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NOVEMBER 2018 SCREENPLAYS – 37 IN TOTAL!


STORYWINNING FEATURE FILM: FEAR by Peter Jang
November 2018

STORYWINNING TV PILOT: Confessions of an Apotemnophile: I Think I Am by Connie Wilson & Dan Decker
November 2018

STORYTV BEST SCENE: PAX GRAVITATE by Paul R. Price
November 2018

STORYTV BEST SCENE: PANDORA by Karen Matthews
November 2018

STORYTV BEST SCENE: The Dead Ringer by Suzanne Lutus
November 2018

STORYTV BEST SCENE: Fountain Grand Freelancers by Richard Mueller
November 2018

STORYDIVERSITY 1st Scene Reading: INHERIT-LY GAY by Michael Preston
November 2018

STORY1st Scene Reading: WHITTAKER ALGER AND DICK by Stephen Witty
November 2018

STORYCOMEDY 1st Scene Reading: SUPERFAN by Harry Greenberger
November 2018

STORYCOMEDY 1st Scene Reading: THE FRANCHISE by James Grayford
November 2018

STORYHORROR 1st Scene Reading: PUNCTURED by Shari Hamrick Grewal
November 2018

STORYHORROR 1st Scene Reading: TIMMY COOKE: A CANNIBAL LOVE STORY by Aaron Barrocas
November 2018

STORYFAN FICTION 1st Scene Reading: KENOBI: A STAR WARS STORY by Paul Watkins
November 2018

STORYTHRILLER 1st Scene Reading: THE GIRL IN THE WELL by Richard Webb
November 2018

STORYWINNING SHORT SCREENPLAY: OF THE SEA by Marc Gatschner
November 2018

STORYACTION BEST SCENE: Cadence of the Battle Cry by Brandon Gillum
November 2018

STORYCOMEDY BEST SCENE: 55 and UP by Joey Rinaldi
November 2018

STORYCRIME BEST SCENE: MEAT by Chma Idigo
November 2018

STORYDRAMA BEST SCENE: Incredible Life of Joey Coletta by Michael De Sapio
November 2018

STORYDRAMA BEST SCENE: Mile High Room by Anthony Cicchelli
November 2018

STORYFEMALE FESTIVAL BEST SCENE: OUT COLD by Tracy Scarlato
November 2018

STORYSCI-FI BEST SCENE: Star Whores and the Impotence Ray by Joel Karlinsky
November 2018

STORYSCI-FI BEST SCENE: A Brief World on Hypersleep Studies by Chiliagon
November 2018

STORYLGBT BEST SCENE: Girl in the Navy Blue Sweater by Laura Carrione
November 2018

STORYLGBT BEST SCENE: Star Like Mercury by Ryan Davenport
November 2018

STORYHORROR BEST SCENE: Lightkeepers by Michael Head
November 2018

STORYHORROR BEST SCENE: The Cultists by John Renney
November 2018

STORYROMANCE BEST SCENE: Ella Witnessing by Rodgers Wilson
November 2018

STORYROMANCE BEST SCENE: Christmas Past and Present by Michael Zielinski
November 2018

STORYROMANCE BEST SCENE: Wild Honeysuckle by Ronald E. Vigil
November 2018

STORYROMANCE BEST SCENE: Helen of Troy by Mary Ann Rotondi
November 2018

STORYROMANCE BEST SCENE: The Writer by Pascal Adam
November 2018

STORYROMANCE BEST SCENE: Mad Dash by William J. Leonard
November 2018

STORYROMANCE BEST SCENE: Falling in October by Jeanne Dukes
November 2018

STORYBEST SCENE: The Mercy of Faith by Samuel Taylor
November 2018

STORYBEST SCENE: Mythatania by Nicholas Julius
November 2018

STORYBEST SCENE: Serial School by Paul Pastore
November 2018

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OCTOBER 2018 SCREENPLAYS – 32 IN TOTAL!

STORYFEATURE Screenplay: THE NEW SCHOOL by Evan R. Schullery
October 2018

STORYTV PILOT Screenplay: EMERGENCY PSYCHIATRIST SERVICE by Holly Scarabosio
October 2018

STORYTV BEST SCENE Screenplay: THE GRAND JURY by Suzanne Lutus
October 2018

STORYLGBT 1ST SCENE Screenplay: FLUIDITY by Taylor Carter
October 2018

STORYACTION 1ST SCENE Screenplay: SAVIOR by Tim Molloy
October 2018

STORYSCI-FI 1ST SCENE Screenplay: CHASING MONSTERS by Daniel Katz
October 2018

STORYSHORT Screenplay: SHOOTING by Isaac Sweeney
October 2018

STORY1PG. SHORT Screenplay: LEXY WOOS AMBER by Matt Schutt
October 2018

STORYSHORT Screenplay: DON JOHNS DISAPPOINTED MAN by M.V Montgomery
October 2018

STORYSCI-FI SHORT Screenplay: THE DANCE OF THE DESERT by Colleen Asbury
October 2018

STORY1PG. SHORT Screenplay: FIGHT CLUB REBUTTAL by Matt Schutt
October 2018

STORYFAN FICTION BEST SCENE Screenplay: HOUSE OF LIVING NIGHTMARES by Michael Meade
October 2018

STORYACTION BEST SCENE Screenplay: WHERE KOMAINU CRY by Frank Baruch
October 2018

STORYCOMEDY BEST SCENE Screenplay: THE MASSES by Toni Nagy
October 2018

STORYCRIME/THRILLER BEST SCENE Screenplay: SAMANTHA RUTLEDGE PIE by Iannis Aliferis
October 2018

STORYSCI-FI BEST SCENE Screenplay: SPACE FISH by Hank Biro & Kai Clark
October 2018

STORYBEST SCENE Screenplay: BARACK OBAMA REMEMBERS A YOUNG POET by James Fitzmaurice
October 2018

STORYTHRILLER/ROMANCE BEST SCENE Screenplay: WIGGLE ROOM by Richard Geiwitz
October 2018

STORYTHRILLER/CRIME BEST SCENE Screenplay: KILLING MOSES by Ricardo Fleshman
October 2018

STORYMURDER MYSTERY BEST SCENE Screenplay: NEXT BATTER UP by David Goldstein
October 2018

STORYBEST SCENE Screenplay: LONG WAY TO NEVERLAND by Calvin MJ Smith
October 2018

STORYCOMEDY BEST SCENE Screenplay: HOW DID WE GET HERE by Travis Darkow & Christ Isaacson
October 2018

STORYTV BEST SCENE Screenplay: 2020 AD by Mike W. Rogers
October 2018

STORYROMANCE BEST SCENE Screenplay: COFFEE IN SOUTHTOWN by JJH
October 2018

STORYFAMILY BEST SCENE Screenplay: MOVING ON by Sheila Warren
October 2018

STORYTHRILLER BEST SCENE Screenplay: HELL ON EARTH by Daniel Cook
October 2018

STORYHORROR BEST SCENE Screenplay: THE VANISHED by Bill Bradshaw
October 2018

STORYHORROR BEST SCENE Screenplay: MONOCHROME by Chloe J. Hightower
October 2018

STORYBEST SCENE Screenplay: GERALDINE HALL by Debasree Banerjee
October 2018

STORYDRAMA BEST SCENE Screenplay: SILENT NOTES by Dawn Brown
October 2018

STORYHORROR/THRILLER BEST SCENE Screenplay: PRESERVATION by David Kline
October 2018

STORYBEST SCENE Screenplay: REVIVED by Richard M. Kjeldgaard
October 2018

Best Scene Reading of Revived by Richard M. Kjeldgaard

CAST LIST:

Driver: Adrian Currie

Katie: Anjelica Alejandro

Narrator: Mandy May Cheetham

Richard: Liam Kinahan

Front Desk: John Leung

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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

September 2018 – Read the best of SCREENWRITER Interviews

Interview with Screenwriter Kate Whitehead (SKATE NIGHT)
Interview with Screenwriter Kate Whitehead (SKATE NIGHT)

Interview with Screenwriter John Alexander Fraser (NORTHWOOD)
Interview with Screenwriter John Alexander Fraser (NORTHWOOD)

Interview with Screenwriter Jorge Abreu (I FEARED FOR MY LIFE)
Interview with Screenwriter Jorge Abreu (I FEARED FOR MY LIFE)

Interview with Screenwriter Eddie Baca (LOOK INTO MY EYES)
Interview with Screenwriter Eddie Baca (LOOK INTO MY EYES)

Interview with Screenwriter Helene Taylor (BUREAU 121)
Interview with Screenwriter Helene Taylor (BUREAU 121)

Interview with Screenwriter Albert Tevanyan (DWELLERS OF SUNSHINE GARDENS)
Interview with Screenwriter Albert Tevanyan (DWELLERS OF SUNSHINE GARDENS)

Interview with Screenwriter Troy Harvey Graham (SHE DREAMS OF PLASTIC TIARAS)
Interview with Screenwriter Troy Harvey Graham (SHE DREAMS OF PLASTIC TIARAS)

Interview with TV PILOT Screenplay Winner Josephine A. Perry (MY MOTHER MURDERED MY FATHER)
Interview with TV PILOT Screenplay Winner Josephine A. Perry (MY MOTHER MURDERED MY FATHER)

Interview with Screenwriter M. V. Montgomery (PUNKER AND PROPHET)
Interview with Screenwriter M. V. Montgomery (PUNKER AND PROPHET)

Interview with Screenwriter Javier Torregrosa (Rick and Morty – What Have You Learnt Morty?)
Interview with Screenwriter Javier Torregrosa (Rick and Morty – What Have You Learnt Morty?)

Interview with Screenwriter George Deihl Jr. (ALGORITHM)
Interview with Screenwriter George Deihl Jr. (ALGORITHM)

Interview with Screenwriter Jean Barker (EDEN)
Interview with Screenwriter Jean Barker (EDEN)

Interview with Screenwriter Mary C. Ferrara (RED SHIRT)
Interview with Screenwriter Mary C. Ferrara (RED SHIRT)

Interview with Screenwriter Chris Warner (THE SIDEKICK RULES)
Interview with Screenwriter Chris Warner (THE SIDEKICK RULES)

Interview with Screenwriter John McCarney (OPERATION BABYLIFT)
Interview with Screenwriter John McCarney (OPERATION BABYLIFT)

Interview with Screenwriter Lisa Kirkwood (A VOYAGER IN CHRONOSPACE)
Interview with Screenwriter Lisa Kirkwood (A VOYAGER IN CHRONOSPACE)

Interview with Screenwriter Jac Brennan (REFLECTION)
Interview with Screenwriter Jac Brennan (REFLECTION)

Interview with Screenwriter Charles Leipart (Affair Of The Poisons)
Interview with Screenwriter Charles Leipart (Affair Of The Poisons)

Interview with Screenwriter Jessie Garcia (THE PROFESSOR)
Interview with Screenwriter Jessie Garcia (THE PROFESSOR)

Interview with Screenwriter Stephen Bodossian (COUNTRY ROADS)
Interview with Screenwriter Stephen Bodossian (COUNTRY ROADS)

Interview with Screenwriter Suzanne Lutas (INSIDE THE WORLD OF ZOE SANDER)
Interview with Screenwriter Suzanne Lutas (INSIDE THE WORLD OF ZOE SANDER)

Interview with Screenwriter Adam Lapallo (THE CRIMSON LEGACY)
Interview with Screenwriter Adam Lapallo (THE CRIMSON LEGACY)

Interview with Screenwriter Gustavo Freitas (OPERATION BROTHER SAM)
Interview with Screenwriter Gustavo Freitas (OPERATION BROTHER SAM)

Interview with Screenwriter Kris Bauske (THE BOOK WRITER)
Interview with Screenwriter Kris Bauske (THE BOOK WRITER)

AUGUST 2018 SCREENPLAYS – 33 IN TOTAL!


ACTORACTION FEATURE Screenplay: OPERATION BROTHER SAM by Gustavo Freitas
August 2018

ACTORTV Screenplay: MY MOTHER MURDERED MY FATHER by Josephine A. Perry
August 2018

ACTORTV SPEC Screenplay: RICK & MORTY by Javier Torregrosa
August 2018

ACTORSCI-FI 1st Scene Screenplay: APHELION by Karl Van Allen
August 2018

ACTORCOMEDY 1st Scene Screenplay: THE SIDEKICK RULES by Chris Warner
August 2018

ACTORDIVERSITY 1st Scene Screenplay: SINGLE BLACK FEMALE by Jasmine Pittman
August 2018

ACTORDIVERSITY Short Screenplay: BUREAU 121 by Helene Taylor
August 2018

ACTORSCI-FI Short Screenplay: ALGORITHM by George Deihl Jr.
August 2018

ACTORLGBT Short Screenplay: LOOK IN MY EYES by Eddie Baca
August 2018

ACTORLGBT Short Screenplay: CONVERTED by Dana Quercioli
August 2018

ACTORLGBT Short Screenplay: OLDFISH by Kate Whitehead & Esha Khan
August 2018

ACTORLGBT Short Screenplay: SKATE NIGHT by Kate Whitehead
August 2018

ACTORUnder 5min. Short Screenplay: 1801 BUCK by Jalen Thompson
August 2018

ACTORUnder 5min. Short Screenplay: IT LIVES WITHIN by Matty Farrugia
August 2018

ACTORShort Screenplay: NORTHWOOD by John Fraser
August 2018

ACTORShort Screenplay: WHERE I’M LEFT by Annaliese Von Der Burg
August 2018

ACTORFAN FICTION BEST SCENE Screenplay: FIELDS OF BLOOD by Mike Meade
August 2018

ACTORACTION BEST SCENE Screenplay: OPERATION BABYLIFT by John McCarney
August 2018

ACTORFEMALE BEST SCENE Screenplay: RED SHIRT by Mary C. Ferrara
August 2018

ACTORSCI-FI BEST SCENE Screenplay: A VOYAGER IN CHRONOSPACE by Lisa Kirkwood
August 2018

ACTORSCI-FI BEST SCENE Screenplay: GRADIENT DESCENT by Justin Fontentot
August 2018

ACTORSCI-FI BEST SCENE Screenplay: THE SON OF GUN by Matt Mendez
August 2018

ACTORCOMEDY BEST SCENE Screenplay: THE BOOK WRITER by Kris Bauske
August 2018

ACTORTHRILLER BEST SCENE Screenplay: THE PROFESSOR by Jessie Garcia
August 2018

ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay: THE CRIMSON LEGACY by Adam Lapallo
August 2018

ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay: THE MAN WITH A GLOVE by Suzanne Lutas
August 2018

ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay: SLOPPY SECONDS by Toni Nagy, Bridget Barkan, Antonia M. Nagy
August 2018

ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay: INSIDE THE WORLD OF ZOE SANDER by Suzanne Lutas
August 2018

ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay: THE CRIMSON LEGACY by Adam Lapallo
August 2018

ACTORCRIME BEST SCENE Screenplay: AFFAIR OF THE POISONS by Charles Leipart
August 2018

ACTORTHRILLER BEST SCENE Screenplay: REFLECTION by Jac Brennan
August 2018

ACTORTHRILLER BEST SCENE Screenplay: DWELLERS OF SUNSHINE GARDENS by Albert Tevanyan
August 2018

ACTORTHRILLER BEST SCENE Screenplay: SPY HIGH by Jeff Woodward
August 2018

Screenplay Festival: Thursday August 23rd – Winning Best Scene Screenplays

CAST LIST: Regan Brown, David Lapsley, Hartley O. Gyamfi, Justin Hay, Esther Rogers, Georgia Grant

BEST SCENE SCRIPTS and CAST BREAKDOWN:

Best Scene: CORNFIELDS by Fernely Durand

Wendy – 1 – Georgia Grant
Sam – 3 – David Lapsley
Narration – Justin Hay
Rocky – 14 – Hartley O. Gyamfi
Beth – 14 – Esther Rogers

COMEDY Best Scene: MADNESS by Cory Huizar

Assistant – 1 – Georgia Grant
Wesley – 7 – Hartley O. Gyamfi
Narration – Regan Brown
Montgomery 40s – 10 – David Lapsley
Secretary of Defense 50s – 6 – Justin Hay

COMEDY Best Scene: THE WORDSMITH by Matthew Holy

Waiter – 4 – Hartley O. Gyamfi
Narration – Regan Brown
Harry – 25 – David Lapsley
Jane – 26 – Esther Rogers

COMEDY Best Scene: MAE DAY by Ashley Rubay and Annick Blomdahl

Jack – 5 – David Lapsley
Joe – 6 – Hartley O. Gyamfi
Narration – Justin Hay
Grandma Mae – 16 – Regan Brown
Ellie – 11 – Esther Rogers
Val – 5 – Georgia Grant

SCI-FI Best Scene: 42 TRIBES by Nyobaywa

Darega – David Lapsley
Tefnut – Esther Rogers
Narration – Regan Brown
Ha-Eko – Justin Hay
HeruVenGulGah – Hartley O. Gyamfi
Okala – Georgia Grant

SCI-FI Best Scene: MAJOR TOM AND THE ALIEN GIRL by Mirka Kettunen

Narration – Justin Hay
Tom – 14 – Hartley O. Gyamfi
Scotty – 18 – Esther Rogers

LGBT Best Scene: WHEN TRUTH COMES OUT by Lissette Camacho

Yani (f) – 7 – Regan Brown
Cori (f) – 6 – Georgia Grant
Narration – David Lapsley
Rafael (m) – 13 – Hartley O. Gyamfi
Elora (f) – 13 – Esther Rogers

LGBT Best Scene: THE UNVARNISHED TALES OF THE GREEN FAIRY by Jacob Cullen

Drunken Mess – 2 – Justin Hay
Narration – Georgia Grant
Janine – 21 – Esther Rogers
Gabe – 13 – David Lapsley

LGBT Best Scene: TEN DOLLAR HOUSE by Rick Kinnebrew

Beverly – 4 – Georgia Grant
Edgar – 11 – Justin Hay
Narration – Esther Rogers
Sally – 15 – Regan Brown
Bob – 16 – David Lapsley

LGBT Best Scene: TAKE ME TO EUROHAVEN by Fatih Melek

Nikos – 8 – David Lapsley
Matt (20s) – 13 – David Lapsley
Narration – Regan Brown
Ali (20s) – 24 – Hartley O. Gyamfi
David (30s) – 15 – Justin Hay
Christian – 2 – Justin Hay

LGBT Best Scene: SOMEWHERE BETWEEN LOVE AND JUSTICE by S.W. Andersen

Narration – Esther Rogers
Jo – Georgia Grant
Sarah – Regan Brown

LGBT Best Scene: SIMON/SIMONE by Ross Munro

Narration – Regan Brown
Roger – 20 – David Lapsley
Simone – 19 – Georgia Grant

LGBT Best Scene: PLANS FOR THE HOLIDAYS by

Stephan – 10 – David Lapsley
Big Dawn – 10 – Georgia Grant
Narration – Esther Rogers
Terry – 12 – Hartley O. Gyamfi
Terry’s Mom – 6 – Regan Brown
Terry’s Dad – 4 – Justin Hay

LGBT TV Best Scene: MARRED by Dallas Rico

Joy (white 30s)- 5 – Regan Brown
Zelda (30s) black- 11 – Georgia Grant
Narration – Justin Hay
Mar 20s black- 18 – Hartley O. Gyamfi
Kaleb (30s black) – 18 – David Lapsley

LGBT TV Best Scene: ADULTHOOD by Sam Morgan Macneil

Freddie 20s – 7 – Hartley O. Gyamfi
Greta 20s – 8 – Regan Brown
Narration – Justin Hay
Tammy 20s – 13 – Esther Rogers
Ezra 20s – 15 – Georgia Grant
Sawyer 20s – 2 – David Lapsley

LGBT Best Scene: MY GIRL by Judy Spencer

Narration – Regan Brown
Vivian – 31 – Georgia Grant
Rose – 30 – Esther Rogers

LGBT Best Scene: CAKE by Christianne

Narration – Georgia Grant
Lauren (40s) – 9 – Regan Brown
Tabby (20s) – 10 – Esther Rogers

LGBT Best Scene: LITTLE EARTHQUAKES by Todd Bird

Casey – 3 – Hartley O. Gyamfi
Man/Nolan – 2 – Justin Hay
Narration – Esther Rogers
Maggie – 13 – Georgia Grant
Troy – 10 – David Lapsley

LGBT Best Scene: KINKY GRACE by Mitchell P. Ganem

Kerry – 14 – Esther Rogers
Narration – David Lapsley
Kinky – 28 – Georgia Grant
Ellen – 16 – Regan Brown

LGBT Best Scene: COMPLETE AND UNCOMPROMISED by Johna Walsh

Gabby – 3 – Regan Brown
Narration – Justin Hay
Helen – 20 – Georgia Grant
Brenda – 10 – Esther Rogers

LGBT Best Scene: CLOUDY SKIES OF CONNETICUT (pt 1) by Lissette Camacho

Frankie – 3 – Hartley O. Gyamfi
Diana – 7 – Esther Rogers
Narration – David Lapsley
Lucy – 16 – Georgia Grant
Rosa – 11 – Regan Brown

LGBT Best Scene: CHOKING BACK TEARS by Oren Weitz

Reha – 1 – Georgia Grant
Amandine – 1 – Regan Brown
Narration – Esther Rogers
Matthew – 18 – Hartley O. Gyamfi
Aaron – 6 – David Lapsley
Ruben – 1 – Justin Hay

LGBT Best Scene: A TRIP TO ROME by Joe Petricca

Narration – Hartley O. Gyamfi
Patrick – 20 – David Lapsley
Rey – 17 – Justin Hay

LGBT Best Scene: DEAR TOM HARDY by Waide Aaron Riddle

Narration – Georgia Grant
Lee – David Lapsley
Tom – Hartley O. Gyamfi

Female Best Scene: LOOKING FOR RUTH by Celeste Helminski

Denny – 4 – Justin Hay
Narration – Hartley O. Gyamfi
April – 14 – Georgia Grant
Mrs. Wallace – 11 – Regan Brown

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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 16, 2018 EVENT

A showcase of a winning TV screenplays, short and 1st scene scripts.

CAST LIST: Twain Ward, Pearl Ho, Elizabeth Rose Morriss, John Leung, Julie C. Sheppard, Katelyn Vanier, Peter Nelson

Female Festival TV PILOT: MY MOTHER MURDERED MY FATHER by Josephine A. Perry

Genre: Drama, Thriller

When she learns her mother’s been released on parole for the murder of her father 25 years earlier, a bi-racial woman suffering from panic attacks faces inner demons and the possibility of losing her career as a counselor for troubled teens.
(Inspired by a true event )

CAST LIST:

Dev: Twain Ward
Doug: Peter Nelson
Sally: Pearl Ho
Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Francesca: Katelyn Vanier
Claudine: Julie C. Sheppard
Rob: John Leung

TV Spec Screenplay: Rick and Morty – What Have You Learnt Morty? by Javier Torregrosa

Genre: Comedy, Adventure

Morty struggles to study for his exam, Rick decides to help Morty to learn by showing him first hand. Meanwhile Jerry starts a new job that doesn’t turn out as expected.

CAST LIST:

Mortar: Pearl Ho
Beth: Julie C. Sheppard
Jerry: Twain Ward
Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Rick: Peter Nelson
Morty: John Leung
Summer: Katelyn Vanier

LGBT 1st Scene Screenplay: PUNKER AND PROPHET by M. V. Montgomery

Genre: Drama

Two LGBTQ women from very different backgrounds form a close bond and help to fight each other’s battles.

CAST LIST:

Heather: Julie C. Sheppard
Ginny: Pearl Ho
Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Bill: Peter Nelson
Heather: Katelyn Vanier

1st Scene Screenplay: APHELION by Karl van Allen

Genre: Sci-Fi, Fantasy

Following a tragic death in the family physicist Hank Keating and his research partner open a gateway to another reality, promising a second chance and unleashing a malicious alien sentience in the space between spaces, threatening to destroy everything they’ve ever known.

CAST LIST:

Diana: Katelyn Vanier
Hank: Twain Ward
Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Michael: John Leung
Claire: Pearl Ho

1st Scene Screenplay: OPERATION BABYLIFT by John McCarney

Genre: Drama

The true story of a hard drinking, Bowie knife toting, Airline CEO, a Volkswagen van driving hippie and an Iowa housewife, who risk their lives, to save abandoned orphans in collapsing war torn Vietnam.

CAST LIST:

Reverend: Twain Ward
Conklin: John Leung
Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Daly 50s: Peter Nelson
Leann: Katelyn Vanier

DIVERSITY Short Screenplay: BUREAU 121 by Helene Taylor

Genre: Romance, Thriller

A North Korean hacker must decide between defection and love or family and life as a cyber warfare terrorist.

CAST LIST:

Mother: Julie C. Sheppard
Jin’s Father: Peter Nelson
Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Jin: John Leung
Min-Seo: Pearl Ho
General: Twain Ward

DIVERSITY Short Screenplay: I FEARED FOR MY LIFE by Jorge Abreu

Genre: Drama

Officers experience courageous circumstances during their tours that in an instance become decisions of life and death. A therapist gets a rookie to relive his nightmarish trail of his first time drawing his firearm. She is task with concluding if his actions was justify, or racially fear based.

CAST LIST:

Janey: Pearl Ho
Officer McBrady: Peter Nelson
Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Eric: John Leung
Dr. Grey: Julie C. Sheppard
Yamal: Twain Ward

LGBT Short Screenplay: LOOK IN MY EYES by Eddie Baca

Genre: Drama

Gay sober military man meets Crimean Muslim taxi driver in NYC.

CAST LIST:

Karim: Twain Ward
Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Eddie: Peter Nelson
Henry: John Leung

Short Screenplay NORTHWOOD by John Fraser

Genre: Action, Thriller

The commander of a nuclear submarine struggles to deal with an accident during NATO submarine exercises that quickly escalates into a deadly international conflict.

CAST LIST:

Jack: John Leung
Alex: Twain Ward
Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Geoff: Peter Nelson
Maryann: Katelyn Vanier

Sci-Fi Short Screenplay: ALGORITHM by by George Deihl Jr.

Genre: Sci-Fi, Adventure

Designated to save her home planet, a woman must make a choice between devotion to her humanity and the glorification of The Algorithm.

CAST LIST:

The Algorithm: Peter Nelson
Male: John Leung
Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Female: Pearl Ho
Ship’s Computer: Katelyn Vanier
Him: Twain Ward

Under 5min. Short: 1801 BUCK by Jalen Thompson

Genre: Thriller, Drama

A dramatic piece about the sexual exploitation an enslaved African family endures leading up to the murder of their slaveholder.

CAST LIST:

Adell: Katelyn Vanier
Amiyah: Pearl Ho
Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Cassell: Twain Ward
Ibo: John Leung

Under 5min. Short: IT LIVES WITHIN by Matty Farrugia

Genre: Thriller, Drama

A middle aged woman finds herself in trouble when the power goes out and she starts hearing strange noises.

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Sara: Pearl Ho
Weatherman: Peter Nelson

Short Screenplay: WHERE I’M LEFT by Annaliese von der Burg

Genre: Drama

This is a short film dealing with suicide and how it affects the loved ones left behind still searching for answers. How you can love someone so much, but sometimes everything isn’t always enough to save someone.

CAST LIST:

Man: John Leung
Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Grace: Pearl Ho
Kaya: Julie C. Sheppard

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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