HIGHLIGHTS & VIDEOS: May 2022 Festival

Showcase of the best FILMS in the world today. Audience Award Winners:Best Short Film: UNSAID WORDSBest Cinematography: MANUELBest Sound & Music: SECOND GENBest Performances: CASANOIR Watch the Audience Feedback Video for each film: UNSAID WORDS, 3min., USA, AnimationDirected by Stark ZhaoTwo girls at a tennis camp overcome a tough situation that could’ve ended their friendship.… Continue reading HIGHLIGHTS & VIDEOS: May 2022 Festival

Short Film: CASANOIR, 22min., USA, Comedy

Directed by John “JT” Schindler“Casanoir” is a parody of the 1942 classic movie, “Casablanca”. It features NYC detectives Trillo & Suede – a ventriloquist and his wooden partner. Written and created by real-life ventriloquist Jonathan Geffner, who is also the lead actor and executive producer. Watch the Audience Feedback Video: Project Links  Website  Facebook  Twitter… Continue reading Short Film: CASANOIR, 22min., USA, Comedy

Short Film: MANUEL, 19min., Italy, History Drama

Directed by Mario d’Anna, Stefano MangoniIn 1943, a Jewish family hides from the nazi roundups. Adam, a 10-year-old boy, following a strange dream, starts a mysterious countdown. Watch the Audience Feedback Video: Director Biography – Mario d’Anna, Stefano Mangoni Mario d’Anna and Stefano Mangoni co-directed a documentary feature – “Lanfranco: I’m not a painter”, a medium… Continue reading Short Film: MANUEL, 19min., Italy, History Drama

Short Film: SECOND GEN, 7min., USA, Experimental

Directed by Mike MadiganThe end is actually just a virtual beginning for Aimee- but those cloest to her may not fully understand the last vestiges of herself in this new format. Watch the Audience Feedback Video: Project Links  Website  Facebook  Twitter Director Biography – Mike Madigan Mike Madigan – Detroit, Michigan Mike began his film career… Continue reading Short Film: SECOND GEN, 7min., USA, Experimental

Short Film: UNSAID WORDS, 3min., USA, Animation

Directed by Stark ZhaoTwo girls at a tennis camp overcome a tough situation that could’ve ended their friendship. Watch the Audience Feedback Video: Project Links  Website Director Biography – Stark Zhao A current BFA4 character animation student at Calarts.

Feature Film Trailer: WHISTLE, AND I’LL COME TO YOU. Directed by Valentina Battorti

WHISTLE, AND I’LL COME TO YOU, 67min., Italy, Mystery Directed by Valentina Battorti 1900, Cambridge, Easter holidays. A young professor of Ontography, who only believes in science and facts, takes a one week vacation in a little village by the sea, Burnstow, in a beautiful hotel. A colleague of his, teacher of Archaeology, asks him… Continue reading Feature Film Trailer: WHISTLE, AND I’LL COME TO YOU. Directed by Valentina Battorti

HIGHLIGHT & VIDEOS: April 2022 Festival

Showcase of the best FILMS in the world today. Audience Award Winners:BEST FEATURE FILM: WHISTLE, AND I’LL COME TO YOUBEST SHORT FILM: DINNER FOR TWOBEST DIRECTION: AN OPEN LETTERBEST PERFORMANCES: I’M FINEBEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: FOUR PINSBEST SOUND & MUSIC: CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE: PERSPECTIVE Watch the Audience Feedback Video for each film: I’M FINE, 17min., USA, DramaDirected by… Continue reading HIGHLIGHT & VIDEOS: April 2022 Festival

Short Film: FOUR PINS, 14min., USA, Film Noir

Directed by Matthew BeltzTucked away in Western Massachusetts lies a beautiful, quiet little town called Shelburne Falls. Here a young man named Tommy Graves spends his days tending to the declining lanes of the local bowling alley. In this place time feels stuck, as does Tommy. Watch the Audience Feedback Video: Project Links  Instagram

Short Film: CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE: PERSPECTIVE, 4min, USA, Drama

Directed by Deon van Rooyen, Michael Adrian LockettA woman speaks out after she is victimized for her religious beliefs. Watch the Audience Feedback Video: Project Links  Website  Facebook  Twitter  Instagram Director Biography – Deon van Rooyen, Michael Adrian Lockett DEON VAN ROOYEN: Award-winning Writer/Producer/Director.  Deon has two produced feature scripts “Life at the Resort” and “Avenged”… Continue reading Short Film: CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE: PERSPECTIVE, 4min, USA, Drama