June 2019 Winning Films

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festival posterSHINRIN-YOKU, 6min., USA, Experimental

festival posterTOM, 8min., USA, Experimental/Horror

festival posterNOBODY’S HOME, 4min, Canada, Music Video

festival posterGET BACK, 3min., USA, Experimental

festival posterDO NOT SING TO ME, MY BEAUTY, 6min., Netherlands, Music

festival posterPASSAGE, 6min., France, Experimental

festival posterFLORETS, 4min., USA, Dance/Music Video

festival posterWATERMORPHOSIS, 4min., Germany, Dance

festival posterUHAMBO, 5min., Australia, Dance

festival posterWEIGHTLESS, 5min., Canada, Dance

festival posterHAPPY ENDING, 4min., Australia, Dance

festival posterMINE, 8min., USA, Dance

 

 

 

Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com

Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Kyle Drier, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Denissa Palmer, Temitope Akinterinwa, Efren Zapata, Zack Arch

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HIGHLIGHTS & VIDEOS: Experimental & Music & Dance Festival – June 27, 2019

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:

BEST FILM: PASSAGE

BEST DANCE FILM: WEIGHTLESS

BEST PERFORMANCES: GET BACK

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: WATERMORPHOSIS

BEST MUSIC: DO NOT SING TO ME, MY BEAUTY

THEME: Reborn

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterSHINRIN-YOKU, 6min., USA, Experimental

festival posterTOM, 8min., USA, Experimental/Horror

festival posterNOBODY’S HOME, 4min, Canada, Music Video

festival posterGET BACK, 3min., USA, Experimental

festival posterDO NOT SING TO ME, MY BEAUTY, 6min., Netherlands, Music

festival posterPASSAGE, 6min., France, Experimental

festival posterFLORETS, 4min., USA, Dance/Music Video

festival posterWATERMORPHOSIS, 4min., Germany, Dance

festival posterUHAMBO, 5min., Australia, Dance

festival posterWEIGHTLESS, 5min., Canada, Dance

festival posterHAPPY ENDING, 4min., Australia, Dance

festival posterMINE, 8min., USA, Dance

The theme of the June 2019 EXPERIMENTAL/DANCE/MUSIC Feedback Film Festival in Toronto was “Reborn”.

Each film was about a character or situation of reborn.

The 18th event of the Toronto festivals in 2019.

16 more festivals to go in Toronto this year.

See you at the festivals.

– Matthew Toffolo

WEIGHTLESS Short Film – Audience FEEDBACK from Experimental/Music/Dance Festival June 2019

WEIGHTLESS, 5min., Canada, Dance

Directed by German Prieto

What happens when we allow ourselves to shift perspectives? When we defy established concepts such as “direction”? Perhaps, just perhaps, up is not up, and we need to look down.

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WATERMORPHOSIS Short Film – Audience FEEDBACK from Experimental/Music/Dance Festival June 2019

WATERMORPHOSIS, 4min., Germany, Dance

Directed by Lorenz Reisel

Weightlessly, life moves through dark infinity, a mystical space without threat. The dance embodies the beauty of nature, appears innocent. But as suddenly as it arises, it becomes vulnerable and physical – life is suffocated by dead matter.

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UHAMBO Short Film – Audience FEEDBACK from Experimental/Music/Dance Festival June 2019

UHAMBO, 5min., Australia, Dance

Directed by Thubalethu Ndibali

Uhambo is a short film about a youth embarking on a journey of discovery of his own culture after being in Australia for 10 years. It explores the idea of reconnecting with people of his origin, through dance and culture.

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TOM Short Film – Audience FEEDBACK from Experimental/Music/Dance Festival June 2019

TOM, 8min., USA, Experimental/Horror

Directed by Joshua Nicholas Goodman, Justin William Houghton

Experimental horror film studying a ‘Peeping Tom’ as he gathers footage and reviews his findings amidst a storm of psychedelic visuals.

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SHINRIN-YOKU Short Film – Audience FEEDBACK from Experimental/Music/Dance Festival June 2019

SHINRIN-YOKU, 6min., USA, Experimental

Directed by Mark Knight

Forest bathing is the practice of taking a short, leisurely visit to a forest for health benefits. The practice originated in Japan where it is called shinrin-yoku.

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