Category Archives: screenwriter

SCREENPLAY FESTIVAL: AUGUST 9, 2018 EVENT

 A showcase of a winning Action Feature Screenplay, and 5 short scripts.

 
CAST LIST:
Amber Copeland, Neil Bennett, Ryan Singh, Kevin P. Gabel, Carina Cojeen, Charles Gordon

 ACTION Feature Screenplay: OPERATION BROTHER SAM by Gustavo Freitas

Genre: Action, Political Thriller

During the Cold War, an intelligence officer, haunted by the death of his wife, must confront a corrupt politician who plans to start a military dictatorship in Brazil.

CAST LIST:

Thomas: Charles Gordon
Camilla: Amber Copeland
Narrator: Carina Cojeen
Mark: Kevin P. Gabel
Colton: Neil Bennett
Garrett: Ryan Singh

LGBT Short Screenplay: CONVERTED by Dana Quercioli

Genre: Comedy

Andy McCloskey escaped gay conversion therapy to become a drag queen, going from pray-the-gay-away to slay all day.

CAST LIST:

David: Neil Bennett
Dr. Tomassini: Charles Gordon
Narrator: Sean Ballantyne
Andy: Kevin P. Gabel
Deven: Amber Copeland
Danny: Ryan Singh

LGBT Short Screenplay: SKATE NIGHT by Kate Whitehead

Genre: Comedy

Agoraphobic skateboarder Cindy has a life that is rich in avatars but poor in human interaction. When she decides to make the leap to dating live people, everything turns out to be just as chaotic as she had feared.

CAST LIST:

DJ Strangelove: Neil Bennett
Genie: Kevin P. Gabel
Narrator: Charles Gordon
Jolene: Carina Cojeen
Cindy: Amber Copeland
Police Officer: Ryan Singh

LGBT Short Screenplay: OLDFISH by Kate Whitehead, Esha Khan

Genre: Horror, Thriller

Tariq and Kylee want to put Grandma in a home. Unfortunately, Grandma’s girlfriend Mrs. Zane is not ready to give her up.

CAST LIST:

Dr. Harriet: Charles Gordon
Tariq: Kevin P. Gabel
Narrator: Neil Bennett
Organ Player: Carina Cojeen
Kylee: Amber Copeland

COMEDY Short Screenplay: COUNTRY ROADS by Stephen Bodossian

Genre: Comedy

A lazy father takes his four-year-old daughter to rural North Jersey to meet her favorite movie character, Bambi, in hopes of proving to her that he is a fun dad and to gain a parenting win over his ex-wife. He soon learns that finding Bambi is much more difficult than anticipated.

CAST LIST:

Allie: Carina Cojeen
Narrator: Kevin P. Gabel
Eddie: Ryan Singh
Nicole: Amber Copeland

1pg. COMEDY Short Screenplay: HEART OF GOLD by Daniele Lince

Genre: Comedy, Drama

CAST LIST:
Narrator: Carina Cojeen
Ricky: Ryan Singh
Silvia: Amber Copeland

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

Director: Kierston Drier

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Camera Op: Mary Cox

SCREENPLAY FESTIVAL: AUGUST 2, 2018 EVENT

A showcase of 25 best scene screenplays from all over the world.

THRILLER Best Scene – THE PLAYLISTS

Rachel – Salma Dharsee
Archibald – Shawn Devlin
Narration – Norma Dawn Dunphy
Clara – Katelyn Varadi
Lewis – Omar Aufi
Reggie – Zain Warraich

THRILLER Best Scene – DWELLERS OF SUNSHINE GARDENS

Fly – Omar Aufi
Narration – Norma Dawn Dunphy
Freshman – Zain Warraich
Socrates – Shawn Devlin

Female Best Scene – RED SHIRT

Dana – Katelyn Varadi
Dan (40s) – Omar Aufi
Narration – Shawn Devlin
Muriel (40s) – Norma Dawn Dunphy
Julia (40s) – Salma Dharsee
Waiter – Zain Warraich

THILLER Best Scene – THE PROFESSOR

Narration – Zain Warraich
Female Detective – Norma Dawn Dunphy
The Professor – Shawn Devlin

THRILLER Best Scene – SPY HIGH

Monarch – Omar Aufi
Narration – Salma Dharsee
Mitch – Zain Warraich
Prof. Conigliaro – Shawn Devlin

THRILLER Best Scene – OPERATION BROTHER SAM

Colton– Zain Warraich
Narration – Norma Dawn Dunphy
Mark – Omar Aufi
Thomas Greene – Shawn Devlin

SCI-FI Best Scene – XIGHTFALL

Clarice – Norma Dawn Dunphy
Tito – Shawn Devlin
Narration – Salma Dharsee
Eli – Omar Aufi
Tom – Zain Warraich

SCI-FI Best Scene – WILD WILD WASTELAND

Kaiden – Zain Warraich
Darren – Omar Aufi
Narration – Norma Dawn Dunphy
Laura – Katelyn Varadi
Lord Lanceford – Shawn Devlin

SCI-FI Best Scene – VENUS SYNDROME

Joe – Zain Warraich
Chev – Zain Warraich
Narration – Katelyn Varadi
Rick – Omar Aufi
Leyland – Shawn Devlin

Sci-Fi Best Scene – THE SON OF GUN

President Hayden – Shawn Devlin
Narration – Salma Dharsee
Gunner Jr – Omar Aufi
Maddix – Zain Warraich

Best Scene – CATATONIC CHRISTMAS

Billy – Omar Aufi
Doris – Salma Dharsee
Narration – Norma Dawn Dunphy
Doug – Shawn Devlin
Jim – Zain Warraich

FEMALE Best Scene – REMEMBER KENT STATE

Margaret – Salma Dharsee
Announcer – Omar Aufi
Narration – Norma Dawn Dunphy
Case – Zain Warraich
Lucy – Katelyn Varadi
Walter Kronkite – Shawn Devlin

COMEDY Best Scene – TUGNETT

Brandon – Omar Aufi
Blond – Katelyn Varadi
Narration – Norma Dawn Dunphy
Ted – Shawn Devlin
Redhead –Salma Dharsee

COMEDY Best Scene – ACCIDENTAL FEMINIST

Anne (8) – Katelyn Varadi
Eugene (teen) – Zain Warraich
Narration – Shawn Devlin
Beverly (13) – Salma Dharsee
Rita (40s) – Norma Dawn Dunphy
Chad – Omar Aufi

ACTION Best Scene – HERO OF HEROES

Lord Wen – Shawn Devlin
Lady Pura – Norma Dawn Dunphy
Narration – Zain Warraich
Ping – Shawn Devlin
Wu – Omar Aufi
Marah – Katelyn Varadi

ACTION Best Scene – ANAHNA

Nikita (m) – Shawn Devlin
Waitress – Katelyn Varadi
Narration – Norma Dawn Dunphy
Danny – Omar Aufi
Maddie – Salma Dharsee

SCI-FI Best Scene – GRADIENT DESCENT

Narration – Katelyn Varadi
Camilla – Norma Dawn Dunphy
Claire – Salma Dharsee

SCI-FI Best Scene – VOYAGER IN CHRONOSPACE

Narration – Norma Dawn Dunphy
Jeanie – Salma Dharsee
Vis – Omar Aufi

FEMALE Best Scene – SANDS OF THE MIRAGE

Mr. Parnell – Shawn Devlin
Sage (m) – Omar Aufi
Narration – Zain Warraich
Ronen (f) – Katelyn Varadi
Evan (f) – Salma Dharsee
Chloe – Norma Dawn Dunphy

COMEDY Best Scene – ON THE VERGE

Lily – Salma Dharsee
Narration – Shawn Devlin
Theo – Zain Warraich
Salma – Katelyn Varadi

FEMALE Best Scene – TREED

Kate (late 30s) – Salma Dharsee
Narration – Zain Warraich
Ruby (older) – Norma Dawn Dunphy
Mort (30s) – Omar Aufi

BEST Scene – CRIMSON LEGACY

Narration – Salma Dharsee
Bill/Vasile – Shawn Devlin
Damien – Zain Warraich

COMEDY Best Scene – THE BOOK WRITER

Narration – Katelyn Varadi
Larry – Zain Warraich
Doyle – Omar Aufi

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

Director: Kierston Drier

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Camera Op: Mary Cox