HIGHLIGHTS: November 2022 Film Festival

Showcase of the best FILMS in the world today. Audience Award Winners:Best Long Form Short Film:Best Short Form Short Film:Best Screwball Comedy: JERK Best Direction: PICKLEDBest Performances: THE SCREENINGBest Cinematography: GUTTERBALLBest Sound & Music: LININGBest Animation: DRAGON POETS OF BOSTONBest Documentary: A SMALL ACT OF COURAGE Watch the Audience Feedback Video for each film: THE… Continue reading HIGHLIGHTS: November 2022 Film Festival

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HIGHLIGHTS: October 2022 Film Festival

Showcase of the best FILMS in the world today. Audience Award Winners:Best Short Form Short Film: SPOONSBest Long Form Short Film: THE HOUSE WITH ONE MANBest Slapsick: NIGHTMARE AT CAMP BLOODBATH Best Dark Comedy: THE THIRDBest Performances: NUCLEAR LABest Direction: FLEECEDBest Cinematography: BROCABest Sound & Music: VADGEVERTISINGBest Animation: HEY TOBY HEY OWEN: THIS IS NOT… Continue reading HIGHLIGHTS: October 2022 Film Festival

Winning Script Reading: SUPERLATIVE PICKLEBALLS!, by Dan Beeman

When disgraced former tennis champion loses his job, home, and mother on the same day, he must reinvent himself by reuniting with his former rival to compete in Pickleball tournaments for money as teammates to pay off debts. Living in an old RV while traveling across the country, they discover their ideologies and disdain were… Continue reading Winning Script Reading: SUPERLATIVE PICKLEBALLS!, by Dan Beeman

Winning Script Reading: Big Time, by Rhiannon M Koehler

Based on the Isabella Gardner Museum theft: after a hard-scrabble kid from Boston’s North End becomes indebted to the mob, he’s coerced into spearheading the largest art heist in history. CAST LIST: Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss Bobby: Steve Rizzo Lenny: Allan Michael

HIGHLIGHTS: August 2022 Film Festival

Showcase of the best FILMS in the world today. Audience Award Winners:Best Short Form Short Film: WHO FIRED THAT CANNON?Best Long Form Short Film:Funniest Film: MARK & SEBASTIANBest Direction: IDEAS ARE WELCOMEBest Performances: THIS ACTUALLY HAPPENEDBest Production Design: PULLOUTBest Cinematography: THE GREAT PRINCESS DIANA CAPERBest Sound & Music: FUNNY Watch the Audience Feedback Video for… Continue reading HIGHLIGHTS: August 2022 Film Festival

COMEDY Festival Best Scene Reading: N’Ever Ever After, by Morgan Allison Ross

N’Ever Ever After is a mockumentary and workplace comedy featuring the unlucky-in-love wedding director, Mildred “Milly” Salvatore, and her chaotic wedding planning team known as “Cupids” as they strive (and often struggle) to make the wedding dreams of San Francisco Bay Area couples come true… by any means necessary. CAST LIST: Narrator: Shawn Devlin Milly:… Continue reading COMEDY Festival Best Scene Reading: N’Ever Ever After, by Morgan Allison Ross

COMEDY Festival 1st Scene Reading: Terry Stinger Show, by Carlos Perez

Romeo and Juliet meets Jerry Springer in this Elizabethan parody of the famous talk show. CAST LIST: Narrator: Kyana Teresa Terry: Geoff Mays Juliet: Hannah Ehman Writer Biography Carlos Perez has a M.A. in English from the University of Missouri—Kansas City (a professional writing degree in playwriting and screenwriting) and a B.F.A. in Speech and… Continue reading COMEDY Festival 1st Scene Reading: Terry Stinger Show, by Carlos Perez

COMEDY Festival 1st Scene Reading: Head Block, by Jessica Sadler

Cherry Ann Bigman hopes to hang up her casual-sex shoes for something more substantial. Unfortunately, online dating chews her up and spits her out. So she takes up a new hobby–MMA fighting–and once she stops seeking, what she wants finds her. CAST LIST: Narrator: Steve Rizzo Cherry Ann: Hannah Ehman Anonymous Man: Sean Ballatyne Aanya:… Continue reading COMEDY Festival 1st Scene Reading: Head Block, by Jessica Sadler