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Winning LGBT Feature Screenplay: Circle of Illumination, by Trisha DiFazio

LGBT Los Angeles Film Festival

Simon, a shy introvert, and Rosie, a bon vivant, have been best friends since Kindergarten. After Rosie dies, Simon receives e-mails from Rosie’s account with detailed instructions as to how to spread her ashes throughout Europe. The problem is: Simon only has two weeks to visit four countries. Will Simon overcome his fears and carry out his best friend’s wishes in time? We follow Simon on an epic quest that turns out to be as challenging as it is illuminating.

CAST LIST:

Molly/Dayonare: Jennifer Lieberman
Adele/Mrs. Murphy: Esther Thibault
Narration: Geoff Mays
Simon: Max Ackerman
Rosie: Maiza Dubhe
Various: Russell Batcher

Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com

Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Kyle Drier, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Denissa Palmer, Temitope Akinterinwa, Efren Zapata, Zack Arch

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Winning SHORT Screenplay Reading: Hawk Bells, by Kristian Mercado Figueroa

 

A story told via the perspective of a Taino Indigenous mother and daughter during Puerto Rico’s colonization. We experience their day to day lives and the violent shift as we explore the practice of slavery and usage of Hawk Bells during that time period.

CAST LIST:

Teacher: Max Ackerman
Narration: Geoff Mays
Yahima: Maiza Dubhe
Casiguaya: Jennifer Lieberman

 

Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com

Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Kyle Drier, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Denissa Palmer, Temitope Akinterinwa, Efren Zapata, Zack Arch

COMEDY Best Scene Screenplay Reading: It’s In Her Blood, by Curtis Larade

Comedy FESTIVAL

After her husband dies and leaves her penniless, a 1980’s aerobics star struggles to bring her sexy into the 21st century.

CAST LIST:

Blair: Jennifer Lieberman
Narration: Geoff Mays
Anne: Maiza Dubhe
Francis: Russell Batcher

Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com

Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Kyle Drier, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Denissa Palmer, Temitope Akinterinwa, Efren Zapata, Zack Arch

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WATCH TWITTER MOVIE: THE EXCITING DOT, by Lannah Sawers Diggins

Submit your story logline and showcase it on this network. Or, submit to get your story made into a Video Pitch

 

Narrator Geoff Mays

THE EXCITING DOT, by Lannah Sawers-Diggins
Jill was watching for that dot followed by all that dust. It meant the weekly mail was coming.
That dot meant more surprises just might be on their way. Who knew?
If she could have seen into the future, she would have found that they also led into a lifetime following that passion never stopped.

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WATCH TWITTER MOVIE: The Choice, by Albert Russo

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Narrator Geoff Mays

THE CHOICE by Albert Russo

She was a striking redhead, he a slender, bashful young man. They
became lovers. Then one day, he disappeared. Six months later he
knocked at her door. She slapped him, he begged for her pardon. He had
become a woman. After a harrowing separation, they decided they
couldn’t live apart. and settled for a unique, platonic relationship.
Sex could be had with former partners.

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WATCH TWITTER MOVIE: The Choice, by Albert Russo

Submit your story logline and showcase it on this network. Or, submit to get your story made into a Video Pitch

Narrator Geoff Mays

THE CHOICE by Albert Russo

She was a striking redhead, he a slender, bashful young man. They
became lovers. Then one day, he disappeared. Six months later he
knocked at her door. She slapped him, he begged for her pardon. He had
become a woman. After a harrowing separation, they decided they
couldn’t live apart. and settled for a unique, platonic relationship.
Sex could be had with former partners.

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