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TV Webseries Festival – Today’s Testimonial

Priyanka Desai
Priyanka Desai

A wonderful festival! Thanks so much for the feedback and support!

5 Star Review

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Video: 

RED CHEF REVIVAL, 22min., Canada, Web Series/Documentary

Directed by Danny Berish

Black Rhino Creative’s Red Chef Revival is a 6 x 22 minute food and travel series exploring modern Indigenous cuisine through the lens of three chefs. New York Times featured, Cezin Nottaway. Top Chef finalist, Rich Francis and Iron Chef finalist Shane Chartrand. Using food as their access point, the chefs discover a new path to reconciliation. Red Chef Revival features ingredients you won’t find in any cookbooks like bison heart, beaver tail, moose nose and cougar. More than a cooking show, this is a people’s story on a plate.

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

Winning TV SPEC Reading: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Spec) – “Opening Act”, by Danny Gendron

While serving as the opening act for singer Shy Baldwin on his European tour, Midge grapples with the anxiety and fraud complex that comes with her increasing stardom. Meanwhile, Susie wrestles with a secret she should have revealed to Midge a long time ago.

CAST LIST:

Rose: Jordan Boscariol
Joel: Fabio Abreu
Shy: Gabriel Darku
Narration: Sean Ballantyne
Midge: Justine Christensen
Susie: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Moise: William Poulin
Abe: Steven Holmberg

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

HIGHLIGHTS: October 2019 Web Series Festival

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:
BEST FILM: RED CHEF REVIVAL
BEST PERFORMANCES: THE COAT ROOM performers
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: RED CHEF REVIVAL
BEST MUSIC: SECOND HOME

Theme of night: Communication: The Good. The Bad, And the Ugly.

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterNEMAUSUS, 5min., France, Web Series/Sci-Fi

festival posterTITS UP, 5min., UK, Web Series/Comedy

festival posterTHE COAT ROOM., 10min., USA, Web Series/Comedy

festival posterTRATAK 1 – ANTARS, 8min., Web Series/Experimental

festival posterSECOND HOME, 6min., Canada, Web Series/Animation

festival posterRED CHEF REVIVAL, 22min., Canada, Web Series/Documentary

festival posterPWB SERIES: MOUNTAINS UNITED, 19min., Canada, Documentary

The 20th event in Toronto in 2019.
12 more festival events in 2019.

See you at the festivals.

– Matthew Toffolo

TRATAK 1 – ANTARS TV Web Series, Audience FEEDBACK from TELEVISION Festival October 2019


TRATAK 1 – ANTARS, 8min., Web Series/ExperimentalDirected by Davide Carlini

TRATAK in the east and in parapsychology is known as an ancient technology for activation of sensory not commonly used seand atrophied in the majority of beings embodied in this space-time.

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THE COAT ROOM TV Web Series, Audience FEEDBACK from TELEVISION Festival October 2019

THE COAT ROOM., 10min., USA, Web Series/Comedy

Directed by CJ L Arellano

The Coat Room is a comedic web series about a troubled woman in lingerie who traps herself in the coat room of a party, hoping to entice her one true love. Instead, she keeps running into guests (1 guest per episode) who just want to get their coats.

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

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SECOND HOME TV Web Series, Audience FEEDBACK from TELEVISION Festival October 2019

SECOND HOME, 6min., Canada, Web Series/Animation

Directed by Kathy Kiany

Sahra who has just immigrated to Canada from Iran is trying to fit into a new culture. She is experiencing a series of challenges varying from grocery shopping to finding a job. These barriers have left her feeling lost and empty, and have made her questioning her identity and why she has immigrated in the first place. Her only friend in Canada is Paris who she knows from her school days back home. Paris comes from a wealthy family and has been living in Canada for the last 15 years. As Sahra’s challenges grow, Paris starts giving her advice that does not necessarily help or work for her. As Sahra is going through hard times, her teacher Dona, who she meets at English school, opens new windows to her life and helps her through her new journey.

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

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RED CHEF REVIVAL TV Web Series, Audience FEEDBACK from TELEVISION Festival October 2019

RED CHEF REVIVAL, 22min., Canada, Web Series/Documentary

Directed by Danny Berish

Black Rhino Creative’s Red Chef Revival is a 6 x 22 minute food and travel series exploring modern Indigenous cuisine through the lens of three chefs. New York Times featured, Cezin Nottaway. Top Chef finalist, Rich Francis and Iron Chef finalist Shane Chartrand. Using food as their access point, the chefs discover a new path to reconciliation. Red Chef Revival features ingredients you won’t find in any cookbooks like bison heart, beaver tail, moose nose and cougar. More than a cooking show, this is a people’s story on a plate.

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

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