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

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

Female Festival Best Scene Screenplay Reading: Orson Welles Ashes-Short, by Debra Knox

Charlie and Susan, a couple of Hollywood wannabes, take a journey down Sunset Boulevard in a black Lincoln with Orson Welles ashes in the trunk and discover what it means to not give up on themselves and their dreams. (copyright 2017)

CAST LIST:

Bette – 2 – Andrea Irwin
NARRATION – Laura Afelskie
Charlie – 20 – Sean Ballantyne
Susan – 18 – Norma Dunphy

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

FEMALE Best Scene Reading Reading: THE TERRAN CHRONICLES: A VOYAGER IN CHRONOSPACE, by Lisa Kirkwood

CAST LIST:

Bardo – 2 – Adrian Carter
NARRATION – Sean Ballantyne
Kaarpaat – 14 – Trevor Howes
Eyna – 17 – 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

FEMALE Best Scene Reading of ON THE VERGE by Rita Martinos

Following her roommate’s suicide, Lily is inspired by Salma to take a trip outside the United States and explore a foreign culture in Lebanon.

CAST LIST: 

Lily – Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Narration – Shawn Devlin
Theo – Sean Ballantyne
Salma – Katelyn Varadi

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

Director: Kierston Drier

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Camera Op: Mary Cox

FEMALE Best Scene Reading of TREED by Staci Greason

After the death of her estranged mother, a grieving housewife climbs a tree by the mall to save it from destruction and uncovers the root of true happiness.

CAST LIST:

Kate (late 30s) – Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Narration – Sean Ballantyne
Ruby (older) – Norma Dawn Dunphy
Mort (30s) – Omar Aufi

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

Director: Kierston Drier

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Camera Op: Mary Cox

FEMALE Best Scene Reading of Sands of the Mirage by Aissa Martell

The personal problems and psychological demons of everyday people manifest in the form of mirages, Forcing them to confront the real existence of their hopes fears and insecurities.

CAST LIST:

Mr. Parnell – Russell Batcher
Sage (m) – Geoff Mays
Narration – Sean Ballantyne
Ronen (f) – Katelyn Varadi
Evan (f) – Salma Dharsee
Chloe – Norma Dawn Dunphy

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

Director: Kierston Drier

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Camera Op: Mary Cox