HIGHLIGHTS – April 2019 Under 5 Minute Festival

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:

BEST UNDER 5 MINUTE FILM FILM: BOY RACER

BEST MUSIC: MALKA

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterRETRIEVER, 5min., Australia, Drama

festival posterMARTA – I NEED A LOVE STORY, 4min., Poland, Music Video/Romance

festival posterBOY RACER, 4min., Ireland, Drama/Family

festival posterMALKA, 4min., UK, Animation/Documentary

festival posterTHE SPECTER OF THE OTHER, 4min., Action/Experimental

festival poster#METONIGHT, 1min., USA., Music

festival posterI HAVE SOMETHING TO TELL YOU, 1min., USA, Drama/Thriller

festival posterSOCIAL, 2min., USA, Drama

The theme of the April 2019 ANIMATION & DANCE Feedback Film Festival in Toronto was “Don’t Judge a Book by its Cover”.

Each film was about something or someone being at the exact right time for something.

The 8th event of the Toronto festivals in 2019.

22 more festivals to go in Toronto this year.

See you at the festivals.

– Matthew Toffolo

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#METONIGHT Short Film – Audience FEEDBACK from the Under 5 Minute April 2019 Festival

#METONIGHT, 1min., USA., Music

Directed by Tony Marquez

A boy and girl return from a night out, but this isn’t your typical date night.

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THE SPECTER OF THE OTHER Short Film – Audience FEEDBACK from the Under 5 Minute April 2019 Festival

THE SPECTER OF THE OTHER, 4min., Action/Experimental

Directed by Brendan Barthel, Katherine Helen Fisher

Investigating what is seen as human touch using martial arts and dance as vocabulary, but taking them out of context and bias as aggressive, decorative or kind

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BOY RACER Short Film – Audience FEEDBACK from the Under 5 Minute April 2019 Festival

BOY RACER, 4min., Ireland, Drama/Family

Directed by Barry Fahy

Evan Murphy sneaks away into his grandfathers shed and discovers a world of trinkets to play with including his grandfathers rally car.

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MARTA – I NEED A LOVE STORY Short Film – Audience FEEDBACK from the Under 5 Min. April 2019 Festival

MARTA – I NEED A LOVE STORY, 4min., USA, Music Video/Romance

Directed by Olga Czykiewicz

The story of video shows how women is looking for perfect love which is more imagination of looking for perfect guy, who is like a ghost. Its a combination of two words, normal and dreamed one. It’s a story about woman being loved, touched, respected and admired. The story shows how the women imagines her emotional world full of beauty surrounded by amazing architecture of Gloucester Cathedral, with dreamed gentleman and beloved animals – the reindeer and the owl. I need a love story it’s a vision of perfect love created in Marta’s dreams.

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RETRIEVER Short Film – Audience FEEDBACK from the Under 5 Minute April 2019 Festival

RETRIEVER, 5min., Australia, Drama

Directed by Robert Bremner

Retriever explores the hardships of semi-rural Western Australia. Young farmer Michael receives some disturbing news; there’s been an incident, and he is unwittingly responsible.

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Under 5 Minute Short Screenplay: Punked, by Kate Whitehead

Punk rocker Daryl attempts to save his marriage in the divorce court parking lot, but his wife Renee proves resistant to his well-hidden charm.

CAST LIST:

Female Lawyer – 2 – ETHEL ABRAY
Anita – 9 – CASSANDRA GUTHRIE
NARRATION – JUSTIN DESOUZA
Renee – 17 – OLIVIA BARRETT
Male Lawyer/Brett – 3 – DANIEL JONES
Daryl – 7 – TED POWERS

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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