TV PILOT: I HATE MY KIDS, by Jordhan Deidrick

As if a failing marriage isn’t enough, try being ostracized because of your four academically gifted yet mischevious children.


Writer Biography – Renadi Cole Brown

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Twenty-seven Jamaican born aspiring screenwriter


Writer Statement

The world we see through our eyes, we share with others through our writing.

TV PILOT: Millennial Blues, by Mary Hasavari

D3cb14e13c posterThe (mis) adventures of four best friends from vastly different backgrounds who are navigating their love-life and careers in Los Angeles as women of color.


Writer Biography – Mary Hasavari


My name is Mary N. Hasavari. I’m a filmmaker with an
international background which includes Norway, Thailand, and
Iran. I explore themes rooted in identity and belonging. At the age of 16, I made my first short film, a documentary about Norwegian Black-metal kids. After graduating with a BA in marketing and an MFA from London Film School, my film Before Spring earned me five nominations at five different film festivals, among them, Oscar-qualifying Bogota Short Film Festival and I received Honorable Mentioning at The Isle of Wight International Film Festival. In 2018 I went through a shadow program at ABC Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Recently, I received a Talent Development grant from The Norwegian Film Institute and my feature screenplay was in the final round of selection for the 2020 Sundance development track. I’m looking forward to creating groundbreaking films and series with likeminded people.

TV PILOT: My life is not in a box don’t get it twisted, by Antonia Jackson

Real life story on my journey being raised in a dysfunctional home, having a hard life of witnessing abuse, being near death, and being abused. Moreover, looking for love in the wrong places…..


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I’m Patrice Jackson but always been called Trice. Just a girl that’s from Miami, Fl that has endured and witness in her life that everyone around them would ask how did you survive in paved forward. My answer is easy I kept God in my life. I feel my life challenges I’ve been through can help and heal the world. I believe my journey in life prepared me to help others and to bring healing.


Writer Statement

Giving up on anything you dream of having is a misfire….

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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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.