COMEDY Best Scene Reading: Bonspeil, by Allyson Simon

What the hell is that? Brooms? On ice? Are those people sweeping ice? This looks like housework. How is this a sport, let alone an Olympic sport? CAST LIST: Narrator: Allison Kampf JEN (F): Victoria Urquhart STANTON (M): Sean Ballantyne WEDGEWOOD (M): Bill Poulin — Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder… Continue reading COMEDY Best Scene Reading: Bonspeil, by Allyson Simon

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Comedy Festival Testimonial – June 17 2020

Screenwriter Joel Stern (THE WAITING ROOM) “Word Games” was my first entry and I not only received valuable feedback, but it won “Best Screenplay” for September 2017. The entire script was table read by actors and placed on YouTube. It provided me with a valuable tool to see it performed as well as to promote it.… Continue reading Comedy Festival Testimonial – June 17 2020

HIGHLIGHTS – MAY 2020 COMEDY Short Film Festival

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS: BEST FILM: RUBBISH ROBBERS FUNNIEST FILM: WHISKEY BEST PERFORMANCES: 6 ANGRY CUBANS BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: IN THE BLOOD BEST SOUND & MUSIC: THEY WON’T LAST Theme of night: Life and Death NOTE: Festival took place during the COVID-19 virus lockdown so all screenings were held in private. Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos: ART… Continue reading HIGHLIGHTS – MAY 2020 COMEDY Short Film Festival

COMEDY Best Scene Screenplay Reading: It’s In Her Blood, by Curtis Larade

After her husband dies and leaves her penniless, a 1980’s aerobics star struggles to bring her sexy into the 21st century. CAST LIST: Blair: Jennifer Lieberman Narration: Geoff Mays Anne: Maiza Dubhe Francis: Russell Batcher — Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Kyle Drier, John… Continue reading COMEDY Best Scene Screenplay Reading: It’s In Her Blood, by Curtis Larade

June 2019 Film/Story/Screenplay Winners

Festival for Comedy-A FilmFreeway preferred festival:     SCREENPLAY MOVIE: ZOMBIE CRUIZE, by AKA Smith June 2019 Winner SCREENPLAY MOVIE: THE PERFECT GIFT, by John Scott SchafJune 2019 Winner SCREENPLAY MOVIE: THE WONDERFUL INVENTION OF DR. BLANK, by Obayed KhanJune 2019 Winner TV SPEC SCREENPLAY: BROOKLYN 99: THE AMNESIACJune 2019 Winner COMEDY SHORT SCREENPLAY: HERCULEAN… Continue reading June 2019 Film/Story/Screenplay Winners

Comedy Festival Testimonial – February 25 2019

Awesome, thank you so much! Very clear, artistic, raunchy, (and the most pleasant surprise), youthfully appealing. I didn’t see that coming. It’s a real eye-grabber and conversation starter. Well done. The progressive script is not for everyone. The film short is not for everyone. Good! Screw’em. I like it a lot. I hope you enjoyed… Continue reading Comedy Festival Testimonial – February 25 2019

November 2018 COMEDY Stories, Screenplays, Short Films

Festival for Comedy-A FilmFreeway preferred festival: LIVING WITH A MONSTER, 4min, Canada, Horror/Comedy PELICAN, 5min., USA, LGBT   RECONNECTED, 15min., USA, Drama/Comedy MEA CULPA, 6min., USA, Comedy/Crime   TV BEST SCENE: Fountain Grand Freelancers by Richard MuellerNovember 2018 COMEDY 1st Scene Reading: SUPERFAN by Harry GreenbergerNovember 2018   COMEDY 1st Scene Reading: THE FRANCHISE by… Continue reading November 2018 COMEDY Stories, Screenplays, Short Films

Director Biography – Kristy Linderholm (MURDER IN THE CAT HOUSE)

KRISTY LINDERHOLM is an award-winning director and producer. Her films have played at Comic Con, on the PBS Shorts Showcase and in many national and international film festivals. She is also a career editor of film and television. Her work includes narrative, reality, documentary, commercials, and music videos. Clients include Disney, Jaguar, Dr Dre, New… Continue reading Director Biography – Kristy Linderholm (MURDER IN THE CAT HOUSE)

Short Film: MURDER IN THE CAT HOUSE, 4min., USA, Comedy

*SPECIAL MENTION – LONDON WORLD COMEDY FEST* *OFFICIAL SELECTION – HOLLYWOOD COMEDY SHORTS FEST* *OFFICAL SELECTION – DIE LAUGHING FILM FEST* Exes, a shooting, a dead body. Not necessarily in that order. Project Links  Website Film Type: Short Runtime: 4 minutes Completion Date: February 1, 2018 Country of Origin: United States Shooting Format: RED Film… Continue reading Short Film: MURDER IN THE CAT HOUSE, 4min., USA, Comedy