20 Carlton St, Toronto, ON
SPECIAL EVENT: Best of LGBT Short Films from around the world:
RSVP your FEEDBACK Toronto Film Festival seats. FREE or make a donation to the festival. This could be the best selection of films we’ve ever showcased
Thursday June 22nd event. 7pm to 9pm, Carlton Cinemas, 20 Carlton Street.
RSVP your seats now for the event. Plus, see full details of every film being played.
Amazing LGBT short films from the USA, Australia, UK, India, and Israel.
This month’s festival is a pack lineup of LGBT comedy, drama, romance, dance and sci-fi.
Giving you films from all corners of the world in different genres and formats. And there is a theme that ties all the films together. You pick the theme on the night and you win a big prize!
MOVING PRAGUE was shown at the July 30 2015 WILDsound FEEDBACK Film Festival in downtown Toronto, Canada.
Watch the Audience FEEDBACK of MOVING PRAGUE:
“It kind of brought a tear in my eyes.”
“The language of dance is absolutely beautiful.”
“The most beautiful and pleasing film that I have seen at this festival.”
“A powerful film about the constrast and movements between people and the machinery around them.”
MOVING PRAGUE was Directed by Jevan Chowdhury
This short film observes the meeting of 58 dancers and the capital of the Czech Republic. Captured over 3 days, Moving Prague propels art from completely different sources, then packs it back together again.
Go to http://www.moving-cities.com/ and learn more about this film and its series.
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Deadline FEEDBACK Toronto Film Festival:
– FULL FEEDBACK on your film from the audience. Garner an audience feedback video on your film.
RSVP for the Thursday February 26th Film Festival – Best of Short Films from Canada, Turkey, Greece, Australia. 7pm, Carlton Cinemas in downtown Toronto, Canada
You can also buy a festival pass for only $40 for the 2015 season, which includes a FREE ticket to all 10 events.
Our first film festival of 2015 is an excellent lineup of films:
TOY BOY, 8min, Canada, Documentary/Family
Directed by March Mercanti
A 30-year-old lives at home with his parents, their two cats … and 5,000 toy
THE MAN WHO FED HIS SHADOW, 18min, Greece, Drama/Magic
Directed by Mario Garefo
A man intrudes on rich people’s dinners claiming that he can collect the food from their table and feed his shadow which, curiously enough, is a female figure.
FIXED, 7min, Australia, Comedy/Family
Directed by Codey Wilson
Jemimah wants Tilly to have puppies. At any cost.
THE WHEEL OF TIME, 12min, Turkey, Thriller/Future
Directed by Kagan Kerimoglu
In a world where humans believe to possess immortality, but are actually murdered by the government, a hacker struggles to inform others about the danger through a secret network that he created. When government finds out about his actions, he becomes their next target.
MY BUDDY, 24min, Canada, Drama/Future
Directed by Mark Moliterni
Through the story of a lonely old man and his android robot butler, “My Buddy” celebrates the power of movies and TV to connect us.
Today we’re going back to the first film festival event of 2014. The first of 10 film festival events for the year.
The THEME of the event was WAITING. Every film showcased at the event was about waiting for something to happen.
Talk about a great selection of films. Take a look at the full details of movies showcased, plus all of their audience feedback videos: http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/march_2014_film_festival.html
The audience selected the Brazilian film THE PACKAGE as the best film of the night. Watch the feedback video from the Toronto audience:
The Package is a delicate and sweet love history between two young gay men. One of them is HIV positive. It has a powerful and contemporary message of acceptance and tolerance.
The audience then selected the Norwegian Sci-Fi/Comedy short SPACEWRECKED as the best performances. Watch feedback video:
Spacewrecked could be the most unique and clever film we’ve ever showcased. It’s Curb You Enthusiasm in space!
It was a great start to our year as we’ve showcased some amazing films from all over the world.
Three more events to go in 2014. If you’re in the Toronto area, make sure you attend our upcoming events. Next one is Thursday October 30th at the Carlton Cinemas:
We’ve come a long way with this festival. The idea for a feedback film festival was simple in its nature, but it took a bit to really nail the TONE of the moderation session. At the beginning the talk was very black and white – either someone hated the film or they loved it. A Siskel & Ebert thumps up/thumps down approach. It took me about 2 years to really understand how to direct the conversation. I’ve never been interested in simple judgments as I always thought that everything is somewhere in the middle, especially films. So what we try to do is have a conversation with the audience that is about feeling.
Whenever I’ve made a film my mission was to tell a story with true emotion within the context of the genre, plot, and setting. Whatever the situation is, it needs to have a real feel to it like this is happening. It’s the search of finding out what this all means and why we’re here. And I’m not trying to be wanky or elitist saying someone like that. Sometimes a raunchy comedy has more truth in it than a dark drama.
That’s what I’m trying to do in these audience feedback videos. To try to figure out the truth in the particular film we’re talking about. And because we are showing so many great films at our festival these days, it’s becoming easier to figure that out.
– Matthew Toffolo