COMEDY FILM FESTIVAL Thursday – May 3, 2018. 7pm.

The COMEDY FEEDBACK Monthly Film Festival in now in 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.


NAMCAR NIGHT RACE, 17min., USA, Comedy/Mockumentary
Directed by Lance Khazei

 

NAMCAR Night Race is a comedy depicting a league of adults who compete in an after hours, model car racing league. Drivers push the limits of their toy cars, friendships and bitter rivalries as they brave extremely fake conditions and the final frontier in racing, a frontier of plaster, plastic and diecast metal. A “NASCAR on acid,” the show introduces itself as a mock reality competition show before giving way to more and more bits of surrealistic comedy.

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(A) UTOMATED (I)IRRITATION, 6min., USA, Comedy/Sci-Fi
Directed by Ali Presley Paras

 

A man struggles to make breakfast in a kitchen filled with appliances with a mind of their own.

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SAM THE HAM, 1min., USA, Animation/Comedy
Directed by Michele Haines

 

A dark animated comedy about a sweet, naive piglet whose father sees him as a meal ticket

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WHEN COMES THE RAIN, 2min., USA, Animation/Comedy
Directed by Brian Giovanni

 

The local birdbath is empty, and the hot sun won’t let up. An ambitious bird gathers his flock to bring the rain down upon them. But how far will he go to get what he wants?

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THE FINAL SHOW, 9min., USA, Comedy/Romance 
Directed by Dana Nachman

 

A woman who has lived a long life full of love and loss has to decide, based on all that she has learned, who to take along to eternity.

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PENTHOUSE SWEET, 9min., USA, Comedy/Drama
Directed by Marcus C. W. Chan 

 

A sit-com actress must decide whether to apply the lesson her character learns in the show to a real life crisis when she loses her phone on which she has stored some sensitive videos.

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December 2017 COMEDY Stories, Screenplays, Short Films

Submit your Comedy Screenplay or Film to the Festival Today: http://festivalforcomedy.com

Festival for Comedy-A FilmFreeway preferred festival:

 

festival posterCONDITIONER, 5min., USA, Animation/Experimental
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
ACTORI GOT YOU BABE – 1pg. Short Screenplay
December 2017 Reading
by Roland Zistler
ACTORLIFE COACH – COMEDY BEST SCENE Screenplay
December 2017 Reading
by Sandy Basran
ACTORRENDERING ROME – COMEDY BEST SCENE Screenplay
December 2017 Reading
by Peter L. Brown
ACTORRETIRE WITH A VIEW – THRILLER BEST SCENE Screenplay
December 2017 Reading
by Behzad Sedghi
ACTORTINDERELLA – COMEDY BEST SCENE Screenplay
December 2017 Reading
by Jane Henning
ACTORVENUS HATES MARS – COMEDY BEST SCENE Screenplay
December 2017 Reading
by Ricky Mars
ACTORELIZABETH BENNET IS DEAD – COMEDY BEST SCENE Screenplay
December 2017 Reading
by Edith Woi
ACTORCOURTIN ANNIE – COMEDY BEST SCENE Screenplay
December 2017 Reading
by Billie Harris
ACTORGUMMED UP IN GRIT LAND – COMEDY BEST SCENE Screenplay
December 2017 Reading
by Mike Hoberg
ACTORGIACOMO BONDAMENTE: THE WORLD’S GREATEST HERO – COMEDY BEST SCENE Screenplay
December 2017 Reading
by Jim Corona
ACTOROPPOSITES – COMEDY BEST SCENE Screenplay
December 2017 Reading
by Akil Goin & Kareem Richardson
ACTORTRUCKER CHIX – COMEDY BEST SCENE Screenplay
December 2017 Reading
by Susan Anlage
ACTORCARNATION – COMEDY BEST SCENE Screenplay
December 2017 Reading
by Matthew W. Bertsch & Richard L. Nunez
ACTORHOOKERS – ROMANCE BEST SCENE Screenplay
December 2017 Reading
by Ron Herrsche
ACTORFOR THE LOVE OF PETE – COMEDY BEST SCENE Screenplay
December 2017 Reading
by David Kurtz
ACTORSWIPE – TV 1st Scene Screenplay
December 2017 Reading
by Jeff D. Opdyke
ACTORLONG WAY HOME – COMEDY 1st Scene Screenplay
December 2017 Reading
by Patrick McGrath

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Producer: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com

Director: Kierston Drier
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: John Johnson

Camera Operator: Mary Cox

COMEDY FEEDBACK Film Festival – Wednesday January 17, 2018 (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. 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 66 out of its last 68 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!

 Best of COMEDY


TOO SOON?, 3min., UK, Comedy
Directed by Natalie Neagle & Sally Samad
In this short, we see an awkward encounter in a supermarket car park as a new comedy duo take a satirical swipe at imperialism.

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JAKE & JULIA, 12min, USA, Comedy/Relationship
Directed by CJ Colando
During a one-night hotel stay, a young couple decide to pursue a spontaneous erotic fantasy.

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ALTERNATIVE MATH, 9min, USA, Comedy
Directed by David Maddox
A well meaning math teacher finds herself trumped by a post-fact America.

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EDEN HOSTEL, 14min., Spain, Comedy/Drama
Directed by Gonzaga Manso
The Eden Hostel is a humble and dirty place run by an elderly couple. Hanging from the wall of one of its rooms there?s a statue of the Virgin Mary who narrates, from her peculiar point of view, the stories of the various guests who stayed there through the years. One of those stories, the one of Yolanda and Felix, will make a huge impact on her.

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Director BIO: David Maddox

Director Biography

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David Maddox produced the indie hit “A Ghost Story” starring Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara for the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. He is the owner of Ideaman Studios in Dallas, TX.

Director Statement

Comedy has the unique ability to force us to confront the flaws of society in a palatable way, and hopefully, allow us to change.

Short Film: ALTERNATIVE MATH, 9min, USA, Comedy

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A well meaning math teacher finds herself trumped by a post-fact America.

  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    May 22, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    9,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    RED
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color

Director BIO: CJ Colando

Director Biography

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CJ Colando graduated with a film degree from Penn State University in 2014 and has since worked behind the scenes on large scale productions such as the films of Woody Allen, Comedy Central’s INSIDE AMY SCHUMER and Amazon’s MOZART IN THE JUNGLE.

Director Statement

Let’s be honest. Far too often, reading a director’s statement for a short film is an exercise in tolerating unhealthy levels of self-indulgence from undeserving filmmakers. Perhaps I’m one of them. I actually yelled “Yuck!” out loud, several times, while writing the first pass at this. But if you’re still reading this far, I appreciate you sticking it out. I promise I’ll be quick.

The screenplay for JAKE & JULIA was written quite spontaneously as an exercise in short, comedic narrative writing. Eventually, enough successful industry professionals, whose opinions I considered to be more than worthy, suggested it be made into a short.

I knew actors Swann Gruen (Jake) and Booker Garrett (Chelsea the bartender) through my tenure in the AD department on Comedy Central’s INSIDE AMY SCHUMER, and once they had expressed their enthusiasm after reading the script, I conceded that this film should probably come to life. Actress Sarah Pribis (Julia), of the viral “Shiney Hiney” fame, became the last piece of the puzzle after throwing her into a successful blind rehearsal with Swann and Booker. Together, they made the characters into what I perceived them to be on paper: ones that skate the line of tired cliche, but just miss. Jake is almost the stupid pervy boyfriend archetype, but never fully goes into paint chips territory. Likewise, Julia just narrowly avoids being the stereotypical annoying, nagging, fun-hating girlfriend.

What some may hopefully find refreshing, and others will find juvenile, is the semi-superficiality of JAKE & JULIA. There is no existential theme, no social commentary, but rather has the single goal of being entertaining to an audience. Every stand-up comedian I have ever gotten to know has emitted an attractive, irrefutable desire to become a pleasant distraction from the stresses and horrors of real life. In many ways, we can argue this is the goal of JAKE & JULIA. If you can forget about real life for 12 minutes, we’ve done our job. If you find it funny, that’s just a bonus.

(So that wasn’t too bad, huh? I admit it got a little douchey by the last paragraph. I apologize.)

Short Film: JAKE & JULIA, 12min, USA, Comedy/Relationship

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During a one-night hotel stay, a young couple decide to pursue a spontaneous erotic fantasy.

  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    12 minutes 12 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 4, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    10,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    RED
  • Film Color:
    Color