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

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1st SCENE COMEDY Reading: HAPPY FUN TIMES, by Nathan Zoebl

When a young man learns of a theme park’s policy to give out large cash settlements to guests who lose a family member whilst at the park, he conspires to take his ailing grandmother on one last ride. CAST LIST: Kevin: Ted Powers Narrator: Val Cole Liv: Veronika Gribanova Colin: Wilfred Lee — Producer/Director: Matthew… Continue reading 1st SCENE COMEDY Reading: HAPPY FUN TIMES, by Nathan Zoebl

Winning COMEDY TV PILOT Screenplay: Out of Order, by Zach Gladstone

  A single camera sitcom about working in fast food. CAST LIST: Cole: Trevor Howes Lyle: Wilfred Lee Donny: Ted Powers Narrator: Val Cole Hazel: Veronika Gribanova Velma: Olivia Barrett Anjum: Mercedez De Castro — 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… Continue reading Winning COMEDY TV PILOT Screenplay: Out of Order, by Zach Gladstone

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

COMEDY Best Scene Screenplay: The Golden Years, by Joe Starzyk

 Mabel and Norman have been together so long they know everything there is to know about each other … or do they? An evening conversation yields a number of surprises. CAST LIST: NARRATION – DANIEL JONES Norman – 56 – TED POWERS Mabel – 51 – OLIVIA BARRETT **** Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com Festival Moderators: Kierston… Continue reading COMEDY Best Scene Screenplay: The Golden Years, by Joe Starzyk

COMEDY 1st Scene Script Reading of: THE SIDEKICK RULES, by Chris Warner

Genre: Comedy, Romance If the rom-com sidekick always has the best lines, then it’s time to give him the lead role. Oscar keeps trying to cover for his hero, but his connection with Penelope starts to get in the way. CAST LIST: Oscar: Ted Powers Narrator: Kat Smiley Harry: Jolly Amoako Penelope: Tiffany Davidson ****** Producer: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com Director:… Continue reading COMEDY 1st Scene Script Reading of: THE SIDEKICK RULES, by Chris Warner