SCI-FI Best Scene Reading: MERGE PROTOCOL, by Victor Grippi

Logline: When a software engineer regains consciousness to find himself trapped in the crumbled remains of his office cubicle, he is forced to search his fragmented memory in order to determine what’s happened and how to save himself and the other survivors.  CAST LIST: Narrator: Elizabeth Morriss Gray: Peter Mark Rapheal Alice; Zena Driver —… Continue reading SCI-FI Best Scene Reading: MERGE PROTOCOL, by Victor Grippi

SCI-FI Best Scene Reading: PAST PRESENCE, by Kevin Mongelli

  Professor STEPHEN EMERSON (50’s) is obsessed with a book, THE DNALYM RHAPSODY, written by EDGAR GRAVES. It explains his theory of past lives and the ability of man to tap into his consciousness to see his or her other lives. One of Dr. Emerson’s patients commits suicide after it is believed that she saw… Continue reading SCI-FI Best Scene Reading: PAST PRESENCE, by Kevin Mongelli

SCI-FI Best Scene Reading: IN THE CHILL OF THE NIGHT, by Adam Norby

CAST LIST: Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss Awan: Hartley O. Gyamfi Woodsman: Shawn Devlin   — Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com 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

SCI-FI Best Scene Reading: MIMICS, by John Saunders

A plane carrying two prisoners crash lands in North Carolina where hunters Ethan, Tommy and Dale come to their assistance. Major Reynolds and one prisoner, the attractive Amber, are the only survivors and are taken back to their hut. But the injured Reynolds warns Ethan that Amber is dangerous, and that the second prisoner must… Continue reading SCI-FI Best Scene Reading: MIMICS, by John Saunders

SCI-FI BEST Scene Reading: Girl Out of Time, by Jay J. Falconer

An orphaned street girl with mysterious time-traveling abilities battles future humans across time and space in a deadly fight for not only her future, but that of humanity’s. CAST LIST: Nurse: Olivia Barrett Warden: Ted Powers Narrator: Val Cole Alison: Mercedez De Castro Derek: Wilfred Lee Jim: Trevor Howes — Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com Festival Moderators:… Continue reading SCI-FI BEST Scene Reading: Girl Out of Time, by Jay J. Falconer

SCI-FI Best Scene Reading: After the End, by Dalia Gal

After the End is the story of a near future humanity misled to surrender to a technologically advanced alien race, the Enkidos, who promise beneficence, But whose real agenda is to enslave it and dominate Earth, to replace their own dying planet Durenki. CAST LIST: NARRATION – JULIE C. SHEPPARD Elaine – 23 – SARAH… Continue reading SCI-FI Best Scene Reading: After the End, by Dalia Gal

SCI-FI Best Scene Reading: Ray in Space, by John Celona

Extraterrestrials stranded on Earth live in people’s pools. CAST LIST: NARRATION – SARAH DESOUZA-COELHO Ray – 22 – THOMAS FOURMIER Vikki – 19 – DIANA FRANZ Crosby – 2 – SEAN BALLANTYNE   — Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Ryan Haines, John Johnson Festival… Continue reading SCI-FI Best Scene Reading: Ray in Space, by John Celona

FANTASY Best Scene Reading: Roy Hermus Meets Princess QQ, by J. David Thayer

CAST LIST: NARRATION – DIANA FRANZ Roy Hermus – 42 – SEAN BALLANTYNE Princess QQ – 43 – SARAH DESOUZA-COELHO — Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com 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,… Continue reading FANTASY Best Scene Reading: Roy Hermus Meets Princess QQ, by J. David Thayer

SCI-FI 1st Scene Screenplay Reading: URRACA, by Eva Everett Irving

Argentinian writer Gabriel De Lara receives national success with his novel, but in the wake of tragedy he struggles to produce the next best-seller. When a young, Canadian translator shows up at his door, he immediately recognizes that she is different. Catherine’s intentions are unclear at first, but she becomes instrumental in his creative process,… Continue reading SCI-FI 1st Scene Screenplay Reading: URRACA, by Eva Everett Irving

BEST SCENE Screenplay Reading: COSMOSIS OF WORLDS, by Richard Trask

Adam Chapman, 1.4 million years ago, on planet Longon, gets hurt in a rock climb and dies during a hernia surgery. His (random) exact replica self, Mark Meyhee, born on Earth in 1989, is also a rock climber. Mark is married to Mary; both are young attractive academic nonscientists. Like Adam Chapman, Mark gets hurt… Continue reading BEST SCENE Screenplay Reading: COSMOSIS OF WORLDS, by Richard Trask