THRILLER/SUSPENSE Festival – Monday May 21st (Toronto)

The FEEDBACK Monthly Film Festival is back for 2018.. Our home is The Carlton Cinemas, located in the heart of downtown Toronto at 20 Carlton Street. The event runs from 7pm to 9:10pm.Continuing to showcase the best of short films from around the world, while maintaining our audience feedback format moderated by Kierston Drier. Showcasing a festival twice a month in Toronto in 2018!

Tickets for 2018 are PAY WHAT YOU LIKE. Purchase your tickets online via Paypal or Credit Card. 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 atfestivalevent@wildsoundfestival.com and we’ll reserve seats for you.

FIRST ACT PROGRAM – THRILLER SHORTS


PREY, 13min., UK, Thriller/Horror 
Directed by James MillarAfter being pursued by a supernatural force John must do everything he can to protect what means the most to him.

CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!

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CHERI, 6min., France, Thriller/Suspense 
Directed by Laure BagnaudA 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.

CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!

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CONSURGO, 12min., USA, Thriller/Suspense
Directed by Luigi ComandatoreShows 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.

CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!

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CROSSROADS, 12min, USA, Thriller/Drama
Directed by Marvin NuecklausKaren, 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 memory loss, the evidence doesn’t quite match, and a non-processed childhood trauma seems to hold the key to crack the case.

CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!

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SECOND ACT PROGRAM – ACTION/CRIME SHORTS


BREAK ROOM, 15min., Canada, Action/Drama
Directed by Andy HourahineAn ambitious, young teacher, trying hide a rough past, is offered her dream job at a prestigious, private school but finds the unique staff has something more in mind than hitting the books on her first day.

CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!

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9 SECONDS, 18min., USA, Action/Sci-Fi
Directed by Ross GodwinForced to live in hiding with her father at the outskirts of a war-torn and besieged city, nine year old Anika tries her best to be a kid. Several times a day, an air-raid siren sounds, and a bomb lands somewhere in the vicinity exactly 9 seconds later, like clockwork. Overcome with curiosity for the outside world, she goes against the wishes of her father and slips out of the bunker, but wanders too far from home as chaos breaks out. She must learn to grow up quickly in order to make it back home.

CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!

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TUESDAY 10:08AM, 13min., Canada, Crime/Mystery
Directed by Jane Tattersall & Thomas PepperA homeless man is shot dead by police and a junior inspector with the Special Investigation Unit is caught in the incident. Unsure of the validity of the official police report, the junior inspector decides to do her own analysis of the many different video recording of the shooting.

CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!


The event runs from 7pm to 9:10pm on Monday May 21, 2018

Continuing to showcase the best of short films from around the world, while maintaining our audience feedback format moderated by Kierston Drier. Showcasing a festival twice a month in Toronto in 2017!

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THRILLER Festival – Thursday – June 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 Shepsut Wilson.

Tickets are FREE or PAY WHAT YOU LIKE. Reserve your tickets online.

If you like 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.

1st ACT PROGRAM – THRILLER & HORROR


BEAST, 20min., Australia, Thriller/Film Noir
Directed by Christopher Sferrazza 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.

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THE LETTERS, 18min., UK, Thriller/Drama
Directed by Terez KonczImpatient adoptive parents send secret letters to the teenage orphan Zolika, before meeting him in person. His emerging courage and hope helps him stand up for himself against his bully Feri, and dream of a better future for him and his beloved Dori. While the parents prepare for his arrival outside, Zolika has to find the ultimate solution to make sure his beloved Dori gets free from the orphanage.

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STALKER, 7min., Czech. Republic, Horror/Thriller
Directed by Oldrich AntosLaura has been through a traumatic experience lately. She wakes up in her apartment at night and is not sure if the threat is still there. Is this a life threatening situation, or is everything just her imagination?

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2nd ACT PROGRAM – THRILLER & HORROR


GORGE, 3min., USA, Horror
Directed by Maxwell Seiler & Gabriel FrancisA woman enters the woods in search of something ancient and evil.

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ABOVE THE MIST, 8min, Canada/South Korea, Horror
Directed by Gabriel GalandA young man seeks an assisted suicide with an illegal agency in South Korea.

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THE DOLLMAKER, 10min, USA, Horror/Fantasy 
Directed by Al LougherA grieving mother latches on to a magical surrogate for her lost child. But small miracles come with big consequences.

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ADDICT, 15min, Israel, Horror/Comedy
Directed by Nir YanivGershon is an addict. He’s being filmed for a documentary. Unfortunately, his vice isn’t alchohol or drugs – it’s blood.

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IT BEGAN WITHOUT WARNING, 6min., USA, Horror 
Directed by Santiago C. Tapia & Jessica Curtright“The time has come”, the Walrus said. And all the little Oysters stood and waited in a row. From Couper Samuelson, Executive Producer of GET OUT.

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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 byShepsut Wilson.

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

If you like 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.

THRILLER Festival – Monday May 21st (Toronto)

The FEEDBACK Monthly Film Festival is back for 2018.. Our home is The Carlton Cinemas, located in the heart of downtown Toronto at 20 Carlton Street. The event runs from 7pm to 9:10pm.Continuing to showcase the best of short films from around the world, while maintaining our audience feedback format moderated by Kierston Drier. Showcasing a festival twice a month in Toronto in 2018!

Tickets for 2018 are PAY WHAT YOU LIKE. Purchase your tickets online via Paypal or Credit Card. 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 atfestivalevent@wildsoundfestival.com and we’ll reserve seats for you.

FIRST ACT PROGRAM – THRILLER SHORTS


PREY, 13min., UK, Thriller/Horror 
Directed by James MillarAfter being pursued by a supernatural force John must do everything he can to protect what means the most to him.

CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!

24


CHERI, 6min., France, Thriller/Suspense 
Directed by Laure BagnaudA 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.

CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!

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CONSURGO, 12min., USA, Thriller/Suspense
Directed by Luigi ComandatoreShows 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.

CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!

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CROSSROADS, 12min, USA, Thriller/Drama
Directed by Marvin NuecklausKaren, 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 memory loss, the evidence doesn’t quite match, and a non-processed childhood trauma seems to hold the key to crack the case.

CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!

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SECOND ACT PROGRAM – ACTION/CRIME SHORTS


BREAK ROOM, 15min., Canada, Action/Drama
Directed by Andy HourahineAn ambitious, young teacher, trying hide a rough past, is offered her dream job at a prestigious, private school but finds the unique staff has something more in mind than hitting the books on her first day.

CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!

24


9 SECONDS, 18min., USA, Action/Sci-Fi
Directed by Ross GodwinForced to live in hiding with her father at the outskirts of a war-torn and besieged city, nine year old Anika tries her best to be a kid. Several times a day, an air-raid siren sounds, and a bomb lands somewhere in the vicinity exactly 9 seconds later, like clockwork. Overcome with curiosity for the outside world, she goes against the wishes of her father and slips out of the bunker, but wanders too far from home as chaos breaks out. She must learn to grow up quickly in order to make it back home.

CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!

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TUESDAY 10:08AM, 13min., Canada, Crime/Mystery
Directed by Jane Tattersall & Thomas PepperA homeless man is shot dead by police and a junior inspector with the Special Investigation Unit is caught in the incident. Unsure of the validity of the official police report, the junior inspector decides to do her own analysis of the many different video recording of the shooting.

CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!


The event runs from 7pm to 9:10pm on Monday May 21, 2018

Continuing to showcase the best of short films from around the world, while maintaining our audience feedback format moderated by Kierston Drier. Showcasing a festival twice a month in Toronto in 2017!

Director BIO: Marvin Nuecklaus (CROSSROADS)

Director Biography – Marvin Nuecklaus

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Marvin began his film career in age of 17 in Muenster, Germany. After an apprenticeship as a media designer, multiple internships at big TV production houses, he started his own film- and media production Motion In Pictures in 2011.
After winning the Firefox Flicks Award at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2013, he decided to study Film at the University of Dortmund, Germany. His application film Wasser-Werke, not only got him into the program but also won the ProAM International Student Competition 2014.
That same year, he decided to continue his studies at the University of California Santa Barbara to gain more of an international point of view and explore the American film market. By the end of this program in 2015, he won the 10-10-10 Film Competition at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival as the first UCSB representative.
Furthermore, he won 2 awards for Best Editing and Best Picture at the Santa Barbara Digital Film Festival and the department of film and media studies award for best cinematography.
In summer 2015, he continued his journey at UCLA Extension for the Directing which he graduated from with his short Crossroads.

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

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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 memory loss, the evidence doesn’t quite match, and a non-processed childhood trauma seems to hold the key to crack the case.

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  • Film Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Thriller, Drama, Suspense
  • Runtime:
    12 minutes 16 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 22, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    8,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    1:2.35
  • Film Color:
    Color

Director BIO: Luigi Comandatore (CONSURGO)

Director Biography – Luigi Comandatore

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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 company, alongside Bob Giraldi, that has since produced a large number of commercial campaigns, documentaries, multi-media projects and short films. In 2014 Luigi founded #FILMS, a production company based in NYC and Milan, that develops and produces international independent film projects. He recently was the executive producer of the feature film The Nearest Human Being (Marco Coppola, Director) and the producer of the film Organic Sleep by (Hasan Can Dagli, Director) presently in postproduction. In June of this year he co-produced the feature film Xau (director Giorgio Cugno) currently filming in China.
Consurgo was Luigi’s last project, a short film shot in NYC starring the renowned Italian actor Nicola Acunzo.
Luigi is currently the producer/director/writer of the feature film, Follow Me, a suspense thriller currently in development, written by Jhon Rivoli, and Guinevere Turner, (American Psycho, The Notorious Bettie Page).
Follow Me will be shot by cinematographer Barry Markowitz (Crazy Hearth, Sling Blade and LBJ), The music will be composed by Sebastian Kauderer (The Secret in Their Eyes).

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

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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.

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