BEST SCENE Screenplay Reading: The Andes Project, by Jose Casado

In an attempt at redemption, a headstrong journalist follows a lead from upstate New York to Paraguay, only to discover a tragic coverup and a conspiracy that ultimately threatens her life.


Narrator: Allison Kampf
JANICE (F): Kyana Teresa
FRANK/FRANCISCO (M): Sean Ballantyne
PETE (M): Bill Poulin
SOFIA (F): Alicia Ryan

Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo

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

SCREENPLAY MOVIE: Bleeding Lies, by Cesare Massaini

Logline: A washed up divorced detective is forced into retirement until he finds out his estranged 15 years old daughter is missing and the police have no clues.

Visual Design & Editor: Kimberly VIllarruel

Produced by Matthew Toffolo


Narration: Geoff Mays
Kate: Hannah Ehman
Father Conrad: Bill Poulin
Miriam: Kyana Teresa
Heather: Alicia Ryan