Under 5min. Screenplay – Paying the Night Differential by Paul Weidknecht

Two New York gangsters find the no-show job they’ve created gives new meaning to the term ‘ghost worker’,

CAST LIST:

Narration – Danielle Nicole
Pasquale – Ted Power
Johnny – Brogan Caulfield

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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

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Under 5min. Festival Testimonial – October 3 2018

After listening to the PODCAST from the festival:

Thank you very much … you are very nice people..I listened this morning and I have had many beautiful feelings .. I greet you from istanbul. Thank you.

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Under 5 Minute Short Screenplay: IT LIVES WITHIN by Matty Farrugia

Genre: Thriller, Drama

A middle aged woman finds herself in trouble when the power goes out and she starts hearing strange noises.

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Sara: Pearl Ho
Weatherman: Peter Nelson

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Producer: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com

Director: Kierston Drier

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Camera Op: Mary Cox

Under 5 Minute Short Screenplay: 1801 BUCK by Jalen Thompson

Genre: Thriller, Drama

A dramatic piece about the sexual exploitation an enslaved African family endures leading up to the murder of their slaveholder.

CAST LIST:

Adell: Katelyn Vanier
Amiyah: Pearl Ho
Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Cassell: Twain Ward
Ibo: John Leung

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Producer: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com

Director: Kierston Drier

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Camera Op: Mary Cox

Under 5min. Festival Testimonial – August 22 2018

Filmmaker Aram Atkinson (FIREFLIES)

It was humbling to see such strong responses! I’ve been fortunate to see Fireflies screened twice and see an audience reaction in person, but this was the first time I’ve been able to hear such academic deconstruction of Fireflies and it’s amazing to hear a consensus I hadn’t even considered. This film is very much told through the eyes of Alice, and as said in the video and podcast, the film would be tragic beyond belief to view it through the dad’s eyes, but I had never actually realised this is what I was doing. I love moments like these, where you discover your own artistic decisions and style by listening to others’ take.

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Director BIO: Jessica Chung (SUSHI MAN)

Director Biography – Jessica Chung

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Jessica Chung was born and raised in Brazil and then moved to Los Angeles to pursue her career in 3D Animaiton and Visual Effects. “Sushi Man” is her first finished short animation where she worked from pre to post production.

Short Film: SUSHI MAN, 3min., USA, Animation/Romance

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A well-awarded sushi man is conflicted with his profession after falling in love with a mermaid.

  • Film Type:
    Animation, Short
  • Runtime:
    2 minutes 51 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 8, 2017
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Film Color:
    Color