Guillaume Fradin – Director’s BIO. Thriller Short film SEEDS

Film playing at the Best of EUROPEAN Cinema FEEDBACK Film Festival. Thursday May 18th. 7pm. Downtown Toronto. Get your FREE Tickets

 Director BIO

Guillaume Fradin has a background in engineering, and has been working in visual effects for 15 years, leading teams on Avatar, Gravity and The Martian.

 Director Statement

Scientists are nowadays explorers. Whether they launch rockets in space, built submarines to explore the deepest oceans and work to understand how our brains and bodies work, they strive to break barriers.

SEEDS is about one type of those scientists, the astronauts, whose curiosity to visit other planets leads them to make enormous sacrifices.


festival posterSEEDS, 12min, UK, Thriller/Sci-FI

THRILLER Short Film of the Day: THE EXECUTIONER, by Julia Colwell

PITCH:

ACTORTitle: The Executioner

Written by: Julian Colwell

Type: Short

Genre: Horror, Thriller

Logline: “The Executioner” is a horror thriller about Jeremy Smith, a man recently acquitted of rape and murder charges. He goes on with his life, unaware that he is being hunted by a serial killer known as The Executioner, so named for his victims all being convicted felons.

Interested in this logline, please email us at info@wildsound.ca and we’ll forward your email to the writer.

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Winning THRILLER Short Screenplay – COLD COMFORT, by Mick Sims

Winning Screenplay – COLD COMFORT
Written by Mick Sims

CAST LIST:

NARRATOR – Elizabeth Morriss
WOMAN – David Occhipinti
MAN – John Fray
WOMAN – Cora Matheson

SYNOPSIS:

Genre: Thriller, Horror

A serial killer confesses to a random call center caller about his murders.


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Horror/Thriller Film Festival. Thur. April 27th. 7pm. – Last Chance to RSVP FREE (or PWYL) TIX.

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Interview with director James Hartley (TWISTED)

Matthew Toffolo's Summary

James Hartley’s short film TWISTED won Best Cinematography at the FEEDBACK Film Festival in November 2015.

Watch the Short Film TWISTED:

Get to know director James Hartley:

Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film?

James Hartley: I was motivated by the truth of the character in particular. The character resonated with me as someone who as a teenager had stupid impossible dreams like being the lead singer in a band at 16 and performing at the huge mall that me and my friends frequented. The overwhelming love Michael has for Kayley that leads him to do stupid things is absolutely something I related to and that combination of naivety and wild ambition was something I hadn’t really seen in contemporary cinema. It really encompasses the agony and ecstasy of pubescence.

Matthew: From the idea to the finished product, how long did it take for you to make this film?

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Interview with director Bernhard Wenger (EXIT RIGHT)

Matthew Toffolo's Summary

Bernard Wenger co-directed (with Rupert Höller) the multiple award winning short film “Exit Right.” “Exit Right” was the winning of BEST FILM at the November 2015 FEEDBACK Film Festival.

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK for EXIT RIGHT:

I recently sat down with Bernard and chatted with him about his short film and what’s next for him. 

Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film?

Bernard: We wanted to show people how important that topic is. We wanted to create awareness of racism in our every days life!

Matthew: From the idea to the finished product, how long did it take for you to make this film?

Bernard: We worked more than one year on this project!

Matthew: How would you describe your short film in two words!?

Bernard: not possible

Matthew: What was the biggest obstacle you faced in completing this film?

Bernard: Shooting in a driving bus was really…

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Short Story Reading of THE ATTACK by Mark Renshaw

Novel Writing Festival

Performed by Val Cole

 Get to know the writer:

What is your short story about?

It’s about a guy experiencing a severe panic attack. From his perspective, he views these incidents more like battles, as if he’s being assailed by an invisible force. Using this viewpoint helps him to focus through the pain and fight back.

What genres would you say this short story is in?

Drama.

How would you describe this story in two words?

Grief, recovery.

What movie have you seen the most in your life?

I’m a sucker for the original Star Wars trilogy.

What is your favorite song? (Or, what song have you listened to the most times in your life?)

My favourite song changes as time goes by. One of the ones I keep going back to though is Dream On by Aerosmith.

Do you have an all-time favorite novel?

One of the few…

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