November 2021 New York Feedback Festival – Highlights and Videos

Showcase of the best SHORT FILMS in the world today. AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS: Best Film: NEW STORY OF THE EARTH Best Documentary Short: WORLD OF VIRUSUS Best Direction: STILL RIVER, SILENT JUNGLE Best Cinematography: DARK GREEN Best Sound & Music: TIMELESS DRIFT Theme of night: Life Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos: NEW STORY OF THE… Continue reading November 2021 New York Feedback Festival – Highlights and Videos

Director BIO: Mathieu Dumond (TIMELESS DRIFT)

Wildlife Biologist turned cinematographer, I own Umingmak Productions, dedicated to document the Arctic environment and its people. I live in an outpost near Kugluktuk, Nunavut (Canada). I contributed cinematography to documentaries and nature series and produced some local video projects. Director Statement This short film came about with the idea to showcase some of the… Continue reading Director BIO: Mathieu Dumond (TIMELESS DRIFT)

Short Film: TIMELESS DRIFT, 11min., Canada

Short poetic documentary showcasing the Coppermine River in the Canadian Arctic through the long journey of a driftwood log witnessing some of the life and history tied to the river all the way to the Arctic Ocean. Project Links  Website  Facebook  Twitter  Instagram

Director BIO: Hayley Stuart (STILL RIVER, SILENT JUNGLE)

Hayley is a Washington-based filmmaker driven by her passion for river conservation and outdoor adventure, particularly whitewater kayaking. She was first inspired to tell stories through the lens during her junior year of college while studying abroad in Bolivia and Chile, where she realized the power that film has to reach audiences where written work… Continue reading Director BIO: Hayley Stuart (STILL RIVER, SILENT JUNGLE)

Short Film: STILL RIVER, SILENT JUNGLE, 10min., USA

If built, the Chepete-Bala mega hydroelectric dams would flood over 770 square kilometers of Bolivian Amazon and would force the relocation of 48 indigenous communities within two protected areas. One brave woman, Ruth Alipaz Cuqui, steps forward to voice her peoples’ concerns before the United Nations. Consequently, she becomes a target for backlash by the… Continue reading Short Film: STILL RIVER, SILENT JUNGLE, 10min., USA

Director BIO: Andreas Ewels (WORLD OF VIRUSUS)

Andreas Ewels is a German filmmaker. Born in 1969, he studied in Cologne and Los Angeles. He has been producing documentary films since 1990. His work focuses on nature and environmental films. He received numerous national and international awards for his work. Director Statement “If we do not learn to protect and maintain biodiversity on… Continue reading Director BIO: Andreas Ewels (WORLD OF VIRUSUS)

Short Film: WORLD OF VIRUSUS, Germany, Documentary

WINNER of the International GREEN FILM FEST, POLAND 2021WINNER of the International SILAFEST, SERBIA 2021 What is the relationship between the destruction of nature and the emergence of viruses? This film provides the terrifying answers. Since Corona spread across the world, there has been great fear of a new pandemic. To prevent this from happening,… Continue reading Short Film: WORLD OF VIRUSUS, Germany, Documentary

Short Film: NEW STORY OF THE EARTH, 6min., Sweden, Animation/Documentary

The old story, which we all heard in childhood and read in textbooks, is the story of a struggle where living beings compete with each other for survival, and people win all and are the pinnacle of evolution. In the 21st century, this story brought us to the brink of disaster, and now is the… Continue reading Short Film: NEW STORY OF THE EARTH, 6min., Sweden, Animation/Documentary

Director BIO: Jesper Buijvoets, Aagje van Meerwijk (DARK GREEN)

Jesper Buijvoets is the creative director of Sensu Productions. He has more than 10 years’ experience. His strength lies in bringing together information, feeling and style in one symmetrical visual image. Aagje van Meerwijk has a background in biology and environmental sciences. Her strength to simplify complex environmental problems into a single message was key… Continue reading Director BIO: Jesper Buijvoets, Aagje van Meerwijk (DARK GREEN)

Short Film: DARK GREEN, 32min., Netherlands, Documentary

LoglineThe solo expedition of adventurer Paul Rosolie into the Amazon Rainforest teaches him how to reconnect with the last remaining wilderness on earth. SynopsisIn Dark Green we follow conservationist and storyteller Paul Rosolie deep into the jungle of the Amazon, risking his life to learn more on this last remaining wilderness on earth. Leaving a… Continue reading Short Film: DARK GREEN, 32min., Netherlands, Documentary