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

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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

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

Watch the November 2018 1st Scene Script Winners


STORYDIVERSITY 1st Scene Reading: INHERIT-LY GAY by Michael Preston
November 2018

 

STORY1st Scene Reading: WHITTAKER ALGER AND DICK by Stephen Witty
November 2018

 

STORYCOMEDY 1st Scene Reading: SUPERFAN by Harry Greenberger
November 2018

 

STORYCOMEDY 1st Scene Reading: THE FRANCHISE by James Grayford
November 2018

 

STORYHORROR 1st Scene Reading: PUNCTURED by Shari Hamrick Grewal
November 2018

 

STORYHORROR 1st Scene Reading: TIMMY COOKE: A CANNIBAL LOVE STORY by Aaron Barrocas
November 2018

 

STORYFAN FICTION 1st Scene Reading: KENOBI: A STAR WARS STORY by Paul Watkins
November 2018

STORYTHRILLER 1st Scene Reading: THE GIRL IN THE WELL by Richard Webb
November 2018

 

 

We also accept online submissions through Film Freeway. Click on the link BELOW to submit online through this middle-man resource website.

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

Director: Kierston Drier
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: John Johnson

Camera Operator: Mary Cox

Best Scene Reading of Serial School by Paul Pastore

A sadistic school for serial killers terrorizes New York with horrifying torture and mutilation.

CAST LIST:

Delbacher – Russell Batcher
Bobby – Luke Robinson
Narration – Alex Clay
Lizzie – Vanessa Burns
Jesse – Sydney Addison-Rudat
Maria – Pip Dwyer

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

Director: Kierston Drier

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Camera Op: Mary Cox

THRILLER 1st Scene Script – FIELDS OF BLOOD, by Michael Meade

 

Genre: Thriller, Horror

Passing through a small Mid-West town and lending a helping hand to a stranger soon turns into a nightmare for Scott in this tense, paranoid horror thriller. A short screenplay by Mike Meade.

CAST LIST:

Earl: Scott McCulloch
Trucker: Danilo Reyes
Nicki: Tayna Bevan
Narrator: Kate Fenton
Bobby Jean: Julie C. Sheppard
Courtney: Samantha Carly
Scott: Michael Lake

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

Director: Kierston Drier

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Camera Op: Mary Cox