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Best Scene Screenplay Reading of ORADOUR, by Vaughn Roste

When the Nazis start massacring civilians in their peaceful village, a normal day turns into a question of survival for the ten who managed to escape. The true story of Oradour-sur-Glane, France – June 10, 1944.

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Allison Kampf
General Lammerdin/2nd Lietenant Barth (M): Geoff Mays
Major Diekmann (M): Allan Michael Brunet
Lieutenant Kahn/Xavier Vallat (M): Steve Rizzo

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

Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Ryan Haines, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Ryan Haines, Temitope Akinterinwa, Efren Zapata, Zack Arch

BEST Scene Screenplay Reading of PALMETTO, by Greg Emmerth

Jack, a young, wealthy, gay man returns home to Charleston for his mother’s birthday, a few years after his father’s death, and still hasn’t resolved his anger for them both.

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Allison Kampf
Jack (M): Geoff Mays
Jamie/Elton (M): Allan Michael Brunet
Connor/Robert (M): Steve Rizzo
Carol (F): Hannah Ehman
Liz (F): Kyana Teresa
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Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com

Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Ryan Haines, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Ryan Haines, Temitope Akinterinwa, Efren Zapata, Zack Arch

SCREENPLAY MOVIE: Barrington Bunny, by Sandra Wolf

Set in an Alaskan boreal forest, this Christian allegory features Barrington Bunny as the Christ figure and a Wolf as God. Barrington desperately searches for a use of his limited talents to benefit the animal family for which he longs; his warm fur and ability to hop eventually save a freezing mouse. Thus, Barrington is awarded eternal life as a constellation gracing the starlit sky revered by all the inhabitants of the forest.

Visual Design by Kimberly Villarruel

Produced by Matthew Toffolo

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Allison Kampf
Barrington Bunny: Steve Rizzo
Mother Squirrel: Val Cole
Beaver: Scott Beaudin
Owl: Allan Michael Brunet
Wolf: Geoff Mays
Bear: Bill Poulin

SCRIPT MOVIE: Danger In The Clouds, by John Donnellan

Genre: This is a True Adventure Story

He flew with danger for sixteen years. One day danger got the best of him! This is the very exciting true story of one of a most unforgettable man, raised on a farm in Sodus, Michigan. His very exciting life really begins at the age of 13 when he was allowed to drive the family’s new Model T ford. You see, neither his Dad or his Mother had an inclination to drive the new car, but Joe did!

CAST LIST

Narrator: Geoff Mays
Joe: Manny Pacheco
Mike Cull: Gary Wheeler
Man on Horse: Steve Rizzo

Visual Design by Kimberly Villarruel

Produced by Matthew Toffolo

SCRIPT MOVIE: AMERICAN SNAKE PIT, by Daniel Tomasulo

Based on the writer’s novel. In 1987, following a public outcry about its questionable medical practices, Staten Island’s Willowbrook State School for people with intellectual disabilities closed its doors for good.

Flat broke and almost finished with graduate school, Dan Tomasulo — now a core faculty member at Columbia University’s Spirituality Mind Body Institute — was hired to relocate Willowbrook’s most severely disabled inhabitants into a groundbreaking community-based group home.

Point in script: At this point in the script, I’d already left my wife, gotten the new job and been assaulted by Sophia—where there is now died blood on my jacket

CAST LIST:
NARRATOR – Lindy Thurrell
ALBERT – Steve Rizzo
DR. DAN – Geoff Mays
TAIMI – Esther Teeboo

TV Script Movie: MIRACLE COVE, by Al Cool

SERIES: Set in 1970, this rainforest tale follows a damaged son wanting to save his sisters from their violent father by taking a dangerous logging job. There, he must live with his decision in a world intertwined with a twisted employer, workplace thugs, mentors and an alluring lover — a world he might not survive.

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Val Cole
Tom: Steve Rizzo
Johnny: Manny Pacheco
Herbie: Geoff Mays
Weylin: Matt Barnes
Annaleigh: Lindy Thurrell
Bunny: Katie Clark

Winning SHORT Screenplay Reading: Hawk Bells, by Kristian Mercado Figueroa

 

A story told via the perspective of a Taino Indigenous mother and daughter during Puerto Rico’s colonization. We experience their day to day lives and the violent shift as we explore the practice of slavery and usage of Hawk Bells during that time period.

CAST LIST:

Teacher: Max Ackerman
Narration: Geoff Mays
Yahima: Maiza Dubhe
Casiguaya: Jennifer Lieberman

 

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

Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Kyle Drier, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Denissa Palmer, Temitope Akinterinwa, Efren Zapata, Zack Arch