LA Festival 1st Scene Script Reading: AWAY WITH MY HEART, by Hoyt Richards

A washed up, womanizing, alcoholic country singer is forced to revaluate his life when he discovers not only is he dying of cancer but he also has a twenty-year old daughter that he never knew he had.

CAST LIST:

Stage Manager: Sean Ballantyne
Beau: Pierre Simpson
Narration: Esther Tribault
Sally: Elizabeth Erhart
Groupie Girl: Nadine Charleson
Carol: Tiffany Davison

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: Music & Dance Festival – February 6, 2020

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:
BEST FILM: SHIFT
BEST DANCE PERFORMERS: SONDER
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: LOOK OUT
BEST MUSIC: DUET NO. 4

Theme of night: Our True Instincts

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterTHE WEB OPERA Episode 3, 13min., USA, Music Short festival posterLOOK OUT, 6min., USA, Experimental
festival posterFREE FALL, 3min., USA, Music Short festival posterSOCIAL MEDIA BLUES, 4min., USA, Music Short
festival posterEVE, 4min., USA, Dance festival posterSCREAMING SHAPES, 6min, USA, Dance
festival posterTAKE ME THERE, 3min., USA, Dance festival posterHIS PARTY, 4min., USA, Dance
festival posterCOHORT 707, 6min., USA, Dance festival posterDUET NO. 4, 3min., USA, Dance
festival posterSHIFT, 8min., USA, Dance festival posterSONDER, 9min., USA, Dance

The 2nd festival in Los Angeles in 2020.
10 more festival events in 2020.

See you at the festivals.

– Matthew Toffolo

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