March 2015 Winners

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Watch the March 2015 1st Scene Script Winners:

LEGRAND by Angelina Carkic

SYNOPSIS:

LeGrand is about a celebrated French detective who mourns the death of his unrequited love and unable to stay in the place where everywhere he turns he’s reminded of her he plans to leave the country. When a dismembered leg turns up in his antique shop, a hedge for his retirement, LeGrand takes on a last investigation and follows clues to New York.

CAST LIST:

NARRATOR – Ryan Fisher
Legrand – Geoff Mays
Foulard – Andy Bridge
Thibodeau – Andrew Farr
Clair – Holly Sarchfield

THE UMPIRE HAS NO BALLS by Debbie Bolsky

SYNOPSIS:

“The Umpire Has No Balls” is the story of a young woman as she works her way through the umpire ranks to achieve her one goal in life – becoming a major league baseball umpire. Her problem? No woman’s ever broke through the stainless-steel ceiling of the MLB.

CAST LIST:

NARRATOR – Ashley Arnett
Jessie – Melinda Michael
Dutch – John Goodrich
Catcher – Lucas James
Ken Griffrey Jr./Sr. – Andrew Tite

THE SINGING TREE by Marilyn Pesola & Peter Moss

SYNOPSIS:

From the darkness of war comes the need for one man’s salvation. Civilian stationmaster Kurt Hellmann can’t reconcile the atrocities of war. He blames himself for the death of 123 Jews due to a prank telephone call and, later on, envisions himself as the last Nazi mass murderer. The last straw is when the Nazis shoot the woman he loved, a Jew he had been hiding in his quarters until he could smuggle her out of the country. Too cowardly to stop Rachel’s execution lest he sign his own death warrant, he carves a swastika into his chest as a reminder that he couldn’t save her, then flees the war to seek salvation for all the wrong reasons. In the jungles of Brazil, blinded by the deep void in the center of what he thought were his values, he longs for punishment but does nothing when an opportunity presents itself – until the Nazi hunter of his nightmares shows up with his name on her list, the irony of which is that they become friends. Hellmann’s salvation finally comes from an unexpected source that reunites him with Rachel forever.

CAST LIST:

NARRATOR – Sedina Fiati
Hellman – Jarrid Terrell
Colonel Richter – Robert Notman
Lt. Becker – Steve Rizzo
Voice on Phone – Roman Spera
Soldier – Peter Nelson
Mother – Erynn Brook

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