Read the best of 2016 THRILLER/SUSPENSE Feature Film Loglines – Part 3

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BEDLAM ON THE RAILS, by Wayne Johnson

FIEND, by Andrew Samuelsen

BED OF LIES, by Lani Aisida

PRIVATE DUDDELS, by Thobias Dhaeyere

MODERN PERSECUTION, by Jennifer Cole

THE DELIVERY, by Jayson Amoroso

DEVIL’S ISLAND, by Matthew Riehl

AXPLAR, by Jelena Janjic

CLARION, by PR Mitchell

THORNE, by Sean Williams

OPPRESSED, by Jeff Thompson

ROBOTOPIA, by Chad Bowman

SET FOR LIFE, by Jason Rist

LACUNA, by Steve Walters

A BOY AND HIS SOLDIER, by Spencer Guerrero

BLOODSPITE, by Fleurette M. Van Gulden

SURVIVING DESTINY, by Doris Lee

LUMP SUM, by Messan Amlon

PRESUMPTION OF GUILT, by Alisha Williams

THE LITTLE GIRL, by Heidi Thatcher-Nalley

Read the best of 2016 THRILLER/SUSPENSE Feature Film Loglines – Part 2

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ALREADY IN, by Vince Jeffers

UNPARALLELED, by Liam McCann

10000 MISSISSIPPI, by Adelehin Ijasan

THE FULL MOON, by Lee Aurora

THE GOLDEN NIGHTINGALE, by Hammoudi Abdelouahab

QUEEN OF THE HIMALAYAS, by Purna Bahadur Rai Nachhring

ROLL THE DICE, by Lynn Winiarczyk

BEHIND 13, by Rebecca A. Raymer

ASCENT FUSION, by Ruslan Tlif

TWO FINS ON A FISH, by Kent Flaagan

SALVAGE AND RECOVERY THE HEIST, by Lynn Winiarczy

THE CANCUN INCIDENT, by Lynn Winiarczyk

DREXLER, by Carlton L. Winston

FOXHUNT, by Emily Schooley

IN 10 DAYS, by Kevin Goodson

OMINOUS, by Kyle Stuck

FAIR DEALING, by Pinakee Sher

SEASIDE, by George Pacich

LIGHTLESS, by Dhruv Kanungo

INTO THE SMOKE, by Robert O’Sullivan

Read the best of 2016 THRILLER/SUSPENSE Feature Film Loglines – Part 1

Submit your Thriller Screenplay to the Festival Today: https://thrillersuspensefestival.com/

CLICK the links and read the best of THRILLER/SUSPENSE Feature Film Loglines for 2016.

PRIVATE BUREAU, by Mica

THE ALIBI, by Wendy Appelbaum

THE OLD NATION, by Josh Richards

A WINTER TOUR, by Alex Southey

A GIRL WITH A MASTERMIND, by Priya Mistry

KING OF ROCK, by Anthony Morris

A WINK OF THE BLACK EYE, by Mark Wagner

THREE THE MOVIE, by Elisabetta Minen

RANSOM HOLLOW, by Jeffrey Slocum

BURN THROUGH ME, by Shawn McCormack

THE BOARDER, by Blair Gibson

FEEDBACK, by Stuart Haag

BROOKDALE HAUNTINGS, by Rebecca Paniagua

A SEASON OF STRAWBERRIES, by Judy Bednarek

SIN, by April de Nyse

PATRIOTE PERIL, by Thomas Thorpe

FOX HUNT, by Robert McElherson

SOMEBODY’S KNOCKING, by Sherril M. Kinney

THE ORDER, by Ben Jacob

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Today’s FilmFreeway: Television Screenplay Festival

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Get to know Storyboard Artist James Doh (Captain America, X-Men: First Class, Drive)

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James Doh is one of the most sought after Storyboard Artists in the industry today. His imprint is on most of the top action movies in the last 15 years. In 2016 alone, he worked on “The Conjuring 2”, “Suicide Squad”, and “Star Trek Beyond”. He’s currently working on the upcoming blockbusters “Ghost in the Shell (2017”, “Aquaman (2018)”, and “The Predator (2018)”.

Read the full interview here

PHOTO: James’ storyboards from Suicide Squad: 

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Interviewer Matthew Toffolo is currently the CEO of the WILDsound FEEDBACK Film & Writing Festival. The festival that showcases 10-20 screenplay and story readings performed by professional actors every month. And the FEEDBACK Monthly Festival held in downtown Toronto on the last Thursday of every single month. Go tohttp://www.wildsound.ca for more information and to submit your work to the festival.

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October 2016 Romance Screenplays, Films, Stories

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See the best of Romance Stories and Films showcased at the festival:

ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay – LOVE IS NOT LOVE
October 2016 Reading
Written by Stephen Keep Mills
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – WHAT’S IN A NAME
October 2016 Reading
Written by Ted Stanley
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – THE MIDDLING CLASS
October 2016 Reading
Written by Amanda J. Bermudez
ACTORSHORT Story – TOUCHING MY SPINE
October 2016 Reading
Written by Monique Amado

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Director/Producer: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: John Johnson

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Deadline Today: Short Story Festival Contest

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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 by 100,000s of people when it’s read online using a top professional actor. It’s a rush you’ll never experience in your life seeing it come to life that way.


DEFINITION OF A SHORT STORYA short story is a work of fiction that is usually written in prose, often in narrative format. A short story usually deals with…

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1st Scene Reading of 20/20: SEARCH FOR INDEPENDENCE by Harold L Brown

20/20: SEARCH FOR INDEPENDENCE

CAST LIST:

NARRATOR – Sean Ballantyne
JEFF BEKK – Hugh Ritchie
DR. IVES – Julian Ford
FRANCOIS – Peter Nelson
CRAWFORD – Kheon Clarke
GRACE – Mallory Palmer
MADELEINE – Angelica Alejandro
KATLA – Kelci Stephenson

SYNOPSIS:

Genre: Thriller, Political Drama

An inventor with a plan that would replace oil must survive while forces in China, Canada and the United States vie for the technology.

What is your screenplay about?

The world is becoming a much more complex place. 20/20: Search for Independence is the story about Jeff Bekk, a young inventor who’s searching for his own validation by developing software to drive a project known as SEATech. Suddenly he’s left to finish the ICCCE invention started by his grandfather and search for the truth about his Icelandic grandfathers death.

Meanwhile, relying on Jeff’s SEATech software, China and Canada covertly prepare to eliminate oil sands greenhouse gas emissions undermining the future of major U.S. oil refineries and an unsuspecting U.S. government in the middle of a Presidential election.

As Jeff works on the SEATech project he “secretly” works on finishing the ICCCE prototype that can replace oil. His gambles to honour his grandfather put his grandfather’s legacy and ranch at risk. The deeper he gets, the more he realizes he must reassess who he can trust as he struggles to survive as global forces vying to steal “his” technology, guaranteeing their global energy dominance.

On a personal note, my grandparents are Scandinavian. I have always been fascinated by what countries with the climate changes they face, have, and continue to achieve. Maybe, colder air is better for the braincells.

What genres does your screenplay fall under?

20/20 is a techno thriller with strong political elements as major super powers fight for Jeff’s invention to achieve national security interests and energy dominance. Some have said it could be a political thriller.

Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

This story is about the unintended consequences of well intended actions. We live in an increasing interconnected world where decisions or interests in an isolated desert are communicated as timely as decisions or demands on Wall Street. This is a world where you can push a button in a downtown village in Alberta that has catastrophic effects in Africa.

Jeff wants to see his grandfather’s invention realized and his obsession to realize his grandfather’s legacy nearly costs him his grandfather’s ranch. Worse yet, without a serious assessment, the invention in Alberta, could destroy an economy and a country half way around the globe.

How would you describe this script in two words?

Do Right. Be Selfless. Or in a few more words, do the right thing.

What movie have you seen the most times in your life?

Early on – The Firm; when I started to more seriously study story there was Casablanca, Schindler’s List, In the Heat of the Night, A Time to Kill, A Bronx Tale and Thunderheart. And, I have been lucky enough to meet Norman Jewison, one of the world’s greatest storyteller directors.

How long have you been working on this screenplay?

Total elapsed time, is more than a couple of years. It started as a germ of an idea and grew from there. Very few of my stories are short term ventures and they become deep stories of thought and reflection about me and the world I live in.

How many stories have you written?

I’ve lost count. I do know I have two techno thriller novels published, Deadly Invisible Enemies: Evil in the Air and Deadly Invisible Enemies: Hunt for Evil, and I’ve just finished the first draft of the third novel, Deadly Invisible Enemies: Evil Resurrection. I’ve also written a multi award winning miniseries, a web-digital series, two tv pilots including a project pitch/bible with 5 season and character arcs and at least eight award wining screenplays.

What motivated you to write this screenplay?

I wanted to explore the consequences a decision or special interest in one part of the world has on another part of the world. I landed on the idea of the impact an invention could have on the world. I wanted to move beyond a story that focus on one dimension, like the environment vs oil. As I already said, the world is increasingly interconnected. What is good for one region or group in a community or country may be catastrophic to another. In this story Jeff slowly begins to realize ICCCE is catastrophic—even destroying his girlfriend’s country. He realizes he cannot rely on anyone to figure out what to do—he must discover the facts, his truths and make a decision.

What obstacles did you face to finish this screenplay?

Unintended consequences is a tough thing to make personal and yet globally catastrophic. As for the subject matter of oil/energy markets, that is also a complex matter as others who have attempted it, such as Syriana have found out. People line up at the gas pumps and rage about the price of gas as they watch prices plummet half way around the world. It is a world of unintended consequences. Efforts to lower the price of gas, lead to an unexplained increase. That even made the story more compelling for me.

Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?

I have an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and the study of the human condition. Why do people or countries do what they do? Why I react in a certain way to a situation? Often these worlds intersect at some point and the germ of a story is formed. That is what becomes my next potential quest or project. The journey of self discovery and a potential revelation I can share through a story.

What influenced you to enter the festival? What were your feelings on the initial feedback you received?

I like writing. And I like writing thrillers. I would love to see one of my stories up on the big screen but hearing the story performed has also been a great experience for me and industry associates I work with. I have entered this festival several times and received feedback that has helped me improve the story I want to tell. I have also entered other competitions, like WILDSound many times, received incredible feedback that raised the quality of the story – to the point I garnered a professional reading of my racial drama screenplay titled “Hope is Not a Black and White Rainbow.”

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Get to know Cinematographer Michael Simmonds (Nerve, Vice Principals)

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Michael Simmonds is a wealth of knowledge when he chats about his love of cinematography. He is a man who is constantly looking into the future and only looking back when inspiration is needed. He is a rare talent who is able to move seamlessly from documentary to TV to feature films.  It was an honor to chat with him.

Read the FULL Interview at http://www.matthewtoffolo.com

VP had very tight scripts and David Gordon Green would create film level blocking. The actors definitely added to the dialgue, but not any more or less than other projects I have been involved with. On a comedy, even if the actors improvise, its in regards to dialogue and not their actual movement, so it does not effect me. I alwas operate with headphones on so I can hear the actors perfectly and I can anticipate their movement.

Photo: Danny McBride vs Walton Goggins…

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