Under 5 minute Film Festival: Thursday June 29, 2017

Continuing to showcase the best of short films from around the world, while maintaining our audience feedback format moderated by Amanda Lomonaco. Showcasing a festival every single month in 2017!

Tickets for 2017 are PAY WHAT YOU LIKE. Purchase your tickets online via Paypal or Credit Card. Tickets are first come first serve.

All proceeds to this month’s festival will be donated to festival cinema costs (suggestion $8 and up), which helps the monthly event:


OR, 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 58 out of its last 60 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


MISSION: APO11O, 4min, France, History/Comedy
Directed by Daniel Jenny

Three men are flying to the moon, one of them should have stayed home….

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MORE THAN LOVE, 3min, USA, Drama/Romace
Directed by Mitchel Viernes

A woman sits on a beach one night and reminisces about her life. Amidst the nostalgia, she struggles with the more traumatic memories of her past, and considers the prospects of opening herself up to newfound love.

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BLURRY, 5min, USA, Thriller/Mystery
Directed by Jake Honer

A young man cannot see his demise.

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LAST CHANCE, 3min, Hungary, Drama/Sport
Directed by Daniel Fuzes

What if you are a boxer, but you can’t fight back?

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EYE OF INDIA, 3min, India, Experimental/Adventure
Directed by Benn Berkeley

Eye of India is a visual record of a journey across India that showcases the diverse culture of one of the world’s fastest developing nations.

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DAN, 1min, UK, Comedy
Directed by Uzo Oleh

Dan and Steve are identical twins that live together. Steve is fed up with being guilted into covering for Dan’s frequent “sick” days from work. So Steve decides to get himself (as Dan) fired.

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DATE TO THE CINEMA, 4min, USA, Romance/Drama
Directed by Giovanni Ferrari

Share the inner thoughts of a young man at the very fist date with a woman.

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VOICING SILENCE, 3min, UK, Animation
Directed by Lucy Lee

How do you move forward when events from a distant past continue to cast their grim shadow on the present? Can breaking the silence ever bring a much longed for quietude? Voicing Silence is one woman’s attempt to find her words that have remained muted for so long.

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SECOND ACT PROGRAM


WOW, 4min, France, Drama/Romance
Directed by Axel d’Harcourt

WOW relates the cycle of desire between two lovers. The end is the beginning. The beginning is the end.

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BEYOND, 4min, Italy, Drama/Mystery
Directed by Manuele Mandolesi

Night. Anonymous suburbs. A woman lies on the floor in a pool of blood. Two paramedics of Saint Mary’s Hospital are beside her. She’s a victim of violence by a wanted man. From the beginning and throughout the entire short film we will only see fragments of reality and sense external noises from the limbo of unconsciousness.

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FAMILY SHADOWS, 4min, USA, Family/Drama
Directed by Laura Malatos

Every Friday night at 7 o’clock, Carter walks into the forest, and every single time, his father follows him. While wandering through the shadows, they discover what it means to be family.

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THE SNOWMAN’S HAT, 2min, USA, Animation
Directed by Jeff Draheim

A stop motion snowman adventure.

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MOUNT ROYAL 2017-09, 2min, Canada, Experimental
Directed by Jeremy Eliosoff

A short, non-narrative montage in which scenes from Montreal’s Parc Mont Royal are transformed via custom computer software into a dreamy cascade of colourful, abstract shapes, set to a melodic, sample-based soundtrack.

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PROCLAMATION PUNCTUATION, 4min, USA, Dance/Fashion
Directed by Sewra G. Kidane

An enthralling fashion film centered on a fabulously fascinating woman reciting a short soliloquy paying homage to her love for using exclamation points in her missives.

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THE FINAL FAIRYTALE, 1min, UK, Family
Directed by Ken Williams

A woman looks back at a fading memory of her father and of fairytales .

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I & MYSELF, 5min, Japan, Drama/Fantasy
Directed by Hisanori Tsukuda

Mizuho came to Tokyo to make her dream reality but things have not been going well for her.

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The event runs from 7pm to 9:10pm on Thursday June 29 2017

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Audience FEEDBACK: CRE-AZIONI, 5min, USA, Drama/Experimental

Watch the best of the July 2016 Film Festival

CRE-AZIONI
Info on the Short Film!

AUDIENCE FEEDBACK VIDEO:

  MOVIE POSTERCRE-AZIONI, 5min, USA, Drama/Experimental
Directed by Elena Vannoni

A film about women and time.

Film Type: Short

Runtime: 4 minutes 50 seconds

Completion Date: December 3, 2015

Production Budget: 1,500 USD

Country of Origin: United States

Country of Filming: United States

Film Color: Color

First-time Filmmaker: Yes

Student Project: No

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2016 Under 5min. Short Films at Festival

List of Under 5 Minute Short Films that were showcased at the festival in 2016. Click the links and watch the Audience FEEDBACK videos, plus learn more about the films.

BIRTH WEAVING LIFE, 5min., Japan, Animation/Documentary
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterI AM DYSLEXIC, 5min. Norway, Animation/Music Video
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterGRANDMA: A TRUE STORY, 5min, UK, Animation/Family
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterPHANTOM CITY, 6min, Canada, Animation/Crime
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterTHE GRAVEYARD SHIFT, 2min, USA, Animation/Comedy
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterCACOPHONY, 2min, USA, Animation/Drama
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterSISTERS, 4min, USA, Animation/Music Video
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterAFRO CRAB, 4min, Taiwan, Animation/Comedy
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
ACTORCLEAN BREAK, 5min, UK, Comedy
Short Film from July 2016 Film Festival

ACTORSTEPHEN THE TIME TRAVELLING DOG, 3min, UK, Comedy/Fantasy
Short Film from July 2016 Film Festival

ACTORHOWELL, 4min, UK, Horror/Comedy
Short Film from July 2016 Film Festival

ACTORPEOPLE OF NOWHERE, 2min, Israel, Documentary/Music Video
Short Film from July 2016 Film Festival

ACTORCRE-AZIONI, 5min, USA, Drama/Experimental
Short Film from July 2016 Film Festival

ACTORWALK, 1min, Netherlands, Dance/Experimental
Short Film from July 2016 Film Festival

ACTORSILENCE, 3min, Russia, Romance/Drama
Short Film from July 2016 Film Festival

ACTORI LIKE YOU, 2min, Italy, Drama/Romance
Short Film from July 2016 Film Festival

ACTORDREAMS OR DEMONS, 3min, Denmark, Drama/Life
Short Film from July 2016 Film Festival

ACTORDRAGON DREAMING, 5min, Australia, Documentary
Short Film from July 2016 Film Festival

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Short Film from July 2016 Film Festival

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LOREN THE ROBOT BUTLER: TEACH ME HOW TO DOUGIE!, 3min, USA, Puppetry/Comedy

Short Film from July 2016 Film Festival

festival posterTIME, 3min., Hong Kong, Docuementary
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterNO SIGNAL, 1min., Spain, Documentary
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterTHE KUSBEGI, 2min, Mongolia, Documentary
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterA COUPLE, 4min., France, Relationship
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterLUNCH, 2min., UK, Experimental/Music Video
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterNO WOMAN, 3min., Afghanistan, Experimental/Drama
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterHORSE PARADE, 1min., Puerto Rico, Romance/Experimental
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterDEADLY VIEW, 3min., Ireland, Thriller/Mystery
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterMIDNIGHT WALK, 4min., Australia, Thriller
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterPROVERBIAL LUCK, 5min, Austria, Romance/Comedy
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK

DRAGON DREAMING, 5min, Australia, Documentary

Short Film Playing at the best of Under 5min. Film Festival. Thursday July 28, 2016. Get your FREE Tickets: http://www.wildsound.ca/torontofilmfestivals.html

  MOVIE POSTERDRAGON DREAMING, 5min, Australia, Documentary
Directed by Daniel Clarke & Amy Pysden

Meet Kushia Young. She can’t hear you. But she can draw you a mystical character in under 10 minutes. This profoundly deaf 20-year-old artist from the remote APY Lands is being recognised for her unique contemporary indigenous drawings.

Film Type: Documentary

Runtime: 5 minutes

Completion Date: June 24, 2015

Production Budget: 0 USD

Country of Origin: Australia

Country of Filming: Australia

Film Language: English

Shooting Format: Digital

Aspect Ratio: 16:9

Film Color: Color

LOREN THE ROBOT BUTLER: TEACH ME HOW TO DOUGIE!, 3min, USA, Puppetry/Comedy

Short Film Playing at the best of Under 5min. Film Festival. Thursday July 28, 2016. Get your FREE Tickets: http://www.wildsound.ca/torontofilmfestivals.html

  MOVIE POSTERLOREN THE ROBOT BUTLER: TEACH ME HOW TO DOUGIE!, 3min, USA, Puppetry/Comedy
Directed by Paul McGinnis

Loren, a proper British robot and formally the head butler for a very wealthy family, has been replaced with a Roomba and stored in the basement. Now the kids program him to teach them stuff.

Film Type: Short, Web / New Media, Other

Genres: Puppetry, Bunraku, Tabletop, Instructional, Dance

Runtime: 3 minutes 13 seconds

Completion Date: February 6, 2016

Production Budget: 9,000 USD

Country of Origin: United States

Country of Filming: United States

Film Language: English

Shooting Format: Panasonic 3700

Film Color: Color

THE FAUCET – AUDIENCE FEEDBACK of the Short Film. WILDsound Film Festival

THE FAUCET played to raves reviews from the audience at the January 2016 Film Festival. It was also awarded Best Overall Performances at the Festival.

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Video:

  MOVIE POSTERTHE FAUCET, 4min, USA, Comedy
Directed by Samip Raval & Danny Klimetz

There comes a time in each man’s life when he’ll have to come face to face with creations of his own genius.

Film Type: Short

Runtime: 4 minutes 28 seconds

Completion Date: June 30, 2015

Country of Origin: United States

Country of Filming: United States

Film Language: English

Shooting Format: Digital

Aspect Ratio: 16:9

Film Color:Color

THE MEGA PLUSH – AUDIENCE FEEDBACK of the Short Film. WILDsound Film Festival

THE MEGA PLUSH played to raves reviews from the audience at the January 2016 Film Festival. It was also awarded Best FILM at the Festival. An amazing achievement considering the quality of films presented at the festival.

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Video:

  MOVIE POSTERTHE MEGA PLUSH, 4min, USA, Animation/Action
Directed by Matt Burniston

Set in the shadows of a gritty underworld, a war is brewing. The Mega Plush, a group of four plush toy vigilantes, are struggling against the uprising of the SOC (Society of Chimps) army. Good vs evil. Bear vs sock monkey. The question is “who has the stuffing to survive?”

http://www.themegaplush.com/

Film Type: Animation, Short

Genres: Action, Animation, CG, 3D

Runtime: 3 minutes 56 seconds

Completion Date: August 31, 2013

Production Budget: 0 USD

Country of Origin: United States

Aspect Ratio: 16:9

Film Color:Color