Female Best Scene Screenplay Reading of Headstrong by Tali Zingman

Alice, age 32, is a self-conscious girl with a bitter dilemma: what to do after catching her boyfriend of 5 years cheating. It’s up to her and the kooky sides of her personality in her head to decide. This is one epic inner battle.

CAST LIST:

Revenge – KAT SMILEY
NARRATION – STEPHEN SANDQUIST
Mother – JULIE SHEPPARD
Alice – JESSICA BOWMER

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

Festival Moderators: Kierston Drier, Shepsut Wilson
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Kyle Drier, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Mary Cox, Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Hugh Fraser, Andy Camp, Aser Santos Jr., Zack Arch

Female Best Scene Reading of Uncelebrated Passing by Randall Talton

CAST LIST:

Waiter – SARAH-HAZEN BASK
NARRATION – STEVE SWITZMAN
Corey – KAT SMILEY
Mother – JULIE SHEPPARD

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

Festival Moderators: Kierston Drier, Shepsut Wilson
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Kyle Drier, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Mary Cox, Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Hugh Fraser, Andy Camp, Aser Santos Jr., Zack Arch

January 2019 Script/Story/Film Winners

A Film Freeway Preferred Festival:

 

festival posterSTORY MOVIE: Knock Knock by Mary Barr

festival posterTELEPLAY MOVIE: EPS: Emergency Psychiatric Service
festival posterWINNING TV SPEC SCREENPLAY: The Middle “The Fancy Party”

festival poster1pg. COMEDY SHORT SCREENPLAY: Ginger Snap by Eileen Wilson
festival posterFEMALE FESTIVAL SHORT SCREENPLAY: A Chance of Success by Malgorzata Suwala & Marta Jagniewska

festival posterFEMALE FESTIVAL 1ST SCENE SCREENPLAY: Drones Drivers by Haley Isleib
festival posterCOMEDY 1ST SCENE SCREENPLAY: Pain in the A by Beth Rehman

festival posterDRAMA BEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: Order of the Dimensions by Irene Helenowski
festival posterHORROR BEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: Shame by Chiara Provenzano

festival posterROMANCE BEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: Salacious by Mona Fuller
festival poster BEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: Adrienne Cart by Donald P. Howard

festival poster BEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: Unhooked by Shelly Paino

festival posterPENANCE, 4min., USA, LGBT/Experimental

festival posterA FRIEND OF DOROTHY, 4min., Sweden, LGBT/Family

festival posterUTOPIA, 15min., USA, LGBT/Drama

festival posterTHANK YOU COME AGAIN, USA, 21min, LGBT/Comedy Web Series

festival posterA GREAT RIDE, 33min., USA, LGBT/Documentary

festival posterTHE DOLLHOUSE, 7min., USA, Documentary

festival posterOLD HABITS, 13min., USA, Drama

festival posterPAGEANT PERFECT, 12min., USA, Drama

festival posterANIMUS PER MACHINA, 5min., Netherlands, Animation

festival posterGOODBYE BABY LADY, 13min., UK, Drama

festival posterITSY, 12min., UK, Drama

festival posterTHE FAMILY WAY, 18min., Ireland, Comedy

festival posterTEA & COFFEE, 9min., UK, Drama/Family

 

 

 

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

Festival Moderators: Kierston Drier, Shepsut Wilson
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Kyle Drier, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Mary Cox, Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Hugh Fraser, Andy Camp, Aser Santos Jr., Zack Arch

Female Festival 1st Scene Screenplay Reading of Alice Through the Microscope by Helen Marsh

 

Horror, Science Fiction, Fantasy

An insect-obsessed preteen girl struggles to create a great science fair project amidst an absentee mother, a relentless bully, and a fungal monstrosity of a foster mother.

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Jarrod Terrill
Mikey: Rhys Harrison
Frankie: Gauri Prasad
Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Alice: Rachel Salsberg
Claudia: Nancy Kenny

A Film Freeway Preferred Festival:

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

Festival Moderators: Kierston Drier, Shepsut Wilson
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Festival Directors: Mary Cox, Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Hugh Ritchie, Isabal Cupryn, Aser Santos Jr., Zack Arch

FEMALE Festival Best Scene Reading of Out Cold by Tracy Scarlato

A Film Freeway Preferred Festival:

A pro hockey player takes a brutal blow to the head and a new persona takes over. Once an upbeat joker and all-around good guy, he fights to keep his identity… before he literally loses his mind.

CAST LIST:

Dustin: Gabriel Darku
Philly: Olivia Barret
Narrator: Matt Barnes
Smitty: Scott McCullogh
Riley: : Nick Hendrik

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

Festival Moderators: Kierston Drier, Shepsut Wilson
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Festival Directors: Mary Cox, Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Hugh Ritchie, Isabal Cupryn, Aser Santos Jr., Zack Arch

Female Festival Testimonial – October 17 2018

Thanks – really good feedback – it is definitely a work in progress!

  • M. Ferrara

A Film Freeway Preferred Festival:

The FEEDBACK Female Film Festival (FFFF) was created for women filmmakers and screenwriters. The goal is to showcased the best of female talent in film & TV from around the world.

Film Festival takes place six times a year!

Screenplay Festival takes place every single month.

Festival takes place at the Regal L.A. LIVE Cinemas in downtown Los Angeles, and the Carlton Cinemas in downtown Toronto.

Female Film Festival Testimonial – August 25 2018

Screenwriter Mary C. Ferrara (RED SHIRT)

A Film Freeway Preferred Festival:

I liked the fact that it was trying to promote female talent, which is so important these days. Yes, I hope too there will be no need for festivals aimed at promoting work of female filmmakers. That eventually there will be a bigger percentage of female filmmakers that are on the scene and get the attention they deserve from all festivals. I LOVED your feedback, it helped me to flesh things out more, it really made sense.