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Winning Short Screenplay: Heretics, by Adon Blake

After their village is massacred, a peasant family escapes into the woods in a desperate attempt to survive the second wave.

CAST LIST:
NARRATION – SEAN BALLANTYNE
Fabek – 15 – GENE ABELA
Alka – 53 – DIANA FRANZ
Sylwester – 11 – THOMAS FOURMIER
Elderly Woman – JULIE C. SHEPPARD
Young Woman – SARAH DESOUZA-COELHO

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

Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Ryan Haines, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Ryan Haines, Temitope Akinterinwa, Efren Zapata, Zack Arch

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SHORT FILMS IN JULY 2019 – WATCH AUDIENCE FEEDBACK VIDEOS FOR ALL 25 FILMS.

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festival posterRED & THE KINGDOM OF SOUND, UK, Animation/Fantasy

festival posterDIVINE CONSULTANTS – THE BEGINNING, Finland, Animation/Adventure

festival posterTHE BACKWARD ASTRONOMER, USA, Animation/Drama

festival posterSAVING GREEN, 5min., USA, Animation

festival posterHAPPY THE ANGRY POLAR BEAR, 3min., Animation/Family

festival posterWE, 3min., Iran, Animation

festival posterWHALE FALL, 3min., USA, Animation

festival posterLESSON #10, 5min., USA, Drama

festival posterMIDWAY HOME, 4min., USA, Drama

festival posterWOW TAPES: ITALIA, 5min., Italy, Documentary

festival posterJOSH, 5min., USA, Drama/Family

festival posterJOE, 20min., USA, Romance

festival posterTEN MINUTES TOPS, 6min, France, Comedy

festival posterTHE GLORIOUS PEANUT, 18min., Belgium, Comedy

festival posterYOU DRIVE ME CRAZY, 8min. USA, Comedy/Thriller

festival posterTURN IT AROUND, 9min., Netherlands, Romance

festival posterTHE VICTORY OF CHARITY, 24min., Austria, Comedy

festival posterLOST AT SEA, 16min., USA, Thriller/Mystery

festival posterI’M SORRY, 4min., USA, Horror/Found Footage

festival posterTHIS IS FINE, 7min, USA, Sci-Fi/Drama

festival posterSLASHED!, 8min., UK, Horror/Comedy

festival posterNOW, 16min, USA, Sci-Fi/Fantasy

festival posterTHE MONSTER, 11min., Horror/Thriller

festival posterNOMADIC CLOUD, 5min., Sci-Fi/Animation

festival posterTHE DUMPSTER ROOM, 11min., USA, Horror/Thriller

 

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

Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Kyle Drier, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Denissa Palmer, Temitope Akinterinwa, Efren Zapata, Zack Arch

WATCH & LISTEN. WATCH: BEFORE YOU WOKE SHORT FILM. LISTEN: TO DIRECTOR DAVID BRADBURN ON MAKING THE FILM

Before you listen to this podcast, WATCH the 4 minute short film BEFORE YOU WOKE on Vimeo.

Watch NOW: 

Then LISTEN To the PODCAST on iTunes.

Then come back here and listen to the podcast with Director/Writer of the short film David Bradburn.

If there is a theme to this episode, it’s would be: “It’s All About your Team!” or “It’s All About your Crew!”

A great episode on the art of making a short film. David praises his terrific cast and crew.

His Cast: Christian Litke (and Stunt Coordinator) & Kiea Houseton

His Producing team: Teresa Mathew & Angela Verdino (and Production Designer)

Composer: DC McAuliffe

Cinematographer: Joel McGinty

Film Editor:B.A. Lewandowski

Sound Designer: Evan B. Hisey

Key Grip: Francis Edward

Camera Operator: Joe Mastrino

This episode was sponsored by the 1 page short story contest.

SHORT FILMS IN JUNE 2019 – WATCH AUDIENCE FEEDBACK VIDEOS FOR ALL 27 FILMS.

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festival posterSHINRIN-YOKU, 6min., USA, Experimental

festival posterTOM, 8min., USA, Experimental/Horror

festival posterNOBODY’S HOME, 4min, Canada, Music Video

festival posterGET BACK, 3min., USA, Experimental

festival posterDO NOT SING TO ME, MY BEAUTY, 6min., Netherlands, Music

festival posterPASSAGE, 6min., France, Experimental

festival posterFLORETS, 4min., USA, Dance/Music Video

festival posterWATERMORPHOSIS, 4min., Germany, Dance

festival posterUHAMBO, 5min., Australia, Dance

festival posterWEIGHTLESS, 5min., Canada, Dance

festival posterHAPPY ENDING, 4min., Australia, Dance

festival posterMINE, 8min., USA, Dance

festival posterFLOWERS OF MARRAKECH, 8min., USA, Documentary

festival posterCHILD, DISRUPTED, 25min., USA, Documentary

festival posterKYRA, 7min., Canada, Documentary

festival posterFIGHTING CHILDHOOD CANCER, 5min., USA, Documentary

festival posterTHE CURE, 32min., Ghana, Documentary

festival posterQUEENS WAY, 4min., UK, Documentary

festival posterSCATTERED,9min., Canada, Comedy

festival posterPLEASURE PALS, 10min., USA, Comedy/Animation

festival posterBIG BOOOM, 4min., Russia, Drama/Animation

festival posterELI, 11min., UK, Drama

festival posterELPIDA, 7min., 7min., USA, Drama/Sci-Fi

festival posterMEMORY BOX, 11min., USA, Drama

festival posterA ROOMBA’S TALE, 5min., USA, Comedy

festival posterTHE SERPENT IN THE APPLE, 18min., USA, Comedy/Documentary

festival posterT.I.M: This Is Me, 4min., UK, Drama

 

 

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

Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Kyle Drier, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Denissa Palmer, Temitope Akinterinwa, Efren Zapata, Zack Arch

SHORT FILMS IN MAY 2019 – WATCH AUDIENCE FEEDBACK VIDEOS FOR ALL 24 FILMS.

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festival posterI AM MEANT TO BE THIS WAY, 10min., USA, Documentary

festival posterWE THE CHILDREN, 22min., USA, Documentary

festival posterTHE PETITION IN BOOTS, 5min., USA, Documentary/Animation

festival posterTHIS IS WHAT DEMOCRACY LOOKS LIKE, 20min., USA, Documentary

festival posterREDEMPTION SQUARE, 19min., USA, Documentary

festival posterUNDOCUMENTED, 6min., USA, Documentary

festival posterTHE NOISE OF THE LIGHT, 23min., France, Sci-Fi

festival posterLIFE OR DEATH DEBATES, 6min., USA, Sci-Fi

festival posterANTENNA, 16min., Germany, Sci-Fi

festival posterIT’S A MESS, 30min., USA, Fantasy

festival posterSONGBIRD, 14min., UK, Fantasy

festival posterWIDOW, 16min., USA, Action/Western

festival posterTRAP, 10min., Canada, Action/Thriller

festival posterBEFORE YOU WOKE, 4min., USA, Action/Thriller

festival posterSILENCE, 7min., USA, Action/Drama

festival posterACCOMPLICE, 19min., Spain, Thriller

festival posterBLOODBURN, 7min., Netherlands, Crime/Thriller

festival posterTHE WOODS, 4min., USA, Thriller/Horror

festival posterTHE DESECRATED, 8min., USA, Thriller/Mystery

festival posterTHERE’S STILL GOOD, 12min., Japan, LGBT/Drama

festival posterTHE BROTHER, 4min., UK, LGBT/Comedy

festival posterRISK, 20min., Slovenia, LGBT/Romance

festival posterFREEFALL, 16min., Canada, LGBT/Drama

festival posterCHAMP, 30min, Germany, LGBT/Sports

SHORT FILMS IN APRIL 2019 – WATCH AUDIENCE FEEDBACK VIDEOS FOR ALL 31 FILMS.

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festival posterTHE TALK, 15min, USA, Drama/Family

festival posterCAUGHT IN THE SPOKES, 14min., Canada, Drama/Crime

festival posterTHE COMMUTE, 11min., UK, Drama/Documentary

festival posterRETRIEVER, 5min., Australia, Drama

festival posterMARTA – I NEED A LOVE STORY, 4min., Poland, Music Video/Romance

festival posterBOY RACER, 4min., Ireland, Drama/Family

festival posterMALKA, 4min., UK, Animation/Documentary

festival posterTHE SPECTER OF THE OTHER, 4min., Action/Experimental

festival poster#METONIGHT, 1min., USA., Music

festival posterI HAVE SOMETHING TO TELL YOU, 1min., USA, Drama/Thriller

festival posterSOCIAL, 2min., USA, Drama

festival posterLOVE ON THE BALCONY, 4min., USA, Animation/Romance

festival posterIN A HEARTBEAT, 4min., USA, Animation/LGBT

festival posterONE SMALL STEP, 8min., USA, Animation

festival posterBROKEN DREAMS, 3min., UK, Animation

festival posterONE LAST TIME, 5min., Spain, Animation

festival posterDON’T THINK OF A PINK ELEPHANT, 7min., UK, Animation

festival posterSIRENS TANGO, 11min., USA, Dance

festival posterI’M A FIREFIGHTER, 5min., UK, Dance

festival posterBODY OF YOUR DREAMS, 10min., USA, Dance

festival posterOPEN, 5min., USA, Dance

festival posterTHE MIND MADE BODY, 4min., USA, Dance

festival posterIN THE HOUSE OF MANTEGNA, 6min., Italy, Dance

festival posterSKJEMT BLOD, 6min., USA, Experimental/Music Video

festival poster
G(R)O(W)ING UP, 10min., USA, Drama/Romance

festival posterFOR WANT OF A NAIL, 18min., UK, Drama/Comedy

festival posterWATERMELON: A CAUTIONARY TALE, 3min., USA, Animation/Fantasy

festival posterGOD TOLD ME, 6min., USA, Drama/Relationship

festival posterAH, 8min, India, Drama

festival posterMY BROTHER, 9min., Canada, Drama/Family

festival posterANDROMEDA, 15min., USA, Sci-Fi/Fantasy

SHORT FILMS IN MARCH 2019 – WATCH AUDIENCE FEEDBACK VIDEOS FOR ALL 29 FILMS.

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festival posterFARTMAN, 13min., USA, Comedy

festival posterFIGHTER, 7min., USA, Drama

festival posterMISTER EGG, 8min., UK, Comedy

festival posterPROCESSING STATION, 15min., USA, Comedy

festival posterSECONDBORN, 17min., USA, Drama

festival posterTHE COOK AND THE CHEF, 6min., USA, Comedy/Animation

festival posterTHE NOISE OF THE LIGHT, 23min., France, Drama/Sci-Fi

festival poster#ICANTKEEPQUIET, 4min., USA, Documentary

festival posterSeth Scott™ – elxr_Track3_v2.3, 3min., UK, Music Video

festival posterSTARLIGHT, 4min., UK, Experimental

festival posterDESERTED EYES, 3min., Greece, Animation

festival posterAMOR TI VIETA, 2min., Canada, Animation

festival posterTIENAS, 18TH DEC, 3min., USA, Music Video

festival posterEVERYTHING IS UPSTREAM., 10min., Australia, Animation

festival posterAPPREHENSION, 3min., Canada, Experimental

festival posterBLACK OUT, 15min., Switzerland, Dance

festival posterPORCELAIN, 5min., UK, Dance

festival posterMOVEMENT NEVER LIES, 3min., France, Dance

festival posterTHE VEIL OF ACUMEN, 3min., Canada, Dance

festival posterLET HER OUT, 4min., Canada, Dance

festival posterMIRAGE, 6min., USA, Dance

festival posterHYPRA, 3min., Germany, Dance

festival posterWAY OF LIFE, 10min., Portugal, Documentary

festival posterPERSON OF THE FOREST, 17min., Indonesia, Documentary

festival posterNAMIBIA, 8min., Namibia, Documentary

festival posterTAOBAO, 4min., China, Documentary

festival posterICE FLOW, 10min., Canada, Documentary

festival posterBUILD RAMPS NOT WALLS, 13min., Mexico, Documentary

festival posterCONNECTION IN CRISIS, 24min., Canada, Documentary