Short Film: SPIRIT: A MARTIAN STORY, 10min, USA, Drama/Fantasy

231c6a4517 posterNASA sought evidence of life on Mars.

That search begins with water, and the search for water begins with the study of the rocks and the soil.

That was the historic mission of the rovers SPIRIT and OPPORTUNITY.

This is SPIRITS story.

Short Film: WEEP NOT, 13min., USA, Drama

2000ee5ec4 posterA tale of one woman’s will to heal from an early childhood trauma after the passing of her best friend and confidant, her grandmother. In her attempt to rise above, Journey must make one critical life-altering choice, but can she decide before it’s to late?

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Short Film: OKAY, 3min., USA, Drama

 

F75e0c82ca poster3 minute short about the struggle growing up in an abusive environment.

 

  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    3 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    February 21, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    400 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color

Short Film: I RESIGN, 7min., USA, Drama

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“I Resign” is the first public short film about Institutional Racism that received over 100,000 views on Youtube within 7 days! It is alarming to note that anti-national, anti-constitutional ideas of racism and race superiority are spreading fast in the land of freedom, especially in enterprises, threatening the very own foundation this great country was built upon. This short film is a look into the question – Is racism spreading in United States now?

The short film and its makers have gained a wide followerbase of over 35,000 people, who would be excited to know about the inroads this little film is making and each film festival it gets nominated would be an exciting avenue of interest for our followers. Our team of 7 would be excited to be present during the film festival premiere event and network. We are also excited in supporting the festival in any way we can if there is an opportunity.

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Short Film: HAYLEY, 11min, USA, Drama/Thriller

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A 3 hours flight becomes a race against time for a 24 years old neurotic flight attendant who is doing everything in her power to collect evidence in furtherance of saving an 8 years old girl who she believes is a victim of sexual abuse. The protagonist’s goal becomes imposible to reach thanks to the young girl’s accompanier who avows to be her uncle.

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Short Film: SHOOTER, 11min., USA, Drama

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Coach Michelle “Shooter” Barnes is an ex-high school basketball star who now teaches at her old high school on the southside of Chicago. Coach encounters a ruckus in the school locker room after recess and attempts to intercede. As a result, she is threatened by one of her students and is tested in more ways than expected.

Short Film: LATE, 9min., USA, Drama

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A young girl waits to get picked up from soccer practice when an unexpected stranger arrives.

  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 24 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 10, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    850 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    4:3
  • Film Color:
    Color

Short Film: SERIAL KILLER SUPERSTAR, 6min., USA, Comedy/Horror

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A beaten-down actor in Los Angeles sets his sights on becoming a
serial killer after his favorite ice cream is discontinued.

  • Film Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 55 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 24, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    1,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Sony Fs5
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color

Short Film: WHAT’S YOUR NUMBER? , 18min., USA, Drama

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The story of an unlikely friendship between a Holocaust survivor and a young African American boy who meet at the park on an ordinary afternoon. The kid is waiting for his Mom to pick him up from school, but on that day she doesn’t show up, and his phone dies. The Holocaust survivor notices that the kid has been waiting for a while. He asks him if everything is ok. The kid responds that he doesn’t know what happened to his mom. She is late, and his phone is out of battery. The survivor offers his phone so he can call his mother. The kid immediately notices a number on the old man’s arm. He thinks to himself, “that’s a boring tattoo.” The kid calls his mother and finds out that she got into a car accident, and she will be delayed in picking him up. The survivor stays with the boy until the mother shows up. The kid notices the number tattooed on the survivor’s arm, which leads to a whole conversation about the survivor’s past which includes a dramatic flashback to how he survived. An emotional connection is made between the Holocaust survivor and the African American kid, and a lesson in history is shared between the two. The mother arrives to the park, and the survivor’s son comes to the park looking for his Dad because it is unusual for the old man to stay at the park for so long. The four of them share a warm moment. We learn that each one of us indeed, has a number…

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HIGHLIGHTS, WINNERS & VIDEOS: May 2019 DOCUMENTARY FEEDBACK Film Festival

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:

BEST FILM: REDEMPTION SQUARE

BEST CHARACTERS: WE THE CHILDREN

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: UNDOCUMENTED

BEST MUSIC: THIS IS WHAT DEMOCRACY LOOKS LIKE

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterI AM MEANT TO BE THIS WAY, 10min., USA, Documentary festival posterWE THE CHILDREN, 22min., USA, Documentary
festival posterTHE PETITION IN BOOTS, 5min., USA, Documentary/Animation festival posterTHIS IS WHAT DEMOCRACY LOOKS LIKE, 20min., USA, Documentary
festival posterREDEMPTION SQUARE, 19min., USA, Documentary festival posterUNDOCUMENTED, 6min., USA, Documentary

The theme of the May 2019 DOCUMENTARY Feedback Film Festival in Toronto was “Equality”.

Each film was about someone or a group pushing to be equality for all.

The 5th event of the LA festivals in 2019.

7 more festivals to go in Los Angeles this year.

See you at the festivals.

– Matthew Toffolo