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OCTOBER 2018 WINNING STORIES, SCREENPLAYS AND FILMS

32 screenplays. 34 short films. 8 novels & short stories = 74 winning videos.

festival posterBLACK CLOUD (Daiyun), 11min., Brazil, Horror/Animation

festival poster{APOLLYON}, 7min., USA, Horror/Experimental

festival posterLOVE AFTER DEATH, 9min., Canada, Horror/Romance

festival posterTHE STRANGER, 13min., USA, Thriller/Drama

festival posterHORLA, 11min., Canada, Horror/Fantastic

festival posterSHE CAME FROM THE WOODS, 12min., USA, Thriller

festival posterPLASTIK, 12min., USA, Horror/Thriller

festival posterATTACK OF THE POTATO CLOCK, 2min., USA, Horror/Animation

festival poster3:32, 6min., Argentina, Drama festival posterINLAND FREAKS, 11min., Canada, Drama
festival posterTHE PUPPETEER, 19min, UK, Drama/Crime festival posterISLAND, 2min., Germany, Animation
festival posterTHE WISHING CRANES, 3min., USA, Animation festival posterO.B.E. THE OUT OF BODY EXPERIENCE, 9min, Canada, Animation
festival posterPLUSH ASSASSIN, 2min., USA, Animation festival posterSTUCK, 5min., USA, Animation
festival posterEXPIRATION DATE, 4min., USA, Animation festival posterBARELY THERE, 2min., USA, Animation
festival posterEXPEND, 3min., USA, Sci-Fi/Animation

festival posterTHROUGH CHINATOWNS’S EYES: APRIL 1968, 25min., USA, Documentary

festival posterSAMBHALI TRUST, 10min, USA, Documentary

festival posterEILEEN AND I, 12min., UK, Documentary

festival posterWHY WE PUSH?, 1min., Documentary

festival posterTHE RETURN, 19min, Turkey, Documentary

festival posterTHE BUDDHA MUMMIES OF NORTH JAPAN, 21min., Japan, Documentary

festival posterTHE REVELATOR, 24min., Belgium, Thriller/Mystery

festival posterI CAN’T SLEEP, 3min, Ireland, Drama

festival posterPIN-UP, 20min., USA, Drama

festival posterVAINSANITY, 7min., USA, Drama/Experimental

festival posterCAN’T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU, 3min., USA, Drama/Music Video

festival posterNAU, 11min., USA, Experimental/Dance

festival posterRITUAL, 4min., USA, Dance

festival posterSUSPENSION, 2min., USA, Experimental

festival posterMIMESIS, 4min., USA, Experimental

STORYFEATURE Screenplay: THE NEW SCHOOL by Evan R. Schullery
October 2018

STORYTV PILOT Screenplay: EMERGENCY PSYCHIATRIST SERVICE by Holly Scarabosio
October 2018

STORYTV BEST SCENE Screenplay: THE GRAND JURY by Suzanne Lutus
October 2018

STORYLGBT 1ST SCENE Screenplay: FLUIDITY by Taylor Carter
October 2018

STORYACTION 1ST SCENE Screenplay: SAVIOR by Tim Molloy
October 2018

STORYSCI-FI 1ST SCENE Screenplay: CHASING MONSTERS by Daniel Katz
October 2018

STORYSHORT Screenplay: SHOOTING by Isaac Sweeney
October 2018

STORY1PG. SHORT Screenplay: LEXY WOOS AMBER by Matt Schutt
October 2018

STORYSHORT Screenplay: DON JOHNS DISAPPOINTED MAN by M.V Montgomery
October 2018

STORYSCI-FI SHORT Screenplay: THE DANCE OF THE DESERT by Colleen Asbury
October 2018

STORY1PG. SHORT Screenplay: FIGHT CLUB REBUTTAL by Matt Schutt
October 2018

STORYFAN FICTION BEST SCENE Screenplay: HOUSE OF LIVING NIGHTMARES by Michael Meade
October 2018

STORYACTION BEST SCENE Screenplay: WHERE KOMAINU CRY by Frank Baruch
October 2018

STORYCOMEDY BEST SCENE Screenplay: THE MASSES by Toni Nagy
October 2018

STORYCRIME/THRILLER BEST SCENE Screenplay: SAMANTHA RUTLEDGE PIE by Iannis Aliferis
October 2018

STORYSCI-FI BEST SCENE Screenplay: SPACE FISH by Hank Biro & Kai Clark
October 2018

STORYBEST SCENE Screenplay: BARACK OBAMA REMEMBERS A YOUNG POET by James Fitzmaurice
October 2018

STORYTHRILLER/ROMANCE BEST SCENE Screenplay: WIGGLE ROOM by Richard Geiwitz
October 2018

STORYTHRILLER/CRIME BEST SCENE Screenplay: KILLING MOSES by Ricardo Fleshman
October 2018

STORYMURDER MYSTERY BEST SCENE Screenplay: NEXT BATTER UP by David Goldstein
October 2018

STORYBEST SCENE Screenplay: LONG WAY TO NEVERLAND by Calvin MJ Smith
October 2018

STORYCOMEDY BEST SCENE Screenplay: HOW DID WE GET HERE by Travis Darkow & Christ Isaacson
October 2018

STORYTV BEST SCENE Screenplay: 2020 AD by Mike W. Rogers
October 2018

STORYROMANCE BEST SCENE Screenplay: COFFEE IN SOUTHTOWN by JJH
October 2018

STORYFAMILY BEST SCENE Screenplay: MOVING ON by Sheila Warren
October 2018

STORYTHRILLER BEST SCENE Screenplay: HELL ON EARTH by Daniel Cook
October 2018

STORYHORROR BEST SCENE Screenplay: THE VANISHED by Bill Bradshaw
October 2018

STORYHORROR BEST SCENE Screenplay: MONOCHROME by Chloe J. Hightower
October 2018

STORYBEST SCENE Screenplay: GERALDINE HALL by Debasree Banerjee
October 2018

STORYDRAMA BEST SCENE Screenplay: SILENT NOTES by Dawn Brown
October 2018

STORYHORROR/THRILLER BEST SCENE Screenplay: PRESERVATION by David Kline
October 2018

STORYBEST SCENE Screenplay: REVIVED by Richard M. Kjeldgaard
October 2018

STORYNovel Transcript: ELEMENTS: BOOK ONE by Nia Markos
October 2018

STORYNovel Transcript: SPIRIT OF THE AMAROQ by James Charles
October 2018

STORYShort Story: CATCHING THE QUEEN by Fernando Brestelli
October 2018

STORYShort Story: DECEMBER by Pat Jourdan
October 2018

STORYShort Story: HATS OFF TO THE TEACHERS by Peter Inson
October 2018

STORYShort Story: CHAIR SMASHED by Peter Inson
October 2018

STORYShort Story: REMEMBERING MOMMA by Diane Elliott
October 2018

STORYShort Story: DON’T ASK by Lionel Walfish
October 2018

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WINNING BEST SCENE SCREENPLAYS FOR 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

 

Submit your Film & Screenplay via FilmFreeway:

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

Director: Matthew Toffolo

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Camera Op: Mary Cox

WINNING SHORT SCREENPLAYS FOR 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

 

Submit your Film & Screenplay via FilmFreeway:

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

Director: Matthew Toffolo

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Camera Op: Mary Cox

ACTORShort Screenplay: NORTHWOOD by John Fraser
August 2018

ACTORShort Screenplay: WHERE I’M LEFT by Annaliese Von Der Burg
August 2018

ACTORACTION 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

Winning Short Screenplay: WHERE I’M LEFT by Annaliese von der Burg

Genre: Drama

This is a short film dealing with suicide and how it affects the loved ones left behind still searching for answers. How you can love someone so much, but sometimes everything isn’t always enough to save someone.

CAST LIST:

Man: John Leung
Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Grace: Pearl Ho
Kaya: Julie C. Sheppard

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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

JUNE 2018 Winning BEST SCENE Screenplays

Submit your Film & Screenplay via FilmFreeway:

ACTORBROKEN FRAME – Best Scene Screenplay
June 2018 Reading
by Stephen Boncella

ACTORTOTEM – ACTION Best Scene Screenplay
June 2018 Reading
by Heidi Morrell

ACTORTHE LAST VIKINGS – ACTION Best Scene Screenplay
June 2018 Reading
by David Thorndill

ACTORTHE PERFECT GIFT – COMEDY Best Scene Screenplay
June 2018 Reading
by John Scott Schaf

ACTORBARNABY OF MULCH – COMEDY Best Scene Screenplay
June 2018 Reading
by John Broadhead

ACTORORCHIDS UNDERWEAR AND TORTELLINI – COMEDY Best Scene Screenplay
June 2018 Reading
by James Rosenfield

ACTORTHE HEIST – COMEDY Best Scene Screenplay
June 2018 Reading
by Ryan Northcott

ACTORTHE WONDERFUL INVENTION OF DR. BLANK – COMEDY Best Scene Screenplay
June 2018 Reading
by Obayed Khan

ACTORI WILL LOVE YOU – FEMALE Best Scene Screenplay
June 2018 Reading
by Anich D’Jae

ACTORTHE ACCIDENT – FEMALE Best Scene Screenplay
June 2018 Reading
by Tanisha Bazemore

ACTORPAST PRESENCE – FANTASY Best Scene Screenplay
June 2018 Reading
by Kevin Mongelli

ACTORIT’S A NIGHTMARE – SCI-FI Best Scene Screenplay
June 2018 Reading
by Nicole Quinn

ACTORTHE PLAYLISTS – THRILLER Best Scene Screenplay
June 2018 Reading
by Michael Kotsiros

ACTORFOUR NEGRO GIRLS IN A CHURCH – Best Scene Screenplay
June 2018 Reading
by Phillip E. Hary

ACTORTOUCH – Best Scene Screenplay
June 2018 Reading
by Scott Timmins

ACTORWOLVES OF WESTMINSTER – Best Scene Screenplay
June 2018 Reading
by Jonah Jones

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

Director: Matthew Toffolo

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