THRILLER Festival Testimonial – March 19 2019

My short film Lucy was accepted at Wildsound Festival back in 2016 with quite good feedback and live audience commentary so I’ve known the organisation in general. Looking forward to visiting Canada and attending live at some point…

Watch the Screenplay Reading: 

Genre: Horror, Mystery, Drama

Logline: Jeff, his fiancee Helena and his brother Mark get lost on their way back from a friends wedding As they try to look for help they meet Jack at an eerie roadside motel. But things are not what they seem and Jack explains someone has already been left behind. They must decide who will be the one after Jack forces them to reveal a terrible secret.

CAST LIST:

Elena – 30 – Brittany Clough
Jack – 36 – Ron Boyd
NARRATION – Anne McMaster
Mark – 25 – Rhys Harrison
Jeff – 41 – Hugh Ritchie

A FilmFreeway preferred festival:

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February 2019 Film/Story/Screenplay Winners

A FilmFreeway preferred festival:

 

 

ACTORSCREENPLAY MOVIE: THE ALGORITHM by George Deighl Jr.

ACTORSCREENPLAY MOVIE: THE FLIGHT OF THE SOULS by Guy Quigley

ACTORTV PILOT SCREENPLAY: THE SWITCH by Thomas Clary

ACTORSHORT SCREENPLAY: MAKE IT REAL by Clara Davila

ACTOR1st Scene SCREENPLAY: KYD’S GAME by Marc Rosenberg

ACTORBest Scene SCREENPLAY: THE PROPHECIES by Ray Cecire

ACTORBest Scene SCREENPLAY: LIES HAMBURGERS AND CUFFLINKS by Gustavo Freitas

ACTORNovel Transcript READING: MENOPAUSE MURDERS by Mary Maloney and Ed Marklet

festival posterHINDIGHT, 6min, USA, Romance/Thriller

 

 

 

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Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com

Festival Moderators: Kierston Drier, Shepsut Wilson
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Kyle Drier, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Mary Cox, Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Hugh Fraser, Andy Camp, Aser Santos Jr., Zack Arch

THRILLER Best Scene Reading of Lies, Hamburgers, and Cufflinks by Gustavo Freitas

To save his life, a guy held hostage by the Russian mafia must find out who ordered the robbery of a 4 million dollar pair of cufflinks.

CAST LIST:

Shapiro: Geoff Mays
Ashley: Kyana Teresa
Narrator: Val Cole
Laura: Teira Watts
Jeff: Christian Vargas
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Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com

Festival Moderators: Kierston Drier, Shepsut Wilson
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Kyle Drier, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Mary Cox, Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Hugh Fraser, Andy Camp, Aser Santos Jr., Zack Arch

THRILLER Best Scene Screenplay Readings of The Prophecies by Ray Cecire

In this modern day retelling of Macbeth ( in modern English) – Roger Macbey is a ruthless corporate raider who finds his life in a downward spiral when a trio of ancient witches appear to play out a devastating prophecy.

PART 1 Reading

CAST LIST:

Oldest Woman – KAT SMILEY
Townsman – STEPHEN SANDQUIST
NARRATION – SARAH-HAZEN BASK
MacBey – STEVE SWITZMAN
Youngest Woman – JESSICA BOWMER

PART 2 Reading

CAST LIST:

NARRATION – SARAH-HAZEN BASK
Rodger – STEVE SWITZMAN
Lilly – KAT SMILEY

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Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com

Festival Moderators: Kierston Drier, Shepsut Wilson
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Kyle Drier, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Mary Cox, Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Hugh Fraser, Andy Camp, Aser Santos Jr., Zack Arch

January 2019 Film/Story/Screenplay Winners

A FilmFreeway preferred festival:

 

 

festival posterTHRILLER 1ST SCENE SCREENPLAY: Dancing in the White Room by David Sabbath

festival posterACTION BEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: Operation Babylift by John McCarney
festival posterACTION BEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: Roar by Rodrigo Juatco

festival posterHORROR BEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: Ode by Nehemiah Russell
festival posterHORROR BEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: Shame by Chiara Provenzano

festival poster BEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: In Another Life by Taylor Anderson
festival poster BEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: Adrienne Cart by Donald P. Howard

festival poster BEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: Stasis by Alex Theo Giannoulis

 

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Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com

Festival Moderators: Kierston Drier, Shepsut Wilson
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Kyle Drier, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Mary Cox, Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Hugh Fraser, Andy Camp, Aser Santos Jr., Zack Arch

THRILLER 1st Scene Screenplay of Dancing in the White Room by David Sabbath

First you use machines; then you wear machines; then you… A message splattered on the subway walls fifty years ago and now, today, the battle cry of the anti-techno revolution.

CAST LIST:

Michael – Malcolm Allcorn
Male #2 – Brogan Caulfield
Narration – Bree Ali
Bromm – Ted Power
Female – Katelyn Varadi
Announcer – Danielle Nicole

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Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com

Festival Moderators: Kierston Drier, Shepsut Wilson
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Kyle Drier, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Mary Cox, Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Hugh Fraser, Andy Camp, Aser Santos Jr., Zack Arch

TOP 10 THRILLER Screenplays of 2018

Watch the table readings of the TOP Thriller scripts of 2018

STORYTHRILLER 1st Scene Reading: THE GIRL IN THE WELL by Richard Webb
November 2018

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

ACTORTHRILLER 1st SCENE Screenplay – THE BLUE ROOM
March 2018 Reading
by Victoria Mitchell
ACTORTHRILLER 1st Scene Screenplay – FORTY WINKS
February 2018 Reading
by Mitch Moldofsky
STORYTHRILLER SHORT Screenplay: JIMMY by Michael Aliotti
December 2018

ACTORWinning THRILLER Short Screenplay – FOR GOOD BEHAVIOR by Ron Riekki

STORYTHRILLER SHORT Screenplay: STATESIDE by Matthew Bernal
December 2018

ACTORABANDON ALL HOPE – THRILLER Short Screenplay
June 2018 Reading
by Max Federman

ACTORTHRILLER Best Scene Screenplay – BAY WINDOW
January 2018 Reading
by Bryan Farrell
STORYHORROR/THRILLER BEST SCENE Screenplay: PRESERVATION by David Kline
October 2018