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 Best Scene Screenplay Reading: Egg Run, by Michelle Gordon

Two rude dudes become legendary Easter rabbits on a charity motorcycle egg run. It’s Easy Rider MEETS Peter Cottontail MEETS Rebel Without a Crew! Not your usual “buddy heist”. “Come along on the ride, stay ’cause it’s crazy man!” CAST LIST: Narrator: Allison Kampf SUHWARO (F): Victoria Urquhart WAITER/NARRATOR (M): Sean Ballantyne — Producer/Director: Matthew… Continue reading COMEDY Best Scene Screenplay Reading: Egg Run, by Michelle Gordon

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

COMEDY Festival WINNING Feature Screenplay: OLD SCRATCH, by Ty Clancey

When a coup in Hell forces the Devil (Old Scratch) into Witness Protection within a small, idyllic town – he must find a way to reclaim his position before his usurpers unleash the Anti-Christ and destroy him and mankind for good. CAST LIST: Carl: Wayne Yuan Lilith: Melie Rondeau Mara: Regan Brown Narration: Kat Smiley… Continue reading COMEDY Festival WINNING Feature Screenplay: OLD SCRATCH, by Ty Clancey

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

COMEDY Best Scene Reading: PARTY OVER COUNTRY, by Tim Gale

An intolerable Republican candidate is voted in as President of the United States, but he seems more interested in partying than running the country, or taking orders from his ominous overlord. CAST LIST: NARRATION – SARAH DESOUZA-COELHO Buzz – 5 – SEAN BALLANTYNE Hope – 6 – JULIE C. SHEPPARD Carson – 5 – GENE… Continue reading COMEDY Best Scene Reading: PARTY OVER COUNTRY, by Tim Gale

Winning COMEDY Feature Screenplay Reading: Johnny’s Pico, by Sean Monahan, Scott Hennelly

A pair of hapless private detectives, middle-aged brothers Craig and Timmy, are sick of Los Angeles and finally moving home… until they stumble into the middle of a murder investigation and the crosshairs of the Irish Mafia. Their only way out is to actually become the detectives they had always pretended to be. CAST LIST:… Continue reading Winning COMEDY Feature Screenplay Reading: Johnny’s Pico, by Sean Monahan, Scott Hennelly

TV SPEC Screenplay Reading of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, by Christus Ahmanson

The Gang Adopts A Syrian Refugee CAST LIST: Charlie: Sean Ballantyne Frank: Ron Boyd Tariq: Yaw Attuah NARRATION Dennis: Matthew Payne Mac: Hadi Kubba Dee: Tracy Rowland Janice: Diana Franz — 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 TV SPEC Screenplay Reading of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, by Christus Ahmanson

COMEDY Best Scene Screenplay Reading: No Probllama, by Krystal Bird

CAST LIST: Host – 2 – Adrian Carter Mad Scientist – 2 – Sean Ballantyne NARRATION – Norma Dunphy Evie (40s) – 22 – Andrea Irwin Dave (40s) – 32 – Trevor Howes — Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Kyle Drier, John Johnson… Continue reading COMEDY Best Scene Screenplay Reading: No Probllama, by Krystal Bird

COMEDY Best Scene Screenplay Reading: FAMILY CRISIS LIVE-IN , by Anna Patterson

Grandma gets thrown out of the nursing home, reclaims her home from son and family and seeks to regain control of her extended family although she hates them. CAST LIST: Granny – Norma Dunphy Real Estate Lady – Laura Afelskie NARRATION – Sean Ballantyne Mike – Trevor Howes Ginny – Andrea Irwin Policeman – Adrian… Continue reading COMEDY Best Scene Screenplay Reading: FAMILY CRISIS LIVE-IN , by Anna Patterson