Therapy: The Power of Laughter — The Gift of Personalization

With all that is swarming around us right now……the fears and the unknown…. there is a sense of anxiety and heightened stress coloring our every day. Am I distancing myself enough? How do I support my loved ones when I can’t physically be there? Will I be able to pay my bills? And the list […]

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When Comedy Anime isn’t Quite Comedy — I drink and watch anime

Comedy anime series get the short end of the stick. I think that’s a real shame. Mostly because I’m a huge comedy fan and I defend my own. However, after seeing the recent Crunchyroll award categories I think I might know at least part of the problem: Semantics…

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HIGHLIGHTS – MARCH 2020 COMEDY Short Film Festival

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:
BEST COMEDY FILM: WORD ON THE STREET
BEST PERFORMANCES: VERITAPHOBIA
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: RICK THUNDER IN…LOOK BACK TOMORROW
BEST MUSIC: THE INTERVIEW

Theme of night: Reality isn’t what it seems.

NOTE: Festival took place during the COVID-19 virus lockdown so all screenings were held in private.

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterTHE WRONG SWIPE, 3min., UK, Comedy

festival posterTHE INTERVIEW, 10min., Ireland, Comedy

festival posterWORD ON THE STREET, 5min., USA, Comedy

festival posterVERITAPHOBIA, 9min., USA, Comedy

festival posterFRENCH FLY, 4min., USA, Comedy/Animation

festival posterRICK THUNDER IN…LOOK BACK TOMORROW, 6min., USA, Comedy

festival posterKILLING CHRISTMAS, 12min., USA, Drama/Family

festival posterALL THIS TIME, 7min., Czech Republic, Drama/Family

festival posterA MISSING PIECE, 16min., USA, Drama/Family

festival posterDAMNED IF I DO, 7min, USA, Drama/Dark Comedy

The beginning of a (temporary) new era.

See you at the festivals. Whenever that happens!

– Matthew Toffolo

Word On The Street Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from March 2020 Comedy Festival

WORD ON THE STREET, 5min., USA, Comedy

Directed by Sean Parker, Austin Hillebrecht

For the duration of this creation, a pair of mobsters engage in a wordplay-filled conversation. The combination of Noir-style confrontation and a rhyme infatuation makes the film an inspiration. The filmmakers hope it garners your appreciation and earns a hearty recommendation.

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

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Veritaphobia Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from March 2020 Comedy Festival

VERITAPHOBIA, 9min., USA, Comedy

Directed by John Patrick Hayden

Cindy can’t tell the truth. But Elizabeth, a breakthrough therapist with a perfect record, refuses to believe that.

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

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The Interview Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from March 2020 Comedy Festival

THE INTERVIEW, 10min., Ireland, Comedy

Directed by Al Brennan

A man wakes up on the day of an important job interview with a stupendous hangover. As he scrambles to get the train his day unravels in spectacular fashion.

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

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