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FEBRUARY 2020 WINNING WRITINGS (33)

Watch the 33 screenplays & stories performed at the festival in February 2020.

5 SCRIPT & POETRY MOVIES:

MOVIE: Day After Disaster, by Sara F. Hathaway
SCRIPT MOVIE: Day After Disaster, by Sara F. Hathaway

MOVIE: Gecko-on-Sight, by Gregory N. Ranky
SCRIPT MOVIE: GECKO ON-SIGHT, by Gregory N. Ranky

MOVIE: As My Own Breath, by David Dephy
POETRY MOVIE: AS MY OWN BREATH , by David Dephy

MOVIE: Ranch Exit, by Molly Waterman
SCRIPT MOVIE: RANCH EXIT, by Molly Waterman

MOVIE: Chance, by John Fraser
SCRIPT MOVIE: CHANCE, by John Fraser

3 FEATURE SCREENPLAYS:

Chicago Festival Feature: Running, by Sean Chandler
Winning CHICAGO Festival Feature Script: Running, by Sean Chandler

LGBT Festival Feature: Foreign, by Ma Troggian
LGBT Winning Feature Screenplay Reading: FOREIGN, by Ma Troggian

Sci-Fi Festival Feature: Starfarers: Tharnians in Space, by David Hearne
Winning Sci-Fi Feature Screenplay: Starfarers & Tharnians In Space, by David Hearne

4 TV SCREENPLAYS:

TV Festival Pilot: Versailles, Florida, by Henry Cline
Winning TV PILOT Script Reading: Versailles, Florida, by Henry Cline

WILDsound Flagship Pilot: Re-Formed, by Johnny Gilligan
https://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2020/03/01/winning-tv-pilot-script-reading-re-formed-by-johnny-gilligan/

Fan FIction Festival Spec: Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Bruce in Real Life, by Brian McDevitt Jr.
Winning TV SPEC Screenplay: Brooklyn Nine-Nine “Bruce in Real Life”, by Brian McDevitt Jr.

TV Festival Spec: Master of None: Social Media, by Jeremy Kruse
Winning TV SPEC Script Reading: Master of None “Social Media”, by Jeremy Kruse

7 1st SCENE SCREENPLAYS:

LA Festival 1st Scene: In Too Deep: The Brian Futz Story, by Zack R. Smith & Andrew Miller
1st Scene Script Reading: In Too Deep: The Brian Futz Story, by Zack R. Smith & Andrew Miller

LA Festival 1st Scene: Infiltration, by Blake Ellis
1st Scene Script Reading: INFILTRATION, by Blake Ellis

LA Festival 1st Scene: Blackballed, by Phillip Hollins
1st Scene Script Reading: Blackballed, by Phillip Hollins

Female Festival 1st Scene: Art Appreciation, by Jennifer Titus & Mark Provencher
FEMALE Festival 1st Scene Script Reading: Art Appreciation, by Jennifer Titus & Mark Provencher

Sci-Fi Festival 1st Scene: Dark Angels, by Andronica Marquis
SCI-FI 1st Scene Screenplay Reading: Dark Angels, by Andronica Marquis

Comedy Festival 1st Scene: Kari Reagan: The Capitalist Communist, by Federico Vicino
COMEDY 1st Scene Screenplay Reading: Karl Reagan: The Capitalist-Communist, by Federico Vicino

LA Festival 1st Scene: Away with My Heart, by Hoyt Richards
LA Festival 1st Scene Script Reading: AWAY WITH MY HEART, by Hoyt Richards

1 SHORT SCREENPLAY:

Comedy Festival Short: School Reunion, by Allan West
COMEDY 1pg. Short Screenplay: School Reunion, by Allan West

6 BEST SCENE SCREENPLAYS:

Story PItches Best Scene: Cleopatra’s Revenge, by Robert Tartell
BEST SCENE Screenplay Reading: Cleopatra’s Revenge, by Robert Tartell

Story Pitches Best Scene: The Tattooed Blonde, by Paul Sargia
BEST SCENE Screenplay Reading: The Tattooed Blonde, by Paul Sargia

WILDsound Flagship Best Scene: California, by Adam Seidel
https://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2020/02/24/wildsounds-best-scene-reading-of-california-by-adam-seidel/

Crime/Mystery Festival Best Scene: Capture The Flag, by Mai Nguyen
ACTION/CRIME Best Scene Screenplay Reading: CAPTURE THE FLAG, by Mai Nguyen

TV Festival Best Scene: Billions, by Marcus Russell
TV Festival Best Scene Reading of BILLIONS TV show, by Marcus Russell

TV Festival Best Scene: Hush, by Samantha Loney
TV Festival Best Scene Reading: HUSH, by Samantha Loney

7 NOVEL and POETRY Readings:

NOVEL: WInter’s Captive, by June V. Bourgo
NOVEL Transcript Reading of Winter’s Captive, by June V. Bourgo

NOVEL: Trapped in a World of Silence, by Deborah Harris
NOVEL Transcript Reading of Trapped in a World of Silence, by Deborah Harris

PITCH: The Ride of Your Life, by Paul Spreadbury
SCREENPLAY PITCH: The Ride of Your Life, by Paul Spreadbury

POETRY Reading: Once Upon a Crooked Time, by Robert Drusetta
POETRY READING: Once Upon A Crooked Time….., by Robert Drusetta

POETRY Reading: The Legend of Morven Mere, by Keith Johnson
POETRY READING: The Legend of Morven Mere, by Keith Johnson

POETRY Reading: The Yearning, by Ken Allan Dronsfield
Poetry Reading: THE YEARNING, by Ken Allan Dronsfield

POETRY Reading: I Wonder, by Phillip Brent Harris
Poetry Reading: I WONDER, by Philip Brent Harris

BEST Scene Screenplay Reading: PRAYER, by D T Michels

Facing the imminent death of her ten year old son, Meredith’s faith is both rocked and hardened when her prayers inexplicably manifest themselves into the form of a Jack Russell Terrier who seemingly appears out of nowhere and eases his way into the hearts of a splintering family.

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Elizabeth Morriss
Loyd: Peter Mark Rapheal
Meredith: Angelica Alejandro

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

Short Screenplay Reading: Olivia & Boris Taking Risks, by Stephanie Annis

CAST LIST:

Sam: Michael Ruhs
Ava: Kristen MacCulloch
Dahlia: Melinda Jordan
Narrator: Carina Cojeen
Olivia: Camila Aguirre
Boris: Aaron Maxwell Williams
Ella: Katelyn Varadi

 

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

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

JUNE 2019 SCREENPLAY MOVIES

FilmFreeway exclusive Festival:

 

ACTORSCREENPLAY MOVIE: THE PLAYLISTS, by Michael Kotsiros
June 2019 Winner

ACTORSCREENPLAY MOVIE: ZOMBIE CRUIZE, by AKA Smith
June 2019 Winner

ACTORSCREENPLAY MOVIE: THE PERFECT GIFT, by John Scott Schaf
June 2019 Winner

ACTORSCREENPLAY MOVIE: THE WONDERFUL INVENTION OF DR. BLANK, by Obayed Khan
June 2019 Winner

ACTORSCREENPLAY MOVIE: MOTORIST, by Julie Thor Fryd
June 2019 Winner

MAY 2019 BEST SCENE SCREENPLAY WINNING READINGS

FilmFreeway exclusive Festival:

 

ACTORANIMATION BEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: SOW DON’T SING, by Alysha Nunez
May 2019 Winner

ACTORLGBT BEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: THE IGUANA IN THE PARKING LOT, by Charles Baron
May 2019 Winner

ACTORLGBT BEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: LOTUS OPERANDI, by Janet Caulfield
May 2019 Winner

ACTORFANTASY BEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: COSMOSIS OF WORLDS, by Richard Trask
May 2019 Winner

ACTORBEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: WYRD, by Dawn Brown
May 2019 Winner

ACTORBEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: THE WAY WE WERE, by Rome Imari Mubarak
May 2019 Winner

ACTORBEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: THE KING OF LIGHT, by Federico Carro
May 2019 Winner

ACTORBEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: TRAGICALLY FAMOUS, by Lisa J. Cristoforo
May 2019 Winner

ACTORBEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: DEMON LOVER, by Armando de Aguero
May 2019 Winner

ACTORBEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: THE MAGNIFICENT MID-CENTURY MET, by Nicole de Sapop
May 2019 Winner

ACTORBEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: THE GREEK PASSAGE, by Lorenzo Guarnieri
May 2019 Winner

ACTORBEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: THE SYMBIOSIS, by Gunseli Orhon, T. Mehmet Aksu
May 2019 Winner

ACTORBEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: THE FIFTH FLOOR, by Dan Ochwat
May 2019 Winner

ACTORBEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: NO ONE, by Kevin Lunn
May 2019 Winner

ACTORBEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: THE PERFECT PERVERT, by Samuel Zehr
May 2019 Winner

ACTORBEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: FUNNY BONEYARD, by Robert Marshall Tartell
May 2019 Winner

ACTORBEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: KNIGHT OF THE KOLOSSOS, by Jeremy Storey
May 2019 Winner

ACTORBEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: HIMAL GOLD MURDER AND INTRIGUE IN THE HIGH MOUNTAINS, by Raymond A. Porter
May 2019 Winner

ACTORBEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: DUTCHESS COUNTY, by Michael Martin de Sapio
May 2019 Winner

ACTORBEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: BITTERSWEET SERENITY, by Louetta Jensen & Paul Lawrence
May 2019 Winner

ACTORBEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: TO WALK AMONG WOLVES, by Carol Hoffman
May 2019 Winner

ACTORBEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: THE STOOPER, by Herb Schultz
May 2019 Winner

 

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

MAY 2019 SCREENPLAY MOVIES

FilmFreeway exclusive Festival:

 

ACTORSCREENPLAY MOVIE: PAST PRESENCE, by Kevin Mongelli
May 2019 Winner

ACTORSCREENPLAY MOVIE: SPACE TRUCKERS, by Mike D’Ambrosi
May 2019 Winner

ACTORSCREENPLAY MOVIE: CATCH!, by Jerry Nield
May 2019 Winner