Female Festival 1st Scene Screenplay Reading: IN 2030, by Elizabeth Sinanan

It’s 2030 and the Northern Hemisphere wakes from 6 months of hibernation. In order to save the planet, no action is the plan of action. Sage wants to know if there’s a hidden potential in people for the betterment of all.

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Allison Kampf
OLIGO (M): Shawn Devlin –
SPEAKER (F): Hannah Ehman
LIL (F): Cassandra Guthrie
SAGE (F): Victoria Urquhart

Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com

Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editors: Kimberly Villarruel

Festival Directors: Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Ryan Haines, Temitope Akinterinwa, Efren Zapata, Zack Arch

FEMALE Festival 1st Scene Script Reading: Art Appreciation, by Jennifer Titus & Mark Provencher

A nice suburban couple own a painting. Desperate for cash, they wonder…how much is it worth if the artist dies suddenly?

CAST LIST:

Woman: Nadine Charleson
Ali: Tiffany Davidson
Narration: Esther Tribault
Joe: Scott Hilton
Sylvia: Elizabeth Erhart

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 Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Ryan Haines, Temitope Akinterinwa, Efren Zapata, Zack Arch

Short Film: REMOTE ACCESS, 20min,, Australia, Drama/Thriller

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In the Blue Mountains of Australia, police must interview a broken couple to determine who is responsible for two brutal murders. Were they innocent bystanders of a domestic violence incident, or did something more sinister occur?

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SHORT Female Festival Screenplay Reading: Discord, by Jax Smith & Helene Taylor

This short is about a female musician putting up with inappropriate advances from a senior male musician in order to secure a job.

CAST LIST:

Server: Daniel Jones
Narrator: Regan Brown
Meastro: Luke Robinson
Jane: Cassandra Guthrie

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 Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Ryan Haines, Temitope Akinterinwa, Efren Zapata, Zack Arch

1st Scene Female Festival Reading: Sins Of My Father, by Jane Therese

A young woman in Ireland, grapples with the love she has for her father after bringing charges of abuse against him, rocking a country when his sentence is suspended.

CAST LIST:

Colleen: Christina Leonard
Brendan: Geoff Mays
Narration: Sean Ballantyne
Eamon: Aaron Maxwell
Imogen: Carina Cojeen
Robert: Aaron Williams

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 Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Ryan Haines, Temitope Akinterinwa, Efren Zapata, Zack Arch

Winning Female Festival Short Script: You Don’t Deserve My Jelly Strips, by Tai-Ying Chi

A newly arrived International student finally gets to see her high school crush in New York, but the gap between their understandings to their relationship finally forces her to choose between falling in love, or to admit the harm that would draw them apart.

CAST LIST:

Drunk Man: Charles Gordon
Yu-Chen: Wildred Lee
Narrator: Gene Abella
A-Mei: Tiffany Elefano
Lisa: Elizabeth Morriss

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 Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Ryan Haines, Temitope Akinterinwa, Efren Zapata, Zack Arch

HIGHLIGHTS, WINNERS & VIDEOS: November 2019 Female FEEDBACK Film Festival (Toronto)

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:
BEST FILM: WORK IN PROGRESS
BEST DOC PERFORMANCES: ENTRANCE NO EXIT
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: WORK IN PROGRESS
BEST MUSIC: PATRIK

Theme of night: Quirks of the Human Condition

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterWORK IN PROGRESS (Átalakítás folyamatban), 20min., Hungary, Comedy/Romance

festival posterSWIFT, 5min., USA, Action/Comedy

festival posterNURSE HELEN FAIRCHILD, 11min, USA, Documentary

festival posterENTRANCE NO EXIT, 8min., UK, Comedy/Drama

festival posterPATRIK, 10min., USA, Drama

festival posterGYRL, 7min, USA, Drama

festival posterBAD FRUIT, 11min., Ireland, Documentary

The 25th event in Toronto in 2019.
7 more festival events in 2019.

See you at the festivals.

– Matthew Toffolo

Female Festival Winning TV PILOT Screenplay: WALK OF SHAME, by Anna Bielkheden

Walk of Shame is a raw drama series about three female roommates in LA struggling to navigate the road to success and personal identity, smack in the middle of a booming social media era and a pending quarter life crisis. Over the course of ten episodes, we follow the complicated lives and relationships of a 26-year old personal trainer from Oklahoma with a raging Tomboy vs. Barbie complex (ASH), a 29-year old second generation immigrant MUA from Sherman Oaks with the goal of becoming a star beauty influencer (SKY), and a 25-year old aspiring actress from Denmark with an expiring student visa, desperate to make it at any cost (CLARA).

CAST LIST:

Avery: Aaron Maxwell Williams
Alexis: Katelyn Varadi
Sky: Camila Aguirre
Narrator: Carina Cojeen
Clara: Melinda Jordan
Ash: Kristen MacCulloch
Miguel: Michael Ruhs

 

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 Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Ryan Haines, Temitope Akinterinwa, Efren Zapata, Zack Arch

JUNE 2019 Script/Story/Film Winners

A Film Freeway Preferred Festival:

ACTORSCREENPLAY MOVIE: MOTORIST, by Julie Thor Fryd
June 2019 Winner

ACTORSCI-FI 1ST SCENE SCREENPLAY: URRACA, by Eva Everett Irving
June 2019 Winner

ACTORCOMEDY BEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: FATE’S PECULIAR SENSE OF HUMOUR, by N. Triton
June 2019 Winner

ACTORCOMEDY BEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: GOOD INTENTIONS, by Sandy Tovray
June 2019 Winner

ACTORCOMEDY BEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: TAKE A PAUSE OUT OF CRIME, by Mary C. Ferrara
June 2019 Winner

ACTOR BEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: TROUBLE WITH FRIENDS, by Karen Matthews
June 2019 Winner

festival posterDO NOT SING TO ME, MY BEAUTY, 6min., Netherlands, Music

festival posterMINE, 8min., USA, Dance

festival posterFLOWERS OF MARRAKECH, 8min., USA, Documentary

festival posterCHILD, DISRUPTED, 25min., USA, Documentary

festival posterTHE CURE, 32min., Ghana, Documentary

festival posterSCATTERED,9min., Canada, Comedy

Female Festival Best Scene Screenplay Reading: Trouble With Friends, by Karen Matthews

Four friends who have known each other since school band together helping each other and others friends fight against drug dealers,crooked cops, supernatural events and their own lives

CAST LIST:

Captain Lewis – 8 – Sean Ballantyne
Cassandra – 21 – Laura Afelskie
NARRATION – Norma Dunphy
Skeeter – 14 – Adrian Carter
Kenneth – 19 – Trevor Howes
Louise – 15 – Andrea Irwin

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

Festival Directors: Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Denissa Palmer, Temitope Akinterinwa, Efren Zapata, Zack Arch