MAY 2021 WINNING WRITINGS (88)

May 2021 was proud to showcase 88 screenplays & stories at the festival. All made into a promotional video performed by a roster of professional actors.

1 SCREENPLAY TRAILER:

THE MOUNTAINS ARE CALLING, by Eva Bennett
https://storypitches.com/2021/05/22/screenplay-trailer-the-mountains-are-calling-eva-bennett/

8 SHORT FILM TRAILERS:

SINGLE, dir. Anna Sesia
https://femalefilmfestival.com/2021/05/12/short-film-trailer-single-8min-italy-drama-directed-by-anna-sesia/

ORO, 5min. Italy, Documentary
https://documentaryshortfilmfestival.com/2021/05/12/short-film-trailer-oro-5min-italy-documentary/

THE J THOUBBS DOCUMENTARY, 28min., USA, Documentary
https://documentaryshortfilmfestival.com/2021/05/12/short-film-trailer-the-j-thoubbs-documentary-28min-usa-documentary/

CLEANING SHIPWRECKS, 4min., Netherlands, Documentary
https://environmentalfestival.com/2021/05/12/short-film-trailer-cleaning-shipwrecks-4min-netherlands-documentary/

DANZARESTLESS, 24min., USA, Dance
https://experimentalfilmfestival.com/2021/05/12/short-trailer-trailer-danzarestless-24min-usa-dance/

NIRVANA, 9min., UK, Experimental
https://experimentalfilmfestival.com/2021/05/12/short-film-trailer-enter-nirvana-9min-uk-experimental/

UPRISING, 14min., USA, Sci-Fi
https://fantasyscififestival.com/2021/05/12/short-film-trailer-uprising-14min-usa-sci-fi/

WHAT IF, 12min., USA, Horror
https://festivalforhorror.com/2021/05/12/short-film-trailer-what-if-12min-usa-horror/

8 TV PILOT SCREENPLAYS:

ALEX INFECTED, by Samantah Brennan
https://storypitches.com/2021/05/13/tv-pilot-best-scene-reading-alex-infected-by-samantha-brennan/

SAKDA THE AMULET BEARER, by J.T. Tepnapa-Chaiyakam
https://fantasyscififestival.com/2021/05/14/sci-fi-festival-tv-pilot-best-scene-reading-sakda-the-amulet-bearer-by-j-t-tepnapa-chaiyakam/

WE RISE LIKE THE SEA, by Scarlette Shepard
https://lafeedbackfilmfestival.com/2021/05/15/tv-pilot-best-scene-reading-we-rise-like-the-sea-by-scarlett-shepard/

QUASH, by John McCarney
https://lafeedbackfilmfestival.com/2021/05/15/tv-pilot-best-scene-reading-quash-by-john-mccarney/

MARTY’S WORLD, by Robert Cole
https://lafeedbackfilmfestival.com/2021/05/16/tv-pilot-best-scene-reading-martys-world-by-robert-cole/

FAIRYLAND AIN’T WHAT IT USE TO BE
https://festivalfordrama.com/2021/05/04/1st-scene-reading-tv-pilot-fairyland-aint-what-it-used-to-be/

NON OFFICAL COVER, by Jodi Shelton & Hudson Shelton
https://lafeedbackfilmfestival.com/2021/05/04/la-festival-tv-pilot-1st-scene-reading-non-official-cover-by-jodi-shelton-and-hudson-shelton/

NECROPOLIS, by Caledonia Hanson
https://lafeedbackfilmfestival.com/2021/05/05/1st-scene-tv-pilot-script-reading-necropolis-by-caledonia-hanson/

2 FAN FICTION SCREENPLAYS:

THE KITCHEN SINK SEQUEL, by Justin S. Fischer
https://fanfictionfestival.com/2021/05/14/fan-fiction-festival-best-scene-reading-the-kitchen-sink-sequel-by-justin-s-fischer/

DARE TO BE STUPID “A Weird Al Fan Film”, by Michael Mantsourani
https://fanfictionfestival.com/2021/05/06/fan-fiction-festival-1st-scene-reading-dare-to-be-stupid-a-weird-al-fan-film-by-michael-mantsourani/

15 1ST SCENE SCREENPLAYS:

THERE ARE NO BLACK PEOPLE IN SPACE, by Ant Thompson
https://blackfeedbackfilmfestival.com/2021/05/04/1st-scene-screenplay-reading-there-are-no-black-people-in-space-by-ant-thompson/

ARCTURUS RISING, by Robert Cox
https://fantasyscififestival.com/2021/05/04/sci-fi-festival-1st-scene-reading-arcturus-rising-by-robert-cox/

INVERSION, by Suzy Stein & Fernando Perez
https://fantasyscififestival.com/2021/05/04/sci-fi-festival-1st-scene-reading-inversion-by-suzy-stein-fernando-perez/

CITY BAND, by Ashley Rodbro
https://lafeedbackfilmfestival.com/2021/05/04/la-festival-1st-scene-reading-city-band-by-ashley-rodbro/

THE NOBLE WILD, by Brando Benetton
https://lafeedbackfilmfestival.com/2021/05/04/la-festival-1st-scene-reading-the-noble-wild-by-brando-benetton/

THIS IS THE LAST TIME, by Jeff Bretl
https://lafeedbackfilmfestival.com/2021/05/05/diversity-festival-1st-scene-reading-this-is-the-last-time-by-jeff-bretl/

MARIANNA’S WEB, by Taylor Salotti
https://firstscenescreenplay.com/2021/05/05/1st-scene-script-reading-marianas-web-by-taylor-salotti/

THE KISS OFF, by Gio Forlenza
https://crimemysteryfestival.com/2021/05/05/crime-festival-1st-scene-reading-the-kiss-off-by-gio-forlenza/

SWINE HEART, by Theresa Anna Carey & Bruce Stephen Brochtup
https://festivalforhorror.com/2021/05/06/horror-festival-1st-scene-reading-swine-heart-by-theresa-anne-carey-bruce-stephen-brochtrup/

RETURN TO SENDER, by Tammy Klembith & George Klembith
https://festivalforhorror.com/2021/05/06/horror-festival-1st-scene-reading-return-to-sender-by-tammy-klembith-george-klembith/

SEQUESTERED, by Jake Parrish
https://actionadventurefestival.ca/2021/05/06/action-festival-1st-scene-script-reading-sequestered-by-jake-parrish/

ADVENT, by Mark Allen
https://actionadventurefestival.ca/2021/05/06/action-festival-1st-scene-reading-advent-by-mark-allen/

JOE HOLLYWOOD, by Jane Henning
http000/tvfe00ival.org/2021/05/06/tv-festival-1st-scene-reading-joe-hollywood-by-jane-henning/

MAD HADLEY, by Jodi Lustig
https://festivalforcomedy.com/2021/05/06/comedy-festival-1st-scene-reading-mad-hadley-by-jodi-lustig/

MR. BUCHMAN GOES TO WASHINGTON, by Bill Baber
https://blackandwhitefilmfestival.com/2021/05/05/black-white-festival-1st-scene-reading-mr-buchman-goes-to-washington-by-bill-baber/

8 SHORT SCREENPLAYS:

THE MERRY WIDOW, LA VIUDA, by Danielle Nicole Baker
https://firstscenescreenplay.com/2021/05/25/short-screenplay-reading-the-merry-widow-la-viuda-by-danielle-nicole-baker/

MISS PAULAS SPECIAL STEAK, by Alex Creazzi
https://under5minutefilmfestival.com/2021/05/25/under-5min-festival-short-screenplay-miss-paulas-special-steak-by-alex-creazzi/

SPIRIT OF THE RAIN, by Jessica Sutton
https://environmentalfestival.com/2021/05/25/environmental-festival-short-screenplay-reading-spirit-of-the-rain-by-jessica-sutton/

THE NO HOLDS BAR, by Jasmine Poulton
https://festivalforcomedy.com/2021/05/25/comedy-festival-short-screenplay-reading-the-no-holds-bar-by-jasmine-poulton/

THE MORNING AFTER, by Oona Helena Koivula
https://festivalforcomedy.com/2021/05/25/comedy-festival-short-screenplay-reading-the-morning-after-by-oona-helena-koivula/

OVER AND OUT, by Callie LeClaire
https://femalefilmfestival.com/2021/05/25/female-festival-short-screenplay-reading-over-and-out-by-callie-leclaire/

VALUE OF A RING, by Jessica Sutton
https://festivalforromance.com/2021/05/26/romance-festival-short-screenplay-value-of-a-ring-by-jessica-sutton/

HANGING BUDDY, by John Kestner
https://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2021/05/26/comedy-short-screenplay-reading-hanging-buddy-by-john-kestner/

20 BEST SCENE READINGS:

OLD SINS, by Mark Allen
https://actionadventurefestival.ca/2021/05/13/action-festival-best-scene-reading-old-sins-by-mark-allen/

NORTH BEACH NOIR, by Kip Pearson
https://lgbttorontofilmfestival.com/2021/05/13/lgbt-festival-best-scene-reading-north-beach-noir-by-kip-pearson/

LIBERTY, by Chris Lawing
https://crimemysteryfestival.com/2021/05/13/crime-festival-best-scene-reading-liberty-by-chris-lawing/

ELEANOR OF ELLENDALE OF EARTH, by Hunter Ridgway
https://festivalforcomedy.com/2021/05/13/comedy-festival-best-scene-reading-eleanor-of-ellendale-of-earth-by-hunter-ridgway/

EE, by Rick McManus
https://storypitches.com/2021/05/13/best-scene-reading-ee-by-rick-mcmanus/

15, by Tim McClelland
https://lafeedbackfilmfestival.com/2021/05/13/la-festival-best-scene-reading-15-by-tim-mcclelland/

IN HYDING, by Carlos Perez
https://lafeedbackfilmfestival.com/2021/05/14/best-scene-script-reading-in-hyding-by-carlos-perez/

URIEL’S CURSE, by Edwin Berne
https://lafeedbackfilmfestival.com/2021/05/14/best-scene-reading-uriels-curse-by-edwin-berne/

YOU ARE MINE, by Justin Lord
https://thrillersuspensefestival.com/2021/05/14/thriller-festival-best-scene-reading-you-are-mine-by-justin-lord/

THE MAN WHO DIDN’T EXIST, by Ivan Toth
https://lgbttorontofilmfestival.com/2021/05/14/lgbtq-festival-best-scene-reading-the-man-who-didnt-exist-by-ivan-toth/

SOCIALLY AWKWARDLY, by Jesse M. Baker
https://festivalforcomedy.com/2021/05/14/comedy-festival-best-scene-reading-socially-awkwardly-by-jesse-m-baker/

LIFE AFTER DEATH THIS IS HELL, by Darsan Solomon
https://lafeedbackfilmfestival.com/2021/05/15/best-scene-script-reading-life-after-death-this-is-hell-by-darsan-solomon/

THE SEEDLING, by Kevin J. Howard
https://lafeedbackfilmfestival.com/2021/05/15/best-scene-screenplay-reading-the-seedling-by-kevin-j-howard/

ROMANCE BY THE BOOK, by Jody Lebel
https://lafeedbackfilmfestival.com/2021/05/15/stage-play-best-scene-reading-romance-by-the-book-by-jody-lebel-by-jody-lebel/

REBOUND, by Dan Grove
https://lafeedbackfilmfestival.com/2021/05/16/tv-pilot-best-scene-reading-rebound-by-dan-grove/

AKITA ON PAROLE, by Stacci D. Great
https://lafeedbackfilmfestival.com/2021/05/16/best-scene-reading-akita-on-parole-by-king-jordan-superman-taylor-stacci-d-great-sire-eminence-zakkiyyiah

HEARTS FLOWERS LONGSHOREMAN, by Rick Karlsruher
https://lafeedbackfilmfestival.com/2021/05/16/best-scene-screenplay-reading-hearts-flowers-longshoremen-by-rick-karlsruher

I.C.U., by Lee Foster
https://lafeedbackfilmfestival.com/2021/05/16/best-scene-reading-i-c-u-by-dennis-lee-foster/

DIRT FOR A HOLY PLACE, by Sara Courchaine
https://tvfestival.org/2021/05/16/tv-festival-best-scene-reading-dirt-from-a-holy-place-by-sarah-courchaine/

NEMESIS, by Helena Derett
https://actionadventurefestival.ca/2021/05/16/action-festival-best-scene-reading-nemesis-by-helena-derett/

1 NOVEL TRANSCRIPT:

BLACK AND WHITE AND RED ALL OVER, by Deann D. Mathews
https://novelwritingfestival.com/2021/05/22/novel-reading-black-white-and-red-all-over-chapter-5-by-deeann-d-mathews/

23 SHORT STORY READINGS:

A FAIR ROMANCE, by Jerry Peterson
https://novelwritingfestival.com/2021/05/22/short-story-reading-a-fair-romance-by-jerry-peterson/

A TEARFUL DESOLUTION, by Mustofa Munir
https://novelwritingfestival.com/2021/05/22/short-story-reading-a-tearful-desolation-by-mustofa-munir/

AUNT WANDA, by Nathan Percy
https://novelwritingfestival.com/2021/05/22/short-story-reading-aunt-wanda-by-nathan-percy/

BLUE, by John Maslowski
https://novelwritingfestival.com/2021/05/22/short-story-reading-blue-by-john-maslowski/

CAST OFF, by Rachael Sokolowski
https://novelwritingfestival.com/2021/05/22/short-story-reading-cast-off-by-rachael-sokolowski/

DANCING THE WEAKEST LINK, by Evie Harnick
https://novelwritingfestival.com/2021/05/22/short-story-reading-dancing-the-weakest-link-by-evie-harnick/

DWELL TIME HOUSE, by Hadley Boyd
https://novelwritingfestival.com/2021/05/22/short-story-reading-dwell-time-house-by-hadley-boyd/

FREEDOM, by Russ Meyer
https://novelwritingfestival.com/2021/05/22/short-story-reading-freedom-by-russ-meyer/

HATS, by Gwyn Gordon
https://novelwritingfestival.com/2021/05/22/short-story-reading-hats-by-gwyn-gordon/

HEL THE LAST SAGA, by Carole Starcevic
https://novelwritingfestival.com/2021/05/22/short-story-reading-hel-the-last-saga-by-carole-starcevic/

JANDY’S CAFE, by Sandy Brdar
https://novelwritingfestival.com/2021/05/22/short-story-reading-jandys-cafe-by-sandy-brdar/

MACS ANNIVERSARY, by Kristin Johnson
https://novelwritingfestival.com/2021/05/22/short-story-reading-macs-anniversary-by-kristin-johnson/

MAN UP, by Chris Torre
https://novelwritingfestival.com/2021/05/22/short-story-reading-man-up-by-chris-torre/

MR. SQUARE, by Phil Vengrinovich
https://novelwritingfestival.com/2021/05/22/short-story-reading-mr-square-by-phil-vengrinovich/

OF PARAMOUNT IMPORTANCE, by Eric Walters
https://novelwritingfestival.com/2021/05/22/short-story-reading-of-paramount-importance-by-eric-walters/

STEPPING OUT, by Sandra M. Matheson
https://novelwritingfestival.com/2021/05/22/short-story-reading-stepping-out-by-sandra-m-matheson/

THE DANCE, by Katherine LaFavre
https://novelwritingfestival.com/2021/05/22/short-story-reading-the-dance-by-katherine-lafavre/

THE FULL CATASTROPHE, by Yolanda Reid Chassiakos
https://novelwritingfestival.com/2021/05/22/short-story-reading-the-full-catastrophe-by-yolanda-reid-chassiakos/

THE OFFICE, by Mette Hafstrom Kirkegaard
https://novelwritingfestival.com/2021/05/22/short-story-reading-the-office-by-mette-hafstrom-kirkegaard/

THE UNION INFIRMARY, by Deanna D. Mathews
https://novelwritingfestival.com/2021/05/22/short-story-reading-the-union-infirmary-by-deeann-d-mathews/

WHAT, by Fernando Magela Da Silva
https://novelwritingfestival.com/2021/05/22/short-story-reading-what-by-fernando-magela-da-silva/

WHY DID YOU KILL MY FATHER, by Vivian Dixon Sobert
https://novelwritingfestival.com/2021/05/22/short-story-reading-why-did-you-kill-my-father-by-vivian-dixon-sobert/

WRATH, by Sheila English
https://novelwritingfestival.com/2021/05/22/short-story-reading-wrath-by-sheila-english/

2 POETRY READINGS:

FILIGREE ANGELS A MIRACLE AWAKENS, by Denise Dowdell Stent
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2021/05/22/poetry-reading-filigree-angels-a-miracle-awakens-by-denise-dowdell-stent/

LOVE THE MYSTERY, by Raushni Srivastav
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2021/05/22/poetry-reading-love-the-mystery-by-raushni-srivastav/