Get to know the Composing team of The Newton Brothers (Ouija: 2, The Runner)

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What a great time I had chatting with the extremely talented Newton Brothers (Andrew Grush & Taylor Stewart). A composing team that has already “scored” an impressive resume. I talked with them while they were in the midst of promoting their composing work on the horror film “Ouija: Origin of Evil.”

Read the FULL INTERVIEW on MatthewToffolo.com

On what they are looking for in a director: 

We welcome as much input as possible from the director. Getting to know what they want to relay what they want to give the audience. Whether that’s a two note score, or a very detailed score with many counter points. We want to work on the story with them and interject our talent onto the film.

The more that director gives us, the better it is for us.

LIST of COMPOSING Credits from the last 3 years: 

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Watch the best of Poetry Performance Readings from Oct. 2016

Deadline Today: Short Story Contest

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writing CONTESTSHORT STORY CONTEST
Get full feedback! Winners get their short story made into a video!

SUBMIT your Short Story HERE

FULL FEEDBACK on your SHORT STORY from our committee of Professional Writers, and Writing Consultants. SUBMIT your story now (between 1,000 and 9,000 words)
SUBMIT your STORY today! To be eligible for our Writing Festival Events.

Get your full story read by a professional actor and showcased online for the world to see!

Submissions take 3-5 weeks for evaluation

Festival Review – Read testimonials of past submitters feedback on their short story.

Just VOTED one of the top festivals in the world today!

Submit an original short story and get it seen by the world. Submit it now.

A great way to get your words out there, obtain the Agent you’re looking for or just get your story seen by more people. If you win, your story will be seen…

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Deadline Today: VIDEO PITCH FESTIVAL

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ACTORVIDEO PITCH FESTIVAL

Submit your own video pitch today.

Submit your VIDEO PITCH LOGLINE here

Submit your LOGLINE/PITCH to this network and we’ll make it into a film.

A great way to increase your presence and get your story out to the world. This network averages over 95,000 unique visitors a day. We guarantee that your video will garner 1000s of hits by being showcased on this website network, plus the YouTube channel. (Watch the video series on the right for example)

There are many ways we can present your story when we use our professional actors to showcase your video. For Example:

1) We can have them perform to the camera.

2) We can have them pitch your story in voice over with just the text

3) Or, we can have them pitch your story in voice over in a combination of text and photos to enhance your video.

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Last Chance to RSVP: FREE Horror Short Film Festival Event. Thur. Oct. 27th. 7pm. Carlton Cinemas.

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SPECIAL EVENT: Thursday October 27th. 7pm. Carlton Cinemas. Best of Horror and Thriller Short Films from all over the world.

http://www.wildsound.ca/horrortorontofilmfestival.html

A must attend event for any fan of horror!

This is a lineup of the best horror & thriller short film from around the world. Films from France, UK, USA, Germany, and Norway. Something for everyone. It's a solid lineup from the first to last film.

You can come for FREE or make a donation on the night. Or, you can RSVP on the program page and make a donation via paypal or credit card.

REMINDER: There is also the Action/Crime Festival on Thursday October 20th. Here is the lineup and a place to RSVP:
http://www.wildsound.ca/actioncrimetorontofilmfestival.html


Giving you films from all corners of the world in different genres and formats.

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Upcoming Film Festival Events and Writing Festival Deadlines

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RSVP for the Thursday Oct. 27 2016 Film Festival – 7pm to 9pm – Best of HORROR Short Film Festival. Get your FREE tickets today.

FREE Logline Submission – Send in your logline and we’ll post it on this network for free.

Read Festival Articles – Daily festival blog.

Upcoming Writing/Film/Screenplay Festival Deadlines

Deadline October 25th

writing CONTESTSHORT STORY CONTEST
Get full feedback! Winners get their short story made into a video!
ACTORVIDEO PITCH FESTIVALSubmit your own video pitch today.

Deadline October 31st

TV CONTESTSUBMIT your TV PILOT or TV SPEC Script
Voted #1 TV Contest in North America.
FILM CONTESTSUBMIT your SHORT Film
Get it showcased at the FEEDBACK Festival
writing CONTEST1st CHAPTER or FULL NOVEL CONTEST
Get full feedback! Winners get their novel made into a video!
SCREENPLAY CONTESTSUBMIT your FEATURE Script
FULL FEEDBACK on all entries. Get your script performed

Deadline November 5th

writing CONTEST1st ACT or FULL PLAY CONTEST
Get full…

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Watch the October 2016 Winning Adventure/Comedy TV Pilot Reading

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EMMETT IN PEOPLELAND TV Pilot
Written by Larry Hankin

SYNOPSIS:

Genre: Crime, Mystery, Adventure, Comedy

A Crime Comedy: A Homeless Gentleman in Venice, CA, sets out to help a friend accused of stealing a diamond ring, only to become the prime suspect in the theft.

NARRATOR – Sean Ballantyne
EMMETT – Hugh Ritchie
RUSTY – Cass Van Wyck
MRS. B – Becky Shrimpton
CARMELA – Jane Smythe
OFFICER BUDD – Paul Whitaker
OFFICER LEW – Percy Alexander Harris
EDDIE/ROBBIE – Benjamin Camenzuli

Get to know the winning writer:

What is your TV series about?

It’s about how it’s possible to build your dream with just what you got inside and what’s available outside, but emotions and other people don’t work like that.

Why should this screenplay be made into a TV show?

3 reasons: A. Because it’s got a particular voice not out there. “Emmett”, the central character, is eccentric…

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Watch the October 2016 Winning Fantasy/Comedy TV Pilot Reading

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THE VISA TV Pilot
Written by Conrad Haynes

SYNOPSIS:

Genre: Animated Comedy

A goofball prince and a determined refugee team up to steal coveted travel visas out of their Kingdom and into New America.

CAST LIST:

NARRATOR – Erynn Brook
LEA – Viktoria Napoleonova
KHAN – Michael Lake
STEPHAN – Martin Huss
PRINCE – Brogan Caulfield
QUEEN – Michelle Alexander

Get to know the winning writer:

What is your TV series about?

Khan realizes being in line for the throne totally sucks, so he tries to escape to New America with his friend Lea, but first they’ll need a visa.

OR

A goofball prince and his best friend team up to steal coveted visas out of their kingdom and into New America!

Why should this screenplay be made into a TV show?

The Visa creates an engaging, original world that feels unlike anything I’ve ever seen before, the characters have…

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Watch the October 2016 Winning Fantasy/Drama TV Pilot Reading

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WILLOWWOOD TV Pilot
Written by Christopher Locke

SYNOPSIS:

Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Drama

When two aimless slackers discover their entire reality is a TV show and they are merely background characters in a mediocre family sitcom, they attempt to inject some much needed conflict into the lives of the family in order to save the show (and their reality) from cancellation.

CAST LIST:

NARRATOR – Sean Ballantyne
JASMINE – Michelle Alexander
SHELDON – Brogan Caulfield
RUSS – Martin Huss
BARBARA – Viktoria Napoleonova
DERRICK – Michael Lake
WOMAN – Erynn Brook

Get to know the winning writer: 

What is your TV series about?

Former best friends, Jasmine and Sheldon, discover their entire reality is a TV show and that they are actually background characters in a family sitcom entitled Willowwood. Upon learning that the show is on the verge of being cancelled, they take it upon themselves to inject come conflict…

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Watch the October 2016 Winning 1st Scene Screenplays

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CRIME CYCLE
Written by Donald R. Brown

SYNOPSIS:

Genre: Crime, Thriller, Horror

A seemingly all-American family regularly rent out their guest home as a game to satisfy their urge to kill, but when their most recent tenants arrive they have a new set of plans in store for the sadistic bunch.

CAST LIST:

NARRATOR – Michelle Alexander
MADELINE – Katelyn Varadi
ABIGAIL – Julie C. Sheppard
NATHANIEL – Gabriel Darku
JOSEPH – Rikki Wright
NEWS ANCHOR – Sandy Kellerman

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NIGHT WIND TO BAHIA
Written by Thomas Thorpe

SYNOPSIS:

Genre: Thriller, Mystery

Night wind to Bahia is a thriller about an ailing, penniless nobleman searchng for his wife when he uncovers a blood transfusion plot to kill Brazil’s eight-year old prince, Dom Pedro II. Having secured a vial of Cholera immunizing blood, he must choose either to save his own life, obtain reward for reviving the future leader or rescue…

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