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Lost – Short Film – Philippe Joly

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

Denial – Short Film

Transference Receives Special Jury Mention – New York Socially Relevant Film Festival!

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!

Mental Ideas @ NIFA 2020!

Mental Ideas is honored to have been invited to attend the 2020 NIFA Awards in September! Mental Idealist Sadie Kaye was the stunned recipient of NIFA’s International Broadcaster of The Year award … Continue Reading Mental Ideas @ NIFA 2020!

**Award-Winning** Short Film | Echoes of You | Omeleto

Thanks to Laurence Fuller (Road To The Well, Paint It Red) for sharing with us this clip of film Echoes of You in which he stars as a classical pianist struggling … Continue Reading **Award-Winning** Short Film | Echoes of You | Omeleto

Ambassador Philippe Joly in the SCMP

Mental Idealist Philippe Joly received coverage in the SCMP this week talking about Bruce Lee‘s movie legacy and his own experiences dying for a living as the Gweillo Baddie in action … Continue Reading Ambassador Philippe Joly in the SCMP


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

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MENTAL IDEAS is a noisy, irreverent, unashamedly provocative film & media platform promoting mental health awareness, all forms of artistic self-expression, innovation & social enterprise. Our objective is to move the conversation … Continue Reading Submissions