Vancouver Filmmakers Get Recognized and Earn Dual Film Screenings At New York City Film Festival
Vancouver, February 7, 2018 –
M&J's (Meeshelle Neal & Jax Smith) film MENTAL and William Minsky’s film RESONANCE, starring Briana Rayner, have both been chosen as Official Selections by the 2018 Philip K. Dick Film Festivaland will screen at the event in New York City later this month at the Village East Cinema, 189 2nd Avenue in Manhattan. The Festival showcases “off-the-beaten-path independent visionary sci-fi that provokes and engages a sense of awe and curiosity." Oat Studio's Neill Blomkamp (Director of District 9, Elysium, Chappie) will be unveiling five new sci-fi shorts at the Festival. MENTAL has not only dramatically brought the subject of mental health to the screen, but has been a catalyst for candid discussion among audiences. It is is scheduled to screen on February 23rd from 11:00pm-12:00am. RESONANCE is a dark story that lives in a fantastic alternate world while focusing on one person’s experience within it, and will screen on February 24th from 11:00am-1:00pm.