HIGHLIGHTS, WINNERS & VIDEOS: April 2019 ANIMATION FEEDBACK Film Festival

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:

BEST ANIMATION FILM: ONE SMALL STEP

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

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 Los Angeles festivals in 2019.

23 more festivals to go in Toronto this year.

See you at the festivals.

– Matthew Toffolo

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LOVE ON THE BALCONY Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from the April 2019 ANIMATION Festival

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

Directed by Joshua Hyunwoo Jun, Kun Yu Ng

An angry crotchety old man does what he can to ruin his oppressively lovey dovey neighbors.

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IN A HEARTBEAT Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from the April 2019 ANIMATION Festival

IN A HEARTBEAT, 4min., USA, Animation/LGBT

Directed by Esteban Bravo, Beth David

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.

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ONE SMALL STEP Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from the April 2019 ANIMATION Festival

ONE SMALL STEP, 8min., USA, Animation

Directed by Bobby Pontillas, Andrew Chesworth

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

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BROKEN DREAMS Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from the April 2019 ANIMATION Festival

BROKEN DREAMS, 3min., UK, Animation

Directed by Nick Cinelli

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.

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March 2019 Film/Screenplay Winners

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ACTORSCREENPLAY MOVIE: ROBOTS FROM NEPTUNE by J. David Thayer

festival posterTHE COOK AND THE CHEF, 6min., USA, Comedy/Animation

festival posterDESERTED EYES, 3min., Greece, Animation

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

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

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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

Short Film: DON’T THINK OF A PINK ELEPHANT, 7min., UK, Animation

Pe production still 011 low res look2 stiils004 1We’ve all had thoughts of what might happen should we jump from a high place, drop the baby, or stab someone with a fork. Usually we can dismiss them without a care – but what if we couldn’t?

Don’t Think of a Pink Elephant enters the world of a teenage girl fighting daily against compulsive thoughts and urges. Layla is terrified by her potential to do harm, until challenged to face her darkest fears.

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