ROMANCE Short Film Festival – Thur. Sept. 7th (Los Angeles)

The FEEDBACK Monthly Film Festival coming to Los Angeles.. Our LA home is Regal L.A. LIVE Cinemas, located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles (beside the Staples Center) at 1000 W Olympic Blvd.. The event runs from 7pm to 9:10pm.

Showcasing the best of short films from around the world, while maintaining our audience feedback format moderated by Matthew Toffolo.

Tickets for are FREE or PAY WHAT YOU LIKE. Reserve your tickets online.  Tickets are first come first serve.

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 at latickets@wildsoundfestival.com 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 64 out of its last 66 events in Toronto. We can’t wait to do the festival in Los Angeles for the first time in 2017.

Here is the full program of films. Festival starts at 7pm sharp! 

1st ACT PROGRAM – Best of ROMANCE


LAST NIGHT WAS A MISTAKE, 15min, USA, Romance/Comedy
Directed by Amanda Holland

Best friends, Alexa & Maya wanted stress free trip to Vegas away from their significant others. But when the ladies get too drunk and find themselves in a wedding chapel, they’ve got to face the feelings. In a short told completely backwards, the two prove that what happens in Vegas has lasting consequences.

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MANEKI-NEKO, 12min, USA, Romance/Comedy
Directed by Elaine Chu

A short film about cats, love, and moving on

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DEIGHTIES, 8min, Australia, Documentary/Romance
Directed by Mason Fleming

Having lost his wife 18 months earlier, octogenarian Phil decides that he no longer wishes to be alone anymore and to embark on a quest to find new love. Times have changed though, and Phil needs to navigate the complexities of the modern tools at his disposal for finding a mate, such as online match-making

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COUNTING, 10min, USA, LGBT, Romance
Directed by Dan Pal

In 1951 Violet and Milly make a love promise over a penny. In 2015, the promise comes due, and Violet must face a heartbreaking reality.

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2nd ACT PROGRAM – Best of COMEDY


INGENUE-ISH, 10min, USA, Comedy
Directed by John Stamos

A kind of young, sort of ethnic, LA actress takes us through her daily struggle to make it in show-biz without knowing someone, having a famous last name, or sleeping her way to the top. (One of these is false)

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SUITCASE, 13min, France, Comedy
Directed by Igor Gavva

Absentminded juggler ready to perform in the circus, but one member of the audience steals his suitcase with props.

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BAGGAGE, 17min, USA, Comedy
Directed by Andrea Behring

A comic tale of a small town girl who moves to New York City and realizes she’s not in Kansas anymore. She’s wide eyed about the high life of the big city – until she stumbles head first into the grip of it’s charming low life’s.

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UNICORNLAND, 7min, USA, Comedy/Webseries
Directed by Nick Leavens

After her divorce, Annie dates couples to explore her sexuality.

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The FEEDBACK Monthly Film Festival coming to Los Angeles.. Our LA home is Regal L.A. LIVE Cinemas, located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles (beside the Staples Center) at 1000 W Olympic Blvd.. The event runs from 7pm to 9:10pm.

Showcasing the best of short films from around the world, while maintaining our audience feedback format moderated byMatthew Toffolo

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July 2017 ROMANCE Stories, Screenplays, and Short Films

Submit your Romance Screenplay Festival: http://festivalforromance.com

 

ACTORUNDER 5min. SHORT Screenplay – ONE STOP SHOP
July 2017 Reading
by Hazel Allan

ACTORSTUDENT SHORT Screenplay – BRANCHES
July 2017 Reading
by Holyn Thigpen
ACTORLGBT SHORT Screenplay – CRYSTAL
July 2017 Reading
by Jessica Perla

ACTORROMANCE 1st Scene Screenplay – WAITING TO CRUMBLE
July 2017 Reading
by John Ott

festival poster65.5 WOMEN, 6min, Norway, Experimental
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festival posterPLEASE LOVE ME FOREVER, 27min, France, Fantasy/Romance
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festival posterSTAR WARS: TRIALS, 5min, USA, Action/Adventure
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Producer: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com

Director: Kierston Drier
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: John Johnson

Camera Operator: Mary Cox

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Winning Short Screenplay – The Pinch by Claire Brown

LOS ANGELES Feedback FILM FESTIVAL

THE PINCH
Written by Claire Brown

CAST LIST:

CLAIRE – Kelly Daly
DEIRDRE – Laura Kyswaty
PETER – Peter Nelson
CATHY – Meghan Allen
NARRATOR – Gabriel Darku

SYNOPSIS:

Comedy, Drama

About acting in disregard of accepted social norms, especially in restaurants.

Get to know the winning writer:

What is your screenplay about?

My Screenplay is about acting in disregard of accepted social norms, especially in restaurants.

What genres does your screenplay under?

Humour, Drama.

Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

Because it’s a relatable situation that audiences must have found themselves in at some point.

How would you describe this script in two words?

Tense. Thrilling.

What movie have you seen the most times in your life?

The Importance of Being Earnest.

How long have you been working on this screenplay?

A day.

How many stories have you written?

Not many.

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Winning Short Screenplay – The Pine Cone by Dimitri Devyatkin

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THE PINE CONE
Written by Dimitri Devyatkin

CAST LIST:

LU – Laura Kyswaty
TRAVELR – Peter Nelson
FEY – Meghan Allen
NARRATOR – Dan Cristofori

SYNOPSIS:

Fantasy, Comedy, Drama

Story about kindness and true generosity. A truly kind person is not looking for compensation.

Get to know the winning writer:

What is your screenplay about?

The screenplay is about kindness and true generosity. A truly kind person is not looking for compensation.

What genres does your screenplay under?

Fairy tale, humor, mini-drama

Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

Teaches a simple lesson painlessly

How would you describe this script in two words?

Kindness prevails

What movie have you seen the most times in your life?

Charlie Chaplin, Modern Times, the Marx Brothers, Night at the Opera, and “It’s Raining in Brighton Beach” a classic comedy directed by Leonid Gaidai. Dimitri was Line Producer. Named “One of 100…

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Winning Short Screenplay – The Sand and Water of Styx by Peer Ynt

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THE SAND AND WATER OF STYX
Written by Peer Ynt

CAST LIST:

NARRATOR – Laura Kyswaty
MIRROR- Peter Nelson

SYNOPSIS:

Mystery, Horror

An evil magic mirror and hypnosis.

Get to know the winning writer:

What is your screenplay about?

About few things that probably won’t be spotted at first glance, so to speak. My guess is that on the surface you’d see an evil magic mirror and hypnosis. But if you’d watch it again, more things would reveal themselves. Depends on how deep you’d want to dig and how experienced you are as the human soul expert.

What genres does your screenplay under?

Mystery and horror.

Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

One reason would be that it can be done with a ridiculously low budget. Another reason would be the predominant use of reverse angle which, I think, is the “icing” on this “cake” without which…

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HIGHLIGHTS – April 6, 2017 LA FEEDBACK Film Festival

LOS ANGELES Feedback FILM FESTIVAL

AUDIENCE FESTIVAL AWARDS

Best Film: THE NEON STRUGGLE

Best Performances: UNCLE ALBERT

Best Cinematography: CONFESSION

Best Music: The music from THE NEON STRUGGLE

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festival posterCONFESSION, 5min, USA, Horror/Thriller
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festival posterTHE WHITE ROSE, 5min, USA, Thriller/Film Noir
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festival posterHAVE A LITTLE FAITH, 12min, USA, Comedy
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festival posterUNCLE ALBERT, 11min, USA, Dark Comedy
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festival posterGEORGE, 7min, USA, Documentary
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festival posterTHE LONG GOODBYE: AN ALZHEIMER’S STORY, 5min, USA, Documentary
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festival posterTHE NEON STRUGGLE, 38min, USA, Documentary
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The LOS ANGELES APRIL 2017 FEEDBACK Film Festival gave our audiences the best of short movies from the United States. The first half was a selection of “Female Directed films”. The second half was a selection of “Documentary films”.

The theme of the festival was “END OF THE LINE”.

Every film showcased was about a…

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Get to know the short film: DEIGHTIES, 8min, Australia, Documentary/Romance

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Short Film Played at the ROMANCE FEEDBACK Film Festival in Los Angeles (September 2017) Having lost his wife 18 months earlier, octogenarian Phil decides that he no longer wishes to be alone anymore…

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