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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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

SAVING GREEN Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK From Animation Festival July 2019

SAVING GREEN, 5min., USA, AnimationDirected by Natasha Redmond

While running and swimming near her jungle island home, a young girl accidentally stumbles upon the fortress camp of an army of militarized robot gorillas and must utilize the help of a mysterious woman and her bird to get her back home.

CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!saving_green.jpg

April 2019 Film/Screenplay Winners

Submit via FilmFreeway:

 

ACTORSHORT SCREENPLAY: PEN AND PENCIL: SPRING BREAK, by Devone Jones
April 2019 Winner

ACTORROMANCE SHORT SCREENPLAY: PURGATORY: A LOVE STORY, by Alice L. Lee
April 2019 Winner

festival posterMALKA, 4min., UK, Animation/Documentary

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

festival posterWATERMELON: A CAUTIONARY TALE, 3min., USA, Animation/Fantasy

 

 

 

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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

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

DON’T THINK OF A PINK ELEPHANT Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from the April 2019 ANIMATION Festival

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

Directed by Suraya Raja

We’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?

CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!

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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.

CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!

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