BEST Scene Screenplay Reading: The Greek Passage, by Lorenzo Guarnieri

Logline:
Giulio Seta’s final mission in Iraki as a war photojournalist ended dramatically. Now in therapy for PTSD, Giulio decides to travel to a remote Greek island. A shipwreck, a face-off with human-trafficker Thierry, the theft of a caïque and a friendship with Captain Nikolas and the troubled Clara lead Giulio to get back in the game and face his demons.

CAST LIST:

Brian: Diego O’Brien
Giulio: Justin Martins
Narrator: Elizabeth Morriss
Psychiatrist: Allan Brunet
Nikolas: Russell Batcher

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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 Short Screenplay Reading: WYRD by Dawn Brown

Log Line: WYRD is a story of gods, government, greed, and global warming. Eschaton will have the last say. Fate will decide.

Genre: Drama

Type: Comic Book Short Script

CAST LIST:
Bragi: Russell Batcher
Manning: Allan Brunet
Narrator: Elizabeth Morriss
Gull: Jessica Bowmer
Jerk: Justin Martins
Hoarr: Diego O’Brien

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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 Unfaithful Love, by Nicole Gray

CAST LIST:

Davian – 4 – Russell Batcher
Casey – 3 – Bree Ali
NARRATION – Stephanie Herrera
Shawn – 15 – Jolly Amaoko
Briana – 12 – Sarah Bedford
Mike – 4 – Brian Carleton

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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

CRIME/DRAMA Best Scene Screenplay of He Tried to Kill Me… He Died!!, by Gail B. Robinson

Beautiful, smart and successful is what they have in common but will later find the horrific tragedy that had taken place in their bloodlines. Lies, deceit, and bad choices in men will have them cross paths and reveal their truth. He Tried to Kill Me…He Died!! Tells the story of… Secrets! 32 Years! Shocking Revelations! and Their lives will never be the same.

Genre: Family, Drama, Crime

CAST LIST:

911 – 4 – Stephanie Herrera
Lynn – 6 – Sarah Bedford
NARRATION – Brian Carleton
Man/James – 21 – Russell Batcher
Woman/Ann – 15 – Bree Ali
Officer Albert – 2 – Jolly Amaoko

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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 Domino War, by Alena Čadová

A bunch of Czech kids, living and surviving in the capital of the Protectorate, are facing the sudden arrival of German children who are on the run from the threat of war. As the WWII goes by, the Czech and German children fight their own, child war, in which they struggle for superiority in the local neighborhood.

CAST LIST:

Hitlerjunge 3 – 2 – Brian Carleton
NARRATION – Bree Ali
Vinz – 18 – Jolly Amaoko
Gottler – 8 – Russell Batcher

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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 BAD LIES, by Terry Lynam

CAST LIST:

Judge – 4 – Stephanie Herrera
Roz – 3 – Bree Ali
NARRATION – Sarah Bedford
Charlie – 20 – Brian Carleton
Max Reed – 16 – Russell Batcher

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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 Reading of THE MAN WITH A GLOVE, by Suzanne Lutas

Genre: Supernatural Thriller

A gifted art intern is forced by a desperate necromancer seeking after a cure for her son’s deadly disease to restore a 16th century painting believed to contain the secret to the Fountain of Youth.

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Hugh Ritchie
Stuart: Russell Batcher
Claire: Zena Driver

 

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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