January 2019 Screenplay/Film Winners

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festival posterEUROPEAN 1ST SCENE SCREENPLAY: Starfarers by David Hearne

festival posterTEA & COFFEE, 9min., UK, Drama/Family

festival posterGAMES WE PLAY, 9min., Denmark, Drama

festival posterSHOT FIRED, 7min, France, Drama/Family

festival posterSOCKS, 9min., Czech Republic, Comedy

festival posterTHE SON OF A MATADOR, 11min., Belgium, Drama/Family

festival posterTHE BOY WITH THE TEDDY, 14min., Germany, Drama/Family

festival posterBREAKDOWN, 10min., France, Comedy/Crime

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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

January 2019 European Festival Videos

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:

BEST FILM: BREAKDOWN

BEST PERFORMANCES: SHOT FIRED

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: GAMES WE PLAY

BEST MUSIC: THE BOY WITH THE TEDDY

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterTEA & COFFEE, 9min., UK, Drama/Family

festival posterGAMES WE PLAY, 9min., Denmark, Drama

festival posterSHOT FIRED, 7min, France, Drama/Family

festival posterSOCKS, 9min., Czech Republic, Comedy

festival posterTHE SON OF A MATADOR, 11min., Belgium, Drama/Family

festival posterTHE BOY WITH THE TEDDY, 14min., Germany, Drama/Family

festival posterBREAKDOWN, 10min., France, Comedy/Crime

The theme of the January 2019 FEMALE Directors Feedback Film Festival in Toronto was “Childhood Experiences”.

Each film was about children living the experience, adults remembering their childhood experiences, or an adult being a child in adhulthood.

The 2nd event of the Toronto festivals in 2019.

28 more festivals to go in Toronto this year.

See you at the festivals.

– Matthew Toffolo

THE SON OF A MATADOR Short Film – Audience Feedback European Festival Jan. 2019

THE SON OF A MATADOR, 11min., Belgium, Drama/Family

Directed by Francisco Palomar Custance

Rodrigo, 10 years old, son of Spanish immigrants, endowed with an artist’s soul, lacks landmarks. His only certainty is to be the son of a great matador.

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THE BOY WITH THE TEDDY Short Film – Audience Feedback European Festival Jan. 2019

THE BOY WITH THE TEDDY, 14min., Germany, Drama/Family

Directed by Alessandro Schuster

A young boy runs scared through the mean city with his teddy in his arms and meets a young man who takes him under his wing until secrets are revealed…

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TEA & COFFEE Short Film – Audience Feedback European Festival Jan. 2019

TEA & COFFEE, 9min., UK, Drama/Family

Directed by Maaya Modha, Adam Patel

Tea & Coffee explores how a young British Indian woman struggles to come to terms with the deteriorating health of her strict Hindu father, and the difficult choices she has to make along the way.

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SOCKS Short Film – Audience Feedback European Festival Jan. 2019

SOCKS, 9min., Czech Republic, Comedy

Directed by Mike Suchmann

Socks, a Czech dark comedy, follows the regrettable Jiri through an eventful and surreal day, exploring his failing marriage and the fact that all of his socks have mysteriously vanished.

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SHOT FIRED Short Film – Audience Feedback European Festival Jan. 2019

SHOT FIRED, 7min, France, Drama/Family

Directed by Gilard Pierre-André

At the end of a lunch in a big restaurant, a father talks to his son about education but this son does not agree with his father.

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