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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

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Animation/Fantasy Short Story: DON’T LOVE ME, by Monica

Title: Don’t Love Me 

Written by: Monica

Genre: Animation/Fantasy.

Type: Short Story

LOGLINE: A Girl with Fairy magic powers having a pure heart who can’t fall in love as rule of fairy world instead of being so beautiful and attractive and being noticed by all.

Interested in this logline, please email us at info@wildsound.ca and we’ll forward your email to the writer.

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Based on a True (Short) Story: SOLITARY DESIRE, by Kim Defforge

Title: Solitary Desire – One Woman’s Journey to France 

Written by: Kim Defforge

Type: Short Story

Genre: Based on True Story, Drama

Logline: Desire is a true story in which a woman, driven by the overwhelming desire to be whom and where she was meant to be, works her way through life’s obstacles by reinventing her in order to accomplish her dream, but is unaware of how the journey will lead to discovering herself and changing her destiny.

Interested in this logline, please email us at info@wildsound.ca and we’ll forward your email to the writer.

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TEEN Short Story: HONEY RIVER, by Mad@Me Qtip

Title: HONEY RIVER 

Written by: Mad@Me Qtip

Genre: Drama

Type: SHORT STORY

LOGLINE: The heartbreaking story of a teen plotting her own demise in an urban ghetto with an oath of the Ultimate dare to Unchastity.

Interested in this logline, please email us at info@wildsound.ca and we’ll forward your email to the writer.

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DRAMA Short Story: GOODBYE AUSCHWITZ, by Meryl Healy


Title: GOODBYE AUSCHWITZ 

Written by: Meryl Healy

Genre: Drama

Type: SHORT STORY

LOGLINE: Good Bye Auschwitz, is a gripping and engaging short story, in which, Rachel, a beautiful, Jewish woman, struggles with hiding a detested and forbidden love affair.

Interested in this logline, please email us at info@wildsound.ca and we’ll forward your email to the writer.

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Comedy Short Story: JUST GIVE ME THE BALL, by Lisa Richlan

Title: JUST GIVE ME THE BALL 

Written by: Lisa Richlan

Type: SHORT STORY

Genre: Comedy

Logline: Just give me my ball is a comedy where Lillian’s ride on the highway is interrupted by Ernie and Jimmy playing catch across the road. They have a little confrontation which leads to unexpected places.

Interested in this logline, please email us at info@wildsound.ca and we’ll forward your email to the writer.

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Dimitri Devyatkin – February 2017 Short Screenplay Winner

Winning Screenplay – BOOM
Written by Dimitri DevyatkinCAST LIST:

NARRATOR – Andrea Meister
HIKER – Gabriel Cameron
VOICE – Brian Carleton

SYNOPSIS:

Genre: Comedy

A hiker suffers a terrible fall and tries to reason with God.


Get to know the winning writer:

What is your screenplay about?

Life, death, reason, religion, belief.

What genres does your screenplay under?

Mind-bursting, philosophical, poetic entertainment, comedy

How would you describe this script in two words?

A “few matters” to clear up!

Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

This screenplay is exactly designed to be a 1 page film. It can give two actors a chance to perform really deep roles, requiring passion and vibrant meaning. It is built like a Japanese Haiku. Please invite two truly passionate actors to perform the roles!

What movie have you seen the most times in your life?

Modern Times, Day at the Races

How long have you been working on this screenplay?

All my life

How many stories have you written?

30+

What motivated you to write this screenplay?

experiences in my own life – seeing life and death, realizing how fragile our existence is.

What obstacles did you face to finish this screenplay?

None

Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?

Film making, media projects, peace and justice on Earth.

What influenced you to enter the festival? What were your feelings on the initial feedback you received?

This is now the 4th play I’ve submitted. I have yet to hear any feedback and would deeply appreciate hearing from any of you! Plus or minus, good or bad. Anything! Please send comments or critique. I will happily call or communicate with you more with my feedback as well/ if you like!

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