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Winning Student TV Pilot Script Reading: REMEMBRANCE DAY, by Eliza Frakes

  It’s the day before Remembrance Day, the day when – in a radicalized America that has overturned Roe v. Wade – society commemorates the millions of unborn children lost to abortion. It’s also the day that Maggie (23) finds out she’s pregnant. Not sure what to do, she impulse-buys a gerbil, and calls her… Continue reading Winning Student TV Pilot Script Reading: REMEMBRANCE DAY, by Eliza Frakes

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July 2019 Screenplay/Film Winners

Submit exclusively via FilmFreeway:     JOSH, 5min., USA, Drama/Family LOST AT SEA, 16min., USA, Thriller/Mystery I’M SORRY, 4min., USA, Horror/Found Footage   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,… Continue reading July 2019 Screenplay/Film Winners

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June 2019 Screenplay/Film Winners

Submit exclusively via FilmFreeway:   GET BACK, 3min., USA, Experimental UHAMBO, 5min., Australia, Dance WEIGHTLESS, 5min., Canada, Dance FLOWERS OF MARRAKECH, 8min., USA, Documentary T.I.M: This Is Me, 4min., UK, Drama A ROOMBA’S TALE, 5min., USA, Comedy     Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne Editors: Kimberly Villarruel,… Continue reading June 2019 Screenplay/Film Winners

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May 2019 Screenplay/Film Winners

Submit exclusively via FilmFreeway:   THERE’S STILL GOOD, 12min., Japan, LGBT/Drama BEFORE YOU WOKE, 4min., USA, Action/Thriller SONGBIRD, 14min., UK, Fantasy LIFE OR DEATH DEBATES, 6min., USA, Sci-Fi     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… Continue reading May 2019 Screenplay/Film Winners

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April 2019 Screenplay/Film Winners

Submit exclusively via FilmFreeway:   RETRIEVER, 5min., Australia, Drama #METONIGHT, 1min., USA., Music SOCIAL, 2min., USA, Drama LOVE ON THE BALCONY, 4min., USA, Animation/Romance IN A HEARTBEAT, 4min., USA, Animation/LGBT   **** 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… Continue reading April 2019 Screenplay/Film Winners

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March 2019 Screenplay/Film Winners

Submit exclusively via FilmFreeway:   FIGHTER, 7min., USA, Drama APPREHENSION, 3min., Canada, Experimental #ICANTKEEPQUIET, 4min., USA, Documentary       **** 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,… Continue reading March 2019 Screenplay/Film Winners

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February 2019 Screenplay/Film Winners

Submit exclusively via FilmFreeway:   DANCERS, 2min., USA, Dance THE DUCHESS, 7min., USA, Experimental PERSON(A), 5min., USA, Dance CAUGHT IN THE CHAMBER, 7min., USA, Dance THE NATURE OF CONSCIOUSNESS, 5min., USA, Dance       **** Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com Festival Moderators: Kierston Drier, Shepsut Wilson Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Kyle Drier, John… Continue reading February 2019 Screenplay/Film Winners