BEST Scene Screenplay Reading of Moon Over the Hill by Stan Barton

When a cutthroat lawyer seeks a new life and redemption in a secluded homestead in the high desert of New Mexico, she discovers the previous owner’s mysterious experiment, which the government is desperate to bury, along with anyone associated with it. She is determined to make the wonder drug available for the public’s good.

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Val Cole
Rosie: Michelle Urbano
Black M: Peter-Mark Raphael

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

Festival Moderators: Kierston Drier, Shepsut Wilson
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Kyle Drier, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Mary Cox, Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Hugh Fraser, Andy Camp, Aser Santos Jr., Zack Arch

Animation/Action Best Scene Screenplay of MESSS by Grace Nguyen

Logline: “Messs” is a action, supernatural in which Anika Takano gets more than what she bargained for despite being a “Messs,” a rare type of exorcist who can’t see demons during a certain time-range of day.

Genre: Action, Animated, Supernatural

CAST LIST:

Masaki – SARAH-HAZEN BASK
Demon Takeshi – STEPHEN SANDQUIST
NARRATION – KAT SMILEY
Anika – JESSICA BOWMER
Sayuri – JULIE SHEPPARD
Daisuke – STEVE SWITZMAN

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

Festival Moderators: Kierston Drier, Shepsut Wilson
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Kyle Drier, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Mary Cox, Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Hugh Fraser, Andy Camp, Aser Santos Jr., Zack Arch

Family/Music Best Scene Screenplay Reading of #RockMOMager by Adam Nixon

A mom manages her son’s band to #1 on Sound Cloud, but in the process loses her son, herself, her mind, her sobriety and her underwear.

Bad Moms meets Spinal Tap, a suburban mom living a quiet life in Washington, DC relives her youth on tour across Asia as band manger to her son’s suddenly successful rock group as they climb to #1 on Sound Cloud. She drinks too much, parties too hard, and gets fired from the tour by her own son after one too many cringe-worthy scenes. When he falls to the same temptations, though, Mom may be the only person who can keep the band together for their next hit song.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music

CAST LIST:

Stacey – JESSICA BOWMER
NARRATION – JULIE SHEPPARD
George – STEVE SWITZMAN
Stefano – SARAH-HAZEN BASK

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

Festival Moderators: Kierston Drier, Shepsut Wilson
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Kyle Drier, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Mary Cox, Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Hugh Fraser, Andy Camp, Aser Santos Jr., Zack Arch

Short Screenplay Reading of Make it Real by Clara Davila

It’s not alwaysyour imagination… Cecilia is a normal girl who works in an old library. After watching a horror movie in the other night, she starts cataloging newspapers from the library. What was as simple new suddenly became real…

Script Type:
Student, Short Script

CAST LIST:

NARRATION – JULIE SHEPPARD
Girl/Cecilia – JESSICA BOWMER
Voice on Phone/Ana – KAT SMILEY

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

Festival Moderators: Kierston Drier, Shepsut Wilson
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Kyle Drier, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Mary Cox, Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Hugh Fraser, Andy Camp, Aser Santos Jr., Zack Arch

Comedy/Romance Best Scene Screenplay of ODE TO WOMEN by Aster Banani

Story of a love triangle with a girl Virginia who is a rare beauty and grew up with a band of artists, mainly a guy she matches with Franz, who is also her artistic influence and help. Then a rich man who she meets, Mr Watts, who tries to pursue her and does all he can by showing her his new and rich world to her.

Comedy/Romance

CAST LIST:

Mr Watts – STEVE SWITZMAN
NARRATION – JULIE SHEPARD
Virginia – KAT SMILEY
Franz – STEPHEN SANDQUIST

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

Festival Moderators: Kierston Drier, Shepsut Wilson
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Kyle Drier, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Mary Cox, Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Hugh Fraser, Andy Camp, Aser Santos Jr., Zack Arch

Best Scene Screenplay Reading of STASIS* by Alex Theo Giannoulis

Genre: Horror, Mystery, Drama

Logline: Jeff, his fiancee Helena and his brother Mark get lost on their way back from a friends wedding As they try to look for help they meet Jack at an eerie roadside motel. But things are not what they seem and Jack explains someone has already been left behind. They must decide who will be the one after Jack forces them to reveal a terrible secret.

CAST LIST:

Elena – 30 – Brittany Clough
Jack – 36 – Ron Boyd
NARRATION – Anne McMaster
Mark – 25 – Rhys Harrison
Jeff – 41 – Hugh Ritchie

A FilmFreeway preferred festival:

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

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: Kyle Drier

Camera Op: Hugh Cassonville

Best Scene Screenplay Reading of The Lion’s Share of a Gravy Train by Marc Lawrence

A cross between Midnight Cowboy & the Sting, where one 19 year
old is under the tutorship of one Machiavellian, who is gifted with
the fine art of seducing & fleecing the elite woman of Hollywood &
Bel-Aire, inevitably causing the two to enter into a battle over

“love vs. eroticism”.

CAST LIST:

NARRATION – Ron Boyd
J.T. – 12 – Rhys Harrison
Vance – 15 – Hugh Ritchie

A FilmFreeway preferred festival:

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

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: Kyle Drier

Camera Op: Hugh Cassonville