1st Scene Script Reading: Reset Button, by Paul Root

Thirty-something “ne’er do” well Cameron discovers his dear Grandmother, Peggy, has cancer, and not long to live. Not able to cope, Cameron hits rock bottom, until Peggy tells him if he completes a simple list, he stands to inherit a small fortune. After a chance meeting with the steel willed and wild Laura, Cameron is swept around the world, and finally having a life worth living…but will he accept it?

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Carina Cojeen
Cameron: Nikolai Afanasev
Peggy: Julie Sheppard

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

HIGHLIGHTS & VIDEOS: January 2020 FEEDBACK Film Festival

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:
BEST DRAMA FILM: HAYLEY
BEST ROMANCE FILM: LIFT
BEST PERFORMANCES: AN ASPIRATIONAL SPACE
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: LOVE IN SEASONS
BEST MUSIC: SHOOTER

Theme of night: Misunderstanding

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterA TURBAN & A BEARD, 8min, Canada, Drama

festival posterSHOOTER, 11min., USA, Drama

festival posterLATE, 9min., USA, Drama

festival posterHAYLEY, 11min, USA, Drama/Thriller

festival posterAN ASPIRATIONAL SPACE, 8min, USA, Drama

festival posterBOOKENDS, 6min, USA, Romance/Drama

festival posterLOVE IN SEASONS, 6min., USA, Romance/Drama

festival posterPROM QUEENS, 4min, USA, Romance/Teen

festival posterLIFT, 13min., 13min. USA, Comedy

The first event in Los Angeles in 2020.
11 more festival events in 2020.

See you at the festivals.

– Matthew Toffolo

Prom Queens Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from Jan. 2020 LA Feedback Film Festival

A girl who doesn’t want to be at the school dance decides to make a bold move.

  • Film Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 31 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 11, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    300 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    2K, Canon C500, Odyssey 7Q+
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color

Love In Seasons Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from Jan. 2020 LA Feedback Film Festival

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Even when love begins or ends, the seasons will continue to change.

  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Romance, Drama
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 39 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 12, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    700 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Film Color:
    Color

Bookends Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from Jan. 2020 LA Feedback Film Festival

An empty-nester couple rekindle their flame after realizing how much love and care, though they express it in totally different ways, they have for each other.

Director – Lai Jiang
  • Film Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 53 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 6, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color

An Aspirational Space Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from Jan. 2020 LA Feedback Film Festival

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After her relationship abruptly ends, a woman isolates herself in a new apartment in an attempt to rebuild her life. Her sister recommends a popular self-help guide that focuses on organizing, tidying, and simplifying life, written by an artist-turned-newsletter-writer-turned- influencer. As she falls deeper into the world of the book, the woman finally feels in control of her life for the first time in years – but nothing can stop her as she attempts to obtain and maintain An Aspirational Space.

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