The psychological drama feature film Mental Ideas helped co-produce has received over 8.5M views on YouTube! Transference is a bipolar love story about obsessive love directed by and starring Raffaello Degruttola. … Continue Reading Transference exceeds 8M Views on YouTube!
Congratulations to our ambassador Raffaello Degruttola for directing the multi award-winning indie film, Little Boxes! The inventive film was produced by Lee Boardman and Jennifer James, veteran actors and founders of … Continue Reading Little Boxes – Truth and Lockdown
Congratulations to our awesome ambassador Simone Lahbib! She won the awards for ‘Best First-Time Director’ and ‘Best Debut Film’ from the Soho London Independent Film Festival at the end of last … Continue Reading Swipe Right – Simone Lahbib
Submissions for our inaugural Hong Kong International Mental Health Film Festival are open! New York filmmaker Fritz Frauendorf came across our festival on the internet while researching film festivals that … Continue Reading Attachment: A Film Exploring Trauma and Disassociation – HKIMHFF
Dark skies. Back pain. Heavy bags of salt crystals dissolving in the gutter. These are my memories of dismantling the demo for my VR work Lithium Hindsight 360 in October … Continue Reading Eugenia Kim Curates Multi-Media Art Exhibition ‘As The Ship Sails On’
You can now watch Transference on YouTube, where it has already cruised to 2.2M Views!!! Mental Ideas is so proud of its role in the making of this beautifully acted micro-budget indie gem … Continue Reading Transference Cruises to 2.2M Views on YouTube!
Transference was one of the first films playing at the 2021 Arizona International Film Festival. Director/actor Raffaello Degruttola gave an illuminating insight into his inspirations behind the bipolar love story (available … Continue Reading Transference @ 2021 Arizona International Film Festival
Transference has been selected by 3 more European film festivals: the European Cinema Festival, the Amsterdam World Cinema Festival and the Stockholm City Film Festival! The bipolar love story, directed by … Continue Reading Transference Selected for European Cinema Festival & 2 More!
Transference will be globally released by 1091 Pictures Nov 10! Mental Ideas is so proud to have co-produced this bipolar love story by director Raffaello Degruttola with Contro Vento Films! The film has won … Continue Reading Transference: Global Release Nov 10!
Mentalist Philippe Joly‘s powerful short film about fighting back NOT TODAY has been selected for the Pinewood Studios Global Lift-Off Festival in October. Mental Ideas is proud to have premiered this innovative … Continue Reading NOT TODAY Selected for Global Lift Off!
Transference: A Bipolar Love Story has been officially selected by The Hague Global Cinema Festival! The festival kicks off Nov 13! As director Raff put it, “Another one we won’t … Continue Reading Transference Selected for The Hague Global Cinema Festival!
To mark #2020 World Suicide Prevention Day, Mental Ideas is proud to premiere short film NOT TODAY. The powerful short about fighting back was born out of an idea by … Continue Reading NOT TODAY – #WorldSuicidePreventionDay
This harrowing short film about loss, grief and guilt by Mental Ideas Director and Ambassador Philippe Joly focusses on the emotions of the grieving process and was shot in just 2 … Continue Reading Lost – Short Film – Philippe Joly
Filmmaker and Mental Ideas Director & Ambassador Philippe Joly has set himself the quarantine challenge of writing, directing and editing 10 short films in 6 months during the pandemic! This short … Continue Reading Denial – Short Film