Director BIO: Elen Ji (DINNER FOR TWO)

Director Biography

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Born in Shanghai, China.
Graduate with BA in English from Tianjin University of Commerce;
Graduate with Postgraduate Diploma in Translation & Interpreting from Macquarie University of Sydney;
Graduate with MA in Conference Interpreting from Macquarie University of Sydney;
Worked as manager of Contemporary Art/ Oil Painting & Sculpture Dept. of Shanghai Hosane Auction House;
Now studying MFA in Filmmaking in National Taiwan University of Arts.

Director Statement

“Family” has always been an important subject to me, from which we can see more clearly of ourselves and find deeper understanding of the other individuals through the intimate relationships. I’d love to develop the ideas from daily family life to reflect people’s inner thoughts or feelings in a certain situation.

Short Film: DINNER FOR TWO, 15min, Taiwan, Drama/Relationship

 

7d23ea80a0 posterNewly-wed housewife Xiao Xiao suppresses her desire for eating meat, in order to meet the convenience of her vegetarian husband A-Liang. One day on Xiao Xiao’s birthday, she receives a piece of complimentary steak, which brings up a series of conflicts in her marriage.

Project Links
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    雙人晚餐
  • Film Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    14 minutes 58 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 31, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    30,000 CNY
  • Country of Origin:
    China
  • Country of Filming:
    Taiwan
  • Film Language:
    Chinese
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color

Director BIO: Maria Magdalena Jeziorowska (IMITATION)

Director Biography

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A 19-year old girl, who just graduated from the high school. “Imitation” is her film debut. 1st award and a very positive feedback from the jury of a polish national contest “My idea for a movie” mobilized her to shoot a short movie based on the winning script. The short movie “Imitation” was made with help of few professional crew members and (mostly) her friends and family, who believed in her dream to become a director. She strongly believes that the film industry is not only for men. She plans to take exams for a film school in Lodz and Katowice at the beginning of this summer.

Short Film: IMITATION, 16min., Poland, Drama

 

Imitacja kadr 3 1“Imitation” presents a world of deepening madness, which turns out to be the cause of the loneliness and sense of mental alienation. The madness of the main character, which is eccentric seamstress, pulls the viewer into a dark reality. Man is objectified in a symbolic mannequin, thus creating an imitation of what’s human.

News & Reviews
  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    16 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    March 9, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    3,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Poland
  • Country of Filming:
    Poland
  • Film Language:
    Polish
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    4:3
  • Film Color:
    Color

Female Film Festival: Thursday Feb. 1st – Los Angeles

he FEEDBACK Monthly Film Festival coming to Los Angeles.. Our LA home is Regal L.A. LIVE Cinemas, located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles (beside the Staples Center) at 1000 W Olympic Blvd.. The event runs from 7pm to 9:10pm.

Showcasing the best of short films from around the world, while maintaining our audience feedback format moderated by Shesput Wilson.

Tickets for are FREE or PAY WHAT YOU LIKE. Reserve your tickets online.

If you like to obtain seats in advance and pick them up on the day of the event (come for FREE, or make a donation), please email us atlatickets@wildsoundfestival.com and we’ll reserve seats for you. 

You can pick up the tickets on the day of the event at the cinema. Tickets are first come, first serve.  NOTE: Festival every single month in 2018.

Here is the full program of films. Festival starts at 7pm sharp!

FORGOTTEN FLORA, 5min., USA, Animation/Drama 
Directed by Reanna Miller

A short, 2D animated film about a successful businesswoman named Megan living in the big city. With work life becoming harder and harder to say no to, Megan forgets to nurture the important things in life and gets a thorny wake up call.

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MADEIRA, 14min., USA, Drama
Directed by Kaitlyn Fae

An ex-couple meets to sign divorce papers over dinner and wine. As the night progresses, it becomes increasingly apparent one of them has something up their sleeve.

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PAPER PALACES, 6min., USA, Drama
Directed by Heath Harris

Paper Palaces is a film about a teenage boy named Charlie (played by Emmy winning actor Austin Trace), during the onset of schizophrenia. Tormented and unable to tell reality from fiction, Charlie begins to believe his mother is out to get him. Taking matters into his own hands, Charlie finds a gun in the spare bedroom.

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THE FBI BLEW UP MY ICE SKATES, 7min., USA, Animation/Drama
Directed by Sara Zia Ebrahimi & Lindsey Martin

Based on a true story, the film tells a story from the Iran Hostage Crisis in 1980 from the perspective of Haleh, an eight year old who just wants to enjoy her ice skates. The film raises questions about the human cost of surveillance and the criminalization of immigrant communities, linking past policy decisions with current national discussions around security and xenophobia.

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AN ACTOR PREPARES, 4min., USA, Comedy
Directed by Ani Cohen

An ode to “An Actor Prepares” by Constantin Stanislavsky as a how-to instructional… Or more like a how-not-to.

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2017 FEMALE Written Television Screenplays (8)

A Film Freeway Preferred Festival:

 

ACTORMINNIE NOIR TV PILOT
December 2017 Reading
by Katie Grotzinger
ACTORFANTASY TV PILOT Screenplay – EIRE’S SONG
November 2017 Reading
by Kristen Nedopak
ACTORTV SPEC Screenplay – QUANTICO Show
September 2017 Reading
by Leslie Lyshkob

ACTORLGBT TV PILOT Screenplay – THE DISAPPEARANCE
August 2017 Reading
by Jess Harris Distefano

ACTORFEMALE TV PILOT Screenplay – JUNKED
June 2017 Reading
by Alice Dennard

ACTORTV SPEC of SUPERNATURAL
May 2017 Reading
by Bonnie Bonaduce

ACTORLGBT TV PILOT – FAUK MY LIFE
May 2017 Reading
by Stephanie Neroes

ACTORLGBT Webseries – LITTLE SISTA, by Charmaine Bingwa

2017 FEMALE Directed Short Films (72)

A Film Freeway Preferred Festival:

 

festival posterCHRISTINE, 10min, USA, LGBT/Coming of Age

festival posterORACLE, 3min., USA, Music Video
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festival posterTHE BLUE BUTTERFLY, 5min., China, 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 posterCHRYSALIS, 7min., Singapore, Animation
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festival posterPURRS AND ‘OL MAN BLUES, 2min., Canada, Animation
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festival posterKILLING US SOFTLY, 5min., Australia, Music Video
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festival posterWE DID NOT FALL FROM THE SKY, 26min., UK, Experimental/Relationship
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festival posterIN A HEARTBEAT, 4min., USA, LGBT/Animation
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festival posterMASQUERADING: TO HELL AND BACK, 13min., South Africa, LGBT/Documentary
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festival posterREBIRTH, 12min, USA, Sci-Fi/Thriller
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festival posterMORNING AFTER 15min, USA, Drama/Romance
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festival posterPOST NO BILLS, 5min, Canada, Animation/Adventure
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festival posterTHE FOREST PRINCESS, 5min, USA, Fantasy/Family
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festival posterTHE BENEFACTION, 27min, USA, Drama
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festival posterFIRM WITH PURPOSE, 5min, USA, Comedy
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festival posterBETWEEN SECONDS, 20min, USA, Romance/Music
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festival posterHEDDA NEEDS HELP, 14min, USA, Comedy
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festival posterFELL, 5min, USA, Drama/Supernatural,
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festival posterMISSING PEACE, 17min., USA, Documentary/Drama
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festival posterTWO, 1min, USA, Fashion/Experimental
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festival posterD’ARLINE, 22min, USA, Drama/Biography
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festival posterLIZ DRIVES, 8min, Australia, Horror
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<festival posterNO WAVE, 11min, Canada, Thriller/Mystery
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<festival posterAMBER, 14min, USA, Thriller/Drama
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<festival posterDOMESTICITY, 4min, UK, Thriller/Drama
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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 posterINGENUE-ISH, 10min, USA, Comedy
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<festival posterSUITCASE, 13min, France, Comedy
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<festival posterBAGGAGE, 17min, USA, Comedy
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<festival posterUNICORNLAND, 7min, USA, Comedy/Webseries
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<festival posterDEIGHTIES, 8min, Australia, Documentary/Romance
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<festival posterCOUNTING, 10min, USA, LGBT, Romance
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<festival posterMANEKI-NEKO, 12min, USA, Romance/Comedy
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<festival posterLAST NIGHT WAS A MISTAKE, 15min, USA, Romance/Comedy
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festival posterUNTIL DEATH DO US PART, 8min, USA, LGBT, Documentary
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festival posterMY NAME IS JOAN, 30min, USA, Documentary
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festival posterMAGIC RADIO, 9min, USA, Family/Comedy
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festival posterGRACE & GRIT, 3min, USA, Thriller/Drama
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festival posterWE WERE SWIMMING, 3min, UK, Art/Surreal
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festival posterTHE MAN WHO DOESN’T SLEEP, 15min, Canada, Drama
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festival posterTHE SESSION, 7min, USA, Comedy
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festival posterNO STRINGS ATTACHED, 5min, USA, Music Video
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festival posterKAJAL, 20min, India, Drama
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festival posterMISIEK AND EVE FROM OUTER SPACE, 2min, Poland, Animation/Comedy
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festival posterWAJOOD (SELFHOOD), 13min, India, LGBT, Romance
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festival posterVOICING SILENCE, 3min, UK, Animation
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festival posterFAMILY SHADOWS, 4min, USA, Family/Drama
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festival posterPROCLAMATION PUNCTUATION, 4min, USA, Dance/Fashion
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festival posterEAT ME!, 20min, Bulgaria, Drama/Musical
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festival posterSEEDS, 12min, UK, Thriller/Sci-Fi
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festival posterCARGO, 25min, Netherlands, Documentary/Romance
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BLOSSOM OF MY HEART, 4min, Canada, Experimental/Anti-Romance
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festival posterFANTOME, 13min, Canada, Horror/Drama
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festival posterNOSTOMANIA, 2min, Canada, Experimental
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festival posterIN A WARM DARK PLACE, 10min, USA, Drama/Thriller
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festival posterTHE MAN FROM THE SWIM LANE ASIDE, 15min, Brazil, Drama/Romance
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festival posterBENDED BONDS, 6min, Belgium, Drama
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festival posterRIGHT HERE OR OVER THERE, 16min, France, Drama
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festival posterUNBIND, 5min, Australia, Dance/Experimental
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festival posterLE BELLE FOLIE, 14min, UK, Comedy
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festival posterCONFESSION, 5min, USA, Horror/Thriller
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festival posterTHE WHITE ROSE, 5min, USA, Thriller/Film Noir
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festival posterHAVE A LITTLE FAITH, 12min, USA, Comedy
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festival posterUNCLE ALBERT, 11min, USA, Dark Comedy
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festival posterGEORGE, 7min, USA, Documentary
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festival posterPOKER NIGHT, 11min, Canada, Comedy
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THE SAD MONK, 11min. Germany
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festival posterTHE BODY I LIVE IN, 7min, USA
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festival posterGULMARG – PARADISE ON EARTH, 14min, Australia
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festival posterSNOOT IN THE CITY, 1min, Australia, Animation
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festival posterSUNDAY AFTER, 3min. Canada, Romance/Experimental
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festival posterFOUR DAY WEEKEND, 20min, USA, Romance/Drama
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festival posterPUMPKIN, 15min., USA, Romance/Drama
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festival posterTRUE COPY, 11min, Russia, Thriller/Sci-Fi
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festival posterIM PERFEKT, 7min, Hungray, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
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