Category Archives: short story festival

Winning Short Screenplay: The Bright Fire, by Zou Zou

Two cousins who go to the same elementary school share a beautiful and innocent friendship. However, the different family they have gives them different personalities, which leads to a horrible school tragedy.

CAST LIST:

Fong: Gena Abella
Liang: Wildred Lee
Narrator: Sean Ballantyne
Wei: Tiffany Elefano
Hong: Elizabeth Morriss

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

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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