ANIMATION Festival Testimonial – March 29 2019

A friend of mine who just moved to L.A. from Brooklyn read our script and recommend we enter it. The coverage and feedback were right-on and helped us tighten up and improve things after staring at it for so many months. – Travis McMaster & Tony Interdonato, Writers “Bob’s Burgers” Submit via FilmFreeway:

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ANIMATION Festival Testimonial – March 28 2019

I am really happy with the audience feedback video I received.. First of all, because the audience could understand the feelings that I wanted to convey through my movie and second reason because my animation style also was praised. I am amazed and happy. – Camila Moreira Marques, Filmmaker “Fat” Submit via FilmFreeway:

ANIMATION Festival Testimonial – March 22 2019

I had heard about FEEDBACK many times, and knew that it was part of a wider network of festivals that have been showcasing filmmakers’ work for years. When I realized there was also a screenwriting component to the festival, I felt like it was a great opportunity to, at the very least, get some helpful… Continue reading ANIMATION Festival Testimonial – March 22 2019

ANIMATION Festival Testimonial – March 19 2019

Ever since I took screenwriting seriously, I decided I want to bring my screenplay to life. Problem was, I wasn’t sure the right pathway to achieve that. So I’ve been exploring many options. One such options was one of my connections in Linkedin sent me a link to the storypitches site. I gave that a… Continue reading ANIMATION Festival Testimonial – March 19 2019

Short Film: LOVE ON THE BALCONY, 4min., USA, Animation/Romance

An angry crotchety old man does what he can to ruin his oppressively lovey dovey neighbors. Film Type: Animation, Short, Student Genres: Romatic Comedy, Romance, Animation, Comedy Runtime: 3 minutes 52 seconds Completion Date: May 5, 2017 Country of Origin: United States Film Color: Color

Short Film: IN A HEARTBEAT, 4min., USA, Animation/LGBT

A closeted boy runs the risk of being outed by his own heart after it pops out of his chest to chase down the boy of his dreams. Project Links  Website  Facebook Film Type: Animation, Short, Student Genres: Romantic Comedy, Romance, Animation, LGBTQ Runtime: 4 minutes 5 seconds Completion Date: May 5, 2017 Country of… Continue reading Short Film: IN A HEARTBEAT, 4min., USA, Animation/LGBT

Director Biography – Bobby Pontillas, Andrew Chesworth (ONE SMALL STEP)

Bobby Pontillas went to see Disney’s animated film Tarzan in 1999 and was blown away by the groundbreaking visuals. Since then, Bobby has been determined to make an impact in the animation industry, and is committed to share his unlimited energy and infectiously positive perspective to every project. Bobby brings a wealth of artistic experience,… Continue reading Director Biography – Bobby Pontillas, Andrew Chesworth (ONE SMALL STEP)

Short Film: ONE SMALL STEP, 8min., USA, Animation

What does it take to achieve your dreams? An ambitious young girl endeavors to realize her aspiration of becoming an astronaut with the support of her humble father. Project Links  Website  Facebook  Twitter News & Reviews “Meet The Disney Artists Who Have Gone Indie With A New Company, Taiko Studios” Cartoon Brew https://www.cartoonbrew.com/business/meet-disney-artists-gone-indie-new-company-taiko-studios-154335.html “TAIKO Shoots… Continue reading Short Film: ONE SMALL STEP, 8min., USA, Animation

Short Film: BROKEN DREAMS, 3min., UK, Animation

Sal hopes will power, imagination, and music can bring her and her father’s dreams to life. Sadly, it’s all just a mirage in the desert. Film Type: Animation, Student Genres: Drama Runtime: 2 minutes 45 seconds Completion Date: February 13, 2018 Production Budget: 400 GBP Country of Origin: United Kingdom Country of Filming: United Kingdom… Continue reading Short Film: BROKEN DREAMS, 3min., UK, Animation

February 2019 Film/Screenplay Winners

Submit via FilmFreeway:   SHORT SCREENPLAY: ADVENTURE TIME by Daniel Fishbayn Best Scene SCREENPLAY: MESSS by Grace Nguyen EXTINGUISHED, 4min., USA, Animation/Romance     **** 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:… Continue reading February 2019 Film/Screenplay Winners