TV Best Scene Screenplay: The Emergence, by James Greasley

A disgraced and unstable former soldier becomes the leader of an unlikely trio digging for answers, when five new planets mysteriously appear around Earth.

Genre: Sci-fi, Adventure, Action.

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Garrett – 10 – JUSTIN DESOUZA
Kelsey – 12 – ETHEL ABRAY


Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo

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 SHOW: Penelope Pan Syndrome, by Joe Leone

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In a world where her female friends and relatives seek commitment and stability, Penelope strives for the exact opposite; everything is going according to plan, until Penelope’s freewheeling grandmother comes to live with her.

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TV SHOW: Drive-Time, by Jayson Johnson, David Ballard

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When conservative and White field TV anchor, Jack Threadwood, has an on-air meltdown he’s fired from his job and forced to looked for work to pay for his daughter’s college education. Unfortunately for him, the only place that’s hiring is the Black-owned Hip-Hop radio station.

Writer Biography – Jayson Johnson, David Ballard

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Jayson earned an MA in film production from Eastern Illinois University and then took a marketing position working for legendary film director Francis Ford Coppola. Jayson worked on several successful wine and food ventures and then transitioned over to Coppola’s film studio, American Zoetrope. Jayson worked under film pioneers Walter Murch, Richard Beggs and Mr. Coppola himself. After four years of working at Francis Coppola Presents Jayson took Mr. Coppola’s advice to ‘go out and become famous’ and now works as a producer. Jayson now works full time as a freelance producer/director/location manager for Strike Five Films.

TV SHOW: The Man Who Sold the World, by Sepehr Golmakani

in 2009, Ahmad Rezaei is a writer, comedian, and journalist who works in reformist Party newspaper and also supports the candidate for the reformist party in the upcoming presidential election, but after announcing the result and failure of the reformist party and creating a critical atmosphere for the journalist, Ahmad and his family decides to immigrate to the United States. Then Ahmad is involved with some issues that change his life and every member of his family.

Genres:Drama, Black Comedy

Country of Origin:United States

TV SHOW: Middle Point by Ngozi-Y’ileese

Title of Story: Middle Point

Written by: Ngozi-Y’ileese

Logline: Now that Homicide Detective Smith has perfected her crime scene
psychic ability, solving new and cold cases has become a glorified
skill. When she realizes a fellow officer is responsible for a string of
murders, she faces the biggest case, as well as conflict, of her career.

Genre: Crime

Type: Pilot

WGA: 13202920