HIGHLIGHTS, WINNERS & VIDEOS: July 2020 DRAMA FEEDBACK Film Festival

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:
BEST FILM: TERRA BEACH
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: SPIRIT: A MARTIAN STORY
BEST PERFORMANCESS: WEEP NOT
BEST SOUND & MUSIC: PLAY

Theme of night: Coming to terms.

NOTE: Festival took place during the COVID-19 virus lockdown so all screenings were held in private.

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterPLAY, 13min., Poland, Drama

festival posterOKAY, 3min., USA, Drama

festival posterWEEP NOT, 13min., USA, Drama

festival posterSPIRIT: A MARTIAN STORY, 10min, USA, Drama/Fantasy

festival posterTERRA BEACH, 20min, Canada, Sci-Fi/Drama

festival posterBLACK STAINS, 14min, USA, Experimental/Dance

festival posterWHEN EARTH TOOK A BREATH, 5min., USA, Music

festival posterMONOH – With Attitude, 4min., Germany, Music

festival posterSTRUT – 1980s, 5min., Australia, Music

festival posterAMERICAN QUARTET, 9min., USA, Music

festival posterAgoria – Call of the Wild, 5min., France, Music

festival posterSEARCHING FOR WONDER, 6min., USA, Music

festival posterUNDER THE WATERFALL – THE AVENGER, 3min., France, Music

The beginning of a (temporary) new era.

See you at the festivals. Whenever that happens!

– Matthew Toffolo

HIGHLIGHTS, WINNERS & VIDEOS: May 2020 ACTION/CRIME/THRILLER FEEDBACK Film Festival (Los Angeles)

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:
BEST FANTASY FILM: MR. SUSHI
BEST ACTION FILM: LUNCHTIME IS OVER
BEST THRILLER FILM: SERIAL DATER
BEST PERFORMANCES: WASTERS
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: THE SECRET BOX
BEST SOUND & MUSIC: TIDE OF GHOSTS

Theme of night: Outside influences.

NOTE: Festival took place during the COVID-19 virus lockdown so all screenings were held in private.

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterEL VIAJE, 15min., USA, Thriller/Drama

festival posterTHE SECRET BOX, 10min., 10min., Austria, Sci-Fi/Fantasy

festival posterFOREVER MINE, 1min., USA, Thriler/Noir

festival posterWASTERS, 15min, USA, Action

festival posterCEMETERY TALES: A Tale of Two Sisters, 20min., USA, Thriller

festival posterMR. SUSHI, 13min., USA, Fantasy

festival posterLUNCHTIME IS OVER, 6min,. USA, Action

festival posterTHE KOI, 15min., Action

festival posterSERIAL DATER, 6min., USA, Thriller

festival posterTIDE OF GHOSTS, 26min, UK, Thriller/Supernatural

The beginning of a (temporary) new era.

See you at the festivals. Whenever that happens!

– Matthew Toffolo

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 – DECEMBER 2019 DRAMA/COMEDY Short Film Festival

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:
BEST DRAMA FILM: THE PASSPORT
BEST COMEDY FILM: THE GET TOGETHER
BEST PERFORMANCES: APPY DAYS
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: APPY DAYS
BEST MUSIC: A DOG STORY

Theme of night: Identity. Who we are under stress and strange circumstances.

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterTHE PASSPORT, 15min., China, Drama/Film Noir

festival posterWHAT’S YOUR NUMBER? , 18min., USA, Drama

festival posterSERIAL KILLER SUPERSTAR, 6min., USA, Comedy/Horror

festival posterA DOG’S STORY, 7min., USA, Comedy

festival posterAPPY DAYS, 20min, USA, Comedy/Family

festival posterTHE GET TOGETHER, 12min., USA, Comedy

The last event for Los Angeles in 2019.

See you at the festivals.

– Matthew Toffolo

HIGHLIGHTS, WINNERS & VIDEOS: JUNE 2019 DRAMA & COMEDY FEEDBACK Film Festival

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:

BEST FILM: ELI

BEST COMEDY: PLEASURE PALS

BEST PERFORMANCES: SCATTERED

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: ELPIDA

BEST MUSIC: MEMORY BOX

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterSCATTERED,9min., Canada, Comedy

festival posterPLEASURE PALS, 10min., USA, Comedy/Animation

festival posterBIG BOOOM, 4min., Russia, Drama/Animation

festival posterELI, 11min., UK, Drama

festival posterELPIDA, 7min., 7min., USA, Drama/Sci-Fi

festival posterMEMORY BOX, 11min., USA, Drama

festival posterA ROOMBA’S TALE, 5min., USA, Comedy

festival posterTHE SERPENT IN THE APPLE, 18min., USA, Comedy/Documentary

festival posterT.I.M: This Is Me, 4min., UK, Drama

The theme of the June 2019 DRAMA & COMEDY Feedback Film Festival in Toronto was “Reinvention of the Soul”.

Each film was about a character who reinvents themselves to a new purpose.

The 6th event of the Los Angeles festivals in 2019.

6 more festivals to go in LA this year.

See you at the festivals.

– Matthew Toffolo

The Serpent In The Apple Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from the June 2019 LA FEEDBACK Film Festival

THE SERPENT IN THE APPLE, 18min., USA, Comedy/Documentary

Directed by Nathan Luttrull

A documentary-style short about a group of hopeful, would-be filmmakers as they follow an unlikely protagonist who will change the course of their lives forever.

CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!

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Elpida Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from the June 2019 LA FEEDBACK Film Festival

ELPIDA, 7min., 7min., USA, Drama/Sci-Fi

Directed by Julio J. Irizarry & Charlie Espinel

Through a mysterious road map and compass, a young explorer receives a message that transcends space and time. She is then led on a quest to discover the truth behind her destiny.

CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!

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HIGHLIGHTS & VIDEOS: March 2019 LA FEEDBACK Film Festival

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:

BEST FILM: PROCESSING STATION

BEST COMEDY FILM: MISTER EGG

BEST PERFORMANCES: SECONDBORN

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: THE NOISES OF THE LIGHT

BEST MUSIC: FARTMAN

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterFARTMAN, 13min., USA, Comedy

festival posterFIGHTER, 7min., USA, Drama

festival posterMISTER EGG, 8min., UK, Comedy

festival posterPROCESSING STATION, 15min., USA, Comedy

festival posterSECONDBORN, 17min., USA, Drama

festival posterTHE COOK AND THE CHEF, 6min., USA, Comedy/Animation

festival posterTHE NOISE OF THE LIGHT, 23min., France, Drama/Sci-Fi

The theme of the March 2019 COMEDY/DRAMA Feedback Film Festival in Toronto was “Higher Power”.

Each film was about someone or something searching for that element greater than them.

The 3rd event of the Los Angeles festivals in 2019.

9 more festivals to go in Los Angeles this year.

See you at the festivals.

– Matthew Toffolo

HIGHLIGHTS & VIDEOS: February 2019 LA FEEDBACK Film Festival

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:

BEST FILM: OF SILENCE

BEST DANCE FILM: CAUGHT IN THE CHAMBER

BEST PERFORMANCES: FRANCISZKA

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: PERSONA

BEST MUSIC: LOVE IS WILD

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterOF SILENCE, 6min., Belgium, Dance festival poster“ROPPONGI BOYS” JET LAGZ, 2min., Poland, Music
festival posterPOSITIVE, 2min., France, Experimental festival posterADORINE, 4min., Cyprus, Music
festival posterFRANCISZKA, 8min., Canada, Dance festival posterSOMEWHERE IN THEIR HEADS, 13min., UK, Musical/Documentary
festival posterSTAR IN THE EAST, 2min., USA, Musical festival posterDANCERS, 2min., USA, Dance
festival posterTHE DUCHESS, 7min., USA, Experimental festival posterPERSON(A), 5min., USA, Dance
festival posterCAUGHT IN THE CHAMBER, 7min., USA, Dance festival posterTHE NATURE OF CONSCIOUSNESS, 5min., USA, Dance
festival posterLOVE IS WILD, 2min, USA, Music

The theme of the February 2019 EXPERIMENTAL/MUSIC/DANCE Feedback Film Festival in Los Angeles was “Exploring Self Identity”.

Each film was about one exploring who they really are using many artistic elements and storytelling techniques.

The 2nd event of the Los Angeles festivals in 2019.

10 more festivals to go in Los Angeles this year.

See you at the festivals.

– Matthew Toffolo

HIGHLIGHTS, WINNERS & VIDEOS: December 2018 DRAMA/COMEDY FEEDBACK Film Festival

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:

BEST FILM: I’LL BE FINE

BEST COMEDY: WRITER’S WORKSHOP

BEST PERFORMANCES: CASEY

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: SEX BOMB

BEST MUSIC: THE ONE THAT ROLLED AWAY

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterA PIACERE, 7min, USA, Drama

festival posterCASEY, 6min., USA, Drama

festival posterSTOLEN, 5min., USA, Drama/Crime

festival posterMISCREANT, 10min., Crime/Thriller

festival posterI’LL BE FINE, 3min., USA, Drama

festival posterTOM IN COUCHLAND, 2min., USA, Animation/Comedy

festival posterTHE ONE THAT ROLLED AWAY, 6min., USA, Comedy

festival posterI GOT A CALLBACK, 15min., USA, Comedy

festival posterWRITER’S WORKSHOP, 11min., USA, Comedy

festival posterMURDER IN THE CAT HOUSE, 4min., USA, Comedy

festival posterSEX BOMB, 3min., USA, Comedy

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There is an episode about this festival in our archives as we talk about the audience and all the great films we showcased at this event.

The theme of the December 2018 Comedy/Drama Feedback Film Festival in Toronto was “Exposure”.

Each film was about someone or something being exposed – in a good and not so good way!

Great way to complete the 2018 season. 12 festival in Los Angeles in 2018 and 12 sucesses. Couldn’t be more happier with first official year in LA. Great city. Great people. Great films. Great cinema. This was the first year of many.

See you at the festivals.

– Matthew Toffolo