Redemption Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from Sept. 2019 Experimental Festival in LA

REDEMPTION, 7min., USA, Experimental

Directed by Anthony Venezia

Deals with the death and resurrection of the human essence. This is not about a physical death but a spiritual one. The themes are my abstract interpretations of actual events that I have experienced. Those experiences dealt with the death of hope and spirit and their restorations.

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Rangwang Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from Sept. 2019 Experimental Festival in LA

RANGWANG, 6min., Canada, Experimental

Directed by Kate Kroll

An experimental documentary containing interviews with Tibetan refugees as they discuss Tibetan self immolation, their feelings about it, and what would drive somone to commit such an extreme act.

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Passage Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from Sept. 2019 Experimental Festival in LA

PASSAGE, 2min., Australia, Animation/Experimental

Directed by Ashley Young

A surreal and expressionistic animation. A painted female figure steps through a doorway, undergoing a surreal exploration of body and identity, whilst being confronted with distortions of herself. Digitally painted frame by frame animation.

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Black Lives Matter Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from Sept. 2019 Experimental Festival in LA

BLACK LIVES MATTER, 9min., USA, Experimental

Directed by Rosella Joseph

Six black women dancers interpret the struggles of racism and police brutality through there movements.

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June 2019 Winning Films

Submit via FilmFreeway:

 

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

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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