GRANDFATHERHOOD Short Film – Audience FEEDBACK from the July 2018 Female Festival

FEEDBACK Female Film Festival

GRANDFATHERHOOD, 27min., Russia, Drama/Family
Directed by Nelly Mursalimova

Brother and sister learn their much-hated grandfather is facing death from cancer.

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HIGHLIGHTS & VIDEOS: Toronto July 2018 Film Festival

FEEDBACK Female Film Festival

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:

BEST FILM: GRANDFATHERHOOD

BEST PERFORMANCES: THE CLIMB

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: SNUG AS A BUG

BEST MUSIC: CARL

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

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

The theme of the July 2018 FEMALE FEEDBACK Film Festival in Toronto was “Death”. Every single film was about characters dealing with a death of some kind.

The Female Festival in both Toronto & Los Angeles is becoming a huge hit. In fact, it’s become so popular that we will now be programing an event every single month. So no matter what each month there will be a best of short film showcase of female directors and producers using the Audience FEEDBACK format.

The fun about this event was that we actually did two Female…

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Watch the PILOT Episode of THE MARY TYLER MOORE Show

One of the great pilots in TV HISTORY. Must watch for any TV writer.

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On the rebound from a busted relationship, Mary Richards relocates to Minneapolis, where she quickly finds a new apartment, an associate producer’s job at WJM-TV, and new friends.

Director:

Jay Sandrich

Writers:

James L. Brooks (created by), Allan Burns (created by)

Best Scene Reading of CLOCKWATCHERS by DAVID STERNFELD

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Logline: When the war between two alien empires puts Earth in their crosshairs, Frank Ponder and the Doomsday Clockwatchers must learn the secret of life to save the world. Frank must grow from a back-office analyst into the action hero he never was or die along with life on Earth.

Genre: Comedy/Action/Sci-Fi

CAST LIST:

VO Narrator: Allen Michael Brunet

Nixon: Kevin Gabel

Narration: Sean Ballantyne

Frank: Hartley O. Gyamfi

Amanda: Ariel Brooker

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Best Scene Reading of THE MAN WITH A GLOVE, by Suzanne Lutas

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Genre: Supernatural Thriller

A gifted art intern is forced by a desperate necromancer seeking after a cure for her son’s deadly disease to restore a 16th century painting believed to contain the secret to the Fountain of Youth.

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Hugh Ritchie
Stuart: Russell Batcher
Claire: Zena Driver

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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

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Best Scene Reading of SLOPPY SECONDS, by Toni Nagy & Bridget Barkan Antoniamnagy

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Genre: Comedy

When you find yourself in a giant penis costume having an existential crisis wondering if love is merely an illusion of self-torture while trying to convince your boyfriend not to break up with you, it’s time to reevaluate your life choices.

CAST LIST:

PFDA: Amaka Umeh
Minnie: Rachel Rain Packota
Narration: Sean Ballantyne
Jake: Hugh Ritchie
Mr. Buxton: Russell Batcher

Zara: Sylvia Normandeau

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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

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TV Best Scene Reading of INSIDE THE WORLD OF ZOE SANDER, by Suzanne Lutas

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Genre: Family, Comedy, Animation.

When a kid becomes a trendy designer overnight, she must learn to navigate through the cut-throat world of fashion with only the help of her working-class single mom, and her imaginary friend, a talking magazine cut-out of her favorite supermodel.

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Hugh Ritchie
Lily: Rachel Rain Packota
Zoe: Elizabeth Rose Morriss

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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

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1st Scene Reading of MARKED by Leah Pollack

First Scene Screenplay Festival

A mysterious outlaw called the “Wolf of the West” has been wreaking havoc upon settlers in the budding frontier. David Kessler, an aspiring paranormal scientist believes the Wolf is supernatural and journeys out West to prove it and to document any other strange phenomena he sees. Along the way he joins forces with Winnona Argento, a young woman who is more than she seems and Federal Marshal Travis Crabtree, a hardened but honorable lawman. Together they travel the West and face against myths, legends, and monsters as well as outlaws and bandits while at the same time learning to find the balance between pacifism and survival in this harsh terrain and time period.

CAST LIST:

Ticket Man:  Geoff Mays
Father: 
Russell Batcher
Narrator: 
Kat Smiley
Sybil: 
Tiffany Davidson
Tobias: 
Bryan Kling
Mother: 
Katelyn Vanier

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

Director: Matthew Toffolo

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

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Watch the August 2018 1st Scene Script Winners

First Scene Screenplay Festival


ACTORSCI-FI 1st Scene Screenplay: APHELION by Karl Van Allen
August 2018
ACTORCOMEDY 1st Scene Screenplay: THE SIDEKICK RULES by Chris Warner
August 2018
ACTORDIVERSITY 1st Scene Screenplay: SINGLE BLACK FEMALE by Jasmine Pittman
August 2018

 

We also accept online submissions through Film Freeway. Click on the link BELOW to submit online through this middle-man resource website.


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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

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