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Director Biography – Heather Harris (CRUSH)

Heather Harris was born and raised in the Cayman Islands. She began her career working in theatrical publicity for Lionsgate’s The Hunger Games: Catching Fire whilst earning her Bachelor’s degree at New York University (NYU). Heather has worked with various global entertainment labels including Nickelodeon, Viacom, Color Force and StudioCanal. She currently resides in Los… Continue reading Director Biography – Heather Harris (CRUSH)

Director BIO · LGBT Films · Uncategorized

Director Biography – Leire Acha (AD LIB)

My name is Leire Acha, I am 21 years old and I just graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Art and Animation from the DigiPen Institute of Technology in Bilbao, Spain. Ad Lib is our Senior year team project, which we have collectively written, directed, animated and edited. Director Statement Ad Lib… Continue reading Director Biography – Leire Acha (AD LIB)

Screenplay · table reading · Uncategorized

LGBT Best Scene Screenplay Reading: This is the Last Time, by Jeff Bretl

This screenplay is based on a true story, my story, about a gay boy who is repeated sexually abused throughout his childhood and how he breaks the chain of abuse within his family. An incredibly uplifting story about inner strength, the screenplay explores the conflicting feelings involved in long-term abuse. It tells the story of… Continue reading LGBT Best Scene Screenplay Reading: This is the Last Time, by Jeff Bretl

LGBT Film Festival Videos · LGBT Films · Uncategorized

THERE’S STILL GOOD Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from May 2019 LGBT Toronto Festival

THERE’S STILL GOOD, 12min., Japan, LGBT/Drama Directed by Ciaran R. Maidwell Will, a young black student from Cape Town travels to the suburbs with his white boyfriend, K, to meet Joy, K’s mother. At dinner, Joy asks Will what his ‘African’ name is, and the story takes off from there. CLICK HERE – and see full info… Continue reading THERE’S STILL GOOD Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from May 2019 LGBT Toronto Festival

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THE BROTHER Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from May 2019 LGBT Toronto Festival

THE BROTHER, 4min., UK, LGBT/Comedy Directed by Kai Fiáin The morning after the night before, Frances finds herself a little bit more involved in a situation than she would want to be – the kind of situation where you don’t ask too many questions. The beauty of London’s East End is that you never quite know… Continue reading THE BROTHER Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from May 2019 LGBT Toronto Festival

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LGBT Winning Short Screenplay: Hunting Season, by Sheila Schroeder

A lesbian Latinix comedian finds herself in dangerous territory during Wyoming’s hunting season. CAST LIST: Danny: David Rowan Dick: Brodie Nichols Narration: Danielle Nicole Tammy: Rebecca Whitby Sam: Sylvie Normandeau **** Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com Festival Moderators: Kierston Drier, Shepsut Wilson Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Kyle Drier, John Johnson Festival Directors: Mary Cox,… Continue reading LGBT Winning Short Screenplay: Hunting Season, by Sheila Schroeder

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Director BIO: Krit Komkrichwarakool (FREEFALL)

Originally from Bangkok, Thailand and graduated in communication design, Krit moved to Vancouver to pursue a career in film. Using his experience in design and integrate it with filmmaking, Krit strives to become a better storyteller with his films. His first student short “Soulitude” was nominated for Best Student Drama from LAIFF in 2015. He’s… Continue reading Director BIO: Krit Komkrichwarakool (FREEFALL)