LA Feedback Film Festival Testimonial – November 28 2018

Sarah Gampel

The Los Angeles FEEDBACK Film & Screenplay Festival screening event was great. Great host, great location and wonderful and smart audience who were eager to give their feedback. This is now one of my absolutely favorite film festivals in LA and I hope to submit my future films to them. I will gladly recommend it to any filmmaker who is willing to hear honest and thoughtful audience feedback. One great thing here is that the filmmaker does not need to stand in front of the audience while they are sharing their thoughts about the film. Here the audience gets to think and talk freely about the film without the filmmaker having answer to questions or even defending the film. This is great!

 

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LA Feedback Film Festival Testimonial – October 28 2018

I just saw the email and the video. YOU GUYS ARE GREAT! Thank you a lot for the video! Not many festivals do that! And thank you so much for the award! It means really a lot!!

– Gabriele Fabbro (NAU)

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LA Feedback Festival Testimonial – October 25 2018

Filmmaker Sreejith Nair (THE COLOR OF ME)

The comments that I really loved was when an audience member said, “I can relate to this movie”. That comment really showed me that this movie accomplished it’s mission of addressing the issue of racism while still being a fantasy film about a girl with a curse. And just listening to the audience talk about scenes in the film and connecting it to their actual life really raised my spirits and made me believe we did a film that is important.

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LA Feedback Film Festival Testimonial – October 24 2018

I was pleasantly surprised, I was shocked, because for the first time I realized that people across the world watched my movie all together. That’s crazy! I loved the feedback, It’s nice that people picked up on such small details like the apple and the way we dressed up the devil. There were little Easter eggs spread across the film, it’s nice that people picked up on that! The whole conversation about The Monkees was a direct reference to the story of how the devil got ‘kicked out’ of heaven (in the Quran). The restaurant ‘Sidora’ is an anagram for ‘Dorsia’, the restaurant in American Psycho. I wanted to link the whole Yuppy culture to Mason so that’s where the anagram came from. Stuff like that made it more meaningful to me and I hope the audience agrees.

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FEEDBACK FILM FESTIVAL – Thursday December 6, 2018. 7pm.

The FEEDBACK Monthly Film Festival coming to Los Angeles.. Our LA home is Regal L.A. LIVE Cinemas, located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles (beside the Staples Center) at 1000 W Olympic Blvd.. The event runs from 7pm to 9:10pm.Showcasing the best of short films from around the world, while maintaining our audience feedback format moderated by Shepsut Wilson.

Tickets are FREE or PAY WHAT YOU LIKE. Reserve your tickets online.

If you like to obtain seats in advance and pick them up on the day of the event (come for FREE, or make a donation), please email us at latickets@wildsoundfestival.com  and we’ll reserve seats for you.



FIRST ACT PROGRAM SERIES

A PIACERE, 7min, USA, Drama

Directed by Andy Brewster

A violin student wrestles with her motivations for studying what she loves.

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CASEY, 6min., USA, Drama

Directed by Shanrica Evans

A teenager with gender dysphoria witnesses the physical assault of a transgender woman.

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STOLEN, 5min., USA, Drama/Crime

Directed by Kevin Caulfield

When a scrappy teen faces consequences for stealing car stereos, he must decide if he will continue a life of crime in order to provide for his family.

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MISCREANT, 10min., Crime/Thriller
Directed by Rocky Ramsey

Anderson McCarthy, a young law-school graduate, walks two small town detectives through his life threatening turn of events while visiting his Uncle Billy for the very first time.

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I’LL BE FINE, 3min., USA, Drama

Directed by Damien Starr

Sofia is excited about her date, but she hasn’t quite told the full story about herself.

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SECOND ACT PROGRAM


TOM IN COUCHLAND, 2min., USA, Animation/Comedy

Directed by James Just

A stoner dude is sucked into the couch and must battle crazy couch creatures in search of his remote.

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THE ONE THAT ROLLED AWAY, 6min., USA, Comedy

Directed by Jared LaPine

Dating in Los Angeles can be hard.

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I GOT A CALLBACK, 15min., USA, Comedy

Directed by Christopher Fox

An actor is put to the test in an audition that goes left.

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WRITER’S WORKSHOP, 11min., USA, Comedy

Directed by Ryan Francis Johnson

Aspiring writer, Jeremy, attends an exclusive writer’s workshop session. A dark, absurdist look at the world of peer review.

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MURDER IN THE CAT HOUSE, 4min., USA, Comedy

Directed by Kristy Linderholm

Exes, a shooting, a dead body. Not necessarily in that order

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SEX BOMB, 3min., USA, Comedy

Directed by Michael Gene Conti

The blood starts pumping when a rough-neck SWAT team faces off against a ticking time bomb that only one of them has the “equipment” to defuse.

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Director Biography – Andy Brewster (A PIACERE)

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After gaining a foundation in the basics of storytelling through developing award-winning, viral stop-motion animations with LEGO, Andy turned his sights towards live action projects after falling in love with the stories of J.R.R. Tolkien and their on-screen adaptations. During high school he took a number of classes, pursued freelance work, and was involved with several narrative projects including Unbridled (2017), “Juliana” (2017), “To Die For” (2016), and his own award-winning short, “After Yesterday” (2017).

Andy currently attends Biola University near Los Angeles to major in Cinema and Media Arts (with a concentration in Production), minor in Music (with an emphasis on violin performance), and study great books through the Torrey Honors Institute.

Since arriving at Biola he has delved headfirst into further developing his creative arsenal beyond his normal coursework by interning on the university’s video team, joining dozens of other student projects, and organizing group activities and screenings. And, he is also producing and acting as 1st Assistant Director on the feature film Rubaru by Marco Zambrana that begins shooting in August, 2018.

Short Film: A PIACERE, 7min, USA, Drama

Bfef5b910c posterA violin student wrestles with her motivations for studying what she loves.

 

  • Film Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 22 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 20, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    50 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital HD
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.35
  • Film Color:
    Color