HIGHLIGHTS, WINNERS & VIDEOS: May 2019 Sci-Fi FEEDBACK Film Festival

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:

BEST FILM: ANTENNA

BEST PERFORMANCES: IT’S A MESS

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: THE NOISE OF THE LIGHT

BEST MUSIC: SONGBIRD

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterTHE NOISE OF THE LIGHT, 23min., France, Sci-Fi

festival posterLIFE OR DEATH DEBATES, 6min., USA, Sci-Fi

festival posterANTENNA, 16min., Germany, Sci-Fi

festival posterIT’S A MESS, 30min., USA, Fantasy

festival posterSONGBIRD, 14min., UK, Fantasy

The theme of the May 2019 SCI-FI Feedback Film Festival in Toronto was “Karma”.

Each film was about a character looking at the past in a nostalgic way.

The 10th event of the Toronto festivals in 2019.

20 more festivals to go in Toronto this year.

See you at the festivals.

– Matthew Toffolo

THE NOISE OF THE LIGHT Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from May 2019 Sci-Fi/Fantasy Festival

THE NOISE OF THE LIGHT, 23min., Paris, Sci-Fi

Directed by Valentin Petit

Pablo and Marius make a disturbing discovery about their childhood friend Lou: she appears to be able to synthesise into sound the light she is exposed to. But as she soon becomes an instrument of their musical experiences, her gift turns into a sort of curse…

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SONGBIRD Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from May 2019 Sci-Fi/Fantasy Festival

SONGBIRD, 14min., UK, Fantasy

Directed by Sophie Black

Shy singer Jennifer thinks her dreams are coming true when a music producer approaches her at an open mic night. But her hopes are dashed after an encounter with a mysterious old woman leaves Jennifer without a voice.

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LIFE OR DEATH DEBATES Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from May 2019 Sci-Fi/Fantasy Festival

LIFE OR DEATH DEBATES, 6min., USA, Sci-Fi

Directed by Jacob Langsner

The future’s greatest gameshow: two convicts, 120 seconds, and one chance to debate for their lives – all on live television. Tune into this weeks episode, and prepare for a wild ride. Today’s debate topic will have you reeling.

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IT’S A MESS Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from May 2019 Sci-Fi/Fantasy Festival

IT’S A MESS, 30min., USA, Fantasy

Directed by Frank Prinzi

A homeless man (Vincent D’Onofrio) with a troubled past…two young sisters with a dark secret…part modern day fairytale, part ode to the solitude of New York City nights…IT’S A MESS is a study of the loneliness that comes from knowing that in this “civilized” world, innocence and evil are separated only by a fine mist that dissipates after sunset.

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ANTENNA Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from May 2019 Sci-Fi/Fantasy Festival

ANTENNA, 16min., Germany, Sci-Fi

Directed by Carsten Woike

A lonely 11-year-old-boy gets in contact with an alien via his old radio-device system. Or is the alien only a lonely old man?

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April 2019 Film/Story/Screenplay Winners

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ACTORSCREENPLAY MOVIE: BIOS
April 2019 Winner

ACTORTV BEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: THE EMERGENCE, by James Greasley
April 2019 Winner

ACTOR1st Scene SCREENPLAY: DR. NEVES, by Julia Sauder
April 2019 Winner

ACTORFANTASY 1st Scene SCREENPLAY: BEYOND THEIR YEARS, by Patrick Langille
April 2019 Winner

ACTORFANTASY Best Scene SCREENPLAY: HART BLOOMFIELD: SPACE DETECTIVE, by Daniel Fishbayn
April 2019 Winner

ACTORBest Scene SCREENPLAY: CETACEANS, by Paul Nurkowski
April 2019 Winner

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

festival posterANDROMEDA, 15min., USA, Sci-Fi/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