Dive Odyssey Short Film – Audience FEEDBACK from the Sci-Fi/Fantasy Festival Nov. 2019

DIVE ODYSSEY, 11min., Finland, Sci-Fi

Directed by Janne Kasperi Suhonen

A meditative journey into the depths of water – and mind Dive Odyssey takes the viewers on a journey into crystal clear darkness where the only light ever is man-made. The film is an ode to thousands of years of mystical experience of water. It is also a tribute to science-fiction classics, some of which may be recognized in the film.

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

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Fantasy/Sci-Fi Festival – Today’s Testimonial

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What an amazing idea for us international fimmakers! We get an audience reaction video, an interview letting us explain a bit more about our film. The audience was so articulate! I’m in love.

5 Star Review

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Video: 

FLOATING, 8min., Spain, Sci-Fi

Directed by Frankie De Leonardis
A Russian astronaut awakes on an ISS space module after an accident. His attention is caught by outside knockings . Someone has come to welcome him, although it might all be just his Imagination, or maybe not.

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SCI-FI Best Scene Reading: MERGE PROTOCOL, by Victor Grippi

Logline: When a software engineer regains consciousness to find himself trapped in the crumbled remains of his office cubicle, he is forced to search his fragmented memory in order to determine what’s happened and how to save himself and the other survivors.

 CAST LIST:
Narrator: Elizabeth Morriss
Gray: Peter Mark Rapheal
Alice; Zena Driver

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

Short Film: SIEGE, 15min., Canada, Sci-Fi

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In a futuristic universe, Aditya tries to commit suicide to escape the bloody violence orchestrated by his brother. He now has to choose between being eternally captive in the illusory world of coma pushing him on the edge between life and death, or facing the atrocities of reality, in order to accomplish his destiny by becoming a symbol of hope.

  • Film Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Sci-Fi, Thriller
  • Runtime:
    15 minutes 34 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 4, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    5,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    India
  • Country of Filming:
    India
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    4K Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.35:1
  • Film Color:
    Color

Short Film: THE DISCOVERY, 16min., USA, Sci-Fi

D1ec66cc62 poster Captain Esson Halser of the U.S.S Centauri is alone on Planet Aurelia, Earth’s nearest inhabited planet. He is on a mission to extract all organic life forms to send back to New Earth, where humanity has since settled – or so he thinks. His only companion in this lonely existence, an Artificial Intelligence system embodied in a drone called SAN X9000, isn’t of much companionship. Every day he sets out and completes his tasks. One day, on a mission, a peculiar piece of his past catapult him into a chase for truth, leading him to find the true nature of his mission – one that puts him not on any other planet at all, but rather close to home

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Short Film: DIVE ODYSSEY, 11min., Finland, Sci-Fi

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Dive Odyssey – A meditative journey into the depths of water – and mind

Dive Odyssey takes the viewers on a journey into crystal clear darkness where the only light ever is man-made. The film is an ode to thousands of years of mystical experience of water. It is also a tribute to science-fiction classics, some of which may be recognized in the film.

Project Links
  • Film Type:
    Experimental, Short
  • Runtime:
    11 minutes 12 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 19, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    10,000 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
    Finland
  • Country of Filming:
    Finland, Norway
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital UHD
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color

SCI-FI Best Scene Reading: After the End, by Dalia Gal

After the End is the story of a near future humanity misled to surrender to a technologically advanced alien race, the Enkidos, who promise beneficence, But whose real agenda is to enslave it and dominate Earth, to replace their own dying planet Durenki.

CAST LIST:

NARRATION – JULIE C. SHEPPARD
Elaine – 23 – SARAH DESOUZA-COELHO
Pilot/Guard/Doctor– 2 – GENE ABELA
Enlil – 12 – SEAN BALLANTYNE
Nurse Ginny – 8 – DIANA FRANZ
Paramedic/Guard – THOMAS FOURMIER

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