Short Film: Phoenix Man -Documentary Film, India

B5ff229e8c posterThis phoenix man documentary film is the famous Indian Paraplegic karate champion and Para swimmer Mr. Mohammad Shams Alam Shaikh is an Indian Paralympics person who has made a major breakthrough today and is doing tremendous achievements, this documentary film is a small attempt to show his self-confidence to the world.

Director Biography

R.Pugalendhi M.Sc,D.F.Tech is an Indian upcoming film maker,he did Diploma in film technology in MGR film and Television Institute of Tamil Nadu -India, His is working as assistant professor and working as freelance Audiographer or dubbing mixer for film and Tv industry ,he did few ad films recently …

 

  • Project Title (Original Language):
    PHOENIX MAN DOCUMENTARY FILM
  • Film Type:
    Documentary, Experimental
  • Runtime:
    13 minutes 57 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 14, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    300 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    India
  • Country of Filming:
    India
  • Film Language:
    English, Hindi
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital HD Video H264
  • Film Color:
    Color

Short Film: Lucien Leinfelder: The Pianist Who Played Through Parkinson’s, USA

Deda18b05a posterA must for the music library of every pianist and would-be-pianist, American piano great Lucien Leinfelder toured the world as a virtuoso stage pianist, and then went on to world acclaim as a university piano teacher to young, gifted students and a master visual artist/painter. 20 years ago, Lucien was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease and to this very day miraculously plays on in weekly concerts that amaze the medical profession and inspire patients the world over. Be uplifted and motivated by this beautiful story of the pianist who will never give up/never give in and who has been dubbed “the pianist with the hands of an angel”.

“Quotes”

“…the pianist possesses a jewel of a piano hand, harnessed by an explosive imagination…a man of scope and potency.” TELEGRAAF, Amsterdam

“He achieved technical clarity during passages of hair-raising difficulty…brilliant by any standard.” THE TIMES, London

“…great style, impeccable finger work, a rich range of sonorities, a delicate touch.” LE JOURNAL de GENEVE

“…exceptionally colorful tone and virtuosity.” DONNERSTAG KURIER

“…pyrotechnical brilliance…dictated by unfailing good taste.” NEW YORK TIMES

Director Biography

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Josh Knight – Film Director; Recording Artist Josh Knight; raised in Mesquite, Texas. Multiple state awards & recognition; Proud member of BMI & (NARAS) The Recording Academy.
(Student of Full Sail University)

Josh began a serious music interest when meeting B.B. King at the age of 16. Blues became a passion after he dabbled with hard rock, pop, jazz, and a wee bit of country. He spent the last year traveling all over TX and beyond, providing headlining support for the House of Blues (Dallas & Houston), state fairs, festivals and casinos.

His debut album (World N’ Trouble featuring bassist Tommy Shannon from SRV & Double Trouble) was submitted into the 56th Annual Grammy Awards along with recognition from BMI.

Early in 2014 Josh made his television debut on Good Day. Not to mention, collaborating with Hall of Famers, Grammy Award Winners, and co-writing with up and comers alike, at his very own recording studio in Mesquite TX, Studio Knights.

http://www.JoshKnight.com

Director Statement

“I wear many hats… I’m more than just a director… but, I believe in team” – Josh Knight

 

  • Film Type:
    Documentary
  • Genres:
    Classical, Special Interest, Inspirational
  • Runtime:
    49 minutes 3 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 26, 2017
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color

Short Film: STEAM HORSE – HEART OF THE ROSE, Thailand

441e787d53 posterMary reloaded the STEAM HORSE by using Enyo’s blood, meanwhile Captain Craig is chasing for Enyo to bring her back to the lab and repair her damage from overloading. This is the final Chapter of the Adventure. The final conflict between human and machine.

Director Biography

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FIAT FROST also known as Pakapol Rajchawong, a song writer, producer and filmmaker based in Bangkok. His career expanded creativity works such as filming music video for musicians, composing music, drawing and making animation. He also experimented on modern arts like 3D installation, performing art and Hologram. He played the main character in his own film and also some other robots that he built and designed by himself.

Project Links
  • Film Type:
    Experimental, Short
  • Runtime:
    16 minutes 50 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 1, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    200 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Thailand
  • Country of Filming:
    Thailand
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color

Short Film: CHOICE, 4min., Russia

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The guy sitting on the bench and waiting for his girlfriend. But suddenly there are three girls, each trying to grab the attention of the guy. In the future, the protagonist must decide who he still is.

  • Film Type:
    Experimental, Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 10 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 23, 2017
  • Country of Origin:
    Russian Federation
  • Shooting Format:
    HD
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color

Short Film: Blooming Cactus, by Thea Marti

5edc09fb6a posterSharbat gets a cactus plant as a present from her grandfather. As the drought strikes the village, the despair of its inhabitants reaches its peak. The water is gone. The faith is lost. The cactus will never bloom. And her grandpa is dying. With an empty jar in her hand, tenacity in her eyes and strong faith in her heart, Sharbat approaches the only place of worship of the village. And though she does not belong to the same religion, she is firmly determined to pray for the rain.

Writer Biography

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Thea Marti is a Rome-based Ukrainian filmmaker and a founder of an audiovisual start up PhD Films, which has been included into 100 talented creative projects of Lazio Region 2018 and funded by “Migration Policies Fund –Year 2012” of the Italian Ministry of Labour and Social Policies.
After obtaining her MA in Japanese Language and Literature at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, she moves to Italy, where she obtains a 5-year scholarship from Lazio Region for her second master degree in Film and Audiovisual Studies at the University of Rome.
In 2009 a young filmmaker wins her first award from Istituto Luce Cinecittà for her directorial debut La Nazione Felice. During the following years she attends Film Studies courses at Oxford Brookes University, Birkbeck College of the University of London and Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3 within the international MA framework. At the same time she works as a production assistant for the cult director Alejandro Jodorowsky in Paris and obtains a research scholarship for her MA thesis dedicated to Intermediality and Mexican collective imagery in Luis Buñuel and Alejandro Jodorowsky’s movies. During her MA research at Cineteca Nacional de México she holds a presentation on Maya Deren’s experimental films, the topic of the previous research in her bachelor thesis.
The international filmography of Thea Marti counts more than 30 independent projects, including short films, short documentaries, video art, videoclips and trailers. Some of her works have been distributed by Minerva Pictures Group. Her short film “Balloons”, awarded for the best screenplay at CinePalium Fest in Apulia, will be produced in April 2018 by Sun Film Group.

Feature Film: NYOBAYWA, by 42 Tribez

Title: Nyobaywa

Written by: https://twitter.com/42tribez

Logline: Under the malaise of an apocalyptic desertification a cadre of spiritualist ‘resurrect’ a great king to exploit their power among ancient nations. Nations that will one day be known as Egypt and Sumer.

Genre: Historical-Fiction

Type: Screenplay

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Feature Film: THE BLACK CHINES, by Beki Dawi

Title: The Black Chines

Written by: Beki Dawit

Genre: Comedy

Type: FEATURE SCRIPT
Type:Feature Screenplay

“When he travels to China to meet his fiance’s parents, a black rapper discovers he must win the approval of her unapproving, traditional father before he can ask for her hand in marriage.”

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TV PILOT: MENAGE, by Sidartha Murjani

Title of story: Menage

Written by: Sidartha Murjani

Logline: Arash, Deborah and Alec through divine intervention or luck (depending who you are) end up being roommates in one of the most beautiful, diverse and expensive cities in the world, Vancouver. In pursuit of their individual goals, they fail, laugh, cry, fall in love, fail again, laugh again, cry again. In a world obsessed with being right or saying the right things, Menage gives light to what is truly important, the humanity in all of us.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Dramedy.

WGA Registration: 1932380

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