THRILLER/SUSPENSE Festival Testimonial – August 27 2018

Screenwriter Jac Brennan (REFLECTION)

To be honest, I was doubtful my screenplay would do much, because there are a lot of talented writers out there, I took a chance and it paid off, getting my best scene read was an amazing honor and privilege. The feedback was insightful, I hope I use what I’ve learned and apply it to other screenplays in the future.

A FilmFreeway preferred festival:

Genre: Thriller, Horror, Crime

Set in Los Angeles California, Kendall Lane a journalist for the LA Times, along with two LAPD detectives are investigating a random murder, so they thought. Later discovered, a serial killer (copycat of Jack the Ripper), is terrorizing the city. Kendall has faced her share of monsters, but this monster killer, makes her question everything she knew about herself. One gruesome murder scene, a picture of a young girl was left behind, Kendall immediately knew the connection between the victims, she was the reason these men were being hunted and brutally tortured. How? She never told, hoping no one knew, but someone did find out. Through vivid nightmares, Kendall gets a rare glimpse inside a killer’s mind, what she saw, no one could ever imagine. So, the demented, twisted game of pay back begins.

CAST LIST:

Reggie: Russell Batcher
Narrator: Hugh Ritchie
Alex: Zena Driver
Kendall: Amaka Umeh

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THRILLER/SUSPENSE Festival Testimonial – August 22 2018

 Filmmaker Terez Koncz (THE LETTERS)

I was very thankful and touched. It is such a great feeling to see that people on the other side of the globe were interested in the film and understood it.

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK of the Short Film:

 A FilmFreeway preferred festival:

THRILLER Best Scene Reading of REFLECTION by Jac Brennan

Genre: Thriller, Horror, Crime

Set in Los Angeles California, Kendall Lane a journalist for the LA Times, along with two LAPD detectives are investigating a random murder, so they thought. Later discovered, a serial killer (copycat of Jack the Ripper), is terrorizing the city. Kendall has faced her share of monsters, but this monster killer, makes her question everything she knew about herself. One gruesome murder scene, a picture of a young girl was left behind, Kendall immediately knew the connection between the victims, she was the reason these men were being hunted and brutally tortured. How? She never told, hoping no one knew, but someone did find out. Through vivid nightmares, Kendall gets a rare glimpse inside a killer’s mind, what she saw, no one could ever imagine. So, the demented, twisted game of pay back begins.

CAST LIST:

Reggie: Russell Batcher
Narrator: Hugh Ritchie
Alex: Zena Driver
Kendall: Amaka Umeh

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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

THRILLER Best Scene Reading of THE PROFESSOR by Jessie Garcia

A middle-aged professor is down on his life until a beautiful young co-ed takes an interest in him, but she is not at all who she seems to be.

CAST LIST:

Narration – Sean Ballantyne
Female Detective – Norma Dawn Dunphy
The Professor – Shawn Devlin

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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

Thriller/Suspense Festival – August 18 2018

Ron Riekki (FOR GOOD BEHAVIOR)

It seemed like a cool festival. And it is. Thank you for selecting my play. As far as feedback for the play, I didn’t know how to incorporate more backstory, so I left it as is so that I could hear it read. Kelly, in particular, did a great job of letting me hear the voice out loud, but everyone with your festival is great. Thank you to the cast and crew. Thank you very much.
A FilmFreeway preferred festival:

Genre: Thriller, Drama

A lawyer has an award-winning actress come into a prison to teach his client how to cry on the stand.

CAST LIST:

Lawyer: Shawn Devlin
Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Leeann: Kelly Seo
Teej: Abbas Wahab

JULY 2018 THRILLER Stories, Screenplays, and Short Film

A FilmFreeway preferred festival:

 

festival posterUNDER THE BED, 5min, USA, Horror/Thriller

festival posterTHE CALL, 10min., USA, Horror

ACTORWinning THRILLER 1st Scene Script: MARCO POLO by Jeff Heckler

ACTORWinning SCI-FI 1st Scene Script: POLE by Robert Dodrill

ACTORWinning HORROR 1st Scene Script: WHERE THE BAD KIDS GO by Sean Elwood

ACTORWinning THRILLER 1st Scene Script: FIELDS OF BLOOD by Michael Meade

ACTORWinning THRILLER Short Screenplay – FOR GOOD BEHAVIOR by Ron Riekki

ACTORNovel Reading: S.A.M. by C.A. Jarest

 

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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: John Johnson, Isabal Cupryn, Aser Santos Jr., Zack Arch