1st Scene COMEDY Screenplay Reading of Steve & Olivia, by Vicki Cargill, Adam Cargill

 

When his grand comeback falls flat, a Broadway legend finds himself out of favour and out of luck. Finding the sister he never knew he had leads him on a journey of separation, hope and redemption that answers the question: what is a family?

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Shawn Devlin
Steve: Colin Sandquist
Jonathan: Neil Bennett

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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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March 2019 Film/Story/Screenplay Winners

Festival for Comedy-A FilmFreeway preferred festival:

 

ACTORFEATURE SCREENPLAY: THE EARL OF SUSSEX, by Larry Woldenberg
March 2019 Winner

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: OLD DYKES, by Elise Dhaene
March 2019 Winner

ACTORLGBT SHORT SCREENPLAY: WILL, by Alex Alvarez
March 2019 Winner

ACTORBEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: REAR ENDED by Susie Schecter
March 2019 Winner

festival posterFARTMAN, 13min., USA, Comedy

festival posterMISTER EGG, 8min., UK, Comedy

festival posterPROCESSING STATION, 15min., USA, Comedy

festival posterTHE COOK AND THE CHEF, 6min., USA, Comedy/Animation

 

 

 

 

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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 Something New, by Michael Abel

Along the Bayou outside of New Orleans. After a bachelorette and her party get out of control she wakes up with a charming rogue two days before her wedding… As her memory returns, she realizes he’s the least of her problems!

CAST LIST:
Geneva: Erica Levene
Emmy: Cari Haim
Narration: Esther Thibault
Bob: Charles Gordon
Bradley: Gabriel Darku
Kimberly: Julie Sheppard

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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

Comedy Festival Testimonial – March 28 2019

I want to thank you immensely for the feedback! I’m truly grateful. Feedback and reviews are the main reasons I submit to competitions such as this one. I’m most pleased with this one in particular because the reviewer took the time to make suggestions as to how I could make the script better, most notably with some of my character relationships. 
– Chastity Lively (Screenplay, Happy Holidays)

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Happy Birthday: Jessica Chastain

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Jessica Chastain.jpgJessica Chastain

Born: March 24, 1977 in Sacramento, California, USA

In the press, I like to be known for my work and not for whom I’m dating or what my favorite ice cream is.

[on awards season] A strange thing happens this time of year. It starts to feel like it’s a race. Acting is very different than playing tennis. You don’t put two people in a room and we match it out. For me, I feel like I’ve already won. I never want to lose sight of what I feel right now being in this business and being nominated.

You know when you’ve worked so hard for something? And you finally get a taste of it? That’s how I felt last year. Like: oh my gosh, I’m an actress getting to the point where [Zero Dark Thirty (2012) director] Kathryn Bigelow will call me on my cell phone. You…

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