The FEEDBACK Screenplay Festival’s 5th event of 2018 features a full reading of a historical bio-pic feature screenplay that is considered one of the top spec scripts in the world today. Plus, readings of 8 1st scene readings.
If there was a theme to this evening, it would be “Taking back what is rightfully yours”.
Feature Screenplay – THE DISPLACED, by Renata Manzo Scruggs
Genre: Drama, History
In 1930’s Virginia, a widow battles the government when it seizes her land to create Shenandoah National Park.
ROMANCE 1st Scene Script – SOMETHING LIKE FATE, by Matthew Huntington
Genre: Drama, Romance
A brainy teen turns to horoscopes and psychics to predict her future after surviving a car crash. But nothing could prepare her for finding and falling in love with her soul mate – who just happens to be her best friend’s boyfriend.
TV PILOT 1st Scene Script – FAT VS EVIL, by Alex Sheldon
Genre: Sci-Fi, Comedy
In a world where superheroes are as common as garage bands, plus size retail worker Iris gains awesome powers she wants nothing to do with.
TV PILOT 1st Scene Script – JAKOB’S COVE, by Travis Darkow
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Suspense
A crazy mash up of The X-Files and Supernatural, but with more violence, old school noir detective movies like The Maltese Falcon, and the soundtrack style of Stranger Things or It Follows, 80’s synthesizer and all.
TV PILOT 1st Scene Script – CHARACTERS, by Chris Harris
After his New York acting dreams are sabotaged by his “evil stepmother,” Jason, a young 20s brown kid, is forced to take the only acting job available to him, becoming a prince in a sketchy Tampa theme park. In true Florida fashion, Jason learns “The Most Magicalest Place Ever,” delivers the best of Florida, from pedophiles and meth-heads, to sassy homosexuals with vendettas. Jason must learn to navigate these choppy waters if he wants to be an actor and survive as a Character.
MYSTERY 1st Scene Script – THE PLAYLISTS, by Michael Kotsiros
Genre: Mystery, Drama, Suspense
A married couple are separately lured to a remote location by a gifted but troubled composer, who uses music to reveal his hidden agenda.
HORROR 1st Scene Script – WHILE THE VILLAGE SLEEPS, by Chloë Bellande
Genre: Horror, Teen, Thriller
A group of friends spend a night in a cabin and play a werewolf card game…only to find out that the game is now playing them.
THRILLER 1st Scene Script – FORTY WINKS, by Mitch Moldofsky
Genre: Thriller, Mystery
A near-future dream expert with dream-reading technology, known professionally for her stance that “dreams mean nothing”, freaks when her husband’s dreams reveal an affair and a murder–hers.
LGBT 1st Scene Script – DELIVERY GIRL, by Katherine Grant Krieger
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Coming of Age
Adopted at birth, 20-something conflicted lesbian Trisha Donahue enlists her treacherous bi-sexual girlfriend to help search for her birth mother.
Producer: Matthew Toffol – http://www.matthewtoffolo.com
Director: Kierston Drier
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: John Johnson
Camera Op: Mary Cox