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FANTASY/SCI-FI FILM FESTIVAL Thur. Sept. 6th (Toronto

The FEEDBACK Monthly Film Festival is back for 2018.. Our home is The Carlton Cinemas, located in the heart of downtown Toronto at 20 Carlton Street. The event runs from 7pm to 9:10pm.

Continuing to showcase the best of short films from around the world, while maintaining our audience feedback format moderated by Kierston Drier. Showcasing a festival twice a month in Toronto in 2018!

Tickets for 2018 are PAY WHAT YOU LIKE.

If you like to obtain seats in advance and pick them up on the day of the event (come for FREE, or make a donation), please email us attickets@wildsound.ca and we’ll reserve seats for you.

You can pick up the tickets on the day of the event at the cinema. Tickets are first come, first serve. This festival has sold out 76 out of its last 78 events!

You will be able to buy alcohol (beer, wine, liquor), popcorn, candy, and refreshments before the show.

Here is the full program of films. Festival starts at 7pm sharp!


FIRST ACT PROGRAM


STAR WARS: DRESCA, 7min., USA, Fan Fiction/Sci-Fi
Directed by Jessica Champneys

When Dresca – an injured imperial pilot – is rescued by rebels after the Battle of Endor, she must choose between her loyalty to the Empire and the kindness of strangers she once thought of as monsters.

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BATMAN: INJUSTICE FOR ALL, 20min., USA, Fan Fiction/Horror
Directed by Danny Mooney

Reimagined origin story, steeped in darkness, for the Joker and Harlequin, two of comics most notorious villains.

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STRANGER THINGS: THE STORY OF HENRY AND DALE, 6min., USA, Fan Fiction/Crime
Directed by Brittany Joyner

Two friends go hunting in Hawkins Indiana. What they find in the woods will turn you upside down.

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SECOND ACT PROGRAM


BETWEEN THE PARALLEL, 6min., New Zealand, Sci-Fi
Directed by Yoson An

“Between The Parallel” is about a young girl, seeking to find freedom from her reality by depicting herself as a goddess like being. The film explores the battle for freedom of a goddess; running parallel to Elisa’s search for freedom of her internal struggles.

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TESTS 8: DISAPPEARED, 2min., Russia, Sci-Fi
Directed by Anton Sokolov

Two are in driving car. Stress and mystery is in the air during their trip. We can’t understand their goals and who they are to each other. They reach a final destination. Now they have to find out who continue go far.

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THE PASSING, 10min., India, Sci-Fi
Directed by Ankur Kapoor

The humans of the future have embraced an AI controlled utopia. ‘The Passing’ is a short documentary from that time.

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SO.CI3.TY, 27min., Martinique, Sci-Fi
Directed by Khris Burton

J0.hn an emotionless and regulated citizen of THE CITY awakes on a deserted island where he’ll have to embrace his own humanity to survive…

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The event runs from 7pm to 9:10pm on Thursday September 6, 2018

Continuing to showcase the best of short films from around the world, while maintaining our audience feedback format moderated by Kierston Drier. Showcasing a festival every single Thursday in Toronto in 2018! 

Director BIO: Khris Burton (SO.CI3.TY)

Director Biography – Khris Burton

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Khris Burton is an award-winning film and commercial director, from Martinique, French West Indies.

He graduated at ESRA (Ecole Supérieure de Réalisation Audiovisuelle) , an high-end educational academy, located in Paris, which specializes in cinematography, TV broadcasting, scriptwriting and sound engineering training.

A music fan as a child, he went on to direct music videos. He quickly gained recognition in this industry, both from his peers and from the audience. In 2011, the French professional music association (S.A.C.E.M) bestowed him an award for his music video “Trêve de bavardages”.

Khris Burton has also been directing commercials for half a decade. In this field too, his work won awards.

Since 2013, Khris Burton’s international status has increased: his short movie “Maybe Another Time” won People’s Choice Award, Top Rated and Jury 1st Commendations at the 8th edition of Filminute, the internationnal one minute film festival. Becoming the most awarded director in the history of the festival.

The movie also got Best Narrative Ultra Short Award at International Film Awards of Berlin (IFAB 2014).

In 2015, His one minute short “Nanny” won People Choice Award and Jury 2nd Commendation at the 10th edition of Filminute, the internationnal one minute film festival.

Throughout all his achievements, one can notice how human emotions matter for Khris Burton and are central in his work. His ability to catch these emotions and his technical expertise have made him an highly skilled director who is always willing to push back his limits.

Director BIO: Anton Sokolov (TESTS 8: DISAPPEARED)

Director Biography – Anton Sokolov

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Was born on the 13th of April in Beskudnikovsky district of Moscow the hero city. Graduated from the Russian State Social University and the Russian State Humanities University, PhD of Economic Sciences.

After graduation in 2000, the faith helped him to find himself in a film studio and to connect his life with film production forever. In 2000-2010 he worked in Moscow production houses for the largest advertising agencies. In 2010 he founded his own production house.

At the same time he started to produce his own director pieces – music videos, short films and TV commercials. Director reel brands: Nike, KFC, Tinkoff, Yamaha, Suzuki, Samsung, Mercedes Benz.

His passion for travel moved the production of many director projects into different parts of the world. He was in the shortlist of the Los Angeles short film festival. He worked with the famous Russian musicians and actors.

Filmography:
“More” (short film) 2010. Philips parallel lines film festival.
“Next level” (short film) 2011. Short list of LA no budget film festival.
“Tests 8: Disappeared” (short film series) – 2017

http://www.AntonDirector.com

 

Director Statement

 

See you in 2027

Short Film: THE PASSING, 10min., India, Sci-Fi

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The humans of the future have embraced an AI controlled utopia. ‘The Passing’ is a short documentary from that time.

  • Film Type:
    Documentary, Experimental, Short
  • Genres:
    Sci-fi, documentary
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 58 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 31, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    2,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    India
  • Country of Filming:
    India
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
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Movie Review: DARKNESS FALLS (2016)

Festival Reviews

  MOVIE POSTERDARKNESS FALLS, 15min, Sweden, Sci-Fi/Thriller
Directed by Jarno Vinsencius

Melissa suffers from amnesia. When she slowly regains her memory, the world isn’t what it supposed to be. Darkness Falls is the winner of best Sci-Fi Picture award at OutlantaCon Short Film Festival 2016 and nominated for best Sci-Fi picture at SCI-ON! Film Festival 2016. Darkness Falls is also the winner of Best Cinematography at Roswell Film Festival 2016.

Shown at the September 2016 Sci-Fi/Fantasy FEEDBACK Film Festival

Movie Review by Kierston Drier

 
Darkness Fall, a Swedish film directed by Jarno Vinsencius is the compelling tale of Melissa, a woman with amnesia who wakes up in a forest with no idea who she is. She regains her memory with the help of an in-the-know male counterpart who sends her an anonymous letter offering aid. Our heroic duo is seemingly always on the run from some ominous enemy, as they frequently…

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