JULY 2019 1st Scene Screenplay Winners

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ACTOR1st Scene TV SCREENPLAY: VAPOR, by Eric White
July 2019 Winner

ACTORACTION BEST SCENE TV SCREENPLAY: BEGINNERS HISTORY, by Emily Cheever
July 2019 Winner

ACTORROMANCE 1st Scene SCREENPLAY: BLUE CHRISTMAS, by Bethany Maines
July 2019 Winner

ACTORCOMEDY 1st Scene SCREENPLAY: BORN IN LA, by Marlene Sharp
July 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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Winning SHORT Screenplay Reading: Samantha, by Kieran Freemantle

 

A teenage girl struggles to readapt to home and school life after surviving a highly publicized crime.

CAST LIST:

Narration: Esther Thibault
Sam: Mojeane Sadr
Emily: Victoria Murdoch
Mary: Julie Sheppard

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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

JUNE 2019 1st Scene Screenplay Winners

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ACTORSCI-FI 1ST SCENE SCREENPLAY: URRACA, by Eva Everett Irving
June 2019 Winner

ACTORACTION 1ST SCENE SCREENPLAY: JOHNNY’S PICO, by Sean Monahan Scott
June 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

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

 

 

 

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

APRIL 2019 1st Scene Screenplay Winners

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ACTORROMANCE 1st Scene SCREENPLAY: PHOENICIAN WALLS, by Rodgers Wilson
April 2019 Winner

ACTORROMANCE 1st Scene SCREENPLAY: THE PLOWSHARE PARADOX, by Justin Lifflander
April 2019 Winner

ACTORTHRILLER 1st Scene SCREENPLAY: KILLER KISSES, by S.D. Wheelr
April 2019 Winner

ACTOR1st Scene SCREENPLAY: GEEKS: A LOVE STORY, by Andrew Fisk
April 2019 Winner

ACTORACTION 1st Scene SCREENPLAY: JOHNNY’S PICO, by Sean Monahan
April 2019 Winner

ACTORCOMEDY 1st Scene SCREENPLAY: STEVE OLIVIA, by Vicki Cargill & Adam Cargill
April 2019 Winner

ACTOR1st Scene SCREENPLAY: THE WONDER, by George M. Johnson
April 2019 Winner

ACTOR1st Scene SCREENPLAY: DR. NEVES, by Julia Sauder
April 2019 Winner

ACTORLGBT 1st Scene SCREENPLAY: A PORTRAIT, by Nick Perlman
April 2019 Winner

ACTORLGBT 1st Scene SCREENPLAY: I’M WITH AIDS, by Warren Wagner
April 2019 Winner

ACTORLGBT 1st Scene SCREENPLAY: ELECTRIC INDIGO, by Thomas Krutainis
April 2019 Winner

ACTORFANTASY 1st Scene SCREENPLAY: BEYOND THEIR YEARS, by Patrick Langille
April 2019 Winner

ACTOR1st Scene SCREENPLAY: ROSEMARY LANE, by Leal Butler
April 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

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