THRILLER Festival Best Scene Reading: Opposition Research. by T. R. Schumer

When a brilliant young law grad with a talent for speed-reading takes a well paid gig scraping bulk data for dirt on a rival political candidate, his idealistic naiveté and misplaced loyalty land him in the crosshairs of powerful enemies, the FBI, and his murderous boss. CAST LIST: Narrator: Geoff Mays Dillan: Allan Michael Brunet… Continue reading THRILLER Festival Best Scene Reading: Opposition Research. by T. R. Schumer

HIGHLIGHT & VIDEOS: DECEMBER 2020 THRILLER/SUSPENSE Film Festival

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS: BEST CRIME/THRILLER FILM: IMAGINARY FRIEND BEST ACTION FILM: THE LAST PIZZA BEST PERFORMANCES: RETRIEVAL BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: ZEALANDIA BEST SOUND & MUSIC: EMBLEM Theme of night: Changing conventional thought. NOTE: Festival took place during the COVID-19 virus lockdown so all screenings were held in private. Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos: ZEALANDIA 13min. New… Continue reading HIGHLIGHT & VIDEOS: DECEMBER 2020 THRILLER/SUSPENSE Film Festival

THRILLER Festival 1st Scene Reading: OFF GRID, by Magnus Leijon

A family leaves the western rat race to pursue their lifelong dream to manage a tourist lodge in the rainforest. Unaware of the lodge’s murderous past, they are pulled into a psychological game unveiling the ultimate stake, life itself. CAST LIST: Daniel: Sean Ballantyne Interbank Trader: Allan Michael Brunet Annika: Julie Sheppard Emily: Val Cole

Director Biography – Matt Szymanowski (DARK DAY)

Matt Szymanowski wrote, produced and directed his debut feature, a Sundance Screenwriting Lab Finalist The Purple Onion. The film premiered at the Cinequest Film Festival and went on to play a dozen festivals Internationally, winning the Best Feature: Drama-Comedy at the Indie Gathering International Film Festival. Cinemation Studios distributed the film in summer 2017 on… Continue reading Director Biography – Matt Szymanowski (DARK DAY)

HIGHLIGHT & VIDEOS: OCTOBER 2020 THRILLER/SUSPENSE Film Festival

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS: BEST THRILLER FILM: MIRROR FINISH BEST HORROR FILM: MALAKOUT BEST PERFORMANCES: VIRTUALLY HAPPY BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: ABSENCE BEST SOUND & MUSIC: STAY Theme of night: Death and Rebirth NOTE: Festival took place during the COVID-19 virus lockdown so all screenings were held in private. Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos: ABSENCE, 13min., Germany, Sci-Fi/Thriller… Continue reading HIGHLIGHT & VIDEOS: OCTOBER 2020 THRILLER/SUSPENSE Film Festival

THRILLER BEST Scene Script Reading: 53 Hours In Harpers Ferry, by David Sabbath

Hannah Davenport is having a “good news, bad news” kind of day: A stranger appears in the haunted village of Harper’s Ferry and could be the father she never knew. That’s the good news. The bad news is that he could also be a cold-blooded killer. CAST LIST: Narrator; Allison Kampf Hanna: Elizabeth Rose Morriss… Continue reading THRILLER BEST Scene Script Reading: 53 Hours In Harpers Ferry, by David Sabbath