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Attachment: A Film Exploring Trauma and Disassociation – HKIMHFF

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

Transference: Global Release Nov 10!

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!

NOT TODAY Selected for Global Lift Off!

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 short … Continue Reading NOT TODAY Selected for Global Lift Off!

NOT TODAY – #WorldSuicidePreventionDay

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

First Cut of Short Film ‘Intuition’!

Mental Ideas Launching HKMHFF!

The Hong Kong Mental Health Film Festival (@HKMHFF) provides a platform for innovative and ingenious filmmakers to showcase their mental health inspired films to an audience of film buyers, broadcasters, journalists, … Continue Reading Mental Ideas Launching HKMHFF!

Transference: A Bipolar Love Story Selected for Socially Relevant Film Festival, NYC

AMAZING news just in from New York! Mental Ideas’ first feature film Transference: A Bipolar Love Story has been selected by the NYC Socially Relevant Film Festival! HUGE congratulations to the … Continue Reading Transference: A Bipolar Love Story Selected for Socially Relevant Film Festival, NYC

Mental Ideas Collaborates with Contro Vento Films on ‘Intuition’

Mental Ideas is collaborating with Contro Vento Films on director Raffaello Degruttola’s latest short film Intuition, a journey through paranoia. The short was inspired by Transference: A Bipolar Love Story, … Continue Reading Mental Ideas Collaborates with Contro Vento Films on ‘Intuition’

Catch Ambassador Dan in A Trip To Jamaica on Netflix!

Our incredible ambassador Dan Davies is currently starring in Nollywood box office smash A Trip To Jamaica on Netflix! Dan won Best Supporting Actor (Comedy) from the Golden Movie Awards … Continue Reading Catch Ambassador Dan in A Trip To Jamaica on Netflix!

Awards Success for A Bipolar Love Story and No Way Home!

Congratulations to our ambassador & film director Raffaello DeGruttola! His experiMENTAL short film has reached semi-finalist status at the Best Short Film Festival. The non-verbal communication piece, an audio-visual treat featuring the incredible … Continue Reading Awards Success for A Bipolar Love Story and No Way Home!

Transference: A Bipolar Love Story

Mental Ideas is working with filmmaker and Mental Ideas ambassador Raffaello Degruttola on co-producing a feature-length film, Transference: A Bipolar Love Story. As well as directing, Raff stars in the film … Continue Reading Transference: A Bipolar Love Story

A Bipolar Love Story

Mental Ideas is producing a series of short films depicting different mental health conditions through a blend of contemporary dance, poetry, music and acting. The first short in the series, A … Continue Reading A Bipolar Love Story

FLIM – From BIFA to HKIMHFF!

One of the highlights of the 2020 Mental Ideas Film Festival is guaranteed to be filmmaker, actor and Mental Ideas Ambassador Raffaello DeGruttola‘s hilarious portrayal of Ravi, a simple man with some… … Continue Reading FLIM – From BIFA to HKIMHFF!

ExperiMENTAL Films

Mental Ideas discovers, nurtures and champions new talent from Hong Kong and around the world. To provide filmmakers with the best platform to attract film buyers and broadcasters, we host two … Continue Reading ExperiMENTAL Films