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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

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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

SCREENPLAY FESTIVAL: JULY 26, 2018 EVENT

A showcase of the best TV and 1st Scene Screenplays.

FULL CAST LIST::

Katelyn Vanier, Jolly Amoako, Dana Thody, Tiffany Davidson, Ted Powers, Bryan Kling, Kat Smiley

SCI-FI TV PILOT: SOL, by James Fox

Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama

In the year 2242 citizen and soldier alike are plunged into a dark and violent interplanetary civil war, the scale of which is unprecedented in Human history. Desperate for survival, leaders emerge to protect their families, friends, and futures.

CAST LIST:

Lisa Colt: Katelyn Vanier
John Stavlos: Bryan Kling
Randall James: Jolly Amoako
Narrator: Kat Smiley
Simon Bongani: Ted Powers
Frankie Zoya: Dana Thody
Heather Umani: Tiffany Davidson

TV SPEC: UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT, by Anna Hotter & Michael Rodriguez

Genre: Comedy

A spec from the popular Netflix show.

CAST LIST:

Robot: Ted Powers
Zach: Bryan Kling
Jacqueline: Katelyn Vanier
Narrator: Kat Smiley
Kimmy: Dana Thody
Titus: Jolly Amoako
Terri Lee: Tiffany Davidson

SCI-FI TV 1st Scene: JUBILATION, by Meghan Fitzmartin

Genre: Sci-Fi, Action

After attempting to commit suicide, teenaged AMANDA GERHARDT moves to the most magical town in Florida.

CAST LIST:

Eliot: Dana Thody
Amanda: Tiffany Davidson
Narrator: Kat Smiley
Linda: Katelyn Vanier
Martin: Ted Powers
Beau: Jolly Amoako

LGBT 1st Scene: OFF SCRIPT, by by Tamar Palmer

Genre: Drama

On the verge of making her dreams a reality, a 16-year-old aspiring actress discovers that her parents’ marriage isn’t what she believed and everything she thought she understood about relationships is turned upside down. As she struggles to hold on to her version of “happily ever after,” her mother must decide how much she’s willing to risk to be true to herself.

CAST LIST:

Hermia: Dana Thody
Harry: Ted Powers
Narrator: Kat Smiley
Rachel: Tiffany Davidson
Daniel: Bryan Kling
Adina: Katelyn Vanier

COMEDY 1st Scene: THE SIDEKICK RULES, by Chris Warner

Genre: Comedy, Romance

If the rom-com sidekick always has the best lines, then it’s time to give him the lead role. Oscar keeps trying to cover for his hero, but his connection with Penelope starts to get in the way.

CAST LIST:

Oscar: Ted Powers
Narrator: Kat Smiley
Harry: Jolly Amoako
Penelope: Tiffany Davidson

1st Scene: SINGLE BLACK FEMALE, by Jasmine Pittman

Genre: Comedy, Romance

When a young black woman who’s unlucky in love falls for a man who seems perfect, their secrets threaten to pull them apart.

CAST LIST:

Conductor: Jolly Amoako
Narrator: Kat Smiley
Nia: Tiffany Davidson
Sloane: Dana Thody

1st Scene: WHITTAKER ALGER AND DICK, by Stephen Witty

Genre: Drama

An interconnected story about Whittaker Chambers, Alger Hiss, and Richard Nixon against the background of the hysteria of the post-war 1940s.

CAST LIST:

Esther: Katelyn Vanier
Narrator: Kat Smiley
Bagley: Ted Powers
Chambers: Bryan Kling

TV 1st Scene: JILLIAN AND THE SHARKS, by Josephine Perry

Genre: Drama

A conflicted professor desperate to hide her lifestyle from her Jehovah’s Witness family faces her fears when she begins proceedings to gain custody of her bi-racial brother and sister, emotionally abused by her mother. With outrageous musical numbers, Big Love Meets Community…all based on real events.

CAST LIST:

Mr. Bismark: Ted Powers
Young Girl’s Voice: Tiffany Davidson
Narrator: Kat Smiley
Jillian: Dana Thody
Mrs. Bismark: Katelyn Vanier

LGBT 1st Scene: SIGHT UNSEEN, by Nicholas Downs

Genre: Drama

Tragedy brings together a reserved but brilliant sculptor and an outgoing gallery owner, friends whose love was sidetracked—but was always meant to be deeper.

CAST LIST:

Nurse: Katelyn Vanier
Jon: Ted Powers
Narrator: Kat Smiley
Cody: Bryan Kling
Nathan: Jolly Amoako

1st Scene: MARKED, by Leah P

Genre: Horror, Action

A mysterious outlaw called the “Wolf of the West” has been wreaking havoc upon settlers in the budding frontier. David Kessler, an aspiring paranormal scientist believes the Wolf is supernatural and journeys out West to prove it and to document any other strange phenomena he sees. Along the way he joins forces with Winnona Argento, a young woman who is more than she seems and Federal Marshal Travis Crabtree, a hardened but honorable lawman. Together they travel the West and face against myths, legends, and monsters as well as outlaws and bandits while at the same time learning to find the balance between pacifism and survival in this harsh terrain and time period.

CAST LIST:

Ticket Man: Jolly Amoako
Father: Ted Powers
Narrator: Kat Smiley
Sybil: Tiffany Davidson
Tobias: Bryan Kling
Mother: Katelyn Vanier

ACTION Best Scene: AFFAIR OF THE POISONS, by Charles Leipart

Genre: Action, Adventure

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Kat Smiley
Marie-Claire: Dana Thody
Xavier: Ted Powers

ACTION Best Scene: OPERATION BABYLIFT, by John McCarney

Genre: Action, History

In an intertwining story based on true events, three very different men desperately save as many babies from war-torn Vietnam as they can.

CAST LIST:

Daly: Jolly Amoako
Narrator: Kat Smiley
Jenkins: Bryan Kling
Ambassador: Ted Powers

SCI-FI Best Scene: FRENCH TOAST, by Joshua David Ashburn

CAST LIST:

Pierce: Ted Powers
Narrator: Kat Smiley
James: Bryan Kling
Babs: 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

SCREENPLAY FESTIVAL: JULY 12, 2018 EVENT

A showcase of winning Feature and Best Scene Screenplays.

FULL CAST LIST:
Pearl Ho, Zena Driver, Amaka Umeh, Russell Batcher,
Elizabeth Rose Morriss, Hugh Ritchie, Rachel Rain Packota, Sylvia Normandeau

Horror Feature Script: THE BLIGHT, by Jerron Spencer

Genre: Horror, Thriller

Forced into Detroit’s The Blight, eight ordinary women must band together to save themselves and the world from Lovecraftian horror with a sci-fi twist. Garden tools, two guns, and one plucky aluminum bat will help them battle their way through rubble-strewn streets and hidden laboratories against mutants, monsters and the military.

CAST LIST:

Abril: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Kaylie: Pearl Ho
Chassity: Amaka Umeh
Narrator: Hugh Ritchie
Linnie: Sylvia Normandeau
Bella: Zena Driver
Kat: Rachel Rain Packota
Barney: Russell Batcher

Romance Short Script: PURGATORY: A LOVE STORY, by Alice L. Lee

Genre: Romance, Fantasy

An arrogant, self satisfied man named, RICHARD (DICK) YORK, has the misfortunate of insulting the wrong witches in New York City’s Central Park. Turned into a toad and unable to lie, Dick must find a true love and loyal heart to break the spell. In this world of Facebook, Snap Chats and Tweets, would a toad be able to get anyone to spare a moment to help him, much less be his true love and loyal heart?

CAST LIST:

Alys: Sylvia Normandeau
Abby: Amaka Umeh
Olivia: Pearl Ho
Narration: Zena Driver
Richard: Russell Batcher
Helena: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Katherine: Rachel Rain Packota
Frog/Tom: Hugh Ritchie

SHE DREAMS OF PLASTIC TIARAS, by Troy Harvey Graham

Genre: Comedy, Drama

A woman visits a plastic surgeon with the hope of changing the future for her daughter.

CAST LIST:

Prada: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Dr. Sanderson: Russell Batcher
Narration: Sean Ballantyne
Delmot: Hugh Ritchie
Amberly: Pearl Ho

THRILLER Best Scene Reading of REFLECTION by Jac Brennan

Genre: Thriller, Horror, Crime

Set in Los Angeles California, Kendall Lane a journalist for the LA Times, along with two LAPD detectives are investigating a random murder, so they thought. Later discovered, a serial killer (copycat of Jack the Ripper), is terrorizing the city. Kendall has faced her share of monsters, but this monster killer, makes her question everything she knew about herself. One gruesome murder scene, a picture of a young girl was left behind, Kendall immediately knew the connection between the victims, she was the reason these men were being hunted and brutally tortured. How? She never told, hoping no one knew, but someone did find out. Through vivid nightmares, Kendall gets a rare glimpse inside a killer’s mind, what she saw, no one could ever imagine. So, the demented, twisted game of pay back begins.

CAST LIST:

Reggie: Russell Batcher
Narrator: Hugh Ritchie
Alex: Zena Driver
Kendall: Amaka Umeh

FEMALE Best Scene Reading of RED SHIRT, by Mary C. Ferrara

Genre: Comedy, Romance

A woman goes on a blind date and runs into an old high school friend in the bathroom; chaos ensues!

CAST LIST:

Dan: Russell Batcher
Dana: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Narrator: Hugh Ritchie
Muriel: Zena Driver
Julia: Sylvia Normandeau

Best Scene Reading of FIELD OF BLOOD, by Mike Meade

Genre: Horror, Thriller

Continuing horror story by Mike Meade.

CAST LIST:

Scott: Russell Batcher
Narrator: Hugh Ritchie
Nicki: Pearl Ho
Mabel: Sylvia Normandeau

TV Best Scene Reading of INSIDE THE WORLD OF ZOE SANDER, by Suzanne Lutas

Genre: Family, Comedy, Animation.

When a kid becomes a trendy designer overnight, she must learn to navigate through the cut-throat world of fashion with only the help of her working-class single mom, and her imaginary friend, a talking magazine cut-out of her favorite supermodel.

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Hugh Ritchie
Lily: Rachel Rain Packota
Zoe: Elizabeth Rose Morriss

Best Scene Reading of SLOPPY SECONDS, by Toni Nagy & Bridget Barkan
Antoniamnagy

Genre: Comedy

When you find yourself in a giant penis costume having an existential crisis wondering if love is merely an illusion of self-torture while trying to convince your boyfriend not to break up with you, it’s time to reevaluate your life choices.

CAST LIST:

PFDA: Amaka Umeh
Minnie: Rachel Rain Packota
Narration: Sean Ballantyne
Jake: Hugh Ritchie
Mr. Buxton: Russell Batcher

Zara: Sylvia Normandeau

Best Scene Reading of THE MAN WITH A GLOVE, by Suzanne Lutas

Genre: Supernatural Thriller

A gifted art intern is forced by a desperate necromancer seeking after a cure for her son’s deadly disease to restore a 16th century painting believed to contain the secret to the Fountain of Youth.

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Hugh Ritchie
Stuart: Russell Batcher
Claire: Zena Driver

 

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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: June 14, 2018 Event

A showcase of the winning feature screenplay, and short scripts.

Full CAST LIST: Kelly Seo, Shawn Devlin, Cory Bertrand, Sam Fazli, Abbas Wahab, Laurel Galt, Elizabeth Rose Morriss

LGBT Feature Script – GO-GO BOY, by Vance Walker

Genre: Drama, Romance

It’s 1990 and LA’s hottest go-go dancer is living a carefree, hedonistic life until he tests positive for the AIDS virus and realizes he must change everything about his life if he’s going to survive.

CAST LIST:

Jo: Kelly Seo
Garland: Abbas Wahab
William: Shawn Devlin
Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Art: Cory Bertrand
Nate: Sam Fazli
Edie: Laurel Galt

Best Scene of AT THE MERCY OF FAITH, by Samuel Taylor

Genre: Drama

A fourteen year old preacher renounces his faith in God in the wake of a traumatic event. Eighteen years later, the terrifying demons from his past viciously return to disrupt the harmony of his home and claim his soul for the god of their hell.

CAST LIST:

Receptionist: Laurel Galt
Security Guard: Shawn Devlin
Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Marvin: Abbas Wahab
Man/John: Sam Fazli

SCI-FI Short Script – BRAD ACTUALLY: TIRE BY TRIAL, by Caleb Quinn

Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, Comedy

The continuing adventures of the greatest hero in the universe, Brad Callahan, and of his sister, Christine, who doesn’t trust him.

CAST LIST:

Christine: Kelly Seo
Vega: Laurel Galt
Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Brad: Sam Fazli
Newton: Abbas Wahab
Judge: Shawn Devlin

THRILLER Short Script – FOR GOOD BEHAVIOR, by Ron Riekki

Genre: Thriller, Drama

A lawyer has an award-winning actress come into a prison to teach his client how to cry on the stand.

CAST LIST:

Lawyer: Shawn Devlin
Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Leeann: Kelly Seo
Teej: Abbas Wahab

Short Script – BROCCOLI, or (LITTLE LARRY’S BIG IMPOSSIBLE DREAM), by by Tiger Ji

Genre: Drama, Comedy

In the dangerous slums of Detroit, two eccentric drug dealers, Little Larry and Petey Pitts, yearn for better lives.

CAST LIST:

Steph/Bobby: Cory Bertrand
Sully: Sam Fazli
Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Little Larry: Abbas Wahab
Petey: Shawn Devlin

Short Script – BENCHSIDE WARFARE, by Zander Jones

Genre: Drama

This is a short piece that comments on the struggle that immigrants face trying to simply enjoy the small moments during a time of heightened racial profiling.

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Ari: Sam Fazli

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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: June 6, 2018 Event

A showcase of the winning feature screenplay, 1st scenes, and short scripts.

CAST LIST: Danilo Reyes, Julie C. Sheppard, Tayna Bevan, Kate Fenton, John Marcucci, Samantha Carly, Scott McCulloch, Michael Lake

FEATURE Script – INDIAN COUNTY, by Troy Kelly

Genre: Crime, Drama

An up-and-coming white-collar defense lawyer gets caught up in a fraud scheme and must take on the pro bono defense of a Native American man facing the death penalty in order to restore his reputation.

CAST LIST:

Agent Forrest: Danilo Reyes
Carole: Julie C. Sheppard
Nona: Tayna Bevan
Narrator: Kate Fenton
Carter: John Marcucci
Kari: Samantha Carly
Agent Gust: Scott McCulloch
Agent James: Michael Lake

SCI-FI 1st Scene Script – FORGET-ME-NOTS, by John Dummer

Genre: Sci-Fi, Horror, Drama

A grieving astrobiologist and two uninvited guests await a supernova explosion that will destroy all life on Earth. A mysterious plant threatens to bring matters to an even swifter end.

CAST LIST:

Newscaster: Julie C. Sheppard
Audrey: Tayna Bevan
Narrator: Kate Fenton
Evan: Scott McCulloch
Girl: Samantha Carly

THRILLER 1st Scene Script – FIELDS OF BLOOD, by Michael Meade

Genre: Thriller, Horror

Passing through a small Mid-West town and lending a helping hand to a stranger soon turns into a nightmare for Scott in this tense, paranoid horror thriller. A short screenplay by Mike Meade.

CAST LIST:

Earl: Scott McCulloch
Trucker: Danilo Reyes
Nicki: Tayna Bevan
Narrator: Kate Fenton
Bobby Jean: Julie C. Sheppard
Courtney: Samantha Carly
Scott: Michael Lake

HORROR Short Screenplay – THE SNEEZE, by Martin Reese

Genre: Horror, Fantasy

One man’s failure to exercise proper etiquette when someone sneezes leads to a case of demonic possession.

CAST LIST:

Phil: Michael Lake
Narrator: Kate Fenton
Neal: Danilo Reyes
Office Worker: Scott McCulloch

Short Script – THE HITLER PARADOX, by James Hughes

Genre: Sci-Fi, Comedy

Two time travelers find themselves in conflict as they aim to bring Hitler to justice, although in vastly different ways.

CAST LIST:

Eva: Tayna Bevan
Hitler: Scott McCulloch
Narrator: Kate Fenton
Tiom: Danilo Reyes
Jonny: Michael Lake

Under 5min. Short Script – GOD OF INSECTS, by James R. Cowley

Genre: Comedy

An insect fanatic of study brings to light a new purpose.

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Kate Fenton
Harry; Scott McCulloch

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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: May 24, 2018 Event

A showcase of winning TV Pilot screenplays, plus short & best scene readings.

CAST LIST: Rob Notman, Meghan Allen. Lauren Kristina Maykut, Kyra Weichert, Jarrod Terrell, Matt Barnes, Allan Michael Brunet

DRAMA TV PILOT – HEADCASE, by Christopher K. Jones

Genre: Drama, Sports

Dr. Andrew Beck, is the goto Sports Psychologist for pro athletes. But he has a gambling problem, and he gets deep in debt with Fergus McKenzie, a psychotic Scottish gangster. To get out of trouble with his skull intact, Andrew is forced to trade on his patients’ state of mind.

CAST LIST:

Lorry: Lauren Kristina Maykut
Sandra: Meghan Allen
Marcus: Jarrod Terrell
Narrator: Matt Barnes
Andrew: Rob Notman
Fergus: Allan Michael Brunet
Gina: Kyra Weichert

1st Scene TV CRIME – THE WRONG TICKET, by John Ravitz

Genre: Crime, Thriller

A United States Senator, and the Republican Presidential Nominee is a sleeper agent for a powerful extremist organization determined to destroy the government. The outgoing president has asked his godson the Governor of New York, who has his own secrets to help him stop the conspiracy.

CAST LIST:

Paul: Rob Notman
Boy: Jarrod Terrell
Narrator: Matt Barnes
Dorothy: Meghan Allen
Man: Allan Michael Brunet

1st Scene – AN UNBALANCED LIFE, by Kristy Leigh Lussier

Genre: Drama, Sports, Romance

A female football prodigy makes history when she saves a failing program and becomes the first woman named head coach of a college football team​.

CAST LIST:

Jim: Rob Notman
Parent 1: Meghan Allen
Parent 2: Kyra Weichert
Narrator: Matt Barnes
Sarah: Lauren Kristina Maykut
Bill: Allan Michael Brunet
Sam: Jarrod Terrell

1st Scene LGBT – CROSSING THE COWHOUSE, by David Lykes Keenan

Genre: LGBT, Drama

In small-town West Texas in the late 1980s, dark secrets run deep and break hard. For 16-year-old Mitch Wimmer, they spell the difference between love and fear, acceptance and rejection, and between reconnecting with a long absent father returning home and the long shadow of a broken past.

CAST LIST:

Voice on CB: Allan Michael Brunet
Narrator: Matt Barnes
Bobby: Rob Notman
Mitch: Jarrod Terrell

1st Scene LGBT – HALFWAY TO MARS, by Victor Martin

Genre: LGBT, Drama

Lucy is a transgender in the process of transitioning, determined to see it through at any and all costs. So when an opportunity arises to accelerate this process, she seizes it unabashedly. This decision though casts her unwillingly into the dark, violent world of prostitution and the ruthless, cold-blooded drug-dealing pimp behind it who goes by the name “Soup.” Here is where Lucy’s real transformation begins as she fights to escape Soup’s relentless grip and free herself from the dangerous vestiges of a debt she cannot pay.

CAST LIST:

Summer: Kyra Weichert
Narrator: Matt Barnes
Lucy: Rob Notman
Rocky: Jarrod Terrell

1st Scene LGBT – PIANO LESSONS, by Nevada McPherson

Genre: LGBT, Drama

Junior Jordan has a talent for shooting at targets and a mad crush on his new piano teacher, Conrad. In the 1950’s rural South. that’s enough to get a boy into trouble.

CAST LIST:

Pastor: Rob Notman
Conrad: Allan Michael Brunet
Narrator: Matt Barnes
Junior: Jarrod Terrell
Elsie: Lauren Kristina Maykut
Thelma: Meghan Allen

FAN FICTION SHORT – THE LAST DREAM WARRIOR, by Mike Meade

Genre: Horror, Thriller, Crime

A script based on Nightmare on Elm Street.

CAST LIST:

Stylist: Kyra Weichert
Jake: Jarrod Terrell
Narrator: Matt Barnes
Alice: Meghan Allen
Kincaid: Rob Notman
Freddy: Allan Michael Brunet

HORROR SHORT – GOD OF INSECTS, by James R. Cowley

Genre: Horror, Thriller

An insect fanatic of study brings to light a new purpose.

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Matt Barnes
Harry: Jarrod Terrell

HORROR SHORT – ME & CINDERELLA, by Jason Boaden

Genre: Horror, Fantasy

Cinderella is living a post-fairytale life in the present day, when she is discovered by her evil stepmother and drawn into battle for the throne.

CAST LIST:

Amy: Lauren Kristina Maykut
Villager #2: Jarrod Terrell
Queen: Meghan Allen
Narrator: Matt Barnes
Cinderella: Kyra Weichert
Matt: Rob Notman
Bull: Allan Michael Brunet

SHORT – RODNEY AND THE TRIPPY TIME TRAVELING TALE OF TRIPPING, by Brandon M. Prosek

Genre: Comedy, Fantasy

Rodney is thrust into a bizarre situation when his older self arrives to try to change time and prevent millions from dying, including himself.

CAST LIST:

Barista: Kyra Weichert
Narrator: Matt Barnes
Old Rodney: Allan Michael Brunet
Young Rodney: Jarrod Terrell

THRILLER SHORT – ABANDON ALL HOPE, by Max Federman

Genre: Thriller, Horror, Sci-Fi

A student disappears down a dark staircase, and something is down there with him. Tension and intrigue build as campus security is edged out by a shadowy organization taking over the scene.

CAST LIST:

Hilary: Kyra Weichert
Police Dispath: Lauren Kristina Maykut
Narrator: Matt Barnes
Dr. Cary: Jarrod Terrell
McNamara: Allan Michael Brunet
Sean: Rob Notman

BEST SCENE of BROKEN FRAME, by Stephen Boncella

Genre: Drama, Family

Facing life on the streets, a returning Vietnam veteran must undertake his most difficult challenge; reconcile with estranged drug-addicted sister and stop her from selling the family farm out from under him.

CAST LIST:

Secretary: Kyra Weichert
Kurt: Jarrod Terrell
Narrator: Matt Barnes
Mike: Rob Notman
Lloyd: Allan Michael Brunet
Emma: Meghan Allen

BEST SCENE of THE GLOBAL FUND, by Josep Colomer

Genre: Comedy

The Global Fund is a parodical global economic institution, headquartered in Washington, whose Director and Staff attempt –and often fail– to rule over the various countries of the world. They clash and try to make an arrangement with the Presidenta of a country in debt.

CAST LIST:

Neck: Jarrod Terrell
Narrator: Matt Barnes
Bicker: Allan Michael Brunet
Rodriguez: Meghan Allen

1pg. Short – HEART OF GOLD, by Roberto Tomeo

Genre: Comedy

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Matt Barnes
Ricky: Jarrod Terrell
Silvia: Kyra Weichert

1pg. Short – MISTAKES, by Rene Collier

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Matt Barnes
Albert: Allan Michael Brunet
Stan: Jarrod Terrell

1pg. Short – THE GATE, by Savannah S. Ward

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Matt Barnes
Andrew: Jarrod Terrell
Woman: Kyra Weichert

1pg. Short – REAL TIME DENIAL, by Linda Hullinger

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Matt Barnes
Jill: Lauren Kristina Maykut

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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