Female Festival Testimonial – September 30 2018

Thank you so much for the incredible feedback. I am really grateful that you took such care and time to craft such great feedback.

Sincerely
C. Helminski

 

A Film Freeway Preferred Festival:

The FEEDBACK Female Film Festival (FFFF) was created for women filmmakers and screenwriters. The goal is to showcased the best of female talent in film & TV from around the world.

Film Festival takes place six times a year!

Screenplay Festival takes place every single month.

Festival takes place at the Regal L.A. LIVE Cinemas in downtown Los Angeles, and the Carlton Cinemas in downtown Toronto.

FEMALE Best Scene Reading of ON THE VERGE by Rita Martinos

Following her roommate’s suicide, Lily is inspired by Salma to take a trip outside the United States and explore a foreign culture in Lebanon.

CAST LIST: 

Lily – Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Narration – Shawn Devlin
Theo – Sean Ballantyne
Salma – Katelyn Varadi

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

Director: Kierston Drier

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Camera Op: Mary Cox

AUGUST 2018 Female Directed & Written Stories, Screenplays, and Short Films

A Film Freeway Preferred Festival:

 

festival posterWHAT IF, 16min., Germany, Sci-Fi/Romance

festival posterHOTTER WITH THE WINDOWS OPEN, 12min., USA, Romance/Drama

festival posterNOT THE SAME RIVER. NOT THE SAME MAN, 4min., Animation/Experimental festival posterTHE CORD, 5min., USA, Drama

festival posterSOLARIS, 5min., Australia, Music Videov

festival posterFUERZA, 4min., Australia, Dance

festival posterAUGENBLICKE – A BLINK OF AN EYE, 4min., Animation/Drama

festival posterMRS. MURPHY’S CONFESSION, 25min., USA, Comedy/Drama

festival posterBLOSSOM, 6min., Australia, Drama

festival posterPREY, 10min., Canada, Drama

festival posterRIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN, 6min., Portugal, Drama

festival posterAXioMA, 15min., Italy, Drama

festival posterTHE PITS, 6min., Canada, Comedy/Romance

festival posterFOXY TROT, 14min., USA, Drama

ACTORTV Screenplay: MY MOTHER MURDERED MY FATHER by Josephine A. Perry
August 2018

ACTORDIVERSITY 1st Scene Screenplay: SINGLE BLACK FEMALE by Jasmine Pittman
August 2018

ACTORDIVERSITY Short Screenplay: BUREAU 121 by Helene Taylor
August 2018

ACTORLGBT Short Screenplay: CONVERTED by Dana Quercioli
August 2018

ACTORLGBT Short Screenplay: OLDFISH by Kate Whitehead & Esha Khan
August 2018

ACTORLGBT Short Screenplay: SKATE NIGHT by Kate Whitehead
August 2018

ACTORShort Screenplay: WHERE I’M LEFT by Annaliese Von Der Burg
August 2018

ACTORFEMALE BEST SCENE Screenplay: RED SHIRT by Mary C. Ferrara
August 2018

ACTORSCI-FI BEST SCENE Screenplay: A VOYAGER IN CHRONOSPACE by Lisa Kirkwood
August 2018

ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay: THE MAN WITH A GLOVE by Suzanne Lutas
August 2018

ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay: SLOPPY SECONDS by Toni Nagy, Bridget Barkan, Antonia M. Nagy
August 2018

ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay: INSIDE THE WORLD OF ZOE SANDER by Suzanne Lutas
August 2018

ACTORNovel Reading: EMPTY SEATS by Wanda Adams Fischer

 

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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: John Johnson, Isabal Cupryn, Aser Santos Jr., Zack Arch

Female Festival TV PILOT: MY MOTHER MURDERED MY FATHER by Josephine A. Perry

Genre: Drama, Thriller

When she learns her mother’s been released on parole for the murder of her father 25 years earlier, a bi-racial woman suffering from panic attacks faces inner demons and the possibility of losing her career as a counselor for troubled teens.
(Inspired by a true event )

CAST LIST:

Dev: Twain Ward
Doug: Peter Nelson
Sally: Pearl Ho
Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Francesca: Katelyn Vanier
Claudine: Julie C. Sheppard
Rob: John Leung

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

Director: Kierston Drier

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Camera Op: Mary Cox

Female Film Festival: Thursday September 13th at 7pm – Toronto

The FEEDBACK Monthly Film Festival is back for 2018.. Our home is The Carlton Cinemas, located in the heart of downtown Toronto at 20 Carlton Street. The event runs from 7pm to 9pm.

Continuing to showcase the best of short films from around the world, while maintaining our audience feedback format moderated by Kierston Drier. Showcasing a festival twice a month in Toronto in 2018!

Tickets for 2018 are PAY WHAT YOU LIKE. Purchase your tickets online via Paypal or Credit Card. Tickets are first come first serve.

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 at festivalevent@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. This festival has sold out 70 out of its last 72 events!

You will be able to buy alcohol (beer, wine, liquor), popcorn, candy, and refreshments before the show.

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

FIRST ACT – FEMALE DIRECTORS


WHALES, 20min, USA, Drama
Directed by Nora Jaenicke 

Margot and her estranged sister Louise spend a week at their recently deceased mother’s house on an Italian Island. There are mysterious circumstances surrounding Louise being sent away at a very young age, which make it difficult for Margot to remember…Separated by the passing of time and different upbringings the two women unexpectedly find their lives linked back together by the forces and remembrance and forgiveness.

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DNA OF WILD BEASTS, 18min., France, Drama/Comedy 
Directed by Delphine Montaigne 

Along her team, the “36′, Lea, commander of operation, faces the true face of the news, filled with blood crimes, and is one the top on the French police force. Protected and connected by their invisible bonds weaknesses and solidarity is in their DNA

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ALL THAT REMAINS, 4min., Egypt, Drama/Experimental 
Directed by Zena AbdelBaky

The art of saying what’s on your mind without saying it.

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SECOND ACT – UNDER 5MIN. FILMS


CUBICLE, 3min., USA, Drama/Comedy
Directed by Mischa Livingstone

Becky Schyster is the best salesperson at BSHR Solutions, with phone skills that are second to none. But as she zeros in on the latest sale, her integrity is questioned by the office around her.

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PERFECTION, 3min., Italy, Drama/Family 
Directed by Riccardo Di Gerlando

A young girl tries to draw a very difficult work ..

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GREY, 4min., Canada, Dance/Experimental 
Directed by S.J. van Breda

A woman and man from opposing worlds have the veil between them lifted. Through experimental editing and dance, they are able to experience each other’s worlds and create a realm of their own.

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HALLOWSTIDE, 4min., Animation/Experimental 
Directed by Steve Socki

Dreamy, haunting forms transform, then ascend into a new spiritual world.

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NOVAA – MELODY OF NEED, 3min., Germany Animation/Music Video
Directed by Niels Reinhard

A narrated short film music video.] As a massive lightning suddenly hits the grey skyscraper NOVAA wakes up in her dark apartment. She notices a bright light shining out of her wardrobe.

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BUT…SOMETIMES, 5min., UK, Experimental/Drama 
Directed by Robyn Cooper

Kate’s anxiety is overwhelming and to ask for help feels impossible. An exploration into this often overlooked mood disorder and the courage needed to begin to tackle it.

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128., 4min., Turkey, Drama
Directed by Onur Atalay Senol

It’s 1990’s, countryside of Turkey… A boy and his friends are waiting for the start of class in a school.

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SUSHI MAN, 3min., USA, Animation/Romance 
Directed by Jessica Chung

A well-awarded sushi man is conflicted with his profession after falling in love with a mermaid.

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The event runs from 7pm to 9pm on Thursday September 13, 2018

Continuing to showcase the best of short films from around the world, while maintaining our audience feedback format moderated by Kierston Drier. Showcasing a festival every single Thursday in Toronto in 2018! 

JULY 2018 Female Directed & Written Stories, Screenplays, and Short Films

A Film Freeway Preferred Festival:

 

festival posterUNDER THE BED, 5min, USA, Horror/Thriller

festival posterPUPPETS AND PUSHPINS, 4min., Canada, Dance/Music Video

festival posterESKIMO, 6min., USA, Drama

festival posterBREATHLESS, 7min., USA, Drama/Crime

festival posterTHE BUTTER KNIFE, 6min., USA, Comedy/Romance

festival posterHIT, 4min., New Zealand, Sports/Drama

festival posterGRANDFATHERHOOD, 27min., Russia, Drama/Family

festival posterTHE CLIMB, 9min., UK, Drama

festival posterSISTER IN ARMS, 9min., UK, Crime/Drama

festival posterTHE CALL, 10min., USA, Horror

festival posterCARL, 17min., USA, Drama

festival posterSNUG AS A BUG, 11min., UK, Comedy

festival posterSWEETER, 13min., USA, Family/Drama

festival posterPRIEST TO PRIEST, 9min., USA, Family/Drama

festival posterJOYA MIA, 5min., USA, Family/Drama

festival posterWHO I AM, 17min, UK, LGBT/Drama

ACTORWinning TV PILOT: THE TEMPS by Julia Montanez

ACTORWinning FEMALE 1st Scene Script: AMERICAN PRINCESS by Jenny Kleiman

ACTORWinning 1st Scene Script: REMEMBERING LIZ by Joan Beilstein

ACTORWinning 1st Scene Script: EDEN by Jean Barker

ACTORWinning Under 5min. Short Screenplay – NOSTALGIC by Shannon Michelle

ACTORNovel Reading: S.A.M. by C.A. Jarest

ACTORNovel Reading: THE SANGUINARIAN ID by L.M. Labat

ACTORNovel Reading: LEAVING PANAMAS PARADISE by Julie Bawden-Davis

ACTORNovel Reading: WHAT IF I GO by Polly White

 

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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: John Johnson, Isabal Cupryn, Aser Santos Jr., Zack Arch

FEMALE 1st Scene Reading – AMERICAN PRINCESS, by Jenny Kleiman

Genre: Dark Comedy

When Ellie’s mother commits her father to a mental hospital, the rich, spoiled teen must navigate her own escape and his rescue, or else embrace her new home- her babysitter’s trailer park.

CAST LIST:

Janet: Zena Driver
David: Justin Darmanin
Narrator: Val Cole
Ellie: Amrit Kaur
Lowe: Alicia Payne

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

Director: Kierston Drier

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Camera Op: Mary Cox