Winning ANIMATION Short Screenplay: Manō a Mano, by Brittany Biggs

Manō a Mano is a short, animated film illustrating the human impact on sharks and coral reefs, as seen through the eyes of a Tiger Shark in Hawaiian waters.

CAST LIST:
Narration: Julie C. Sheppard

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

Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Ryan Haines, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Ryan Haines, Temitope Akinterinwa, Efren Zapata, Zack Arch

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July 2019 Film/Screenplay Winners

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ACTORANIMATION SHORT SCREENPLAY: CHRISTMAS FEATHERS, by Christopher Sartorius
July 2019 Winner

festival posterRED & THE KINGDOM OF SOUND, UK, Animation/Fantasy

festival posterDIVINE CONSULTANTS – THE BEGINNING, Finland, Animation/Adventure

festival posterTHE BACKWARD ASTRONOMER, USA, Animation/Drama

festival posterSAVING GREEN, 5min., USA, Animation

festival posterHAPPY THE ANGRY POLAR BEAR, 3min., Animation/Family

festival posterWE, 3min., Iran, Animation

festival posterWHALE FALL, 3min., USA, Animation

festival posterNOMADIC CLOUD, 5min., Sci-Fi/Animation

 

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

June 2019 Film/Screenplay Winners

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festival posterBIG BOOOM, 4min., Russia, Drama/Animation

 

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, WINNERS & VIDEOS: July 2019 ANIMATION FEEDBACK Film Festival

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:

BEST FILM: THE BACKWARD ASTRONOMER

BEST UNDER 5 MINUTE FILM: HAPPY THE ANGRY POLAR BEAR

BEST VISUAL DESIGN: DIVINE CONSULTANTS – THE BEGINNING

BEST MUSIC: RED & THE KINGDOM OF SOUND

THEME: Your place in the world.

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterRED & THE KINGDOM OF SOUND, 18min., UK, Animation/Fantasy

festival posterDIVINE CONSULTANTS – THE BEGINNING, 8min., Finland, Animation/Adventure

festival posterTHE BACKWARD ASTRONOMER, 10min., USA, Animation/Drama

festival posterSAVING GREEN, 5min., USA, Animation

festival posterHAPPY THE ANGRY POLAR BEAR, 3min., Animation/Family

festival posterWE, 3min., Iran, Animation

festival posterWHALE FALL, 3min., USA, Animation

The theme of the July 2019 Comedy & Romance Feedback Film Festival in Toronto was “Your place in the world”.

Each film was about a character(s) who sees their place in today’s world.

The 19th event of the Toronto festivals in 2019.

19 more festivals to go in Toronto this year.

See you at the festivals.

– Matthew Toffolo

WHALE FALL Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK From Animation Festival July 2019

WHALE FALL, 3min., USA, AnimationDirected by Yiyuan Yuan

After the death of a whale, its corpse will become oasis for hundreds even thousands to live. Same as the death of a man – his word and love will continuously affect next generation that follow. As a great writer, that is how my grandfather affected Chinese literature and me after his death.

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WE Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK From Animation Festival July 2019

WE, 3min., Iran, AnimationDirected by Fateme Fadaee Darestani

The war imprisoned tow sisters under the rubble. Then they wait to their father to save them..

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THE BACKWARD ASTRONOMER Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK From Animation Festival July 2019

THE BACKWARD ASTRONOMER, 10min., USA, Animation/DramaDirected by Jake Nelson

A privileged, young man falls in love with a wealthy woman and together they lead reckless lives of opulence in New York City. That is, until he finds something better—a doorway leading directly to the surface of the moon.

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