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

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Comedy Festival Testimonial – March 4 2019

I feel so passionate about TWITS coming to life on screen, and the thought of having it read at your festival seemed like an awesome next step. I can’t wait to hear it!

The feedback I received was encouraging, very helpful and respectful. Being kind goes a long way, and I thank you so much for that!

  • Alison McGrath

Festival for Comedy-A FilmFreeway preferred festival:

  • Genre: Comedy

    How one community deals with life when technology goes dark for a brief moment in time.

    CAST LIST:

    Narrator: Val Cole
    Paul: Nick Wicht
    Demi: Carina Cojeen
    Emergency Alert: Peter Nelson
    Barista: Shania Belton
    Cheryl: Katelyn Varadi

January 2019 Film/Story/Screenplay Winners

Festival for Comedy-A FilmFreeway preferred festival:

 

festival posterSCREENPLAY MOVIE: Tugnett: A Love Supreme by Nate Yacos

festival posterWINNING TV SPEC SCREENPLAY: The Middle “The Fancy Party”
festival poster1pg. COMEDY SHORT SCREENPLAY: Ginger Snap by Eileen Wilson

festival posterUnder 5min. SHORT SCREENPLAY: Paying The Night Differential by Paul Weidknecht
festival posterCOMEDY 1ST SCENE SCREENPLAY: Pain in the A by Beth Rehman

festival posterLA 1ST SCENE SCREENPLAY: Fish Food by Brian McWha
festival poster BEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: Red Nose Floppy Shoes by James P. Brosnahan

festival posterTHANK YOU COME AGAIN, USA, 21min, LGBT/Comedy Web Series

festival posterTHE FAMILY WAY, 18min., Ireland, Comedy

festival posterSOCKS, 9min., Czech Republic, Comedy

festival posterBREAKDOWN, 10min., France, Comedy/Crime

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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 Short Screenplay of What’s A Little Ax Between Friends by Joe Starzyk

Sometimes a new friend is made in the most unlikely of places.

CAST LIST:

Narration – Danielle Nicole
Executioner – Brogan Caulfield
Prisoner – Ted Powers

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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 1st Scene Screenplay of Pain in the A– by Beth Rehman

A young PR exec falls in love with her proctologist but must pass him off to her boss’s pregnant daughter to advance her career.

CAST LIST:

Bennie – Bree Ali
Susan – Danielle Nicole
Narration – Malcolm Allcorn
Seth – Brogan Caulfield
Annette – Katelyn Varadi

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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

TOP 10 COMEDY Screenplays of 2018

Festival for Comedy-A FilmFreeway preferred festival:

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

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

ACTORCOMEDY 1st Scene Screenplay: THE SIDEKICK RULES by Chris Warner
August 2018

ACTORCOMEDY 1st Scene TV Screenplay – CHARACTERS
February 2018 Reading
by Chris Harris
ACTORREMOTELY WORKING – Comedy TV Screenplay
May 2018 Reading
by Bill Baber

ACTORDELIVER ME PIZZARIE – Best TV Screenplay
May 2018 Reading
by Anne Luong

FEATURE Film Screenplay – POOP MOVIE
March 2018 Reading
by Byron Erwin
STORY1PG. SHORT Screenplay: FIGHT CLUB REBUTTAL by Matt Schutt
October 2018

ACTORBURSTING FOR A BREAK – 1pg. COMEDY Short Screenplay
May 2018 Reading
by Kelly Lamphaer Dash

STORY1PG. SHORT Screenplay: LEXY WOOS AMBER by Matt Schutt
October 2018

TOP 25 COMEDY BEST SCENE Screenplays of 2018

Festival for Comedy-A FilmFreeway preferred festival:

ACTORCOMEDY Best Scene Screenplay – ROCK AND ROLL MOTHER TERESA
January 2018 Reading
by Stefano Jay Bozzo
ACTORCOMEDY Best Scene Screenplay – MODEL U.N.
January 2018 Reading
by KC
ACTORCOMEDY Best Scene Screenplay – MCSUCK
January 2018 Reading
by Christopher Grant & Frank Caggiano
ACTORCOMEDY Best Scene Screenplay – GRANDMA DEE AND THE LOST CONTINENT
January 2018 Reading
by Mark Perlick
ACTORCOMEDY Best Scene Screenplay – COURTING LUCREZIA
January 2018 Reading
by Christopher Hudson
ACTORCOMEDY Best Scene Screenplay – LULLABY
January 2018 Reading
by Peter E. Agbonifo
ACTORCOMEDY Best Scene Screenplay – CESAR & MAX
February 2018 Reading
by Susan Klos
ACTORCOMEDY BEST SCENE Screenplay – OCCUPY WALLY STREETSKI
March 2018 Reading
by Mike Hoberg
ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay: SLOPPY SECONDS by Toni Nagy, Bridget Barkan, Antonia M. Nagy
August 2018

ACTORTIME SLIP – Best Scene TV Screenplay
May 2018 Reading
by Meredith Hill

ACTORPAYCHECK 2 PAYCHECK – Best Scene TV Screenplay
May 2018 Reading
by Chris Skeeter

ACTORTHE SKY BELOW – COMEDY Best Scene Screenplay
May 2018 Reading
by Stacey Derasmo

ACTORTHE STATE OF WYOMING – COMEDY Best Scene Screenplay
May 2018 Reading
by Gillian Will

ACTORUNFINISHED BUSINESS – COMEDY Best Scene Screenplay
May 2018 Reading
by Deborah Klika

ACTORTHE GLOBAL FUND – TV Best Scene Screenplay
June 2018 Reading
by Josep Colomer

ACTORTHE PERFECT GIFT – COMEDY Best Scene Screenplay
June 2018 Reading
by John Scott Schaf

ACTORBARNABY OF MULCH – COMEDY Best Scene Screenplay
June 2018 Reading
by John Broadhead

ACTORORCHIDS UNDERWEAR AND TORTELLINI – COMEDY Best Scene Screenplay
June 2018 Reading
by James Rosenfield

ACTORTHE HEIST – COMEDY Best Scene Screenplay
June 2018 Reading
by Ryan Northcott

ACTORTHE WONDERFUL INVENTION OF DR. BLANK – COMEDY Best Scene Screenplay
June 2018 Reading
by Obayed Khan

ACTORCOMEDY BEST SCENE Screenplay: THE BOOK WRITER by Kris Bauske
August 2018

STORY COMEDY BEST SCENE Screenplay: TUGNETT: A LOVE SUPREME by Nate Yacos
September 2018

STORY COMEDY BEST SCENE Screenplay: MADNESS by Cory Huizar
September 2018

STORY COMEDY BEST SCENE Screenplay: THE WORDSMITH by Matthew Holy
September 2018

STORYCOMEDY BEST SCENE: 55 and UP by Joey Rinaldi
November 2018

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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