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Transference exceeds 8M Views on YouTube!

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!

Little Boxes – Truth and Lockdown

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

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

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

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!

Transference: A Bipolar Love Story Wins Zoroaster Award!

Another win for Transference: A Bipolar Love Story – this time the Zoroaster Award at the Italian-Azerbaijan International Film Festival. The New York Socially Relevant Film Festival is next (starting … Continue Reading Transference: A Bipolar Love Story Wins Zoroaster Award!

Trolls Anonymous – Mental Ideas Podcast

Showman Mat Ricardo reminisces about the time he was starting out as a street performer and a member of the public walked onto his pitch and took a dump. Left to … Continue Reading Trolls Anonymous – Mental Ideas Podcast

Transference A Bipolar Love Story Wins Best Drama Feature at International Anatolia Film Festival!

Transference: A Bipolar Love Story has just been announced the winner of Best Drama Feature Film at the the 2020 International Anatolia Film Festival in Turkey! The film explores the impact of bipolar … Continue Reading Transference A Bipolar Love Story Wins Best Drama Feature at International Anatolia Film Festival!

Virtually Eugenia – Mental Ideas Podcast

Virtual Reality dance-maker Eugenia Kim joins host Sadie Kaye and explains how her bipolar disorder has fueled her creativity and inspired her latest VR film! It’s called Lithium Hindsight – and yes, it IS better … Continue Reading Virtually Eugenia – Mental Ideas Podcast

First Cut of Short Film ‘Intuition’!

Transference: A Bipolar Love Story selected for Arizona and Buenos Aires International Film Festivals

Even though the chance of any festival happening this year seems pretty remote at present (and we all have far greater concerns on our minds) you have to acknowledge and appreciate … Continue Reading Transference: A Bipolar Love Story selected for Arizona and Buenos Aires International Film Festivals

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!