, 16min., Canada, LGBT/Drama

festival posterBOY, 9min., USA, LGBT/Drama

festival posterCHRICKLE, 7min., Sweden, LGBT/Experimental

festival posterMATTHEW, 6min., USA, LGBT/Family

festival posterYOURS FAITHFULLY EDNA WELTHORPE (MRS), UK, Animation/Comedy

festival posterVOWS, 4min., USA, LGBT/Animation

festival posterA LETTER FROM LETICIA, 3min., Argentina, Animation

festival posterDAUGHTER, 3min., Canada, Drama/Family

festival posterMILE, 1min., USA, Drama

festival posterTRAIN

festival posterWINE AND EGGS, 5min., Turkey, Drama

festival posterORNAMENT OF BEAUTY, USA, Thriller/Fantasy

April 2018 – Read interview with TOP upcoming directors.

Read interviews with top filmmakers from around the world today. By Matthew Toffolo.

Interview with Filmmaker Adriana Falcinelli (DYING FOR A LIVING)
Interview with Filmmaker Adriana Falcinelli (DYING FOR A LIVING)

Interview with Filmmaker Anuj Gulati (THE MANLIEST MAN)
Interview with Filmmaker Anuj Gulati (THE MANLIEST MAN)

Interview with Director Elen JI (DINNER FOR TWO)
Interview with Director Elen JI (DINNER FOR TWO)

Interview with Director Leslie Aldana (THE WRITER’S WOMAN)
Interview with Director Leslie Aldana (THE WRITER’S WOMAN)

Interview with Filmmaker Hollis Sherman-Pepe (TO QUIET MY MIND)
Interview with Filmmaker Hollis Sherman-Pepe (TO QUIET MY MIND)

Interview with Filmmaker Anna Southgate (I SEEK ASYLUM)
Interview with Filmmaker Anna Southgate (I SEEK ASYLUM)

Interview with filmmaker Linnea Ritland (VIOLET AND JUNE)
Interview with filmmaker Linnea Ritland (VIOLET AND JUNE)

Interview with Screenwriter & Executive Producer Mark Renshaw (THE SURVIVOR)
Interview with Screenwriter & Executive Producer Mark Renshaw (THE SURVIVOR)

Interview with Filmmaker Sara Zia Ebrahimi (THE FBI BLEW UP MY ICE SKATES)
https://matthewtoffolo.com/2018/03/16/interview-with-filmmaker-sara-zia-ebrahimi-the-fbi-blew-up-my-ice-skates/

February 2018 SHORT FILMS – 22 movies showcased at 3 festivals in Los Angeles & Toronto

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos for all 22 short films performed at the 3 festivals in February 2018 in Los Angeles and Toronto.

Festival moderators are SHEPSUT WILSON, and KIERSTON DRIER.

FEMALE DIRECTOR’S & COMEDY Festival – February 1, 2018

festival posterTHE CRYING CHEF, 6min., USA, Comedy
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festival posterTHE FUTURE RICHARD DENISONS, 16min, USA, Comedy/Time Travel
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festival posterFORGOTTEN FLORA, 5min., USA, Animation/Drama
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festival posterMADEIRA, 14min., USA, Drama
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festival posterPAPER PALACES, 6min., USA, Drama
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festival posterTHE FBI BLEW UP MY ICE SKATES, 7min., USA, Animation/Drama
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festival posterAN ACTOR PREPARES, 4min., USA, Comedy
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festival posterGF, 25min., USA, Comedy
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ROMANCE Festival – February 14, 2018


festival posterVIOLET AND JUNE, 6min., Canada, Romance/Comedy
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festival posterWHAT IF…?, 14min., Hungary, Romance/Drama
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festival posterEASY, A 3 MINUTE LOVE STORY, 3min., USA, Romance/Drama
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festival posterTHE WEDDING SONG, 13min, USA, Romance/Drama
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festival posterGOD CAME ‘ROUND, 5min, Italy, Romance/Comedy
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festival poster116, 15min., USA, Experimental
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festival posterTHE WRITER’S WOMAN, 23min., Mexico, Romance/Drama
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FANTASY/SCI-FI FESTIVAL – February 22, 2018


festival posterBREAKER, 10min., Japan/Canada, Sci-Fi/Action
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festival posterSKIN DEEP, 20min., UK, Fantasy
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festival posterMONSIEUR HERNST, 15min., France, Sci-Fi/Drama
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festival posterLILITH, 19min., USA, Sci-Fi/Drama
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festival posterBACK PAGE RIPPER, 5min. USA, Sci-Fi/Mystery
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festival posterMAN-AT-ARMS, 10min, UK, Fan Fiction//Animation
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festival posterTEARS IN THE RAIN, 11min., South Africa, Fan Fiction/Sci-Fi
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Produced by Matthew Toffolo

Festival Directors: Mary Cox, Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy, Kierston Drier

Festival Camera Operators: Zack Arch, Aser Santos Jr., Isabel Cupryn

Festival Editor: John Johnson

And many thanks to all the volunteers of the festival!

2018 JANUARY Short Films – 25 films

3 Festivals in Los Angeles & Toronto showcasing the best short films from around the world. Films from Austria, Belgium, China, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland, USA, UK. 12 countries in total.

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos of each:


festival posterBOLD GREEN, 28min., Germany, Romance/Drama
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festival posterMARTINA, OH MARTINA, 12min., Spain, Romance/Drama
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festival posterMAMMA, 5min., Italy, Crime/Thriller
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festival posterTHE FLOW, 3min., Belgium, Adventure
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festival posterCITY OF MY HEART, 4min., Greece, Documentary
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festival posterSTUPID SMARTPHONE THERAPY, 4min., Germany, Experimental
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festival posterHONEYMOON, 3min., Switzerland, Romance
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festival poster21ST CENTURY HERMIT, 3min., UK, Documentary
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festival posterTHE WAVES, 4min., UK, Animation
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festival posterOUR WONDERFUL NATURE, 3min., Germany, Animation
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festival posterDEAR INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY, 4min., UK, Documentary/War
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festival posterBE THE ONE, 5min., Switzerland, Crime/Music Video
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festival posterTOO SOON?, 3min., UK, Comedy
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festival posterJAKE & JULIA, 12min, USA, Comedy/Relationship
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festival posterALTERNATIVE MATH, 9min, USA, Comedy
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festival posterEDEN HOSTEL, 14min., Spain, Comedy/Drama
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festival posterEGGS AND SOLDIERS, 20min., USA, Drama/Family
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festival posterEVERYTHING WILL BE OKAY, 30min., Austria, Drama/Thriller
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festival posterSTORY TO TELL, 15min., Japan, Crime/Drama
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festival posterMONDAY, 18min., USA, Crime/Comedy
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festival posterCONVERSATIONS, 8min., Ireland, Crime/Mystery
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festival posterMIND GAME, 2min., China, Action/Experimental
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festival posterFREEDOM OF THE WHEELS, 17min., USA, Adventure/Comedy
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festival posterVIKING TOOTHACHE, 4min, USA, Action/Fantasy
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November 2017 – Read the best of Interviews with Award Winning Short Filmmakers

Matthew Toffolo interviews the best of short filmmakers from around the world. 

Interview with Filmmaker Vasili Manikas (ANTICA)
https://matthewtoffolo.com/2017/11/04/interview-with-filmmaker-vasili-manikas-antica/

Interview with Filmmaker Jean-Claude Leblanc (STUDDED NIGHTMARE)
https://matthewtoffolo.com/2017/11/04/interview-with-filmmaker-jean-claude-leblanc-studded-nightmare/

Interview with Filmmaker Jonathan Brooks (MILK MAN)
https://matthewtoffolo.com/2017/11/03/interview-with-filmmaker-jonathan-brooks-milk-man/

Interview with Filmmaker Paul Scheufler (TASTE OF LOVE)
https://matthewtoffolo.com/2017/11/03/interview-with-filmmaker-paul-scheufler-taste-of-love/

Interview with Filmmaker Tamara Hansen (TWO)
https://matthewtoffolo.com/2017/11/03/interview-with-filmmaker-tamara-hansen-two/

Interview with Filmmaker/Animator Amr Kamel (PROMETHEUS INDUSTRIES)
https://matthewtoffolo.com/2017/10/27/interview-with-filmmakeranimator-amr-kamel-prometheus-industries/

Interview with Filmmaker Navid Tavakolnia (BEAUTIFUL)
https://matthewtoffolo.com/2017/10/27/interview-with-filmmaker-navid-tavakolnia-beautiful/