Director Biography – Sunny Wai Yan Chan (GODSPEED)

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Sunny is born and raised in Hong Kong. After finishing his bachelor’s degree in Surveying at The University of Hong Kong, he decided to pursue his dream in animation. He is currently an animation student based in the United States, studying Master of Fine Arts in Animation at Savannah College of Art and Design, focusing on 3D character animation and layout.

Director Statement

Through Godspeed, I want to bring the audience close to the internal thoughts of the main characters – Emma, the mother, and Wayne, the son. The motivation for me to create Godspeed is that I want to show the kind of love that is less direct and less obvious. Whenever we feel frustrated towards our family because of the lack of expressive love, we must re-evaluate ourselves and learn to care about love that is more than superficial. Love exists in all kinds of ways.

Under 5min Festival – Today’s Testimonial

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Great feedback. It was a very useful experience.

5 Star Review

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK video for:

ONE TWICE A DAY, 3min., USA, Drama

Directed by Sofia Streisand

During a routine health check a doctor discovers that there’s something terribly wrong with his patient….

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HIGHLIGHTS – September 2019 Under 5 Minute Film Festival

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:
BEST FILM: KARMA
BEST 1 MINUTE FILM: PAPER TRAIL
BEST PERFORMANCES: KARMA
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: FATHOM
BEST MUSIC: THE LEGEND OF SCOTTY WATTS

Them of night: “Twist Endings”

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterTHE DOCKS, 1min., UK festival posterCRUEL WINTER, 1min., Italy
festival posterELIZABETH, 12min., USA, Smartphone festival posterFATHOM, 1min., USA
festival posterFEAST, 1min., India, Smartphone festival posterLIFE IN A TINY TOWN, 2min., Smartphone
festival posterLOUD AND PROUD, 1min., UK festival posterMOMENTS IN PARADISE, 1min., Switzerland
festival posterPAPER TRAIL, 1min., UK festival posterSAY NO TO DRIFT WALKING, 1min., USA
festival posterTHE DEPRIVED, 1min., India festival posterKARMA, 16min., Spain, Drama/Fantasy
festival poster(YOU’RE) THE DEVIL IN DISGUISE, 13min., Drama/Thriller festival posterTHE LEGEND OF SCOTTY WATTS, 11min., USA, Drama/Music

The 19th event of the Toronto festivals in 2019.
11 more festivals to go in Toronto this year.

See you at the festivals.

– Matthew Toffolo

THE DEPRIVED Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from 1 Minute Film Festival, Sept. 2019

THE DEPRIVED, 1min., India

Directed by Rashmi Mayur Koyyada

The farmers, tribes from across the world are deprived for centuries. Revolutions are common in most of the poor countries. What is the replacement of violence and death?

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SAY NO TO DRIFT WALKING Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from 1 Minute Film Festival, Sept. 2019

SAY NO TO DRIFT WALKING, 1min., USA

Directed by Michael Pizzano

As the DRIFT WALKING epidemic spreads, we can only hope that YOU are part of the solution. Say NO to DRIFT WALKING.

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PAPER TRAIL Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from 1 Minute Film Festival, Sept. 2019

PAPER TRAIL, 1min., UK

Directed by Emily Brown

Follow the paper trail.

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MOMENTS IN PARADISE Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from 1 Minute Film Festival, Sept. 2019

MOMENTS IN PARADISE, 1min., Switzerland

Directed by Bello Propello

Plants are growing in paradise; one of them nicer, more beautiful and taller than all the other and provoke a disciplinary action. Against all odds has consequences even in paradise.

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