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SHORT FILMS IN AUGUST 2018 – WATCH AUDIENCE FEEDBACK VIDEOS FOR ALL 52 FILMS.

 

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A showcase of 52 short films in total from six festivals in Los Angeles & Toronto for July 2018.

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WHAT IF, 16min., Germany, Sci-Fi/Romance
festival posterHOTTER WITH THE WINDOWS OPEN, 12min., USA, Romance/Drama
festival posterTEMPORARY, 14min., USA, Drama/Romance festival posterTHE VOLUNTEER, 27min., USA, Sci-Fi/Romance
festival posterMARGARET AND THE MOON, 12min, USA, Sci-Fi/Animation festival posterZACKMAN, 5min, Hong Kong, Sci-Fi
festival posterSAN GUERRERO, 4min., Argentina, Documentary festival posterWATER, 4min, USA, Documentary
festival posterWEEKEND WARRIOR, 6min., USA, Documentary festival posterISIS WAS HERE, 25min, Iraq, Documentary
festival posterHAART KENYA, 13min., Kenya, Documentary festival posterHEARING FILMS, 8min., Canada, Documentary
festival posterBEYOND THE WALL, 26min., USA, Documentary
festival posterSAN GUERRERO, 4min., Argentina, Documentary festival posterWATER, 4min, USA, Documentary
festival posterWEEKEND WARRIOR, 6min., USA, Documentary festival posterISIS WAS HERE, 25min, Iraq, Documentary
festival posterHAART KENYA, 13min., Kenya, Documentary festival posterHEARING FILMS, 8min., Canada, Documentary
festival posterBEYOND THE WALL, 26min., USA, Documentary
festival posterTHE GHOULIES, 5min., Australia, Drama/Crime
festival posterPERSONA, 2min., UK, Animation/Experimental festival posterGIRL IN YELLOW, 3min., USA, Drama/Family
festival posterBROTHERS, 5min., USA, Drama/Family festival posterKCLOC, 3min., India, Documentary/Animation
festival posterTHE CORD, 5min., USA, Drama festival posterIN THROUGH THE NIGHT, 4min., Drama/Experimental
festival posterNOT THE SAME RIVER. NOT THE SAME MAN, 4min., Animation/Experimental festival posterFIREFLIES, 3min., UK, Drama
festival posterGLENDALE, 6min, USA, Dance festival posterFOR REST, 16min., Japan, Experimental
festival posterSARAVA, 3min., Brazil, Music Video festival posterSEPARATE SENTENCES, 15min., USA, Experimental
festival posterDUEL CITIZEN, 9min., USA, Experimental festival posterSILHOUETTE OF A STORM – BENT TREET, USA, 4min., Dance
festival posterTHE POET, 6min., USA, Experimental festival posterWAITING, 5min., Canada, Experimental/Comedy
festival posterSOLARIS, 5min., Australia, Music Videov festival posterFUERZA, 4min., Australia, Dance
festival posterAUGENBLICKE – A BLINK OF AN EYE, 4min., Animation/Drama
festival posterMRS. MURPHY’S CONFESSION, 25min., USA, Comedy/Drama festival posterBLOSSOM, 6min., Australia, Drama
festival posterPREY, 10min., Canada, Drama festival posterRIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN, 6min., Portugal, Drama
festival posterAXioMA, 15min., Italy, Drama festival posterTHE PITS, 6min., Canada, Comedy/Romance
festival posterFOXY TROT, 14min., USA, Drama festival posterTHE OUTER BOROUGHS, 29min., USA, Comedy/Supernatural
festival posterEAT JEREMY, 10min, UK, Comedy festival posterNORMAN PINSKI COME HOME, 15min., USA, Comedy
festival posterMR. NICE GIRLS, 11min., USA, Comedy/Web Series festival posterTHE BIRTHDAY PARTY, 21min., USA, Comedy
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AUGUST 2018 – READ THE BEST OF FILM FESTIVAL INTERVIEWS FROM AROUND THE WORLD:

Interview with Festival Director Ronald Quigley (PITTSBURGH INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL)
https://festivalreviews.org/2018/08/10/interview-with-festival-director-ronald-quigley-pittsburgh-independent-film-festival/

Interview with Festival Programmer Aaron Leventman (Santa Fe Film Festival)
https://festivalreviews.org/2018/08/10/interview-with-festival-programmer-aaron-leventman-santa-fe-film-festival/

Interview with Festival Director Ivan Sosnin (Unknown Film Festival)
Interview with Festival Director Ivan Sosnin (Unknown Film Festival)

Interview with Festival Director Olivia Carmel (COPPER MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL)
Interview with Festival Director Olivia Carmel (COPPER MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL)

Interview with Festival Director Alecs Nastoiu (SHORT TO THE POINT (STTP) )
Interview with Festival Director Alecs Nastoiu (SHORT TO THE POINT (STTP) )

Interview with Festival Director Daniel Wesseik (Pannen op Het Dak)
Interview with Festival Director Daniel Wesseik (Pannen op Het Dak)

RSVP the JULY 2018 Festival Events in Toronto (3) – Free or PWYL

 3 EVENTS TO RSVP for the JULY 2018 FEEDBACK Film Festival Events.

A showcase of the best short films from around the world today!!!
All events are on Thursday’s at 7pm. Carlton Cinemas in downtown Toronto.

Fest #1: FEMALE Director’s Short Film Festival: Thursday July 5th. 

http://www.wildsound.ca/female_film_festival.html

RSVP at femalefestivaltickets@wildsoundfestival.com

A showcase of the BEST Female Films made today.

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Fest #2: FAMILY Short Film Festival: Thursday July 12th.

http://www.wildsound.ca/toronto_family_film_festival.html

RSVP at festivalevent@wildsoundfestival.com 

A festival for ALL! Some of the best short films you’ll ever see.

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Fest #3: LGBT Short Film Festival: Thursday July 26th. 

http://www.wildsound.ca/lgbt_toronto_festival.html

RSVP at tickets@wildsound.ca

Amazing LGBT shorts from around the world.

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We are introducing you to watch the best short films from around the world – guaranteed!

See the full program and info for each film and filmmaker.

To RSVP, simply reply to the emails and RSVP! Or, go to the festival program page and get your tickets there.

Tickets are FREE or Pay What you Like to cover the cinema costs.

RSVP the JUNE 2018 Festival Events in Toronto (3) – Free or PWYL

3 EVENTS TO RSVP for the JUNE 2018 FEEDBACK Film Festival Events.
A showcase of the best short films from around the world today!!!

Fest #1: WEB SERIES & YOUNG FILMMAKERS Short Film Festival: Monday June 18th. 7pm Carlton Cinemas in downtown Toronto

http://www.wildsound.ca/webseries_filmmakers_festival.html

RSVP at festivalevent@wildsoundfestival.com

A showcase of the BEST Web Series made today.
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Fest #2: EUROPEAN Short Film Festival: Monday June 25th. 7pm Carlton Cinemas in downtown Toronto

http://www.wildsound.ca/european_toronto_film_festival.html

RSVP at forwards@wildsoundfestival.com

Films from France, Germany, Spain, UK, and the USA
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Fest #3: EXPERIMENTAL Short Film Festival: Thursday June 28th. 7pm. Carlton Cinemas in downtown Toronto

http://www.wildsound.ca/experimental_film_festival.html

RSVP at tickets@wildsound.ca

Films from Austria, Czech Republic, Columbia, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Serbia, Uganda, UK and the USA.
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We are introducing you to watch the best short films from around the world – guaranteed!

See the full program and info for each film and filmmaker.

To RSVP, simply reply to the emails and RSVP! Or, go to the festival program page and get your tickets there.
Tickets are FREE or Pay What you Like to cover the cinema costs.

Screenplay Festival: April 12, 2018 Event

CAST LIST: Kimberley Wells, Brianna Riche, Luke Robinson, Daniel Cristofori, John Marcucci, Carina Cojeen, Ted Powers, Kesley Dann

Feature Screenplay – AMERICAN SNAKE PIT, by Dan Tomasulo

Genre: Drama, Comedy, Crime

Young Doctor Dan is a stuck-in-graduate school, some-day-would-be psychologist with a failing marriage and dead-end job. Desperate to change his place in the world, he takes a job at Walden House. This group home recently took on violent patients from the notorious Willowbrook, the worst asylum in American history. Doctor Dan attends an employment seminar and discovers he’s the only one applying for the job. He accepts the offer with no clue what awaits him.

CAST LIST:

Mayor Billings: Daniel Cristofori
Gwennie: Kimberley Wells
Chief Willy: Ted Powers
Narrator: Carina Cojeen
Dr. Dan: John Marcucci
Taimi: Kesley Dann
Harold: Luke Robinson
Meredith: Brianna Riche

ACTION Best Scene Reading of THE LAST VIKINGS, by David Thorndill

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, History

In the Middle Ages when the Little Ice Age causes famine and conflict in the doomed Greenlandic colony a desperate Viking clan leader attempts to escape by sailing to Iceland, but pirates, storms and treacherous sea ice force them to sail to North America. With the help of a native Micmac woman and a Huron ally they battle Mohawk warriors on their journey to a new homeland beyond the mighty falls of Niagara.

CAST LIST:

Abdul: Luke Robinson
Elizabeth: Brianna Riche
Olaf: John Marcucci
Narrator: Carina Cojeen
Peter: Daniel Cristofori
Joseph: Ted Powers
Rebecca: Kimberley Wells

ACTION Best Scene Reading of TOTEM, by Heidi Morrell

Genre: Action, Drama

An ex-911 operator, travels to his childhood home, and runs into trouble with the local tree poachers. He’s rescued by a mysterious Native American man who lives off the land.

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Carina Cojeen
Gavin: Daniel Cristofori
Orson: Ted Powers

TV COMEDY Best Scene Reading of DELIVER ME PIZZARIE, by Anne Luong

Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama

Sammy is a well meaning but somewhat accident prone teenage girl. She also has a crush on her brother’s friend Drew, but he seems to be more interested in her more attractive friend Trisha.

CAST LIST:

Tom: Daniel Cristofori
Trisha: Kimberley Wells
Narrator: Carina Cojeen
Sammy: Brianna Riche
Drew: Luke Robinson

COMEDY Best Scene Reading of ORCHIDS UNDERWEAR AND TORTELLINI, by James Rosenfield

Genre: Comedy, Crime, Adventure

When live wire cougar/underwear CEO Sybil Sabine decides to wed her hunk young poster boy, all hell breaks loose, including blackmail, kidnapping, and murder. Will our heroine make it to the altar?

CAST LIST:

Lucia: Brianna Riche
Mrs. Sergio: Kesley Dann
Amado:John Marcucci
Narrator: Carina Cojeen
Alfonsio: Daniel Cristofori
Papa: Ted Powers
Bodyguard: Luke Robinson
Aida: Kimberley Wells

COMEDY Best Scene Reading of THE HEIST, by Ryan Northcott

Genre: Comedy, Crime

Two hapless thieves attempt to rob a payday loan store, but two of the patrons have other plans.

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Carina Cojeen
Kyle: Daniel Cristofori
Slim: Luke Robinson

COMEDY Best Scene Reading of THE WONDERFUL INVENTION OF DR. BLANK, by Obayed Khan

Genre: Comedy

A larger than life story of a mad scientist tries to invent something that works to impress a girl

CAST LIST:

Officer #1: Ted Powers
Officer #2: Luke Robinson
Narrator: Carina Cojeen
Old Lady #1: Brianna Riche
Old Lady #2: Kimberley Wells

SCI-FI Best Scene Reading of PAST PRESENCE, by Kevin Mongelli

Genre: Fantasy, Sci-FI

Professor STEPHEN EMERSON (50’s) is obsessed with a book, THE DNALYM RHAPSODY, written by EDGAR GRAVES. It explains his theory of past lives and the ability of man to tap into his consciousness to see his or her other lives. One of Dr. Emerson’s patients commit suicide after it is believed that she saw into her past lives. Several years prior, Edgar, along with his colleagues, DAVIS, SUZANNE, and JULIO ran an experiment on a homeless man. Edgar has a secret lab and an extraordinary machine that allows the person to explore their past.

CAST LIST:

Alicia: Kimberley Wells
Alexine: Brianna Riche
Narrator: Carina Cojeen
Edgar: Luke Robinson
Krystyn: Kesley Dann
Dr. Emerson: Ted Powers

SCI-FI Best Scene Reading of IT’S A NIGHTMARE, by Nicole Quinn

Genre: Fantasy, Sci-Fi

Mina is a rogue dreamer fostered in the Off-grid of Winkin City. How will she suurvive being the Night Mare’s human sacrifice?

CAST LIST:

Bubba: John Marcucci
Narrator: Carina Cojeen
Bob: Daniel Cristofori
Mina: Kimberley Wells

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

Director: Matthew Toffolo

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Camera Op: Mary Cox

April 2018 Festival Events – RSVP your FREE Tickets to these Toronto events.

RSVP the April 2018 FEEDBACK Film Festival Events. 

A showcase of the best short films from around the world!!!

Fest #1: EXPERIMENTAL/DANCE/MUSIC Short Film Festival: Monday April 16th. 7pm Carlton Cinemas in downtown Toronto

http://www.wildsound.ca/experimental_film_festival.html

RSVP at festivalevent@wildsoundfestival.com

Films from Canada, China, Finland, Italy, UK, and the USA

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Fest #2: LGBT & Under 5 Minute Short Film Festival: Thursday April 26th.  7pm Carlton Cinemas in downtown Toronto

http://www.wildsound.ca/lgbt_toronto_festival.html

RSVP at tickets@wildsound.ca

Films from Argentina, Canada, Israel, Sweden, Turkey, UK, and the USA.

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We are introduce the best short films from around the world – guaranteed!

See the full program and info for each film and filmmaker.

To RSVP, simply reply to the emails and RSVP! Or, go to the festival program page and get your tickets there. Tickets are FREE or Pay What you Like to cover the cinema costs.

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!