Thriller Film Festival – Thursday February 23rd. 7pm. Downtown Toronto

The FEEDBACK Monthly Film Festival is back for 2017.. 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 Matthew Toffolo. Showcasing a festival twice a month in 2017 starting in February!

Tickets for 2017 are PAY WHAT YOU LIKE. Purchase your tickets online via Paypal or Credit Card. Tickets are first come first serve.

All proceeds to this month’s festival will be donated to festival cinema costs (suggestion $8 and up), which helps the monthly event:

OR, 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 festivalevent@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 48 out of its last 50 events!

You will be able to buy alcohol (beer, wine, liquor), popcorn, candy, and refreshments before the show.

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

FIRST ACT PROGRAM


MIDNIGHT SIGNS, 4min, Italy, Thriller/Animation
Directed by Marino Guarnieri

In a small room overlooking the Bay of Naples, a young designer, suspended in time and in the night, faces the eternal struggle of the artist who tries to tame its instruments in order to use them as an extension of himself to express their imagination.

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THE TRAITOR, 5min, Czech Republic, Action/Thriller
Directed by Oldrich Antos

A young mafia member called the Turkish has a secret relationship with Lenka, an informant of this criminal group. The Turkish and Lenka plan to escape abroad. Their escape plans are accelerated by the information that Lenka became uncomfortable for the boss and he and his men are on their way to her apartment to kill her.

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MARAUDER, 13min, Canada, Action/Fantasy
Directed by Brendon Rathbone

After the Marauder’s Motorcycle is Stolen, they go on a search to hunt down the bandits that stole it.

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TRUE COPY, 11min, Russia, Thriller/Sci-Fi
Directed by Olga Belova

Igor’s uncontrolled transformations into other people force him to turn to the only person able to stop this…

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SECOND ACT PROGRAM


LAST BASE, 15min, Norway, Action/Thriller
Directed by Aslak Danbolt

Joachim is retiring from base-jumping to become a father for the first time, but first he goes on one last adventure with his best-friend Oyvind. When a storm approaches their friendship is put to the test; Oyvind want’s to turn back, but Joachim will apparently stop at nothing to pull off his very last jump.

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APPRAISAL, 8min, UK, Thriller
Directed by James Peaty

A corporate hitman returns home for his long overdue company appraisal…but the question soon arises: who’s appraising who?

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WEEKEND OF HEROES, 15min, Italy, Action/Crime
Directed by Francesco Bovino

Once a month, a bunch of dirty cops has a guys’ Weekend in an isolated manor in the countryside. Usually they divide their monthly loot, they play cards and they drink too much. But this time there is a betrayer among them.

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2016 Short Films

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos of the Thriller/Suspense Short Films that were showcased at the festival.


festival posterHEAD SPACE, 5min, Drama/Thriller
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festival posterHELIO, 20min., USA, Sci-Fi/Action
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festival posterMIDNIGHT WALK, 4min., Australia, Thriller
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festival posterDEADLY VIEW, 3min., Ireland, Thriller/Mystery
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festival posterO, 29min, Norway, Horror/Mystery
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festival posterBURNT, 13min., UK, Thriller/Crime
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festival posterGILT, 22min, UK, Thriller/Drama
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LE PARDON, 5min, USA, Thriller/Mystery

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festival posterSAVE, 4min, Germany, Horror/Drama
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festival posterMAYDAY, 13min. France, Horror/Fantasy
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JAILBREAK, 1min., USA, Animation/Crime

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DRAWN TO FEAR, 7min, USA

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festival posterFOOTPRINTS, 13min, Canada
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festival posterPREFERENTIAL OPERATION, 20min, Spain
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KADDISH!, 6min, France

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festival posterA FILM BY VERA VAUGHN, 10min, USA
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festival posterDON’T LET THEM IN, 13min, USA
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festival posterDO NOT DISTURB, 13min, UK
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ACTORBLACK BALLOON, 12min, Israel, Drama/Horror
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ACTORMINE, 29min, Canada, Drama/Thriller
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festival posterHOLE
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19min, UK, Crime/Thriller


festival posterKARATE GIRL BRAWL
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10min, Canada, Action/Thriller


festival posterTHE ART OF GESTURE
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16min, France, Horror/Thriller


festival posterCANTATA IN C MAJOR
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7min, USA, Horror/Musical


festival posterTIME TO EAT
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4min, USA, Horror/Comedy


festival posterSILENTLY WITHIN YOUR SHADOW
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14min, UK, Horror/Thriller


festival posterBALLERINA
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5min, USA, Horror/Thriller


festival posterVICIOUS
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12min, UK, Horror


festival posterCHATEAU SAUVIGNON: TERROIR
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13min, USA, Horror/Family


festival posterARTIFICAL
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20min, Spain, Sci-Fi/Thriller

FEEDBACK THRILLER Short Film Festival – Thursday October 27 2016

The FEEDBACK Monthly Film Festival is back for 2016.. 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 Amanda Lomonaco. Showcasing a festival every single month in 2016!

Tickets for 2016 are PAY WHAT YOU LIKE. Purchase your tickets online via Paypal or Credit Card. Tickets are first come first serve.

All proceeds to this month’s festival will be donated to festival cinema costs (suggestion $8 and up), which helps the monthly event:

OR, 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 atfestivalevent@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 48 out of its last 50 events!

You will be able to buy alcohol (beer, wine, liquor), popcorn, candy, and refreshments before the show.

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


FIRST ACT PROGRAM


MAYDAY, 13min. France, Horror/Fantasy
Directed by Sebastien Vanicek

Michel, subject to violent hallucinations, must overcome the imminence of death during his extradition flight towards United States. He will face head-front his delusions, the other passengers’ judgment, the firmness of US-law enforcement and the stress of an imminent crash. Way too much for this weak, aging and disturbed man…

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LE PARDON, 5min, USA, Thriller/Mystery
Directed by Margarethe Baillou

Set in late 19th century New Orleans, LE PARDON portrays an unusual dialog between a man and a woman: he is heard but not seen, and she is seen but never speaks. A ghostly fictional short film, it is a tale of forgiveness and the art of listening, a poem about an almost encounter and an hommage to the Crescent City. French with English subtitles.

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SAVE, 4min, Germany, Horror/Drama
Directed by Ivan Sainz-Pardo

A baby breaks the silence.

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BURNT, 13min., UK, Thriller/Crime
Directed by Robert Vassie

A surveillance team get inadvertently caught up in a hostage situation when the man they are following, a charismatic sociopath, takes his own lawyer captive and threatens to kill him. It is down to the leader of the team, located miles from the scene, to engage in a dangerous battle of wits with the target in effort to talk him out of harming anyone. .

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SECOND ACT PROGRAM


GILT, 22min, UK, Thriller/Drama
Directed by Julian Stevens

Searching for a legendary hoard of gold coins, a man is goaded to unearth the darkness buried within.

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O, 29min, Norway, Horror/Mystery
Directed by Frank Aron Gardso

Four friends are on a hiking trip into the deep midst of a forest. While filming the trip they accidentally lose one of their cell phones. In search of the lost phone they discover a mysterious black hole in the ground. Curious and puzzled by this newly discovered hole, they decide to explore it, which leads to a dramatic chain of events.

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The event runs from 7pm to 9:10pm on Thursday October 27 2016

Get to know the THRILLER Short Film: GILT

Playing at the October 27th Horror/Thriller FEEDBACK Short Film Festival. Get your FREE TICKETS

GILT, 22min, UK, Thriller/Drama
Directed by Julian Stevens

Searching for a legendary hoard of gold coins, a man is goaded to unearth the darkness buried within.

Director Statement:

With GILT we set out to create a filmic space from the landscape that would reflect Paige’s internal phycological state. A supernatural menace is hinted at, but never made explicit. We wanted to embrace the uncanny, the dreamy, and a sense of foreboding.

I was interesting in exploring shifting perspectives, wrong footing the viewer with reveals, hidden pasts, and secret bestial inner natures.

Audiences will see nods to Nick Roeg in the time jumps, and oblique story-telling, and early Polanski in the intense visualisations of disjointed inner worlds, along with other stylised, psychological, surreal films of the 1970s.

Anna Bogacz atmospheric photography makes use of soft, rich images and primary colours, and Chris Kemsley’s haunting, off-key score contributes to this distinctive, immersive world.

GILT features a characterful, menacing performance from Tim Bentinck (David Archer in Radio 4s’ The Archers, and numerous TV and film appearances), and a blistering, emotional intensity from new-comer Christopher Hughes.

Film Type:Short

Genres:drama, thriller

Runtime:22 minutes

Completion Date:January 1, 2016

Production Budget:3,000 GBP

Country of Origin:United Kingdom

Country of Filming:United Kingdom

Film Language:English

Shooting Format:Digital

Aspect Ratio:16:9

Film Color:Color

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ACTORAUGUST 2015 Film Festival
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ACTORJULY 2015 Film Festival
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ACTORAPRIL 2015 Film Festival
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ACTORMarch 2015 Film Festival
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Get to know the THRILLER Short Film: BURNT

Playing at the October 27th Horror/Thriller FEEDBACK Short Film Festival. Get your FREE TICKETS

BURNT, 13min., UK, Thriller/Crime
Directed by Robert Vassie

A surveillance team get inadvertently caught up in a hostage situation when the man they are following, a charismatic sociopath, takes his own lawyer captive and threatens to kill him. It is down to the leader of the team, located miles from the scene, to engage in a dangerous battle of wits with the target in effort to talk him out of harming anyone.

Key Cast:

Stephen Trumble – Writer

Adam Azmy – Director of Photography

Chris Brazier – Key Cast

Nathalie Pownall – Key Cast

Tai Lawrence – Key Cast

Karen Morgan – Key Cast

Jon Nicholas – Key Cast

David Trumble – 1st Assistant Director

Robert Vassie – Editor

Thomas Saville – Visual Effects

Joe Beal – Sound Designer

James Ridgway – Re-Recording Mixer

Dale Sumner -Music

Summary:

Film Type:Short

Runtime:13 minutes 11 seconds

Completion Date:April 23, 2015

Production Budget:1,000 GBP

Country of Origin:United Kingdom

Country of Filming:United Kingdom

Film Language:English

Shooting Format:Digital

Film Color:Color

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WATCH PAST FILM FESTIVAL EVENTS and the FEEDBACK VIDEOS of EACH SELECTED FILM

ACTORAUGUST FAMILY/ANIMATION 2016 Film Festival
Watch Audience Feedback Videos from August 25th event
ACTORAUGUST HORROR/THRILLER 2016 Film Festival
Watch Audience Feedback Videos from August 18th event
ACTORJULY 2016 Film Festival
Watch Audience Feedback Videos from July 28th event
ACTORJUNE 2016 Film Festival
Watch Audience Feedback Videos from June 30th event
ACTORMAY 2016 Film Festival
Watch Audience Feedback Videos from May 26th event
ACTORAPRIL 2016 Film Festival
Watch Audience Feedback Videos from April 28th event
ACTORMARCH 2016 Film Festival
Watch Audience Feedback Videos from March 31st event
ACTORFEBRUARY 2016 Film Festival
Watch Audience Feedback Videos from February 25th event
ACTORJANUARY 2016 Film Festival
Watch Audience Feedback Videos from Jan. 28th event
ACTORNOVEMBER 2015 Film Festival
Watch Audience Feedback Videos from Nov. 26th event
ACTOROCTOBER 2015 Film Festival
Watch Audience Feedback Videos from Oct. 29th event
ACTORSEPTEMBER 2015 Film Festival
Watch Audience Feedback Videos from September 24th event
ACTORAUGUST 2015 Film Festival
Watch Audience Feedback Videos from August 27th event
ACTORJULY 2015 Film Festival
Watch Audience Feedback Videos from July 30th event
ACTORJUNE 2015 Film Festival
Watch Audience Feedback Videos from June 26th event
ACTORMAY 2015 Film Festival
Watch Audience Feedback Videos from April 28th event
ACTORAPRIL 2015 Film Festival
Watch Audience Feedback Videos from April 30th event
ACTORMarch 2015 Film Festival
Watch Audience Feedback Videos from March 26th event

 

Watch THE ART OF GESTURE – AUDIENCE FEEDBACK from the Feb. 25 2016 Film Festival

THE ART OF GESTURE, 16min, France, Horror/Thriller
Directed by Ivan Radkine

In a disused chapel, a man is being tortured in a strange way.

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Watch SILENTLY WITHIN YOUR SHADOW – AUDIENCE FEEDBACK from the Feb. 25 2016 Film Festival

SILENTLY WITHIN YOUR SHADOW, 14min, UK, Horror/Thriller
Directed by Scott Lyus

As their relationship grows, Lucette’s obsession for ventriloquism and her dummy Hugo starts to strain her relationship with Jace. To Luctette Hugo is more than just a dummy, he’s her best friend and represents her ambition as an artist, to her, he’s very much real.

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Watch the Audience FEEDBACK for SILENTLY WITHIN YOUR SHADOW. Moderated by Matthew Toffolo:

 

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