Director Biography – Erin Collins (THUNDERBIRD)

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Born and raised in Fort William FN Ontario, Erin Collins began working with Wapikoni in May 2017, in order to further explore film from an Indigenous perspective. Having recently graduated from the film production program at Confederation College, Erin is passionate about filmmaking and hopes to pursue a career in postproduction.

Short Film: THUNDERBIRD, 3min., Canada, Documentary

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Thunderbird is a short documentary exploring the story of Steven Collins, an international Olympic ski jumper. Using archive footage and photos, Thunderbird gives a genuine look at Steven’s story.

  • Film Type:
    Documentary, Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    2 minutes 59 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 7, 2018
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    HD
  • Aspect Ratio:
    1.85
  • Film Color:
    Color

Short Film: CROSSING: 2036, 4min., USA, Action/Sci-FI

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After a long journey through the desert, a young woman finds herself suddenly alone, and in the enemy’s sights.

  • Film Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Action, Sci-fi, drama, chase
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 47 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 2, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    600 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Shooting Format:
    RED
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.37:1
  • Film Color:
    Color

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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