HIGHLIGHTS & VIDEOS: Animation & Dance Festival – April 11, 2019

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:

BEST ANIMATION FILM: ONE SMALL STEP

BEST DANCE FILM: BODY OF YOUR DREAMS

BEST CHARACTERS: I’M A FIREFIGHTER

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: IN THE HOUSE OF MANTEGNA

BEST MUSIC: ONE LAST TIME

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterLOVE ON THE BALCONY, 4min., USA, Animation/Romance

festival posterIN A HEARTBEAT, 4min., USA, Animation/LGBT

festival posterONE SMALL STEP, 8min., USA, Animation

festival posterBROKEN DREAMS, 3min., UK, Animation

festival posterONE LAST TIME, 5min., Spain, Animation

festival posterDON’T THINK OF A PINK ELEPHANT, 7min., UK, Animation

festival posterSIRENS TANGO, 11min., USA, Dance

festival posterI’M A FIREFIGHTER, 5min., UK, Dance

festival posterBODY OF YOUR DREAMS, 10min., USA, Dance

festival posterOPEN, 5min., USA, Dance

festival posterTHE MIND MADE BODY, 4min., USA, Dance

festival posterIN THE HOUSE OF MANTEGNA, 6min., Italy, Dance

The theme of the April 2019 ANIMATION & DANCE Feedback Film Festival in Toronto was “TIMING”.

Each film was about something or someone being at the exact right time for something.

The 7th event of the Toronto festivals in 2019.

23 more festivals to go in Toronto this year.

See you at the festivals.

– Matthew Toffolo

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March 2019 Winning Films

Submit via FilmFreeway:

 

festival poster#ICANTKEEPQUIET, 4min., USA, Documentary

festival posterSeth Scott™ – elxr_Track3_v2.3, 3min., UK, Music Video

festival posterSTARLIGHT, 4min., UK, Experimental

festival posterDESERTED EYES, 3min., Greece, Animation

festival posterAMOR TI VIETA, 2min., Canada, Animation

festival posterTIENAS, 18TH DEC, 3min., USA, Music Video

festival posterEVERYTHING IS UPSTREAM., 10min., Australia, Animation

festival posterAPPREHENSION, 3min., Canada, Experimental

festival posterBLACK OUT, 15min., Switzerland, Dance

festival posterPORCELAIN, 5min., UK, Dance

festival posterMOVEMENT NEVER LIES, 3min., France, Dance

festival posterTHE VEIL OF ACUMEN, 3min., Canada, Dance

festival posterLET HER OUT, 4min., Canada, Dance

festival posterMIRAGE, 6min., USA, Dance

festival posterHYPRA, 3min., Germany, Dance

 

 

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

Festival Moderators: Kierston Drier, Shepsut Wilson
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Kyle Drier, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Mary Cox, Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Hugh Fraser, Andy Camp, Aser Santos Jr., Zack Arch

HIGHLIGHTS & VIDEOS: Experimental Festival – March 14, 2019

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:

BEST DANCE FILM: BLACK OUT

BEST EXPERIMENTAL FILM: EVERYTHING IS UPSTREAM

BEST PERFORMANCES: MIRAGE

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: STARLIGHT

BEST MUSIC: #ICANTKEEPQUIET

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival poster#ICANTKEEPQUIET, 4min., USA, Documentary

festival posterSeth Scott™ – elxr_Track3_v2.3, 3min., UK, Music Video

festival posterSTARLIGHT, 4min., UK, Experimental

festival posterDESERTED EYES, 3min., Greece, Animation

festival posterAMOR TI VIETA, 2min., Canada, Animation

festival posterTIENAS, 18TH DEC, 3min., USA, Music Video

festival posterEVERYTHING IS UPSTREAM., 10min., Australia, Animation

festival posterAPPREHENSION, 3min., Canada, Experimental

festival posterBLACK OUT, 15min., Switzerland, Dance

festival posterPORCELAIN, 5min., UK, Dance

festival posterMOVEMENT NEVER LIES, 3min., France, Dance

festival posterTHE VEIL OF ACUMEN, 3min., Canada, Dance

festival posterLET HER OUT, 4min., Canada, Dance

festival posterMIRAGE, 6min., USA, Dance

festival posterHYPRA, 3min., Germany, Dance

#ICANTKEEPQUIET Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from Experimental Festival March 2019

Directed by Liam Price

Footage from the Women’s March in Austin, Texas 2018

TIENAS, 18TH DEC Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from Experimental Festival March 2019

Directed by Emily Rose Weinstein

Debut music visuals for angst-ridden, urban track ’18th Dec’ by Mumbai-based rapper Tienas, aka Bobby Boucher — self named on account of a speech impediment he was born with, which incredibly disappears whenever he raps.

THE VEIL OF ACUMEN Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from Experimental Festival March 2019

Directed by Leyla Bikbulatova

Dance video with a focus on questions around identity and its fluidity, meaning that culture and popular media create a define imprint on people’s unconsciousness and the way we see ourselves and others in the world