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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

 

 

 

 

 

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Submit to the Novel Festival (Full, 1st chapter, performance reading) – Deadline Today

DEADLINE June 15th: 1st CHAPTER/FULL NOVEL Festival.
http://www.wildsound.ca/book_contest.html

Get your story performed at the Writing Festival. FULL FEEDBACK on all entries.

NEW OPTION: Or, just submit for an actor performance reading transcript of your novel (any 5 pages of your book). Great way to promote the sales of your book if you’re already published. (see examples on the video playlist below)

Watch past winners. Winners every single month!

Watch the June 2016 Winners.
June 2016 Novel & Short Story Winners

Watch the May 2016 Winners.
May 2016 Novel & Short Story Winners

Watch the April 2016 Winners.
April 2016 Novel & Short Story Winners

Watch the March 2016 Winners.
March 2016 Novel Winners

Watch the February 2016 Winners.
February 2016 Novel Winners

Watch the January 2016 Winners.
January 2016 Novel Winners

Watch the December 2015 Winners. At least 3-10 winners every month:
December 2015 Novel Winners

Deadlines Feb. 28th – Screenplay (Feature, TV) and Novel Writing Festivals

Just wanted to let you know about the upcoming deadline. Hope to see you submit. Love to perform your stories at the festival.

Deadline February 28th: Screenplay Festival – Get FULL FEEDBACK. Get script performed by professional actors
http://www.wildsound.ca/screenplaycontest.html

Watch WINNING Screenplay Readings – Watch videos of past winners performed by professional actors
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/feature_script_readings.html

READ 100s of testimonials from past submitters –
https://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/feature-screenplay-submission-testimonials-wildsound-screenplay-contest-review

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Deadline February 28th:: TV PILOT/SPEC Script Festival – Get FULL FEEDBACK. Get script performed by professional actors
http://www.wildsound.ca/tvscreenplaycontest.html

Watch WINNING TV PILOT Screenplay Readings
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/tv_pilot_readings.html

Watch WINNING TV SPEC Screenplay Readings
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/tv_spec_readings.html

READ 100s of testimonials for past submitters –
TV Screenplay Testimonials from the WILDsound Festival

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DEADLINE February 28th: 1st CHAPTER/FULL NOVEL Festival. Get your story performed at the Writing Festival. FULL FEEDBACK on all entries.
1st CHAPTER and FULL NOVEL FESTIVAL. Deadline July 15th

NEW OPTION: Or, just submit for an actor performance reading transcript of your novel (any 5 pages of your book). Great way to promote the sales of your book if you’re already published. (see examples on the video playlist below)

Watch the Recent Winners. At least 3-10 winners every month:
http://novelwritingfestival.com

1st CHAPTER and FULL NOVEL FESTIVAL. Deadline January 31st

Watch Novel Performance Readings:

Novels Showcased in 2016:
36 Novels Performed
2 Novels Made into a Movie
Plus, 8 Poems Made into a Movie and 69 short stories read.
= 115 total works made in 2016!

Get FULL FEEDBACK on either the 1st chapter or entire novel book from our committee of Professional Writers, and Writing Consultants. Get your novel performed by a professional actor at the festival.

NEW OPTION: Or, just submit for an actor performance reading transcript of your novel (any 5 pages of your book). Great way to promote the sales of your book if you’re already published. (see examples on the video playlist below)

SUBMIT your novel now (both your 1st chapter or full novel accepted) To be eligible for our Writing Festival Events. Submissions take 3-5 weeks for evaluation

Just VOTED one of the top festivals in the world today!

Submit a novel book and get it seen by the world.

A great way to get your words out there, obtain the Agent you’re looking for or just get your story seen by more people. If you win, your story will be seen by 100,000s of people when it’s read online using a top professional actor. It’s a rush you’ll never experience in your life seeing it come to life that way.

The RULES are simple:

1. Write a story. Edit the heck out of it. We accept novels in all genres.

NEW: All submissions to this contest also get a FREE LOGLINE listing on the Writing Festival site. Go to the LOGLINE submission page at http://www.wildsound.ca/logline.html and submit your logline information.

2. Email your story to novels@novelwritingfestival.com in .pdf, .doc, .wpd, .rtf, or .fdr format.

In the body in the email please add your:
– FULL NAME
– CITY AND COUNTRY
– TITLE OF STORY
– TYPE OF STORY (genre, length)
– (optional) and a 1-2 line synopsis of your story.

3a. FOR 1st CHAPTER of your novel – Pay the $35 submission fee (Save $15 off regular fee) via the button here:
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3b. FOR the ENTIRE NOVEL feedback – Pay the $170 submission fee ($50 off regular fee) via the button below. Please put your full contact info (name, email address) on a title page:
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3c. FOR Transcript Novel Video Performance Reading – Pay the $35 submission fee (Save $15 off regular fee) via the button here:
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ALL SUBMITTED STORIES and FILMS GET FULL FEEDBACK – The goal of the Novel Writing Festival is to help everyone involved grow as an artist, so we will offer some kind of constructive criticism whether or not we accept your entry for the formal festival.

Watch Novels Made into a Movie:

Watch Poetry Made into a Movie:

There is no festival like this!

Mainly what this contest does is give exposure to the writer. They will be able to obtain a solid agent, plus get notice by producers looking for writers like yourself. NOTE: The writer will always own 100% rights to their story. The only thing we do is help the writer. Either with notes on their next draft, or gain exposure by having their story showcased at our festival.

Deadlines Today: Holiday Writing Festival – Screenplays & Novels

Just wanted to let you know about the upcoming Holiday Writing Festival
deadlines. Save 30% to 50% off the regular submissions.

Garner FULL FEEDBACK from the industry on your screenplay or novel. Get
your full screenplay or best scene performed. Get a transcript of your
novel performed.

In 2016 alone, the Writing Festival performed 18 winning feature
screenplays. 19 winning TV pilots. 13 TV specs from existing shows. 31
1st scene screenplays. 101 short screenplays. 54 best scene readings. 12
fan fiction screenplays. 4 stageplays. 66 short stories. 34 novel
transcript readings. Overall, we performed 354 original stories from 348
writers. An amazing year! And we plan on doing more in 2017! So please
submit your stories and screenplays to the festival.

Deadline: FEATURE and SHORT Screenplay Festival  –
http://www.wildsound.ca/screenplaycontest.html

Deadline: TV PILOT/SPEC Script Festival –
http://www.wildsound.ca/tvscreenplaycontest.html

Deadline: NOVEL Festival. Full, 1st chapter, or transcript reading.
http://www.wildsound.ca/book_contest.html

Deadline: 1pg. short screenplay festival. (guarantee winner)
https://lafeedbackfilmfestival.com/1pg-screenplay-contest/

Deadline: 1pg. short story festival. (guarantee winner)
https://novelwritingfestival.com/1pg-short-story-contest/

FREE Poetry Festival. Submit your poetry and we’ll post it on our
popular blog for free: https://festivalforpoetry.com

Watch all of the December 2016 Winning Writing Festival Readings & Film Festival Videos

Watch December 2016 Winning Readings and Films

ACTORHIGHLIGHTS LA FEEDBACK Film Festival – Day 1
Best of the Dec. 7, 2016 Fest.
ACTORHIGHLIGHTS LA FEEDBACK Film Festival – Day 2
Best of the Dec. 8, 2016 Fest.
ACTORFEATURE Screenplay – TRIAL & ERIN
December 2016 Reading
Written by Larry Shulruff
ACTORTV PILOT – MIDLIFE CRISIS
December 2016 Reading
Written by Erica Barfield Peterson
ACTORTV SPEC of the show RICK & MORTY
December 2016 Reading
Written by Matthew Feldman
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – BLOOD DRIVE
December 2016 Reading
Written by Myka J. Friscia
ACTORFAN FICTION Spec – HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER
December 2016 Reading
Written by Eugene Ramos
ACTOR1st SCENE Screenplay – UNSPOKEN
December 2016 Reading
Written by Ambert Epling
ACTOR1st SCENE Screenplay – YOU’VE CHANGED
December 2016 Reading
Written by Sam Sexton
ACTOR1st SCENE Screenplay – SHE DRIVES ME CRAZY
December 2016 Reading
Written by Elisha Barnes
ACTOR1st SCENE Screenplay – MALICIOUS INTENT
December 2016 Reading
Written by Mike Briock
ACTOR1st SCENE Screenplay – DOORLOCKER
December 2016 Reading
Written by Tony DiSibio & BL Cooper
ACTORNOVEL Transcript Reading – GUARDING SHAKESPEARE
December 2016 Reading
Written by Quintin Peterson
ACTORNOVEL Transcript Reading – A CHANCE FOR LIFE
December 2016 Reading
Written by Laura Anne Ewald
ACTORNOVEL Transcript Reading – HUSBANDS MAY COME AND GO BUT FRIENDS ARE FOREVER
December 2016 Reading
Written by Judith Marshall
ACTORNOVEL Transcript Reading – ZOMBIE TURKEYS
December 2016 Reading
Written by Andy Zach
ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay – OLD LADY DILEMMAS
December 2016 Reading
Written by Lora Ellen McKinney
ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay – THE WORK OF ZOMBIES
December 2016 Reading
Written by Patricia Semler
ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay – CELLULAR MEMORY
December 2016 Reading
Written by Jesse Prevost
ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay – UNGODLY
December 2016 Reading
Written by Bill Osinski
ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay – WHO KILLED HONOR BRIGHT
December 2016 Reading
Written by Patricia Hughes
ACTORBEST SCENE TV Screenplay – TALATRICS
December 2016 Reading
Written by Cecilia Copeland
ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay – UP FROM THE DEPTHS: THE RISE OF MEGALODON
December 2016 Reading
Written by William F. Molnar
ACTORFAN FICTIO BEST SCENE (Sequel to 2015 film “Carol”) – THERESE
December 2016 Reading
Written by Heidi Scott
ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay – DEATH OF A LADIES MAN
December 2016 Reading
Written by Salim Allybokus
ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay – O CRY AFRICA
December 2016 Reading
Written by William Teller
ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay – SERVED COLD
December 2016 Reading
Written by WL (Bud) Gorman
ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay – HEMINGS AND CONDELL
December 2016 Reading
Written by Martin Keady
ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay – ESCAPE FROM PLAIN MIDDLE
December 2016 Reading
Written by Carolyn Reese
ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay – FREE AGENTS
December 2016 Reading
Written by Mario Scott Waller
ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay – TINK
December 2016 Reading
Written by Edward Ybarra
ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay – MY LIFE WITH STELLA KANE
December 2016 Reading
Written by Linda Morganstein
ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay – TAKE TWO
December 2016 Reading
Written by Mary Skiles
ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay – SHADOW
December 2016 Reading
Written by David Sweet
ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay – LIVING PROOF
December 2016 Reading
Written by Herschel Medlin
ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay – CAPITAL PARTNERS
December 2016 Reading
Written by Libby Hellman
ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay – SALACIOUS
December 2016 Reading
Written by Matthew Chura
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – BARGAIN
December 2016 Reading
Written by David Brin
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – SUNDAY DRIVE
December 2016 Reading
Written by Paige Brien
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – BUREAUCRACY
December 2016 Reading
Written by Sharmini Kumar
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – CARE AND CLEANING
December 2016 Reading
Written by Robin Kenny
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – FORGIVENESS
December 2016 Reading
Written by Michael Adrian Lockett
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – HANGING OUT IN MALAYSIA
December 2016 Reading
Written by Wolfgang Schuler
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – LAST MINUTE
December 2016 Reading
Written by Ray Salazar
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – LAST RITES
December 2016 Reading
Written by Martin Keady
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – LITTLE GIRL BRIDE
December 2016 Reading
Written by Kris Pajarito
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – MISCHIEF AND THE MYSTIC
December 2016 Reading
Written by Michael Gavino
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – THE THREE LODGERS
December 2016 Reading
Written by Bayo Baker
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – JANE’S INNER VOICE
December 2016 Reading
Written by Ian Wilson
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – MYSTIC MORNING
December 2016 Reading
Written by Craig Fleming
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – REASONS UNKNOWN
December 2016 Reading
Written by Nicholas Failla
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – SAY YOU’RE SORRY
December 2016 Reading
Written by Despina Moraitou
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – TABITHA SPEAKS
December 2016 Reading
Written by John Gigrich
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – THE LAW OF PUNCTUALITY
December 2016 Reading
Written by Joy Lin
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – SCAR
December 2016 Reading
Written by Joy Lin
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – THE PINCH
December 2016 Reading
Written by Claire Brown
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – THE PINE CONE
December 2016 Reading
Written by Dimitri Devyatkin
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – THE SAND AND WATER OF STYX
December 2016 Reading
Written by Peer Ynt
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – VERONICA
December 2016 Reading
Written by Craig Griffiths
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – A LITTLE BIT OF HEAVEN
December 2016 Reading
Written by Stephanie Thompson
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – COLLAPSE
December 2016 Reading
Written by David Sweet
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – CURIOUS BUDDIES
December 2016 Reading
Written by Janet Caulfied
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – DELI DILEMMA
December 2016 Reading
Written by Jim Norman
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – THE PROVING GROUNDS
December 2016 Reading
Written by Michael Boyd
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – A DAY AT THE BEACH
December 2016 Reading
Written by Todd Gordon
ACTORWatch the December 2016 Poetry Readings
December 2016 Reading
Performed by Michelle Alexander.
ACTORNOVEMBER 2016 STORIES, SCRIPTS, FILMS
Watch the 49 winning films, screenplays, and stories from November 2016.
ACTOROCTOBER 2016 STORIES, SCRIPTS, FILMS
Watch the 52 winning films, screenplays, and stories from October 2016.
ACTORSEPTEMBER 2016 STORIES, SCRIPTS, FILMS
Watch the 54 winning films, screenplays, and stories from September 2016.
ACTORAUGUST 2016 STORIES, SCRIPTS, FILMS
Watch the 56 winning films, screenplays, and stories from August 2016.
ACTORJULY 2016 STORIES, SCRIPTS, FILMS
Watch the 48 winning films, screenplays, and stories from July 2016.
ACTORJUNE 2016 STORIES, SCRIPTS, FILMS
Watch the 36 winning films, screenplays, and stories from June 2016.
ACTORMAY 2016 STORIES, SCRIPTS, FILMS</
Watch over 40 winning readings: Films. Screenplays, Stories.
ACTORAPRIL 2016 STORIES, SCRIPTS, FILMS
Watch the 29 winning films, screenplays, and stories for April 2016
ACTORMARCH 2016 STORIES, SCRIPTS, FILMS
Watch the 21 winning films, screenplays, and stories for March 2016
ACTORFEBRUARY 2016 STORIES, SCRIPTS, FILMS
Watch the 18 winning films, screenplays, and stories for Feb. 2016
ACTORJANUARY 2016 STORIES, SCRIPTS, FILMS
Watch the 18 winning films, screenplays, and stories for Jan. 2016

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Film Festival Moderator: Kierston Drier, Matthew Toffolo

Director/Producer: Matthew Toffolo

Editor: John Johnson

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne