Emerging from the TFS Festival of Films with 3 of the top awards including Best Picture is ‘Poly’, a 7 minute short drama that chronicles the toxicity within a thruple’s polyamorous relationship; the film is presented by Electronic Earth.
‘Poly’, written and directed by first time writer/director Colombian female filmmaker Yeimy Daza (winning Best Director), stars Joel Pantalone, Bela Yafite Larby and Best Female Performance winner Natalia Aranguren.
Aranguren says about the win,
“..this (award) makes me really proud. I think this is just the next step for me to know that I’m capable to do this.”
“.. it’s awesome .. just an incredible experience and I think that this is just another way to convince myself that this is the right path.”
Best Picture is considered the most prestigious award of a film festival and goes to the producers of the film. ‘Poly‘ was produced by Electronic Earth founder Sean Young, Mauricio Contreras and Mathew Meszoly.
“Making any film is an incredible undertaking and experience; I couldn’t be happier with how ‘Poly’ came together. I’d like to recognize all of the selected and nominated films for their efforts and talent. It’s an honour to emerge from such a talented pool of filmmakers as Best Picture.”
With the 3 awards ‘Poly’ was also nominated for Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography and had a second nomination in the Best Female Performance category (Bela Yafite Larby). ‘Project Vanish’, another Electronic Earth presented film, was also nominated for Best Male Performance (Andrew Castonguay).
The TFS Festival of Films occurred at Cineplex Cinemas VIP Yonge & Dundas in Toronto, Canada on August 22nd, 2019.