Short Film: HIDEOUS, 16min., UK, Thriller

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When cheerful flower shop employee, Marla, awkwardly comes into contact with a mysterious man dressed all in black, she learns that her husband, Pete, was savagely murdered earlier that day. He then gives her an opportunity to take revenge. But will she accept?

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Director Biography – Itamar Isaak (A NIGHT WITHOUT)

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Graduated from Bezalel academy for arts and design in animation department in 2017. A freelance musician and animator.

Director Statement

Inspired by the short story “Sleepy” by Anton chekhov, this short film deals with the process of going insane and the awakening of a man’s inner demons.

Short Film: SOLITAIRE, 15min., USA, Thriller/Drama

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In this dark comedy we follow a young woman who has secluded herself in her palatial estate from any human interaction. When she hires a handyman in the hopes of relieving her lack of companion ship, she finds herself overwhelmed with attachment to this man which quickly snowballs when he attempts to leave the estate.

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June Thriller 2019 Film/Story/Screenplay Winners

A FilmFreeway preferred festival:

 

ACTORSCREENPLAY MOVIE: THE PLAYLISTS, by Michael Kotsiros
June 2019 Winner

ACTORSCREENPLAY MOVIE: MOTORIST, by Julie Thor Fryd
June 2019 Winner

festival posterELI, 11min., UK, Drama

festival posterELPIDA, 7min., 7min., USA, Drama/Sci-Fi

 

 

 

 

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

Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Kyle Drier, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Denissa Palmer, Temitope Akinterinwa, Efren Zapata, Zack Arch

HIGHLIGHT & VIDEOS: May 2019 THRILLER/SUSPENSE Film Festival

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:

BEST FILM: ACCOMPLICE

BEST PERFORMANCES: TRAP

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: THE DESECRATED

BEST MUSIC: BLOODBURN

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterWIDOW, 16min., USA, Action/Western festival posterTRAP, 10min., Canada, Action/Thriller
festival posterBEFORE YOU WOKE, 4min., USA, Action/Thriller festival posterSILENCE, 7min., USA, Action/Drama
festival posterACCOMPLICE, 19min., Spain, Thriller festival posterBLOODBURN, 7min., Netherlands, Crime/Thriller
festival posterTHE WOODS, 4min., USA, Thriller/Horror festival posterTHE DESECRATED, 8min., USA, Thriller/Mystery

The theme of the May 2019 ACTION/THRILLER Feedback Film Festival in Toronto was “Female Strength”.

Each film was a female character pushing against and triumphing in the male world.

The 11th event of the Toronto festivals in 2019.

19 more festivals to go in Toronto this year.

See you at the festivals.

– Matthew Toffolo