Short Film: CROSSROADS, 12min, USA, Thriller/Drama

Karen, a young, traumatized and abused woman is interrogated after she was found unconscious in a desolate desert. According to her, she witnessed a murder and is forced to relive the traumatic events in order to bring light to this case. A case that first seems straightforward but the story has holes due to her… Continue reading Short Film: CROSSROADS, 12min, USA, Thriller/Drama

Director BIO: Luigi Comandatore (CONSURGO)

Director Biography – Luigi Comandatore BIO – Luigi Comandatore, Director/Producer/Writer. Following his study of film at New York University, Italian-born director Luigi Comandatore started working with his mentor, legendary commercial director Bob Giraldi (Beat It, Say Say Say, Dinner Rush). In 2008, Luigi was the founder and Director of Rated Content, a New York based production… Continue reading Director BIO: Luigi Comandatore (CONSURGO)

Short Film: CONSURGO, 12min., USA, Thriller/Suspense

CONSURGO is a thriller, that show us that when the need to be something other than what we are, becomes too much to bare, sometimes we choose the extreme solution to our problem. The result can change us forever, but leave us with conflicted feelings that are still too much to bare. Project Links  Facebook… Continue reading Short Film: CONSURGO, 12min., USA, Thriller/Suspense

Short Film: CHERI, 6min., France, Thriller/Suspense

A woman thinks that the man she covets is going to ask for it in marriage, but an imponderable one disturbs her expectations and nothing happens as she imagined. Project Links  Facebook Film Type: Short Genres: Suspens Runtime: 6 minutes 5 seconds Completion Date: March 15, 2017 Production Budget: 600 EUR Country of Origin: France… Continue reading Short Film: CHERI, 6min., France, Thriller/Suspense

Short Film: PREY, 13min., UK, Thriller/Horror

After being pursued by a supernatural force John must do everything he can to protect what means the most to him. Project Links  Website  Facebook  Twitter Film Type: Short Genres: Thriller, Horror, action Runtime: 12 minutes 51 seconds Completion Date: April 14, 2016 Production Budget: 1,000 GBP Country of Origin: United Kingdom Country of Filming:… Continue reading Short Film: PREY, 13min., UK, Thriller/Horror

Director: Christopher Sferrazza (BEAST)

Director Biography – Christopher Sferrazza Originally a photographer, Sferrazza found a passion for cinematography and film during his time at New York Queens College, inspired by Italian Neo Realism films which influence his work to date. As to date he is an award winning TVC director, and has now turned his focus to long form, excited… Continue reading Director: Christopher Sferrazza (BEAST)

Short Film: BEAST, 20min., Australia, Thriller/Film Noir

In a small town on the eastern coast of Australia lives the quiet and caring Sophie. Her only relationships are with town gossip Bea, with whom she works at the local butcher, and her grandson Liam, a single paramedic. Sophie has been marginalise for nearly a decade in the wake of a fatal accident involving… Continue reading Short Film: BEAST, 20min., Australia, Thriller/Film Noir

March 2018 – Interviews with Film Festival Directors

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Read this month’s interviews with Film Festival directors from all over the world. Interviews by Matthew Toffolo. Interview with Festival Director Lari Teräs (Toronto Int’l Spring of Horror & Fantasy Film Festival (TISH)) https://festivalreviews.org/2018/03/05/interview-with-festival-director-lari-teras-toronto-intl-spring-of-horror-fantasy-film-festival-tish/ Interview with Festival Director Mike Messier (AVALONIA Film Festival) https://festivalreviews.org/2018/03/03/interview-with-festival-director-mike-messier-avalonia-film-festival/ Interview with Festival Director Banks Helfrich…

March 2018 – Interviews with Film Directors

Originally posted on WILDsound Festival:
Read interviews by Matthew Toffolo with the top up and coming filmmakers from around the world: Interview with Filmmaker Julia Campanelli (116) https://matthewtoffolo.com/2018/03/06/interview-with-filmmaker-julia-campanelli-116/ Interview with Filmmaker Philippe McKie (BREAKER) https://matthewtoffolo.com/2018/03/05/interview-with-filmmaker-philippe-mckie-breaker/ Interview with Filmmaker Balazs Juszt (WHAT IF…?) https://matthewtoffolo.com/2018/03/04/interview-with-filmmaker-balazs-juszt-what-if/ Interview with Filmmaker Steven R. Lawson (MAN-AT-ARMS) https://matthewtoffolo.com/2018/03/03/interview-with-filmmaker-steven-r-lawson-man-at-arms/ Interview with Filmmaker Derek…