BEST Scene Script Reading: Blazing Sandals: The Creeper’s Lounge, by Steven Stark

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Val Cole
Pete: Geoff Mays
Director: Pascale Behrman
Boss: Shawn Devlin

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 Script Reading: A Four Sided Bed, by Elizabeth Searle

 CAST LIST:

JJ: Luke Robinson
Narrator: Regan Brown
Kin: Julie Sheppard
Bird: Cassandra Guthrie

 

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: THE EVENING, by Alan Harrington

Frank hire’s a connected and motivated image consultant to revive his crime family’s fear factor.

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Cameron: Joseph Ferrari
Johnny: Shawn Devlin
Frank: Sheldon Graham

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: STANE, by Frank Mancuso

Logline: 2 former military buddies become cops and when his partner is killed while working undercover with the DEA, he and his team will stop at nothing to get justice.

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Leon: Hartley O. Gyamfi
Monty: Joseph Ferrari
Vega: Sheldon Graham

 

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: 30 Days a Black Man, by Bill Steigerwald

In 1948 a daring white newspaperman from Pittsburgh disguises himself as a black man and goes undercover for a month in the Jim Crow South. What he sees makes him ashamed to be an American. What he writes wakes up the whole country. What he and the brilliant black leader who protected him from the KKK did strikes an important early blow against America’s apartheid. A true story.

CAST LIST:
Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Dobbs: Hartley O. Gyamfi
Sprigle: Joseph Ferrari
Dr. Vaughn: Sean Balantyne
Willie Kirkland: Sheldon Graham

In 1948 a daring white newspaperman from Pittsburgh disguises himself as a black man and goes undercover for a month in the Jim Crow South. What he sees makes him ashamed to be an American. What he writes wakes up the whole country. What he and the brilliant black leader who protected him from the KKK did strikes an important early blow against America’s apartheid. A true story.

CAST LIST:
Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Dobbs: Hartley O. Gyamfi
Sprigle: Joseph Ferrari
Dr. Vaughn: Sean Balantyne
Willie Kirkland: Sheldon Graham

 

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: EYES OF A SWAMI, by Kim Renner

Liv seeks out change in her life. She knows there is something missing, and that these issues lie within her deep past. She embarks on a journey to an ashram in India where she learns healing through yoga. She fills her missing father-figure void with an unlikely person. When she is violated by a teacher in the compound, her new mentor vows revenge on her behalf.

CAST LIST:
Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
NIrja: Hartley O. Gyamfi
Liv: Jennifer Misiorowski

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

Part 2 Best Scene Screenplay Reading: Cetaceans, by Paul Nurkowski

Logline: Advances in bio.robotic technology by Dr. Amanda Kozky, enabling inter species communication between Cetaceans (dolphins) and human beings, challenges the belief that man possesses the most highly evolved brain on our planet.

Genre: Sci-Fi, Action

CAST LIST:

Tweak: David Rowan
Blue: Sebastian Biasucci
Zack: Ash Catherwood
Narration: Esther Thibault
Katie: Mojeane Sadr
Hannah: Victoria Murdoch
Amanda: Julie Sheppard
Carlton: Bubba

BEST Scene Screenplay Reading: THE SYMBIOSIS, by Gunseli Orhon & T. Mehmet Aksu

LOGLINE: Can man’s hopes, needs, and desires coexist with evolving intelligent techology is the central question in this intrigue packed sci-fi, action-thriller, as AI and it’s applications play a pivitol role in shaping the lives of the characters in Middletown, P.A.

GENRE: Thriller

CAST LIST:
Narration – Steve Saet
Lisa – 21 – Barbara Bergeron
Pacman – 22 – Michael Ruhs

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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: TRAVEL COMPANION, by Eduardo Ramirez

Logline: The lives of two men: An unsuccessful writer and a former mixed martial arts champion cross paths when they’re both at the lowest point in life. They develop a friendship that turns into something more.

Genre: LGBT Romance, Drama

CAST LIST:

Gloria – 5 – CASSANDRA GUTHRIE
Julia – 11 – ETHEL ABRAY
NARRATION – TED POWERS
Brian – 19 – JUSTIN DESOUZA
Helen – 11 – OLIVIA BARRETT
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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

TV Best Scene Screenplay Reading of TEXAS SHIELDS, by Kathryn L. Scurry

When four woman deputies follow in their father’s footsteps, They will stop at nothing to catch the bad guys and a few women on the way. But beware, They may be women but they have an insatiable appetite for justice.

CAST LIST:

Sheriff Bennett – 8 – Brian Carleton
Charlotte – 18 – Sarah Bedford
NARRATION – Russell Batcher
Morgan – 25 – Bree Ali
Grace – 19 – Stephanie Herrera
Harriet – 12 – Sarah Bedford

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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