VOICE by Sylvia Toy, Festival Cutting 3

VOICE is a comedic, science fiction fantasy art film. Psyche Lyssa Echo Smith has entered therapy to “fix herself” so her estranged husband will come back home. All three characters want the same thing – control of Psyche, who is the Self. This cutting from the 160 minute original feature was made especially for submitting to festivals as a standalone short.

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  • Sylvia Toy St. Louis
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short
  • Genres:
    Comedy, Fantasy, Non-linear narrative, Science Fiction, Drama
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 54 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 15, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Underground FilmFest
    June 24, 2017
  • Black Underground FilmFest
    Rancho Cucamonga
    United States
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Sylviatoyindustries

I am an actor, singer, and performance artist, and an award-winning filmmaker. My background includes: Professional theatre artist 1990-2010; Professionally represented sculptor and painter 1985-2010. I have a B.A. in Art & English. I studied videography and editing under professionals via tutoring & on-the-job commercial experience. I have been internationally exhibiting video art since 2008. I have been a mental health artist activist for 25 years. I also blog and vlog about artist self-promotion.

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Director Statement

"VOICE is not an autobiographical downer confessional about bipolar disorder. VOICE is about the infinity of freedom and joy that one can achieve through self-discovery and following his/her bliss."