COMEDY 1st Scene Screenplay Reading: Renaissance Man, by Robert Tolz

JACK has more money than Mr. Monopoly. Despite his inherited wealth, he is determined not to allow riches to turn him into a jackass, and he disdains those who label him because of his money. ELEANOR, a beautiful 6th-grade English teacher with Occupy Wall Street on her resume, is sick and tired of men judging… Continue reading COMEDY 1st Scene Screenplay Reading: Renaissance Man, by Robert Tolz

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COMEDY 1st Scene Screenplay Reading: GUNCLE, by Tom Stovall

After a death in the family, everyone’s favorite gay uncle finds its easier to manage the lives of his family members than his own. CAST LIST: Narrator: Allison Kampf GUNCLE (M): Allan Michael Brunet CLAIRE (F): Val Cole SPIDER (M): Geoff Mays — Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder Casting Director:… Continue reading COMEDY 1st Scene Screenplay Reading: GUNCLE, by Tom Stovall

COMEDY 1st Scene Screenplay: WIPE, by Edward Hicklin

Tommy was never taught how to wipe his butt properly, and was therefore teased for most of his childhood and beyond. After a particularly heinous prank takes his life, Tommy vows supernatural revenge against the summer camp that played host to his early demise. CAST LIST: Narrator: Allison Kampf Tommy (M): Steve Rizzo Kid #1/Random… Continue reading COMEDY 1st Scene Screenplay: WIPE, by Edward Hicklin

COMEDY 1pg. Short Screenplay: School Reunion, by Allan West

When two old friends meet up at a school reunion, it doesn’t take long for the conversation to go from chatty to catty! CAST LIST: Narration: Elizabeth Rose Morriss Michelle: Katelyn Varadi Louise: Miriam Capper — Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Ryan Haines,… Continue reading COMEDY 1pg. Short Screenplay: School Reunion, by Allan West

COMEDY 1st Scene Screenplay Reading: Karl Reagan: The Capitalist-Communist, by Federico Vicino

Karl Reagan is an underdog candidate running for a seat in Missouri’s House of Representatives. Set on the heels of a near-apocalyptic nuclear winter, his platform is to fuse the best characteristics of capitalism and socialism to help the common person realize the struggling American Dream. Mr. Reagan’s pitch to the electorate is a devotion… Continue reading COMEDY 1st Scene Screenplay Reading: Karl Reagan: The Capitalist-Communist, by Federico Vicino

HIGHLIGHTS – DECEMBER 2019 COMEDY Short Film Festival

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS: BEST DRAMA FILM: THE PASSPORT BEST COMEDY FILM: THE GET TOGETHER BEST PERFORMANCES: APPY DAYS BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: APPY DAYS BEST MUSIC: A DOG STORY Theme of night: Identity. Who we are under stress and strange circumstances. Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos: THE PASSPORT, 15min., China, Drama/Film Noir WHAT’S YOUR NUMBER? , 18min.,… Continue reading HIGHLIGHTS – DECEMBER 2019 COMEDY Short Film Festival

1pg. Comedy Short Script: School Reunion, by Allan West

When two old friends meet up at a school reunion, it doesn’t take long for the conversation to go from chatty to catty! CAST LIST: Narrator: Regan Brown Louise: Cassandra Guthrie Michelle: Vanessa Quagliara — Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Ryan Haines, John… Continue reading 1pg. Comedy Short Script: School Reunion, by Allan West

1st Scene COMEDY Screenplay Reading: Weekend Warriors, by Brian McDevitt Jr.

A documentary camera crew records the misadventures of reservist aircraft maintainers in this workplace comedy. CAST LIST: PA: Daniel Jones Narrator: Regan Brown Virgil: Scott McCullouch Hart’s Voice: Julie Sheppard — Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Ryan Haines, John Johnson Festival Directors: Rachel… Continue reading 1st Scene COMEDY Screenplay Reading: Weekend Warriors, by Brian McDevitt Jr.

COMEDY Short Screenplay Reading: Decisions, by Anna Bezahler, Thorunn Sigurdardottir

Thirteen years in the future, government-enforced lockdowns are common during spikes of toxic pollution, when the air becomes dangerous to breathe. During a routine lockdown, a dysfunctional, chatty couple clash over whether they should allow the pizza delivery to wait it out with them in their apartment. CAST LIST: Delivery Guy – Neil Bennett NARRATION… Continue reading COMEDY Short Screenplay Reading: Decisions, by Anna Bezahler, Thorunn Sigurdardottir

COMEDY Best Scene Script Reading: Tutankhamun Not In Common, by Robert B. Rogers

Twins born with a disorder that makes them try to kill each other 24/7 must team up to fight an evil businessman convinced the twins are the reborn Egyptian gods Horus and Seth. It’s “The Royal Tenenbaums” meets “Kick-Ass.” CAST LIST: Nurse: Aimee Poulin Oliver: David Rowan Star: Pascale Behrman Narration: Kat Smiley Doctor: Allan… Continue reading COMEDY Best Scene Script Reading: Tutankhamun Not In Common, by Robert B. Rogers