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HIGHLIGHTS & VIDEOS: November 2020 LGBT FEEDBACK Film Festival

LGBT Toronto Film Festival

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:
BEST FILM: JULIET
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: TOUCH & AGREE
BEST PERFORMANCES: BEING IN
BEST SOUND & MUSIC: HER & HER

Theme of night: Trying to find peace

NOTE: Festival took place during the COVID-19 virus lockdown so all screenings were held in private.

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterPAULA + FRANCESCA, 10min, USA, Dance
festival posterCRITICAL COMPONENET, 6min., USA, Animation/Sci-Fi
festival posterWAITING FOR ME by Madame Gandhi, 3min, USA, Music Video
festival posterGRADUATION, 6min., USA/China, Drama/Family
festival posterADELINA, 15min., Kosovo, Drama
festival posterBEING IN, 13min., USA, Comedy
festival posterHER & HER, 13min,. UK, Experimental/Relationship
festival posterTOUCH & AGREE, 12min., USA, Dance
festival posterJULIET, 15min, USA/Russia, Drama
festival posterI MAKE GOOD SOUNDS AT PARTIES, 8min., Drama/Comedy
festival posterELLE, 20min., USA, Drama

The beginning of a (temporary) new era.

See you at the festivals. Whenever that happens!

– Matthew Toffolo

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NOVEMBER 2020 WINNING WRITINGS (46)

Watch 46 screenplays & stories performed at the festival in November 2020.

4 Screenplay Trailers:

SCRIPT TRAILER: SOLSTICE, by Stephen John Beyer
https://storypitches.com/2020/11/08/screenplay-trailer-solstice-by-stephen-john-beyer/

SCRIPT TRAILER: WHERE ARE THE ALIENS: CLOSER THAN YOU THINK, by Mike Meier
SCRIPT TRAILER: Where Are The Aliens?…Closer than you think!, by Mike Meier

SHORT TRAILER: NORMAL PORN FOR NORMAL PEOPLE
SHORT FILM TRAILER: NORMAL PORN FOR NORMAL PEOPLE, 4min., Australia, Experimental

SHORT TRAILER: OUR FATHER
SHORT FILM TRAILOR: OUR FATHER, 15min., USA, Drama/Romance

6 TV Screenplays:

RICK & MORTY: MORTY NONPLUSSED, by Carl Huebner
1st Scene TV FESTIVAL Script Reading of Rick and Morty “Morty Nonplussed”, by Carl Huebner

CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM: TAKE A KNEE, by Lance Barnett
https://fanfictionfestival.com/2020/11/25/best-scene-fan-fiction-festival-reading-curb-your-enthusiasm-take-a-knew-by-lance-barnett/

LOST BOYZ, by Steve Ronaldson
TV Festival 1st Scene Reading: Lost Boyz, by Steve Ronaldson

PRIVILEGED, by Kira Liva
TV Festival 1st Scene Script Reading: PRIVILEGED, by Kira Liva

DRUNKEN NOODLES, by Paul Hewitt
TV Best Scene Script Reading: Drunken Noodles, by Paul Hewitt

SOUTH PARK: SEXTPIDEMIC, by Lindsay Heiman
FAN FICTION Festival 1st Scene Reading: South Park “Sextpidemic”, by Lindsay Heiman

7 Short Screenplays:

CELESTUS, by Carl Huebner
Winning ROMANCE SHORT Screenplay Reading: CELESTUS, by Carl Huebner

WATER COOLER, by Nancy Safavi
Winning COMEDY Short Screenplay: WATER COOLER NATION, by Nancy Safavi

SELF CARE, by Elli Purse
Under 5min. Festival SHORT Script: Self Care, by Elli Purse

THE LOST BORSCH, by Zachary Smolar
Winning COMEDY Festival SHORT Script: Trundle And The Lost Borsch, by Zachary Smolar

AURA, by Holly Hawk
Winning SHORT Screenplay Reading: AURA, by Holly Hawk

STAR WARS RENDEZVOUS, by Brent Peterson
Winning FAN FICTION Short Screenplay: Star Wars: Rendezvous, by Brent Peterson

DEATH OFFERS LIFE: LAST MOMENTS OF VINCENT VAN GOGH
COMEDY Short Script Reading: Death Offers Life – last moments of Vincent Van Gogh

21 1st Scene Screenplays

INHERITANCE, by Kurt T. Choate
HORROR Festival 1st Scene Script Reading: INHERITANCE, by Kurt T. Choate

THE ICE, by Philip Walton & Logan Halley Winsett
SCI-FI Festival 1st Scene Script Reading: THE ICE, by Philip Walton, Logan Halley-Winsett

HORIZON CALLING, by Russell Knight
Crime/Mystery Festival 1st Scene Script Reading: Horizon Calling, by Russell Knight

DEADSHOT GIRLS, by Heidi James
FEMALE Festival 1st Scene Reading: DEADSHOT GIRLS, by Heidi James

BREAKFAST IN SAIGON, by David Murdo & Ian MacDonald
1st Scene Screenplay Reading: Breakfast In Saigon, by David Murdo & Ian Macdonald

BOARD TO DEATH, by Jodi Teti
LGBT Festival 1st Scene Script Reading: BOARD TO DEATH, by Jodi Teti

OTHERNESS, by Sean Rivas
LGBT Festival 1st Scene Script Reading: OTHERNESS, by Sean Rivas

VINCENT AND PAUL UNSPOKEN BROTHERHOOD, by Frank Hays
LGBT Festival 1st Scene Script Reading: VINCENT AND PAUL: UNSPOKEN BROTHERHOOD, by Frank Hays

WHO KNEW, by Monty C. Floyd
ROMANCE Festival 1st Scene Reading: Who Knew? by Monty C. Floyd

PARALLEL UNIVERSE, by Patrick McGrath
COMEDY Festival 1st Scene Script Reading: PARALLEL UNIVERSE, by Patrick McGrath

PIPING YARNS OF HIGH ADVENTURE, by Carl Huebner
1st Scene Script Reading: PIPING YARNS OF HIGH ADVENTURE, by Carl Huebner

DREAM NO MORE, by Ery de Jong
LGBT Festival 1st Scene Reading: DREAM NO MORE, by Ery De Jong

CRY FOR ME, by Michael Gaty
LGBT Festival 1st Scene Reading: CRY FOR ME, by Michael Gaty

PANGEA, by Thomas Smith
1st Scene Script Reading: Pangea, by Thomas Smith

THE PESTILENCE, by Tyler Frech
1st Scene Script Reading: The Pestilence, by Tyler Frech

I’M SO DONE, by Chuck Alley & Rachael Berman
COMEDY Festival 1st Scene Script Reading: I’M SO DONE, by Chuck Alley, Rachael Berman

THE REVVER, by Michael Hansoon & Kelly Moothart
1st Scene Script Reading: The Revver, by Michael Hanson, Kelly Moothart

DOLLY DAYDREAM, by Natasha Langridge Thorpe
FEMALE Festival 1st Scene Reading: DOLLY DAYDREAM, by Natasha Langridge-Thorpe

WOLFE PACK, by Lindsay Heiman
FEMALE Festival 1st Scene Script Reading: WOLFE PACK, by Lindsay Heiman

OFF GRID, by Magnus Leijon
THRILLER Festival 1st Scene Reading: OFF GRID, by Magnus Leijon

THE ELEVATOR, by James Thalheimer
1st Scene Script Reading: The Elevator, by James Thalheimer

7 Best Scene Screenplays:

THE LAST GABLETON, by Haley Rice
LGBT Festival Best Scene Script Reading: THE LAST GABLETON, by Haley Rice

SIMMER, by Derrick Haggerty & Owen Schwartzbard
BEST Scene Screenplay Reading: SIMMER, by Derrick Haggerty, Owen Schwartzbard

LAND OF LIGHT, by Nicholas Batchelder
BEST Scene Screenplay Reading: LAND OF LIGHT, by Nicholas Batchelder

DEAD MAN WITH A PLAN, by Joel Stern
BEST SCENE Screenplay Reading: Dead Man With A Plan, by Joel Stern

FARSCAPE: LEGACY, by Shane Walsh Smith
FAN FICTION Best Scene Reading: Farscape “Legacy”, by Shane Walsh-Smith

BOB AND RAY, by Michael De Sapio
BEST SCENE Screenplay Reading: Bob and Ray, by Michael De Sapio

HOLY GROUND, by Brooke Burns
FEMALE Festival Best Scene Reading: Holy Ground, by Brooke Burns

1 Poetry Reading:

POEM: IN THE GARDEN, by Shannie Alvarez
Poetry Reading: IN THE GARDEN, by Shannie Alvarez