Category Archives: Short Film

September 2018 – Read the best of SHORT FILM loglines and pitches

Short Film: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, AGAIN by Jamie Hall
Short Film: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, AGAIN by Jamie Hall

Short Film: Barack Obama Remembers a Young Poet by James Fitzmaurice
Short Film: Barack Obama Remembers a Young Poet by James Fitzmaurice

Short Film: Bingo-The Last True Bloodsport by Joe Starzyk
Short Film: Bingo-The Last True Bloodsport by Joe Starzyk

Short Film: Breathless by Conál Tutin
Short Film: Breathless by Conál Tutin

Short Film: BATMAN 1999 by Jerry Kokich
Short Film: BATMAN 1999 by Jerry Kokich

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September 2018 – Read the best of Filmmaker Interviews

Interview with the Filmmaking Team of the Award Winning Short Film “HOTTER WITH THE WINDOWS OPEN”
Interview with the Filmmaking Team of the Award Winning Short Film “HOTTER WITH THE WINDOWS OPEN”

Interview with Filmmaker Shetu Modi (THE PITS)
Interview with Filmmaker Shetu Modi (THE PITS)

Interview with Actors Stephen Tracey & Erica Anderson (PREY)
Interview with Actors Stephen Tracey & Erica Anderson (PREY)

Interview with Writer/Actor Catherine Haun (MRS MURPHY’S CONFESSION)
Interview with Writer/Actor Catherine Haun (MRS MURPHY’S CONFESSION)

Interview with Hans Grossman (WAITING)
Interview with Hans Grossman (WAITING)

Interview with the Creative Team of THE POET Short Film
Interview with the Creative Team of THE POET Short Film

Interview with Filmmaker Michael Willer (The Volunteer)
Interview with Filmmaker Michael Willer (The Volunteer)

Interview with Filmmaker Michelle Brand (NOT THE SAME RIVER. NOT THE SAME MAN)
Interview with Filmmaker Michelle Brand (NOT THE SAME RIVER. NOT THE SAME MAN)

Interview with Filmmaker Catherine L. Allard (THE CORD)
Interview with Filmmaker Catherine L. Allard (THE CORD)

Interview with Filmmaker Linda Gasser (WHAT IF)
Interview with Filmmaker Linda Gasser (WHAT IF)

Interview with Filmmaker Jim Wilmer (WATER)
Interview with Filmmaker Jim Wilmer (WATER)

Interview with Filmmaker Harrison Lane (THE GHOULIES)
Interview with Filmmaker Harrison Lane (THE GHOULIES)

Interview with Filmmaker Evi Stamatiou (KALTRINA)
Interview with Filmmaker Evi Stamatiou (KALTRINA)

Interview with Filmmaker Randy Kerr (BROTHERS)
Interview with Filmmaker Randy Kerr (BROTHERS)

Interview with Filmmaker Aram Atkinson (FIREFLIES)
Interview with Filmmaker Aram Atkinson (FIREFLIES)

Interview with Filmmaker Jonathan Harris (WEEKEND WARRIOR)
Interview with Filmmaker Jonathan Harris (WEEKEND WARRIOR)

Interview with Filmmaker Andrew Hawkins (MASQUERADE)
Interview with Filmmaker Andrew Hawkins (MASQUERADE)

Interview with Filmmaker Aaron Seever (TEMPORARY)
Interview with Filmmaker Aaron Seever (TEMPORARY)

Interview with Filmmaker Diana Losen (PRIEST TO PRIEST)
Interview with Filmmaker Diana Losen (PRIEST TO PRIEST)

AUGUST 2018 – Read the best of NEW Short Screenplay Story Pitches

Short Film: Welcome To Pruitville – The Following by Tom Mason
https://storypitches.wordpress.com/2018/07/30/short-film-welcome-to-pruitville-the-following-by-tom-mason/

Short Film: You can Call me Alice by Antonio Sequeira
https://storypitches.wordpress.com/2018/07/24/short-film-you-can-call-me-alice-by-antonio-sequeira/

Short Film: THE REVENGE OF BLOODY JULIET by Ezalaine Mae Albuera
https://storypitches.wordpress.com/2018/07/24/short-film-the-revenge-of-bloody-juliet-by-ezalaine-mae-albuera/

Short Film: SOCIAL SCIENCE by Logan Long
https://storypitches.wordpress.com/2018/07/24/short-film-social-science-by-logan-long/

Short Film: Pari Leto by Jason Seelmann
https://storypitches.wordpress.com/2018/07/23/short-film-pari-leto-by-jason-seelmann/

Short Film: Moon and Fishes by Arshia Zeinali
https://storypitches.wordpress.com/2018/07/23/short-film-moon-and-fishes-by-arshia-zeinali-2/

Short Film: Shanghai: A West Side Story by Fernely Durand
https://storypitches.wordpress.com/2018/07/18/short-film-shanghai-a-west-side-story-by-fernely-durand/

Short Film: Two Drums of Thought by Meysam Oghbaei
https://storypitches.wordpress.com/2018/07/17/short-film-two-drums-of-thought-by-meysam-oghbaei/

Short Film: The Funeral Director by Thomas Scott
https://storypitches.wordpress.com/2018/07/17/short-film-the-funeral-director-by-thomas-scott/

Short Film: Gloomy swamp by Álex Bandeira
https://storypitches.wordpress.com/2018/07/17/short-film-gloomy-swamp-by-alex-bandeira/

Short Film: Happy Anniversary by Shivani Mehra
https://storypitches.wordpress.com/2018/07/17/short-film-happy-anniversary-by-shivani-mehra/

Short Film: FOUL PLAY by Amber Rainey
https://storypitches.wordpress.com/2018/07/17/short-film-foul-play-by-amber-rainey/

Short Film: EARTHMAN by Manuel Martinez Arcos
https://storypitches.wordpress.com/2018/07/17/short-film-earthman-by-manuel-martinez-arcos/

Short Film: MANY DREAMS by Kellen Casara
https://storypitches.wordpress.com/2018/07/17/short-film-many-dreams-by-kellen-casara/

Short Film: One Night Only by SA Brown
https://storypitches.wordpress.com/2018/07/17/short-film-one-night-only-by-sa-brown/

Short Film: Brown Dog by Andrew Ward
https://storypitches.wordpress.com/2018/08/03/short-film-brown-dog-by-andrew-ward/

Short Film: Butterfly’s feather passerby by Narjes Amin
https://storypitches.wordpress.com/2018/08/08/short-film-butterflys-feather-passerby-by-narjes-amin/

Short Film: America for Sale or Russian Gambit by Aleks Kontr
https://storypitches.wordpress.com/2018/08/08/short-film-america-for-sale-or-russian-gambit-by-aleks-kontr/

Short Film: A Lens Story by Michael Oshins
https://storypitches.wordpress.com/2018/08/08/short-film-a-lens-story-by-michael-oshins/

Short Film: Happy Anniversary by Shivani Mehra
https://storypitches.wordpress.com/2018/08/08/short-film-happy-anniversary-by-shivani-mehra-2/

Short Film: Gangster by Zain Assad
https://storypitches.wordpress.com/2018/08/08/short-film-gangster-by-zain-assad/

Short Film: Gloomy swampy by Álex Bandeira
https://storypitches.wordpress.com/2018/08/03/short-film-gloomy-swampy-by-alex-bandeira/

SHORT FILMS IN JULY 2018 – WATCH AUDIENCE FEEDBACK VIDEOS FOR ALL 26 FILMS.

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A showcase of 26 short films in total from four festivals in Los Angeles & Toronto for July 2018.

festival posterMUM, 13min., India, Drama

festival posterDOWN TIME, 15min., France, Drama

festival posterJUST SAYING, 14min., UK, Drama/Dark Comedy

festival posterUNDER THE BED, 5min, USA, Horror/Thriller

festival posterPUPPETS AND PUSHPINS, 4min., Canada, Dance/Music Video

festival posterESKIMO, 6min., USA, Drama

festival posterBREATHLESS, 7min., USA, Drama/Crime

festival posterTHE BUTTER KNIFE, 6min., USA, Comedy/Romance

festival posterHIT, 4min., New Zealand, Sports/Drama

festival posterGRANDFATHERHOOD, 27min., Russia, Drama/Family

festival posterTHE CLIMB, 9min., UK, Drama

festival posterSISTER IN ARMS, 9min., UK, Crime/Drama

festival posterTHE CALL, 10min., USA, Horror

festival posterCARL, 17min., USA, Drama

festival posterSNUG AS A BUG, 11min., UK, Comedy

festival posterHIGH CALORIE, 17min., Turkey, Family/Drama

festival posterSWEETER, 13min., USA, Family/Drama

festival posterPRIEST TO PRIEST, 9min., USA, Family/Drama

festival posterTHE LEGEND OF RASPUTIN, 13min., Canada, Family/Animation

festival posterJOYA MIA, 5min., USA, Family/Drama

festival posterSWEET YOYO, 18min., Canada, Family/Drama

festival posterA PLACE IN THE CITY, 18min., USA, LGBT/Documentary

festival posterTHE LOVE INDUSTRY, 20min., USA, LGBT/Documentary

festival posterTHE LAST GIRL, 13min., Denmark, LGBT/Romance

festival posterMASQUERADE, 10min., USA, LGBT/Drama

festival posterWHO I AM, 17min, UK, LGBT/Drama

Short Films in June 2018 – Watch Audience FEEDBACK Videos for all 35 films.

Submit your Film & Screenplay via FilmFreeway:

A showcase of 35 short films in total from four festivals in Los Angeles & Toronto for June 2018.

festival poster01, 7min., Germany, Experimental/Animation festival posterSTAR RUNNER, 2min., USA, Animation/Experimental
festival posterTWICE UPON A TIME, 14min., Serbia, Animation/Fantasy festival posterOH MY…., 4min,., USA, Animation/Music Video
festival posterOH! UGANDA, 5min., Uganda, Animation/Documentary festival posterLAND OF MINE, 4min., Germany, Experimental
festival posterWHERE AM I – COLACOASTER, 3min., Italy/Austria, Music Video festival posterSUNFLOWER SUTRA, 4min., Netherlands, Music Video
festival posterTROUBLE, 3min., Austria, Music Video festival posterSUPPLE HEARTS, 5min., UK, Experimental
festival posterHAUL, 5min., Czech Republic, Music Video
festival posterBURIED, 14min., UK, Thriller/War festival posterAINHOA, 19min, Spain, Drama/Thriller
festival posterSTREAM OF DOUBTS, 11min., France, Drama/Fantasy festival posterMEASURE, 2min, UK, Horror/Drama
festival posterLIFE ON MARS, 16min., Spain, Drama festival posterVINDICTE, 26min., Germany, Drama/Family
festival posterSOUNDS OF FREEDOM, 5min, USA, TV WEB SERIES/Drama festival posterHEINOUS GIRLS, 5min., Canada, TV WEB SERIES/Comedy
festival posterCOOL GIRLS “HOW TO THROW A GIRLS NIGHT OUT”, 8min., Canada, TV WEB SERIES/Comedy festival posterCROW’S PEAK, 4min., USA, TV WEB SERIES/Animation/Comedy
festival posterLEGAL FOX: A TASTE OF TRUMP, 3min., USA Drama/Comedy festival posterOTHER PEOPLE’S CHILDREN, 5min., USA, TV WEB SERIES/Comedy
festival posterEDGAR’S INVENTION, 8min., USA, Comedy/Sci-Fi festival posterCHEATER, 7min., USA, Comedy/Drama
festival posterA STATIC WIND, 15min., Australia, Drama festival posterNOT THIS AGAIN, 8min, USA, Drama/Romance
festival posterBEAST, 20min., Australia, Thriller/Film Noir festival posterTHE LETTERS, 18min., UK, Thriller/Drama
festival posterSTALKER, 7min., Czech. Republic, Horror/Thriller festival posterGORGE, 3min., USA, Horror
festival posterABOVE THE MIST, 8min, Canada/South Korea, Horror festival posterTHE DOLLMAKER, 10min, USA, Horror/Fantasy
festival posterADDICT, 15min, Israel, Horror/Comedy festival posterIT BEGAN WITHOUT WARNING, 6min., USA, Horror

 

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

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