Director BIO: Mike Morash (NEW-CHAH-NULTH: RECLAIMING TRADITION)

Mike Morash is a director and editor based out of Victoria, British Columbia. Mike started making impact driven films when studying Political Science at the University of Victoria. After finishing his degree, he founded One Island Media, a production company focused on supporting research institutions, non-profit organizations, and indigenous communities. “New-Chah-Nulth: Reclaiming Tradition” is part… Continue reading Director BIO: Mike Morash (NEW-CHAH-NULTH: RECLAIMING TRADITION)

Short Film: NEW-CHAH-NULTH: RECLAIMING TRADITION, 17min., Canada, Documentary

The Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations of Vancouver Island, BC are decolonizing indigenous education. They are integrating language, tradition, and land-based skills into their school curriculum to save their culture from the brink of extinction and offer a different future for the next generations.  Synopsis:There are few elders left who speak Nuu-chah-nulth, the traditional language of the… Continue reading Short Film: NEW-CHAH-NULTH: RECLAIMING TRADITION, 17min., Canada, Documentary

Short Film: COLD STUN, 5min., USA, Documentary

On February 14, 2021, a winter storm hit Texas. Met with freezing temperatures combined with a disabled power grid, a small organization fought to save the lives of thousands of cold stunned sea turtles that would have otherwise frozen to death and drowned. With the help of a community of volunteers, Sea Turtle, Inc. sheltered… Continue reading Short Film: COLD STUN, 5min., USA, Documentary

Director BIO:  William Freund (WILDLIFE IN OUR BACKYARD)

Max Freund, the founder/owner of M. Freund Photography is a graduate of Syracuse University where earned a dual degree in Photography at the S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and Entrepreneurship at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management. He was also a staff photographer for the independently student-run school newspaper, The Daily Orange,… Continue reading Director BIO:  William Freund (WILDLIFE IN OUR BACKYARD)

Short Film: WILDLIFE IN OUR BACKYARD, 6min., USA, Documentary

It is often said that we must tolerate wildlife, but what happens if we learn to thrive with them instead?What can this mean for the wildlife? What can it mean for the people of Florida? And what can it mean for the endangered Florida panther?Wildlife in Our Backyard shows us some of the problems facing… Continue reading Short Film: WILDLIFE IN OUR BACKYARD, 6min., USA, Documentary

Director BIO:  Stuart Cohen (Fat ducks mean fat cattle – water for the environment)

With 30 plus years experience in the media, mostly working in the environmental field, Stuart Cohen, is the founder of Bottlebrush Media which was established in 2015 to make short documentary style films about environmental subjects of community concern. Stuart’s clients are predominantly Government however he has also worked extensively with NGOs in India undertaking… Continue reading Director BIO:  Stuart Cohen (Fat ducks mean fat cattle – water for the environment)

Short Film: Fat ducks mean fat cattle – water for the environment, 7min., Australia, Documentary

After the devastating drought of 2017-2020, the internationally significant Macquarie Marshes in Central Northern NSW was in need of help. Government agencies working with community provided a much needed allocation of water which was sent down the Macquarie River to replenish the marshes and its spectacular wetland habitat. Project Links  Website

Director BIO: Denea Buckingham (WALKING EACH OTHER HOME)

Denéa Buckingham is an Australian-American filmmaker, explorer, and current student of Anthropology and Archaeology at the University of Southern Queensland. Denéa’s career goal is to use the storytelling power of filmmaking, together with scientific principles and exploration, to build global empathy that celebrates our cultural differences. Experienced in fieldwork, exploration filmmaking, and fascinated by language,… Continue reading Director BIO: Denea Buckingham (WALKING EACH OTHER HOME)

Short Film: WALKING EACH OTHER HOME, 22min., USA, Documentary

This documentary shows in vivid detail the lives of captive elephants in Laos and the plight of those in the wild, educating the viewer on how these magnificent animals should be cared for and how people can advocate for this endangered species protection and conservation. Several wildlife nonprofits are represented with speakers and local Lao… Continue reading Short Film: WALKING EACH OTHER HOME, 22min., USA, Documentary

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