MAY 2019 1st Scene Screenplay Winners

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ACTORFAN FICTION 1ST SCENE: STAR TREK: QUICKSILVER, by Mary Blakney
May 2019 Winner

ACTORTHRILLER 1ST SCENE: THE VOYEUR WIKI, by Kevin Glikmann
May 2019 Winner

ACTOR1ST SCENE: CRAZY PILL, by Ariana Berenson
May 2019 Winner

 

 

Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com

Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Kyle Drier, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Denissa Palmer, Temitope Akinterinwa, Efren Zapata, Zack Arch

 

 

 

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1st Scene Screenplay Reading: CRAZY PILL, by Ariana Berenson

Taking regular medication for her mental illness, Olivia confides in her therapist Brooke over the need to get her own life back on track, free of her parents. Meets Ian at a party, her anxieties soon go into retreat as a relationship soon develops between them. However, Olivia becomes steadily suspicious of Ian, after she gathers evidence to suggest he may have killed his father. Testing his patience, Olivia keeps probing until discovering the contents of his basement. Coming clean, Ian invites himself to Olivia’s parents’ family night whereupon Olivia exposes and fatally stabs him. With a renewed sense of confidence, Olivia vows to embrace life.

CAST LIST:

Alice (60s) – 1 – Carrie Schiffler
Narration – Michael Ruhs
Olivia (20s) – 27 – Ella A
Brooke (30s) – 19 – Barbara Bergeron

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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

MARCH 2019 1st Scene Screenplay Winners

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ACTOR1st SCENE SCREENPLAY: SOMETHING NEW by Michael Abel
March 2019 Winner

ACTOR1st SCENE SCREENPLAY: IT’S IN HER BLOOD by Curtis Larade
March 2019 Winner

ACTORFEMALE 1st SCENE SCREENPLAY:
March 2019 Winner

ACTORFEMALE 1st SCENE SCREENPLAY:
March 2019 Winner

 

 

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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

February 2019 1st Scene Screenplay Winners

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ACTOR1st Scene SCREENPLAY: ASHPODEL by Giselle Damier

ACTOR1st Scene SCREENPLAY: KYD’S GAME by Marc Rosenberg

ACTOR1st Scene SCREENPLAY: NIGHT OF THE WITCH by Mike Meade

ACTOR1st Scene SCREENPLAY: WORTH WAITING FOR by Ellen Winburn

ACTOR1st Scene SCREENPLAY: DRONES DRIVERS by Haley Isleib

 

 

 

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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

1st Scene Screenplay Reading of Kyds Game by Marc Rosenberg

An ex-CIA operative is recruited to collect damning video evidence that could turn the Russian population against its current President, but finds himself caught in a web of deceit and danger.

CAST LIST:

Wexler: Kevin Robinson
Boy Rebel: Kevin Gabel
Narration: Laura Kyswaty
Supervisor: Peter Nelson
Girl/Camera: Emily Weir

Marc Rosenberg is an American screenwriter and producer, with professional roots in Australia. Rosenberg currently splits his time between Los Angeles and Sydney,[1] having taught screenwriting and film production in the U.S., India, Norway, China and Australia.Rosenberg has contributed to Film International Magazine and written a screenwriting guide, The Screenplay Tree: Story Structure Made Easy.

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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

January 2019 1st Scene Screenplay Winners

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festival posterEUROPEAN 1ST SCENE SCREENPLAY: Starfarers by David Hearne

festival posterFEMALE FESTIVAL 1ST SCENE SCREENPLAY: Drones Drivers by Haley Isleib
festival posterCOMEDY 1ST SCENE SCREENPLAY: Pain in the A by Beth Rehman

festival posterLA 1ST SCENE SCREENPLAY: Fish Food by Brian McWha
festival posterTHRILLER 1ST SCENE SCREENPLAY: Dancing in the White Room by David Sabbath

 

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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