LA Festival BEST SCENE Reading of The Adorables by Michael Gavino

CAST LIST:

Oscar Sr – 5 – Brian Carleton
Oscar Jr – 5 – Jolly Amaoko
NARRATION – Bree Ali
Ofelia – 11 – Stephanie Herrera
Carlos – 14 – Russell Batcher

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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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Top 5 1pg. Short Screenplays from the last year

Watch the readings of the top screenplays performed by professional actors:

THE CLICHE by Eileen Wilson
https://lafeedbackfilmfestival.com/2018/12/14/1pg-short-screenplay-of-the-cliche-by-eileen-wilson/

Lexy Woos Amber by Matt Schutt
https://lafeedbackfilmfestival.com/2018/10/05/1pg-short-screenplay-lexy-woos-amber-by-matt-schutt/

Fight Club Rebuttal by Matt Schutt
https://lafeedbackfilmfestival.com/2018/10/02/1pg-short-screenplay-fight-club-rebuttal-by-matt-schutt/

MISTAKES, by Rene Collier
https://lafeedbackfilmfestival.com/2018/07/01/1pg-short-screenplay-mistakes-by-rene-collier/

The Infinite, Not Beyond, by T.J. Peters
https://lafeedbackfilmfestival.com/2018/04/17/1pg-short-screenplay-the-infinite-not-beyond-by-t-j-peters/

Top 5 LA Festival Screenplays from the last year

Watch the readings of the top screenplays performed by professional actors:

CHILDREN OF THE DUST, by John McCarney
https://lafeedbackfilmfestival.com/2018/03/19/1st-scene-screenplay-children-of-the-dust-by-john-mccarney/

In an intertwining story based on true events, three very different men have a part in saving as many babies from war-torn Vietnam as they can.

THE PLAYLISTS, by Michael Kotsiros
https://lafeedbackfilmfestival.com/2018/02/17/mystery-1st-scene-script-the-playlists-by-michael-kotsiros/

A married couple are separately lured to a remote location by a gifted but troubled composer, who uses music to reveal his hidden agenda.

RODNEY AND THE TRIPPY TIME TRAVELING TALE OF TRIPPING, by Brandon M. Prosek
https://lafeedbackfilmfestival.com/2018/07/01/short-screenplay-rodney-and-the-trippy-time-traveling-tale-of-tripping-by-brandon-m-prosek/

Rodney is thrust into a bizarre situation when his older self arrives to try to change time and prevent millions from dying, including himself.

THE HITLER PARADOX, by James Hughes
https://lafeedbackfilmfestival.com/2018/07/17/winning-short-script-the-hitler-paradox-by-james-hughes/

Two time travelers find themselves in conflict as they aim to bring Hitler to justice, although in vastly different ways.

THE TEMPS, by Julia Montanez
https://lafeedbackfilmfestival.com/2018/07/30/winning-tv-pilot-screenplay-the-temps-by-julia-montanez/

A modern day quirky comedic TV show based in New York City. A man hires his unemployed best friend and his 3 roommates to assist him in salvaging his job. An unorthodox team is formed as they discover the ultimate significance of what true friendship can mean on life’s unleveled journey.

1st Scene Screenplay Reading of Fish Food by Brian McWha

After giving up on life, a retiree is entrusted with a goldfish by a neighbouring child. Now he has to face the demons of his past, hoping for redemption.

CAST LIST:

Roger – Malcolm Allcorn
Parishioner #1 – Katelyn Varadi
Narration – Brogan Caulfield
Henry – Ted Power
Nancy – Danielle Nicole
Louise – Bree Ali

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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

Feature Screenplay Reading of AT THE MERCY OF FAITH by Samuel Taylor

A fourteen year old preacher renounces his faith in God in the wake of a terrifying and traumatic event. Eighteen years later, the psychotic demons from his past, viciously return to wreak havoc on of his home and collect his soul for the god of their hell.

CAST LIST:

Tall Man: Malcolm Taylor
Sylvestus: Christopher Bautista
Narrator: Sean Ballantyne
Marvin: Luke Robinson
Susan: Erica Levene
Myesha: 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

TV Best Scene Reading of Squad by Louric Rankine

Teens of color deal with their disorganized high school and personal problems by talking in a group chat- which happens to concretize in a virtual white room.

CAST LIST:

Louis: John Marcucci

Jamal: Sam Fazli

Narrator: Kat Smiley

Libretta: Cassandra Guthrie

Amatou: Zena Driver

Submit exclusively via Film Freeway:

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

Director: Kierston Drier

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Camera Op: Mary Cox

Best Scene Reading of THE WAITING ROOM by Joel Stern

In this suspense/comedy, Bill Egan, a crusty Alcatraz corrections officer, suddenly finds himself in a waiting room along with a one-armed Medal of Honor award winner-turned hitman, a ditzy bank teller and a Bronx street hoodlum. From different time periods, they try to piece together the events that brought them there.
Little do they know they are about to face the ultimate judgement.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller

CAST LIST:

Linda: Cassandra Guthrie
Chuck: John Marcucci
Narrator: Kat Smiley
Bill: Shawn Devlin
Oscar: Sean Ballantyne
Reggie: Sam Fazli

Submit exclusively via Film Freeway:

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

Director: Kierston Drier

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Camera Op: Mary Cox