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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MAY Thriller 2019 Film/Story/Screenplay Winners

A FilmFreeway preferred festival:

 

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

THRILLER 1st Scene Screenplay Reading: Killer Kisses, by S.D. Wheeler

After a dramatic murder, a man escapes the wrath of an Indonesian prison by working for the CIA in order to bring down some of the world’s most notorious criminals — including the woman he once loved.

CAST LIST:

Druk – 7 – JUSTIN DESOUZA
Pike – 7 – DANIEL JONES
NARRATION – OLIVIA BARRETT
Suki – 2 – CASSANDRA GUTHRIE
Tasha – 7 – ETHEL ABRAY
Mystic (m) – 3 – TED POWERS

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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 Reading: Rosemary Lane, by Leal Butler

 

Set in New Zealand, a female detective deals with difficult colleagues while trying to solve a missing-persons case.

CAST LIST:

Rick – 8 – DANIEL JONES
Donna – 7 – ETHEL ABRAY
NARRATION – OLIVIA BARRETT
Simon – 3 – JUSTIN DESOUZA
Rosemary – 1 – CASSANDRA GUTHRIE

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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

 

March 2019 Film/Story/Screenplay Winners

A FilmFreeway preferred festival:

 

ACTORBEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: NOSTRADAMUS MISSION by Daniel M. Berghoff
March 2019 Winner

ACTORSCREENPLAY MOVIE: THE SHROUD TRINITY by Frank McEvoy

ACTORTHRILLER SHORT SCREENPLAY: TOO OLD TO TRICK OR TREAT, by Tammy Gross
March 2019 Winner

ACTORBEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: HE TRIED TO KILL ME by Gail B. Robinson
March 2019 Winner

ACTORBEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: BURDEN OF THE BLOOD MOON by Paige Brien
March 2019 Winner

ACTORFANTASY BEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: THE SEVEN CIRCLES by Eylem Cagla Sayman
March 2019 Winner

 

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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 TV PILOT Reading: BLOWBACK, by Eric Murphy

When an American golf reviewer, on assignment in Moscow, survives a bombing in a crowded market, he teams up with an ex British commando to escape a hit squad aiming to silence him before he can expose the culprits.

CAST LIST:

Leyla: Cari Haim
Braddock: Gabriel Darku
Narration: Esther Thibault
Nash: Isaiah Kolundzic
Stanislav: Charles Gordon

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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 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

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