Winning Feature Screenplay Reading: TRANSFERENCE, by Mark C. Spera

H.C.A.T. (Human Consciousness Attribute Transfer) is about to change the world, but both the technology and its creator Dr. Robert Courtney are in danger. The Government wants to exploit it and one very powerful individual must destroy it. Unknowingly breaching the divide between the natural and super natural, Dr. Courtney with the help of a small rebel group, must now fight to save his technology, his life and the future of all mankind.


Dwight: Erik Hicks
Agent Tibideaux: Charles Gordon
Taka: Wildred Lee
Narrator: Elizabeth Morriss
Court: Gene Abella
Rachel/Lily: Tiffany Elefano
O’Mally: Tim McCarthy

Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo

Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Ryan Haines, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Ryan Haines, Temitope Akinterinwa, Efren Zapata, Zack Arch

SHORT SCREENPLAY – Pfff by Dimitri Devyatkin

Watch the January 2017 1pg. Short Screenplay Reading.

Best Scene from the screenplay PFFF Screenplay
Written by Dimitri Devyatkin


PATIENT – Nick Wicht
DOCTOR – Charles Gordon


Genre: Comedy

A doctor tries to help in a difficult case.

Get to know the writer:

What is your screenplay about?

A patient with a difficult problem comes to a doctor. The doctor is able to help the patient, but when he presents the bill, the patient is furious and refuses the doctor’s cure.

What genres does your screenplay under?

comedy, dirty jokes

How would you describe this script in two words?

gas attack

Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

pure fun, slapstick humor

What movie have you seen the most times in your life?

Modern Times (Charlie Chaplin), A Day at the Races (Marx Brothers)

How long have you been working on this screenplay?

Two days

How many stories have you written?

2 long screenplays, 15 shorts

What motivated you to write this screenplay?

to make a play that is so funny that the actors can hardly hold their laughter. In grade school, I was the crack up king. I could make the whole class crack up with laughter.

What obstacles did you face to finish this screenplay?


Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?

history, politics, culture, art, movies

What influenced you to enter the festival? What were your feelings on the initial feedback you received?

A fun script, look forward to hear any feedback. Please send feedback, comments, advice, critique. —

Any advice or tips you’d like to pass on to other writers?

Keep trying. Don’t give up.

Director/Producer: Matthew Toffolo
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: John Johnson

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