BEST Scene Screenplay Reading: A GOOD RUCKUS, by Ash Willeby

Logline: A bored high school Drama teacher manipulates her students into detention, so she can see a live version of her favorite movie- The Breakfast Club.

CAST LIST:

Woman: Justine Christensen
Man: Pierre Simpson
Narrator: Val Cole
Carole: Kat White
Lacy: Melie Rondeau
Coach: David Draper

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

BEST Scene Reading: BATTLIN’ BARBARA, by A.W. Lucas

The true story of Barbara “The Mighty Atom” Buttrick-Smith, and her journey to become the first female World Bantamweight Boxing Champion while fighting the misogyny of the 1950’s.

CAST LIST:

Barbara: Kat White
Mickey: Pierre Simpson
Narrator: Val Cole
Bill: Christopher Zamat
Len: David Draper

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

LGBT Best Scene Reading: Jackie Rae. A San Francisco Story, by Kip Pearson

JR, a fierce rebellious young lesbian, defying family and convention, comes of age in San Francisco during the LGBT civil rights era of the 70s/80s. She evolves from being a scrappy activist cab driver to civil rights lawyer only to realize she can’t really change the world.

CAST LIST:

Art: Jorge Molina
Cameron: Christopher Zamat
Narrator: Val Cole
JF: Justine Christensen
Burley Patron: David Draper

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

BEST Scene Reading: LAST SUMMER, by Sahar Itani

Four friends united back again after a year from accidentally running over a pedestrian in the highway when one of them received a letter to remind them about their crime.

CAST LIST:

Bob: Jorge Molina
Narrator: Val Cole
James: Christopher Zamat
Julia: Justine Christensen

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

BEST Scene Reading: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, by Allan West

Logline: It’s the year 2098 and Blake, a narcissistic millenial who took up the option to have the age-ceasing procedure at age 50 is now facing a stark reality as he reaches his 100th birthday

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Thomas Fournier

Mabel: Delphine Roussel
Kwaz: Jolly Amaoko
Blake: Steven Holmberg

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

BEST Scene Reading: A Perfect Life, by Ganea Tiberiu

A vulgar and mean man hates his life;his job,being single,being his mother servant.

He wants a better life,living like a Hollywood star.He got it. But he finds out that it’s not the life he dreamed about; many things turned bad.
Luckily for him, this was only a bad dream. When he wakes up the man become a better person. He understood the meaning of life:”take life as it is, and enjoy it; make it your perfect life, even if sometimes it’s harder.”

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Katelyn Varadi

Glory: Delphine Roussel
Gale: Logan Forsyth Freeman

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

TV Best Scene Reading: MY SEX LIFE, by Rosalyn Rosen

CAST LIST:

Narration – STEVEN HOLMBERG
Roxanne – 9 – ANDREA IRWIN IRWIN
Trudy – 3 – KATELYN VARADI
Mindy – 7 – DELPHINE ROUSSEL
Lindy – 2 – 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