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

Winning ANIMATION Short Screenplay: Christmas Feathers, by Christopher Sartorius

 

A young farm girl schemes to save her pet turkey from being eaten on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Friendship and Christmas magic come between dinner plans, and a Yuletide legend is born. The origin story of the first animal elf.

CAST LIST:

Gertrude: Weronika Sokalska
George: Caleb Jacques
Narrator: Sean Ballantyne
Karen: Val Cole
Wilbur: Wyatt Lamoreaux
Narration Reader: Ron Boyd

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

December 2018 ANIMATION Stories, Screenplays, and Short Films

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festival posterTOM IN COUCHLAND, 2min., USA, Animation/Comedy

festival posterJEAN-PIERRE, 5min., France, Music Video

festival posterGREY MATTER, 3min., Canada, Dance

UNCLE GRIOT, 5min., UK, Fantasy/Animation
Audience FEEDBACK Video of the Short Film

FAEW, 7min., Canada, Animation, Sci-Fi
Audience FEEDBACK Video of the Short Film

STORYANIMATION SHORT Screenplay: A STITCH IN TIME by Rita Pomade
December 2018

 

 

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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: Hugh Ritchie, Isabal Cupryn, Aser Santos Jr., Zack Arch

ANIMATION Best Scene Reading of THE 3 ROCKET RACERS, by Philip Dumas

 General – Sean Ballantyne
Joslyn – Lada Darewych
Narration – Hugh Ritchie
Doc – Geoff Mays
Dart – Victoria Urquhart

Get to know the writer:

1. What is your screenplay about?

3 teens’ origin stories on becoming Rocket Racers in 2099, while learning a real winner has integrity, fidelity and adaptability all while having a human bomb plotting to blow up a computerized dam.

2. What genres does your screenplay fall under?

fantasy science fiction

3. Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

Animated rocket racing team of three ambitious teen scientists of 2 girls and 1 boy following their dreams to be the fastest while learning the true winner is always honesty AND… a suicide bomber wrestling with whether or not to pull her finger and go Kaboom!

4. How would you describe this script in two words?

Science Noir

5. What movie have you seen the most times in your life?

Harry Potter.

6. How long have you been working on this screenplay?

Since Nov 2011 with two second place wins and two third place finishes out of eight nominations!

7. How many stories have you written?

4 completed screenplays and many ideas on napkins.

8. What is your favorite song? (Or, what song have you listened to the most times in your life?)

Pet Shop Boys “Go West”
In concert: https://youtu.be/GER396B6M7w

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9. What obstacles did you face to finish this screenplay?

3am rewrites with terse conversations with my muse, the Lord. He can be very talky.

10. Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?

Scuba Diving 100ft below in Caribbean, California coast and Great Barrier Reef while climbing Table Mountain, Machu Picchu with Rock of Gibraltar in 2019!

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

Director: Kierston Drier
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: John Johnson

Camera Operator: Mary Cox

2017 ANIMATION Screenplays (17)

17 Animated & Cartoon screenplays were performed at the Writing Festival in 2017. What the actor performance readings for each:

ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay – MARLOWE
November 2017 Reading
by Mark McQuown
ACTORTV SPEC Screenplay – BOJACK HORSEMAN show
September 2017 Reading
by Cameron Chapman

ACTORANIMATION Feature Screenplay – STORM DRAGON
September 2017 Reading
by Joey Curtis & Danny Klein

ACTOR1st SCENE Screenplay – WEBBED
August 2017 Reading
by Robert Drusetta

ACTORTV SPEC Screenplay – RICK & MORTY
August 2017 Reading
by Daniel Richardson

ACTORANIMATION TV PILOT Screenplay – CHICKEN COP
July 2017 Reading
by Bryan Cahill

ACTORANIMATION SHORT Screenplay – BATROOM
June 2017 Reading
by Crafty St. James

ACTOR1st SCENE Screenplay – TRISKEL
May 2017 Reading
by Brian K. Palmer

ACTORFANTASY BEST Scene – BRAD ACTUALLY
May 2017 Reading
by Jeremy Bonali & Alex Quinn

ACTORFANTASY SHORT Screenplay – POLLY
April 2017 Reading
Written by Eric P. Granger

ACTORTV SPEC Screenplay – BOB’S BURGERS
April 2017 Reading
Written by Matthew J. Gonzalez

ACTORSHORT Screenplay – PEN & PENCIL
March 2017 Reading
Written by Devone Jones

ACTORFEATURE Screenplay – PIXYLATIONS
February 2017 Reading
Written by Joe Laudati

ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay – I SPY WITH MY LITTLE FLY
February 2017 Reading
Written by Adam Luff

ACTORBEST Scene – SANDWICH
January 2017 Reading
Written by Deborah Klika

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

Director: Kierston Drier
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: John Johnson

Camera Operator: Mary Cox

2017 ANIMATION Short Films (40)

40 of the best Animated Short Films from around the world was showcased at the FEEDBACK Film Festival. Watch the audience feedback videos:

 

festival posterIN A HEARTBEAT, 4min., USA, LGBT/Animation
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festival posterCONDITIONER, 5min., USA, Animation/Experimental
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festival posterTHE BLUE BUTTERFLY, 5min., China, Animation
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festival posterCHRYSALIS, 7min., Singapore, Animation
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festival posterBARRY THE BLOBFISH, 2min., USA, Animation
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festival posterPINK BUBBLES, 3min., Taiwan, Animation
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festival posterONCE AND DONE, 3min, USA, Animation/Documentary
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festival posterPURRS AND ‘OL MAN BLUES, 2min., Canada, Animation
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festival posterGLORIOUS VICTORY, 2min., USA, Animation
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festival posterPOST NO BILLS, 5min, Canada, Animation/Adventure
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festival posterLEAD THE PARADE, 15min., USA, Documentary/Society
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festival posterPROMETHEUS INDUSTRIES, 7min, Germany, Animation/Comedy
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festival posterPEPITA & MAX, 6min, Family/Animation
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festival posterUKA, 3min, Spain, Animation/Family
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festival posterKARMA, 4min., USA, Animation/Family
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festival posterPERFECT TOWN, 4min., Switzerland, Animation/Fantastic
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festival posterONE PER PERSON, 10min., Canada, Animation/Comedy
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festival posterFRUIT, 7min., Germany, Animation/Experimental
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festival posterOUR CRAPPY TOWN, 8min, USA, Animation/Comedy
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festival posterINGENUE-ISH, 10min, USA, Comedy
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festival posterDISNEY CARTOON CAMERA, 23min, USA, Documentary
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festival posterSTRANGE BEASTS, 5min, UK, Experimental
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festival posterNOVEMBER UNDER ASHES, 3min, France, Music Video
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BODY WITHOUT ORGANS, 2min, USA, Experimental
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festival posterMISIEK AND EVE FROM OUTER SPACE, 2min, Poland, Animation/Comedy
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festival posterSAY WHAT!: A GERIATRIC PROPOSAL, USA, 5min, Animation/Comedy
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festival posterTHE SNOWMAN’S HAT, 2min, USA, Animation
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festival posterVOICING SILENCE, 3min, UK, Animation
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festival posterTHE ARK, 2min, France, Animation/Experimental
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BLOSSOM OF MY HEART, 4min, Canada, Experimental/Anti-Romance
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festival posterNOSTOMANIA, 2min, Canada, Experimental
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festival posterKAROUMA, 12min, United Arab Emirates, Animation
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festival posterHANGING, 6min, USA, Animation
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festival posterMY LIFE I DON’T WANT, 12min, Myanmar, Animation
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festival posterWALL, 5min, Taiwan, Animation
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festival posterSNOOT IN THE CITY, 1min, Australia, Animation
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festival posterDIRTY POOL, 1min, Canada, Animation
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festival posterBABY AND GRANNY, 2min. USA, Animation/Comedy
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festival posterMIDNIGHT SIGNS, 4min, Italy, Thriller/Animation
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festival posterMEMORY SYNC, 6min, USA, Sci-Fi/Animation
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Producer: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com

Director: Kierston Drier
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: John Johnson

Camera Operator: Mary Cox

 

December 2017 ANIMATION Stories, Screenplays, and Short Films

Submit your Animation Story to the Festival Today: https://feedbackanimationfestival.com

 

festival posterIN A HEARTBEAT, 4min., USA, LGBT/Animation
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterCONDITIONER, 5min., USA, Animation/Experimental
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterTHE BLUE BUTTERFLY, 5min., China, Animation
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterCHRYSALIS, 7min., Singapore, Animation
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterBARRY THE BLOBFISH, 2min., USA, Animation
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterPINK BUBBLES, 3min., Taiwan, Animation
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterONCE AND DONE, 3min, USA, Animation/Documentary
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterPURRS AND ‘OL MAN BLUES, 2min., Canada, Animation
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterGLORIOUS VICTORY, 2min., USA, Animation 
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK

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

Director: Kierston Drier
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: John Johnson

Camera Operator: Mary Cox