A showcase of environmentally themed films and screenplays from around the world.
Film and Writing Festival for Comedy. Showcasing best of comedy short films at the FEEDBACK Film Festival. Plus, showcasing best of comedy novels, short stories, poems, screenplays (TV, short, feature) at the festival performed by professional actors.
AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:
Best Feature Film: RESCUE STORY – SAVING COMPANION ANIMALS
Best Short Film: SMALL FOOTPRINTS: CRAFTING AN ECO-LODGE IN WILD ALASKA
Best Cinematography: THE NAMELESS CALL – INSIDE COSTA RICA
Best Sound & Music: PARADISE WON’T PROTECT ITSELF
Theme of night: New world. New environment.
NOTE: Festival took place during the COVID-19 virus lockdown so all screenings were held in private.
Kurt is the Head of Acting at Missouri State University. He is a working member of AEA and SAG-AFTRA. He has worked extensively since completing his MFA in Acting from the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM), with union performance credits that include Broadway, national theatre tours, national concert tours, regional theatre, daytime drama, film, commercial print, and over 30 national SAG-AFTRA television spots. His movement, stunt, and combat work/stunt coordination have been seen in feature films, daytime drama, national commercials, and in professional and educational theatre circuits throughout the nation. A lifelong environmental activist, Kurt has earned several awards for his work in Green Theatre. He has published Green Theatre: Promoting Ecological Preservation and Advancing the Sustainability of Humanity and Nature (book), Evangeline Drowning (play), and numerous articles.
72 Days, 39 Riders, One World: A Film by Burton. Whether you’ve been here all along or you’re dropping in for the first time, the bond of snowboarding spans the globe and connects us all. Danny Davis, Anna Gasser, Mark McMorris & more.
Anca Ulea is a Romanian-American journalist who has been based in France for 5 years. After studying documentary film at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, she joined the international newsrooms of Reuters and France 24 in Paris. She is currently developing a production company to tell meaningful long-form stories around the world.
Morade Azzouz is a French cameraman, director and journalist. Trained in International Journalism at London’s City University, he’s spent more than a decade covering top stories across Europe for outlets including Reuters and Al Jazeera English. He’s recently made the shift to documentary filmmaking with his company Manya Productions.
In the wake of the first Coronavirus lockdown in France, with surgical masks and gloves piling up in the sea, viewers are introduced to the network of people chasing dreams of a Mediterranean free of plastic waste.
The creatures of the sea are always awake to connect with you. Journeying through the life of a dark shyshark foetus, this film is a deep cinematic and aural bowing to the sacredness of the kelp forests and its myriad life forms and non-life forms. It gently reaches out to that which is beyond what can be said about the profundity, mysteriousness and beauty of nature and the universe.
Maarten Slooves is a cinematographer who combines modern technology and traditional film-making skills to document unique experiences and perceptions. He seeks to visualise authentic, yet thought-provoking and captivating stories that quickly engage a targeted public in short documentaries, films and commercials. His work has been recognised by the Dutch Drone Film Festival and Italy Peugeot Drone Film Festival and was a finalist at the Los Angeles Drone Film Festival in 2017.
Film making is a fascinating craft. What intrigues me is how vividly a story can be visualised through film. I am passionate about creating films with a cinematic and atmospheric feel by capturing the essence of stories in abstract yet goal oriented ways.
In the night of 1st and 2nd of January 2019, the ship MSCZoe lost 342 cargo containers in the North Sea. Plastics in the sea accumulates around shipwrecks and threatens the water quality of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. A team of experienced North Sea wreck divers voluntarily heads out to salvage the waste around wreck sites.