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

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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

DECEMBER 2018 THRILLER Stories, Screenplays, and Short Film

A FilmFreeway preferred festival:

 

 

festival posterSTOLEN, 5min., USA, Drama/Crime

festival posterMISCREANT, 10min., Crime/Thriller

ACTOR NOVEL Transcript Reading: THINGS THAT GO BUMP IN THE NIGHT
December 2018 Reading
by Wilson Jackson
STORYTHRILLER SHORT Screenplay: STATESIDE by Matthew Bernal
December 2018

STORYTHRILLER SHORT Screenplay: JIMMY by Michael Aliotti
December 2018

STORYFEATURE Screenplay: WOMEN AND CHILDREN FIRST by Tara C. Hall
December 2018

STORYBEST scene Screenplay: THE NIGHT WITCHES by Steven Prowse
December 2018

STORYBEST scene Screenplay: HOMEFRONT by Alexander Stathis
December 2018

STORYBEST scene Screenplay: THIS OLD HOUSE by Cody Baron
December 2018

STORYBEST scene Screenplay: BOUDOIR CELL by Mark Curtis Dunn
December 2018

 

 

 

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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: Hugh Ritchie, Isabal Cupryn, Aser Santos Jr., Zack Arch

Short Film: GOLDBLOODED, 9min., USA, Action/Crime

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A homeless drifter with traces of pure gold in his blood, accidentally unleashes his secret while experimenting with extraction methods and everyone wants in on the fortune.

News & Reviews
  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Thriller, Crime Drama, Action, Revenge, Economic Crisis, Greed
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 21 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 13, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    20,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color

Short Film: BOONDOGGLE, 11min, UK, Thriller

Three men discover a mysterious box, supposedly containing the product of their deepest desires

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  • Film Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    11 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    April 23, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    2,000 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    4:3
  • Film Color:
    Color

 

Director BIO: George Vatistas (THE HOBBYIST)

George Robert Vatistas is a Greek-American filmmaker from Philadelphia. He graduated from the New York college film school in Athens, Greece, where his first movie “The Weapon” was praised by international self-taught director Pantelis Voulgaris. His passion for directing and cinema led him to New York City where George completed his masters in directing at the School of Visual Arts, under Bob Girardi’s directing program. George’s second written & directed film, “The Hobbyist” was awarded with the Paula Rhodes Memorial Award & given to him by SVA as an honors master’s degree candidate.

Short Film: THE HOBBYIST, 8min., USA, Thriller

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A short neo-noire thriller centered around a mysterious druggist visited by Sangstrom, a seemingly ordinary man in search of an undetectable poison. Yet, Sangstrom winds up getting more than he bargained for from the sagacious alchemist.

Project Links
  • Film Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Neo-Noire, Thriller, Fantasy, Horror
  • Runtime:
    8 minutes 37 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 1, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    14,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color