Screenplay Movie: THE PLAYLISTS, by Michael Kotsiros

SCENE LOCATION:
The scene occurs at a remote cottage in the woods; about an hours drive from Los Angeles. The main character is outside the property having a psychotic episode before running inside and telling his captors that he will release them.

Visual Design by Kimberly Villarruel

Produced by Matthew Toffolo

CAST LIST:
Narrator: Danielle Nicole
Clara: Val Cole
Archibald: Sean Tabares
Lewis: Geoff Mays
Reggie: Matt Barnes
Joel: Steve Rizzo
Rachel: Esther Thibault

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Short Film: LOST AT SEA, 16min., USA, Thriller/Mystery

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A wealthy widow grapples with the disappearance of her son, trying to piece together what happened at the cost of her waning sanity.

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MAY Thriller 2019 Film/Story/Screenplay Winners

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ACTORTHRILLER 1ST SCENE: THE VOYEUR WIKI, by Kevin Glikmann
May 2019 Winner

ACTORSCI-FI SHORT SCREENPLAY: EARTHING, by Llewellyn Michael Bates
May 2019 Winner

ACTORLGBT BEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: LOTUS OPERANDI, by Janet Caulfield
May 2019 Winner

ACTORBEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: DEMON LOVER, by Armando de Aguero
May 2019 Winner

ACTORBEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: THE SYMBIOSIS, by Gunseli Orhon, T. Mehmet Aksu
May 2019 Winner

ACTORBEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: NO ONE, by Kevin Lunn
May 2019 Winner

ACTORBEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: KNIGHT OF THE KOLOSSOS, by Jeremy Storey
May 2019 Winner

ACTORBEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: HIMAL GOLD MURDER AND INTRIGUE IN THE HIGH MOUNTAINS, by Raymond A. Porter
May 2019 Winner

ACTORBEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: BITTERSWEET SERENITY, by Louetta Jensen & Paul Lawrence
May 2019 Winner

ACTORBEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: TO WALK AMONG WOLVES, by Carol Hoffman
May 2019 Winner

festival posterWIDOW, 16min., USA, Action/Western

festival posterTRAP, 10min., Canada, Action/Thriller

festival posterBEFORE YOU WOKE, 4min., USA, Action/Thriller

festival posterSILENCE, 7min., USA, Action/Drama

festival posterACCOMPLICE, 19min., Spain, Thriller

festival posterBLOODBURN, 7min., Netherlands, Crime/Thriller

festival posterTHE WOODS, 4min., USA, Thriller/Horror

festival posterTHE DESECRATED, 8min., USA, Thriller/Mystery

 

 

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

HIGHLIGHT & VIDEOS: May 2019 THRILLER/SUSPENSE Film Festival

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:

BEST FILM: ACCOMPLICE

BEST PERFORMANCES: TRAP

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: THE DESECRATED

BEST MUSIC: BLOODBURN

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterWIDOW, 16min., USA, Action/Western festival posterTRAP, 10min., Canada, Action/Thriller
festival posterBEFORE YOU WOKE, 4min., USA, Action/Thriller festival posterSILENCE, 7min., USA, Action/Drama
festival posterACCOMPLICE, 19min., Spain, Thriller festival posterBLOODBURN, 7min., Netherlands, Crime/Thriller
festival posterTHE WOODS, 4min., USA, Thriller/Horror festival posterTHE DESECRATED, 8min., USA, Thriller/Mystery

The theme of the May 2019 ACTION/THRILLER Feedback Film Festival in Toronto was “Female Strength”.

Each film was a female character pushing against and triumphing in the male world.

The 11th event of the Toronto festivals in 2019.

19 more festivals to go in Toronto this year.

See you at the festivals.

– Matthew Toffolo

BLOODBURN Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK Video from May 2019 Action/Thriller Festival

BLOODBURN, 7min., Netherlands, Crime/Thriller

Directed by Jasper Bronkhorst

What if someone commits a horrible crime and afterwards gets promoted to a powerful position at the Department of Defense where he is legally untouchable? In a desperate attempt, a young soldier forces a high ranking officer into a confrontation by hijacking a bar. The young soldier gives him a choice between two options: confessing or paying the ultimate price.

CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!

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THE WOODS Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK Video from May 2019 Action/Thriller Festival

THE WOODS, 4min., USA, Thriller/Horror

Directed by Robbie Lemieux

A mother is thrust into a nightmare scenario while vacationing at a cabin in the woods with her young daughter.

CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!

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