Short Film: LOCOMOTIVE 8 – ENCORE, 3min., Canada, Experimental

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An astronaut travels deep into a black hole to find a way to save his dying love.

  • Film Type:
    Animation, Music Video, Short
  • Genres:
    Sc-Fi, Romance
  • Runtime:
    2 minutes 59 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 24, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Film Language:
    French
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.18:1
  • Film Color:

Short Film: PLUS MINUS, 1min., Germany, Music Video

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In mathematics, plus minus indicates a choice of exactly two possible values, one of which is the negation of the other.
This is my interpretation of a couple trying to survive the insurmountable differences between them.

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  • Film Type:
    Experimental, Music Video, Short, Web / New Media, Other
  • Genres:
    romance, narrative, lyrical, short, drama, lifestyle, travel, vignette, lovestory, breakup, minishort, microshort
  • Runtime:
    1 minute 27 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 15, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    10,000 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
    Germany
  • Country of Filming:
    Spain
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    RED
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color

TOP 100 Reviewed Festival on FilmFreeway

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Dear Experimental, Dance & Music Film Festival,

Congratulations! Your festival has ranked as one of the Top 100 Best Reviewed Festivals on FilmFreeway for the month of July!

According to reviews from real FilmFreeway users, your festival ranks in the top 2% of more than 6,000 film festivals and creative contests around the world. No doubt, this ranking is a testament to the countless hours of hard work and care that you and your staff have devoted to creating such a wonderful event.

We’re especially proud to be partnered with amazing events like yours that help independent film continue to thrive.

JULY 2018 EXPERIMENTAL Short Films

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festival posterPUPPETS AND PUSHPINS, 4min., Canada, Dance/Music Video

festival posterTHE BUTTER KNIFE, 6min., USA, Comedy/Romance

festival posterTHE LEGEND OF RASPUTIN, 13min., Canada, Family/Animation

 

 

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

Festival Moderators: Kierston Drier, Shepsut Wilson
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Festival Directors: Mary Cox, Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: John Johnson, Isabal Cupryn, Aser Santos Jr., Zack Arch

July 9 2018 – Today’s Experimental Festival TESTIMONIAL

Gregor Errath
Gregor Errath

We could not participate at the festival, but they made video on feedback on our Music Video screening, and this was really interesting.
Highly recommended!

5 Star Review
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WHERE AM I – COLACOASTER, 3min., Italy/Austria, Music Video
Directed by Michael Durr & Mathias FellnerMusic video for track ‘Where Am I’ of Colacoaster’s Debut Album. Shot on location in Sicily.CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!

JUNE 2018 EXPERIMENTAL Short Films

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festival poster01, 7min., Germany, Experimental/Animation

festival posterSTAR RUNNER, 2min., USA, Animation/Experimental

festival posterTWICE UPON A TIME, 14min., Serbia, Animation/Fantasy

festival posterOH MY…., 4min,., USA, Animation/Music Video

festival posterOH! UGANDA, 5min., Uganda, Animation/Documentary

festival posterLAND OF MINE, 4min., Germany, Experimental

festival posterWHERE AM I – COLACOASTER, 3min., Italy/Austria, Music Video

festival posterSUNFLOWER SUTRA, 4min., Netherlands, Music Video

festival posterTROUBLE, 3min., Austria, Music Video

festival posterSUPPLE HEARTS, 5min., UK, Experimental

festival posterHAUL, 5min., Czech Republic, Music Video

festival posterBURIED, 14min., UK, Thriller/War

festival posterAINHOA, 19min, Spain, Drama/Thriller

festival posterSTREAM OF DOUBTS, 11min., France, Drama/Fantasy

festival posterMEASURE, 2min, UK, Horror/Drama

festival posterLIFE ON MARS, 16min., Spain, Drama

festival posterVINDICTE, 26min., Germany, Drama/Family

 

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

Festival Moderators: Kierston Drier, Shepsut Wilson
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Festival Directors: Mary Cox, Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: John Johnson, Isabal Cupryn, Aser Santos Jr., Zack Arch

HIGHLIGHTS & VIDEOS: Experimental Festival – June 28, 2018

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:

BEST FILM: SUPPLE HEARTS

BEST ANIMATION: 01

BEST PERFORMANCES: SUPPLE HEARTS

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: LAND OF MINE

BEST MUSIC: SUNFLOWER SUTRA

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival poster01, 7min., Germany, Experimental/Animation

festival posterSTAR RUNNER, 2min., USA, Animation/Experimental

festival posterTWICE UPON A TIME, 14min., Serbia, Animation/Fantasy

festival posterOH MY…., 4min,., USA, Animation/Music Video

festival posterOH! UGANDA, 5min., Uganda, Animation/Documentary

festival posterLAND OF MINE, 4min., Germany, Experimental

festival posterWHERE AM I – COLACOASTER, 3min., Italy/Austria, Music Video

festival posterSUNFLOWER SUTRA, 4min., Netherlands, Music Video

festival posterTROUBLE, 3min., Austria, Music Video

festival posterSUPPLE HEARTS, 5min., UK, Experimental

festival posterHAUL, 5min., Czech Republic, Music Video

The theme of the June 2018 ANIMATION & EXPERIMENTAL FEEDBACK Film Festival in Toronto was “Innocence Lost”. Every single film was about characters who lost their idealism.

These types of festivals bring on a whole new crowd and with that an entirely new conversation in the feedback section. These are divisive films that many times attempt to make a social or political commentary on the world.

In the other festivals, the conversation is more about the storytelling – the plots and characters in the films we present. With the Animation & Experimental Festival the discussions lean more towards the thematics and overall points of the film. The subtext and emotions. How is makes us feel!

So if an audience member would go to our Comedy Festival for example on week, an then this festival the next week, they would think we are at a different venue or city.

I like these festivals. The event and films always makes me think days afterward. It stays with me for a long time. I keep going back to the films and what was said.

There is SO much talent out there. It’s amazing actually. Whatever we can do to help get more people to see these films.

See you at the festivals.

– Matthew Toffolo