November 2020 Festival – Highlights and Videos

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS: BEST FILM: CUIDATE BEST STUDENT FILM: FENCES BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: THE SOURCE BEST PERFORMANCES: TAHZ BEST SOUND & MUSIC: THE BLACK EXPERIENCE IN AMERICA: PAST Theme of night: Trying to find peace NOTE: Festival took place during the COVID-19 virus lockdown so all screenings were held in private. Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:… Continue reading November 2020 Festival – Highlights and Videos

Director Biography – Dominick A.D. Bedasse (RUN LITTLE BOY)

Dominick Bedasse is a 2D illustrator and animator who enjoys storytelling. After receiving a Bachelor’s in Advertising at the University of Florida, he moved to New York to complete a Master’s in Computer Arts at the School of Visual Arts. During his time at SVA, he worked as a children’s book illustrator, was selected to… Continue reading Director Biography – Dominick A.D. Bedasse (RUN LITTLE BOY)

Short Film: RUN LITTLE BOY, 4min., USA, Animation

When Little Boy attempts to escape an ominous force chasing after him, he becomes trapped within a nightmarish world. The deeper he travels into this realm, the more he learns how it is systematically designed to destroy him. Running up against cruel and callous opponents, Little Boy must quickly develop the courage needed to survive.… Continue reading Short Film: RUN LITTLE BOY, 4min., USA, Animation

Director Biography – Monique Lola Berkley (I HATE THIS FKN JOB)

Born and raised in the community of Harlem, New York by a single parent, Monique understood from childhood that if anything was worthwhile in this life it will require commitment, passion, sometimes loneliness and consistency. Monique won a scholarship to the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute after having auditioned in a city-wide search for talent currently… Continue reading Director Biography – Monique Lola Berkley (I HATE THIS FKN JOB)

Director Biography – Ivory Leonard IV, Diante Thomas (THE BLACK EXPERIENCE IN AMERICA: PAST)

Ivory Leonard IV graduated from Florida A&M University Magna Cum Laude in Theatre Performance and concentration in Dance. After graduation, he trained with renown dance company PHILADANCO “The Philadelphia Dance Company” and has been a full time performer since. Leonard is also a recipient of Best Actor in a Musical for the role of Richie… Continue reading Director Biography – Ivory Leonard IV, Diante Thomas (THE BLACK EXPERIENCE IN AMERICA: PAST)

Director BIO: JP Snell (FREE)

I’m a well-rounded artist with a passion for visual storytelling complemented with practical business experience. I’ve worked in film & television production, music & media licensing for over 20 years. Behind the camera, I’ve worked on a wide variety of projects including corporate videos, global advertising campaigns, music videos, television shows, & feature films. As… Continue reading Director BIO: JP Snell (FREE)

Short Film: FREE, 3min,. Finland, Comedy

A woman’s quest to declutter her life comes with surprising results. Project Type:Short Runtime:2 minutes 35 seconds Completion Date:February 10, 2020 Production Budget:1,000 EUR Country of Origin:Finland Country of Filming:Finland Language:English Shooting Format:Blackmagic 6K Aspect Ratio:16:9 Film Color:Color