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 ****** 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 ****** 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… Continue reading Under 5min. Festival Testimonial – August 22 2018

Director BIO: Mischa Livingstone (CUBICLE)

Director Biography – Mischa Livingstone Director Mischa Livingstone’s award-winning films have screened at festivals worldwide and been added to the Smithsonian permanent collection. Festival screenings include the Berlin Intl. Film Festival, Montreal World Film Festival, Ann Arbor Film Festival, Seattle Intl. Film Festival, and Cinequest (Viewers’ Voice Award winner). Mischa was born in Glasgow, Scotland and… Continue reading Director BIO: Mischa Livingstone (CUBICLE)

Director BIO: S.J. van Breda (GREY)

Director Biography – S.J. van Breda S.J. van Breda was born on the 2nd of November 1991 in Durban, South Africa. She graduated Vancouver Film School with specializations in Directing, Post-Production and Cinematography. Before arriving at VFS, she studied Mechanical Engineering at the University of Cape Town and worked in the aerospace research industry for two… Continue reading Director BIO: S.J. van Breda (GREY)

Director BIO: Niels Reinhard (NOVAA – MELODY OF NEED)

Director Biography – Niels Reinhard Award-winning music producer and director Niels Reinhard was born in Heidelberg, Germany in 1987 and now lives in Mannheim. His creative spirit led him to directing his first short films at the young age of 15 and to starting his career as a DJ at 17. While studying digital media, Niels produced… Continue reading Director BIO: Niels Reinhard (NOVAA – MELODY OF NEED)

Director BIO: Onur Atalay Senol (128)

Director Biography – Onur Atalay Şenol Onur Atalay Şenol was born in İstanbul in 25th July 1990. His parents Nuran and Nazım Şenol are both from ancient Anatolian town of Kastamonu. Onur was graduated from Radio-TV section of Aydın Doğan Communications High School. He has been working in Television Series and Feature Films as an assistant director… Continue reading Director BIO: Onur Atalay Senol (128)

Under 5 Minute Film Festival Testimonial – July 18 2018

Steve Vasiliou “I Know” (title of my selected screenplay) says it all! I Know this festival will continue with top quality presentations and feedback. 🙂 Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance Morning, noon or night, at home, on business or holiday, the real-life encounter of “I Know” touches all people. Unless you live as a hermit, there’s… Continue reading Under 5 Minute Film Festival Testimonial – July 18 2018