FESTIVAL AUDIENCE FEEDBACK VIDEOS

FESTIVAL AUDIENCE FEEDBACK VIDEOS

2021 film festival audience feedback videos.

FESTIVAL AUDIENCE FEEDBACK VIDEOS
  • AL JULIANS SHORT WORLD

    We join storyteller and ramblin' boy Al Julian as he takes a typical day to walk us through an anthology of some of his favorite short films.

    Director Biography
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    Writer/Director/Producer ALEXANDER (AL) JULIAN of Feedback Filmworks brings his long careers in forensic psychology...

  • THE WAYDRELAND MERMAID short film, audience reactions

    THE WAYDRELAND MERMAID, 2min., UK, Experimental Animation
    Directed by Alan Howcroft
    Perched on a rocky outcrop, a lively tavern entices revellers from the port of Waydreland, whilst a storm draws in.

  • AUTUMN LEAVES short film, audience reactions (director interview)

    AUTUMN LEAVES, 4min., Canada, Drama Animation
    Directed by Elizabeth Lewis
    Autumn brings bitter sweet memories. A woman, missing her husband, struggles to control the leaves and her emotions in this fully animated hilarious take on the classic song.

    Director Statement
    This is an interpretation of...

  • THE SPACE BETWEEN US short film, audience reactions (director interview)

    THE SPACE BETWEEN US, 3min., USA, Comedy Animation
    Directed by Julianne Martin
    A lonely spaceman's desperate desire for company seems bound to come true when a mysterious ship arrives at his space station.

    Director Statement
    "The Space Between Us," was a personal project that I wrote and storybo...

  • LUSEA short film, audience reactions

    LUSEA, 4min., USA, Family Animation
    Directed by Carly Dessain
    Lusea is a hungry young sea lion on an eager quest for food. On the way, she tries to impress, but runs into unexpected hostility. Eventually she finds her place elsewhere.

    https://www.instagram.com/lusea.film/

    Director Statement
    Lus...

  • THE SUN STILL SHINES short film, audience reactions

    THE SUN STILL SHINES, 4min., USA, Musical Animation
    Directed by Rita Blitt
    'The Sun Still Shines' explores the possibility of the sun reappearing each day, giving hope, despite the devastation of the global pandemic and environmental disasters.

    https://vimeo.com/483843541

  • HAPPY EVER AFTER short film, audience reactions

    HAPPY EVER AFTER, 4min., Musical Animation
    Directed by Leyokki
    This movie shows and sings the tale of a poet; falling into dreams, travelling in fantaisies. A movie made of images generated by an artificial intelligence, giving to the movie the flickering texture of daydreams and memories.

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  • LAWLA short film, audience reactions

    LAWLA, 4min., Belgium, Musical Animation
    Directed by Guillaume Simonin
    Music Video for Alix Pilot & Ghizlane Melih

    https://vimeo.com/guillaumesimonin/lawla

    Director Statement
    "Art is a marriage of the conscious and the unconscious."
    Jean Cocteau.

  • IMPERFECT WOMAN short film, audience reactions

    IMPERFECT WOMAN, 6min., USA, Experimental Animation
    Directed by Xiaomai Tian
    I just want to be perfect by allowing this advertised product to alter my DNA, what could go wrong?

  • SYNTHETIC ME short film, audience reactions (director interview)

    SYNTHETIC ME, 4min., Singapore, Musical Animation
    Directed by Susan Lim, Christina Teenz Tan, Samudra Kajal Saikia
    An inanimate stuffed toy belonging to a teenage medical student desires a longevity in their companionship, that it may last for eternity. It is acutely conscious that as time passes...

  • ALWAYS PRESENT short film, audience reactions (director interview)

    ALWAYS PRESENT, 30min., USA, Musical Dance
    Directed by Philip G. Anderson
    An artist explores their relationship with fear in the creative process.

    https://www.philipganderson.com/
    https://www.instagram.com/philipgandersonmusic/
    https://www.facebook.com/philipgandersonmusic/
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  • ORAN NA H-EALA short film, audience reactions

    ORAN NA H-EALA, 13min., UK, Dance
    Directed by Steve Exeter
    A vivid dream exploration of Moira Shearer's heart and mind, just before and after she agreed to star in Powell and Pressburger's beloved cinema classic "The Red Shoes", a decision that would change her life forever.

    https://www.imdb.com...

  • (UN) SEEN short film, audience reactions

    (UN) SEEN, 7min., India, Dance
    Directed by Anjana Ghonasgi, Pratik Iyer
    'Tethered between her own worlds of captivity and escapism, Maya finds herself.'
    Our relationship with time will remain an unsolved mystery. Some days it is moving too fast, on some other days too slow but on most days it is ...

  • PROVENANCE: A LETTER TO MY DAUGHTER short film, audience reactions (interview)

    PROVENANCE: A LETTER TO MY DAUGHTER, 9min., Dance
    Directed by Li Chiao-Ping
    A short dance film about a transnational adoptee's personal experiences struggling with identity, belonging, and inclusion growing up in the Midwest of America. Directed and choreographed by Li Chiao-Ping, dancer Elisabet...

  • LAYERS short film, audience reactions

    LAYERS, 8min., USA, Dance
    Directed by Rose Sutton
    Feelings of not belonging, isolation and displacement are unfortunate foundations of the Black experience. “Layers” is a retelling of that story through dance. Our main dancer has lost their spirit, feeling unsure of themselves and their identity ...

  • THE GAME short film, audience reactions

    THE GAME, 5min., USA, Dance
    Directed by James Kinney, Pierre Marais
    Paying homage to classic film noir cinema, The Game brings together an unlikely cast of characters in a midnight game of cat and mouse. Set in a mysterious abandoned warehouse and told through a hybrid of jazz dance styles, allia...

  • THE BURNING HALLUCINATIONS OF MARY GRACE MCNALLY short film, audience reactions

    THE BURNING HALLUCINATIONS OF MARY GRACE MCNALLY, 3min,. USA, Dance
    Directed by Sam Mandich
    "The Burning Hallucinations of Mary Grace McNally" explores the emotional state of loneliness, isolation, and comparison leading to burnout. We are constantly observing others, whether this be on social me...

  • KNOCK short film, audience reactions

    KNOCK, 6min., Canada, Dance
    Directed by Arrthami Siva-Kuruvinth, Kajanth Harendran, Neromie Sriragurajah
    We are in this body with a mind that runs wild with thoughts, feelings, illusions and desires. What sets us apart from other beings is that as humans, we have an intellect. A faculty that all...

  • FOREVER BOUND short film, audience reactions (creative team interview)

    FOREVER BOUND, 7min., Italian, Fashion
    Directed by Rob Bell
    For Forever Bound, we wanted to explore the theme of fate’s adversarial role in a relationship, how destiny, if you believe in such a thing, plays an important role in how our lives turn out. It’s an exciting challenge solving the puzzle...

  • THE WIND IS CALLING MY NAME short film, audience reactions (director interview)

    THE WIND IS CALLING MY NAME, 2min., Germany, Fashion
    Directed by Stefanie Gartmann

    http://www.gudrungudrun.com/
    https://instagram.com/stefanie.gartmann.dop

    Get to know the filmmaker:

    1. What motivated you to make this film?
    I have a personal passion for the far northern countries. And I love ...

  • MEND short film, audience reactions

    MEND, 6min., USA, Experimental
    Directed by Ned Farr
    A woman, shredded by a bad relationship, tries to pick-up the pieces and put herself back together again...but once broken, can one ever be perfectly mended?

  • AN AVERAGE POET short film, audience reactions

    AN AVERAGE POET, 9min., USA, Comedy
    Directed by Michael Kumar
    A satire following the odd mindset of an every day poet.

    https://www.instagram.com/mikethefilmmaker

  • ETHEREAL short film, audience reactions

    ETHEREAL, 8min., USA, Experimental
    Directed by Lanbing Lyu, Lamie Doan
    Ethereal is a story about a social media influencer girl facing the pressure of being popular,

  • ALONE short film, audience reactions

    ALONE, 5min., France, Experimental
    Directed by Victor Badreau
    Mathilde has the impression that she is always followed and that she can never be alone. Her quest for solitude leads her to question her relationship with her twin sister.

    https://www.instagram.com/victorbadreau/