ECHOES Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from Fantasy/Sci-Fi Festival August 2019

 

ECHOES, 20min., UK, Sci-Fi

Directed by John Carlin
On a distant planet two blue collar workers transport a prisoner across a remote mining colony, only to discover she is not the real danger onboard.

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July 2019 Film/Story/Screenplay Winners

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ACTORSCREENPLAY MOVIE: MIND FORCE, by James Zeankowski
July 2019 Winner

ACTORTV SPEC SCREENPLAY: WESTWORLD, by Brenda Holiday
July 2019 Winner

ACTOR1st Scene TV SCREENPLAY: VAPOR, by Eric White
July 2019 Winner

ACTORSCI-FI SHORT SCREENPLAY: THE LAST BREATH OF WINTER, by Thom Holland
July 2019 Winner

ACTORFEMALE BEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: THE TERRAN CHRONICLES, by Lisa Kirkwood
July 2019 Winner

ACTOR BEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: CETACEANS, by Paul Nurkowski
July 2019 Winner

ACTORNOVEL TRANSCRIPT: CANDELJACK BOOK ONE, by Jeffrey Anthony Campos
July 2019 Winner

festival posterRED & THE KINGDOM OF SOUND, UK, Animation/Fantasy

festival posterNOMADIC CLOUD, 5min., Sci-Fi/Animation

festival posterNOW, 16min, USA, Sci-Fi/Fantasy

festival posterTHIS IS FINE, 7min, USA, Sci-Fi/Drama

 

 

 

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

Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Kyle Drier, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Denissa Palmer, Temitope Akinterinwa, Efren Zapata, Zack Arch

Director Biography – Frankie De Leonardis (FLOATING)

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Frankie De Leonardis is an Italian/Argentine director living in Barcelona. He’s been on the industry since 1997, mainly on tv title design and advertising direction. He’s won several awards including NY Advertising Festival (2011), European BDA Promax, ADCE, Laus for his work in advertising and title design.

Director Statement

This is my first ever cinematic project. It’s been a lifetime dream to become a director but life went some other way. I decided it was time to follow one’s dream and invested everything into this shortfilm.

The film talks about acceptance, denial with a bit of humor. It also talks about things being different than what you expect. A russian astronaut being gay with a loving husband and a child to return to is a small detail that is unthinkable in the current policies of Russia. Sometimes things are just not what you expect and that does not mean they are wrong.

The production and post production was extremelly hard. Most space films, and series, do not make their characters float for a long period of time or they just don’t do it at all. That’s because it is a huge challenge, expensive and hard. We achieved these goals in just two days of shoothing, and four months of post production.

All the Best,
Frankie De Leonardis

Short Film: FLOATING, 8min., Spain, Sci-Fi

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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.

News & Reviews

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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