Category Archives: writing festival winners

Winning SHORT Screenplay Reading of Bingo: The Last True Blood Sport by Joe Starzyk

It’s never pretty when you take an inside look at the dirty little secret that is nursing home Bingo.

CAST LIST:

Roger: Kirk Gordon
The Caller: Jarrod Terrill
Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Connie: Nancy Kenny
Stella: Gauri Prasad

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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

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WATCH THE WINNING BEST SCENE SCREENPLAYS FOR NOVEMBER 2018

FilmFreeway exclusive Festival:

 

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

STORYNOVEL TRANSCRIPT: DO MY EYES DECEIVE ME by Wilson Jackson
November 2018

STORYNOVEL TRANSCRIPT: PASSING LOOP by Chynna Laird
November 2018

STORYNOVEL TRANSCRIPT: EYES WIDE SHUT by Chatiela Underwood
November 2018

STORYNOVEL TRANSCRIPT: SPACE TANGENTS by Jerry L. Harvy Jr.
November 2018

STORYNOVEL TRANSCRIPT: MOON SPYER by Susan Wingate
November 2018

Winning Short Screenplay: Of the sea by Marc Gatschner

 

An aging surfer reflects on his past while facing an uncertain future.

CAST LIST:

Mark: Peter Mark Raphael
Gonzo: : Isaiah Kolundzic
Narrator: Esther Thibault
Sarah: Monica Knox
Rev: Dan Cristofori

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

Festival Moderators: Kierston Drier, Shepsut Wilson
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Festival Directors: Mary Cox, Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: John Johnson, Isabal Cupryn, Aser Santos Jr., Zack Arch

WATCH THE WINNING BEST SCENE SCREENPLAYS FOR OCTOBER 2018

FilmFreeway exclusive Festival:

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

 

WATCH THE WINNING BEST SCENE SCREENPLAYS FOR SEPTEMBER 2018

FilmFreeway exclusive Festival:

 

 

STORYTHRILLER BEST SCENE Screenplay: THE PLAYLISTS by Michael Kotsiros
September 2018

STORY1st Scene Screenplay: MARKED by Leah Pollack
September 2018

STORYLA BEST SCENE Screenplay: THE ILLUMINATI BELLADONNA by Caitlin Carter
September 2018

STORYLA BEST SCENE Screenplay: THE TATTOOED BLONDE by Paul Sargia
September 2018

STORYCOMEDY BEST SCENE Screenplay: ON THE VERGE by Rita Martinos
September 2018

STORYFEMALE BEST SCENE Screenplay: TREED by Staci Greason
September 2018

STORYFEMALE BEST SCENE Screenplay: SANDS OF THE MIRAGE by Aissa Martell
September 2018

STORYFEMALE BEST SCENE Screenplay: REMEMBER KENT STATE by Cicely Wynne
September 2018

STORY BEST SCENE Screenplay: CATATONIC CHRISTMAS by Mike Hoberg
September 2018

STORYACTION BEST SCENE Screenplay: HERO OF HEROES by Rodrigo Juatco
September 2018

STORYACTION BEST SCENE Screenplay: ANAHNA by Fritz Mueller
September 2018

STORYFANTASY BEST SCENE Screenplay: WILD WILD WASTELAND by Zander James
September 2018

STORYFANTASY BEST SCENE Screenplay: THE VENUS SYNDROME by Lynn Vincentnathan
September 2018

STORYFANTASY BEST SCENE Screenplay: XIGHTFALL by Julian Blondell
September 2018

STORYFANTASY BEST SCENE Screenplay: MAJOR TOM AND THE ALIEN GIRL by Mirka Kettunen
September 2018

STORYLGBT BEST SCENE Screenplay: WHEN TRUTH COMES OUT by Lissette Camacho
September 2018

STORYLGBT BEST SCENE Screenplay: PLANS FOR THE HOLIDAYS by Terry Connell
September 2018

STORYLGBT BEST SCENE Screenplay: MARRED by Dallas Rico
September 2018

STORYLGBT BEST SCENE Screenplay: MY GIRL by Judy Klingoffer
September 2018

STORYLGBT BEST SCENE Screenplay: SIMON SIMONE by Ross Munro
September 2018

STORYLGBT BEST SCENE Screenplay: SOMEWHERE BETWEEN LOVE AND JUSTICE by S.W. Andersen
September 2018

STORYLGBT BEST SCENE Screenplay: KINKY GRACE by Mitchelle P. Ganem
September 2018

STORYLGBT BEST SCENE Screenplay: LITTLE EARTHQUAKES by Todd Bird
September 2018

STORYLGBT BEST SCENE Screenplay: JILLIAN’S PEAK by Charzette Torrence & Danielle Johnson
September 2018

STORY LGBT BEST SCENE Screenplay: COMPLETE AND UNCOMPROMISED by Johna Walsh
September 2018

STORY LGBT BEST SCENE Screenplay: DEAR TOM HARDY I LOVE YOU by Waide Riddle
September 2018

STORY LGBT BEST SCENE Screenplay: CLOUDY SKIES OF CONNECTICUT by Lissette Camacho
September 2018

STORY LGBT BEST SCENE Screenplay: ADULTHOOD by Sam Morgan MacNeil
September 2018

STORY LGBT BEST SCENE Screenplay: CAKE by Christianne Charles
September 2018

STORY LGBT BEST SCENE Screenplay: TAKE ME TO EUROHEAVEN by Fatih Melek
September 2018

STORY LGBT BEST SCENE Screenplay: THE UNVARNISHED TALES OF THE GREEN FAIRY by Jacob Cullen
September 2018

STORY LGBT BEST SCENE Screenplay: ACCEPTANCE IS by Belle Angel
September 2018

STORY BEST SCENE Screenplay: TO HELL AND BACK by Agnese Pagliarani
September 2018

STORY BEST SCENE Screenplay: WELCOME TO PRUITVILLE by Tom Mason
September 2018

STORY BEST SCENE Screenplay: WOLFPACK FENCERS by Adam Lapallo
September 2018

STORY BEST SCENE Screenplay: CORNFIELDS by Fernely Durand
September 2018

STORY BEST SCENE Screenplay: BROWN DOG by Andrew Ward
September 2018

STORYCOMEDY BEST SCENE Screenplay: MAE DAY by Ashley Rubay & Annick Blomdahl
September 2018

STORY COMEDY BEST SCENE Screenplay: TUGNETT: A LOVE SUPREME by Nate Yacos
September 2018

STORY COMEDY BEST SCENE Screenplay: MADNESS by Cory Huizar
September 2018

STORY COMEDY BEST SCENE Screenplay: THE WORDSMITH by Matthew Holy
September 2018

 

 

 

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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

AUGUST 2018 WINNING STORIES, SCREENPLAYS AND FILMS

33 screenplays. 45 short films. 7 novels & short stories = 85 winning videos.

ACTORNovel Reading: EMPTY SEATS by Wanda Adams Fischer ACTORNovel Reading: DRAGON’S HEIR by Glenn Parris
ACTORNovel Reading: I’M JUST THAT INTO ME by Dayna Mason ACTORNovel Reading: THE SANGUINARIAN ID by L.M. Labat
ACTORShort Story Reading: FEAR OF FLYING by Lionel Walfish ACTORShort Story Reading: MOVING DAY by Paul Vitols
ACTORShort Story Reading: GOOD THINGS COME TO THOSE WHO WAIT by Dossie H. Terrell
ACTION 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
festival poster
WHAT IF, 16min., Germany, Sci-Fi/Romance
festival posterHOTTER WITH THE WINDOWS OPEN, 12min., USA, Romance/Drama
festival posterTEMPORARY, 14min., USA, Drama/Romance festival posterTHE VOLUNTEER, 27min., USA, Sci-Fi/Romance
festival posterMARGARET AND THE MOON, 12min, USA, Sci-Fi/Animation festival posterZACKMAN, 5min, Hong Kong, Sci-Fi
festival posterSAN GUERRERO, 4min., Argentina, Documentary festival posterWATER, 4min, USA, Documentary
festival posterWEEKEND WARRIOR, 6min., USA, Documentary festival posterISIS WAS HERE, 25min, Iraq, Documentary
festival posterHAART KENYA, 13min., Kenya, Documentary festival posterHEARING FILMS, 8min., Canada, Documentary
festival posterBEYOND THE WALL, 26min., USA, Documentary
festival posterSAN GUERRERO, 4min., Argentina, Documentary festival posterWATER, 4min, USA, Documentary
festival posterWEEKEND WARRIOR, 6min., USA, Documentary festival posterISIS WAS HERE, 25min, Iraq, Documentary
festival posterHAART KENYA, 13min., Kenya, Documentary festival posterHEARING FILMS, 8min., Canada, Documentary
festival posterBEYOND THE WALL, 26min., USA, Documentary
festival posterTHE GHOULIES, 5min., Australia, Drama/Crime
festival posterPERSONA, 2min., UK, Animation/Experimental festival posterGIRL IN YELLOW, 3min., USA, Drama/Family
festival posterBROTHERS, 5min., USA, Drama/Family festival posterKCLOC, 3min., India, Documentary/Animation
festival posterTHE CORD, 5min., USA, Drama festival posterIN THROUGH THE NIGHT, 4min., Drama/Experimental
festival posterNOT THE SAME RIVER. NOT THE SAME MAN, 4min., Animation/Experimental festival posterFIREFLIES, 3min., UK, Drama
festival posterGLENDALE, 6min, USA, Dance festival posterFOR REST, 16min., Japan, Experimental
festival posterSARAVA, 3min., Brazil, Music Video festival posterSEPARATE SENTENCES, 15min., USA, Experimental
festival posterDUEL CITIZEN, 9min., USA, Experimental festival posterSILHOUETTE OF A STORM – BENT TREET, USA, 4min., Dance
festival posterTHE POET, 6min., USA, Experimental festival posterWAITING, 5min., Canada, Experimental/Comedy
festival posterSOLARIS, 5min., Australia, Music Videov festival posterFUERZA, 4min., Australia, Dance
festival posterAUGENBLICKE – A BLINK OF AN EYE, 4min., Animation/Drama
festival posterMRS. MURPHY’S CONFESSION, 25min., USA, Comedy/Drama festival posterBLOSSOM, 6min., Australia, Drama
festival posterPREY, 10min., Canada, Drama festival posterRIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN, 6min., Portugal, Drama
festival posterAXioMA, 15min., Italy, Drama festival posterTHE PITS, 6min., Canada, Comedy/Romance
festival posterFOXY TROT, 14min., USA, Drama festival posterTHE OUTER BOROUGHS, 29min., USA, Comedy/Supernatural
festival posterEAT JEREMY, 10min, UK, Comedy festival posterNORMAN PINSKI COME HOME, 15min., USA, Comedy
festival posterMR. NICE GIRLS, 11min., USA, Comedy/Web Series festival posterTHE BIRTHDAY PARTY, 21min., USA, Comedy

 

 

 

 

 

Winning 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

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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