2017 – Best SCI-FI Feature Film Screenplays (read loglines)

Read the best of SCI-FI Feature Films for 2017.

ONCE UPON A DRAM (OH), by Prince-Odira Ewuzie-Phandira

DARK DAY OF THE SUN: EMERGENCE, by Jeff Jones

JOSEPH, by Mirandola Gonzaga

TERRATOO RETURN TO EARTH, by Joe Koger

BLACK HOLE, by Zeeshan Rizvi

HOME, by Peter L. Brown

STAR WARS HEART OF THE BLADE, by John Travers

ADAM EVE AND TYRONE, by Howard Tubbs

YATRI, by Sashen Naicker

THE FLUTE OF PEACE, by Gunel Asgarova

BLONDE, by George Pacich

TELEPORTED, by Robert Holton

THE KEEPERS, by George Muchiri

THE PHAROAHS CURSE, by Nabeil El Leisy

ALIEN DEATH DRIVERS, by Paul Owens

THE HIGH ARENA, by Daryl Smith

THE DELOS SOCIETY, by Juan Antonio Garcia

THE STANZA HEARD AROUND THE WORLD, by Douglas G Cala

SPACESHIP EARTH 2120, by Joe Dicicco

SIGNALS FROM ABOVE, by Robert Chapman

TANGLED SPIRITS, by Eric P. Granger

SEAGULL, by Kate Kulin

RUCKUS GIRL, by Bruce Burnett

HUMANITY ORIGINS, by Zlatan Mustafica
TIME WARRIORS, by Jeff YatesP

ROJECT GEMINI, by Jason Lan

THE QUANTUM REALM TRILOGY, by Glenn Garritano

THE KING FROM SKY, by Ibomcha kolom

GENESIS, by Alex Nava

THE CATALYST, by Taonga Chundu

FROM HEAVEN TO EARTH THEY CAME, by Robert Householder

FIGHT OR DIE, by Patrick Parkinson

SOLDIER OF TOMORROW, by Shannon Giedieviells
CAPTAIN GAGE, by George Estremera

TRANSHUMAN, by Alistaire Quantz

SCROLL BACK, by Jay Stamatis

THE MEMORY WAR, by Adam Pachter

ULTIO VAGABOND, by Eddie Franke

THE CUT, by Christopher Kerr

ALMOST EARTH, by David Christopher-Turner

THE OTHER HAND OF GOD, by Marco Rampin

SIVALIZATION, by Dr. Peter Gall

THE ARK, by Roni Brown

CODE NAME PANDORA, by Charles Cooper

THE CATACOMB RULES by Gary Smiley

UNKILLABLE, by Ade Adepegba

THE PRIME MERIDIAN, by Ben Guyatt

AFTERLIFE APOCALYPSE, by Glenda Victor

MARTIAN FRONTIER, by Jack Hoj

THE PURSUIT, by Alex Hunt

ALIEN ANONYMOUS, by Michael Masley

WAYFARERS, by Arnon Z. Shorr

WARRIOR, by William Lawlor and Will Harper

OVER UNITY, by Rick Reynolds and Adam Wideman

OVER UNITY, by Rick Reynolds and Adam Wideman

THE CHESHIRE, by Anna Jennifer Frankenfield

ONE-EYED JAXX, by John M. Light

THE ENCOUNTER, by Norman Ray Fitts

EXTINCTION, by Kimberly Hart

INTERGALACTIC SMACKDOWN, by Eric Weinstock
DREAM VACAY, by Edward Leech

THIRST, by Greg Rempel

DART, by Scott Harper

GLOBAL REPORT, by Andy Noble

THE TIME JOB, by Thomas Tinnerello

ORIGINS, by Michael James

THE DEVIL’S RANCH, by Zack Van Eyck

DRAGOON, by Garth A. McCarthy & Robert Jordaan

THE MAN FROM THE SHADOWS, by James B. Brandt

TIME SLIPS, by Edward J. Rubeo

CHASING WHITE INFINITTY, by Claudia Marinelli

GRAVITY, by Gajendra Babu Santhanam

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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July 2017 SCI-FI/FANTASY Stories, Screenplay, and Short Films

Submit your Fantasy/Sci-Fi Screenplay & Film to the Festival: http://fantasyscififestival.com

 

ACTORNOVEL Transcript – DREAMDALES DARK HEARTS
July 2017 Reading
by Jeremy Roberts

ACTORSCI-FI SHORT Screenplay – A DAY IN CONNECTED LIFE
July 2017 Reading
by Michael E. Lucas
ACTORFANTASY 1st Scene Screenplay – THE FLUTE OF PEACE
July 2017 Reading
by Gunel Asgarova

festival posterA SPACE GOD APPEARS, 10min, USA, Experimental
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festival posterSTRANGE BEASTS, 5min, UK, Experimental
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festival posterECSTASY BOULEVARD, 5min, USA, Fantasy/Sci-Fi
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festival posterA MONSTER CALLED CHARLES, 15min, UK, Fantasy/Drama
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festival posterSUICIDE NOTE, 5min, UK, Fantasy/Thriller
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festival posterREAL ARTISTS, 12min, USA, Fantasy/Drama
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festival posterTYSVAER WARS – A STAR WARS STORY, 4min, Norway, Comedy/Action
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festival posterSTAR WARS: TRIALS, 5min, USA, Action/Adventure
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festival posterPLEASE LOVE ME FOREVER, 27min, France, Fantasy/Romance
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Producer: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com

Director: Kierston Drier
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: John Johnson

Camera Operator: Mary Cox

HIGHLIGHTS, WINNERS & VIDEOS: July 2017 FANTASY FEEDBACK Film Festival

AUDIENCE FESTIVAL AWARDS

Best Film: PLEASE LOVE ME FOREVER

Best Performances: A MONSTER CALLED CHARLES

Best Cinematography: REAL ARTISTS

Best Music: The music from PLEASE LOVE ME FOREVER

Take a look at the Audience Feedback Videos from the FANTASY Film Festival. Some of the best short films in the world today were showcased.

festival posterECSTASY BOULEVARD, 5min, USA, Fantasy/Sci-Fi
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterA MONSTER CALLED CHARLES, 15min, UK, Fantasy/Drama
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterSUICIDE NOTE, 5min, UK, Fantasy/Thriller
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterREAL ARTISTS, 12min, USA, Fantasy/Drama
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterTYSVAER WARS – A STAR WARS STORY, 4min, Norway, Comedy/Action
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterSTAR WARS: TRIALS, 5min, USA, Action/Adventure
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterPLEASE LOVE ME FOREVER, 27min, France, Fantasy/Romance
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK

The FANTASY JULY 2017 FEEDBACK Film Festival gave our audiences simply the best of short movies from around the world.

The theme of the festival was “LOSING ONE SELF”.

Every single film was about a character needing to step up to their own moral self in order to NOT lose who they really are.

Back in the Spring of 2017, we decided to split this festival into two parts because we received such a large surplus of amazing films in the Sci-Fi/Fantasy genre. So we did a festival in Los Angeles in June that geared towards Sci-Fi. And then we did this festival in Toronto in July that geared towards Fantasy and Fan Fiction Films.

This will now become a trend for us. Instead of doing two Film Festivals a year, we will double it to four in 2017 (1 more later this year) and then five in 2018.

For this particular festival, we showcased 7 amazing films from four countries that all received a vote for BEST FILM of the festival. They were all FANTASY in heart and they were all different types of fantasy.

We were especially proud to showcase two Star Wars Fan Fiction films that was very well received from the kids in the crowd. Stay tuned to watch more Fan Fiction films later this year (2017).

See you at the festivals.

– Matthew Toffolo

Audience FEEDBACK: A MONSTER CALLED CHARLES, 15min, UK, Fantasy/Drama

A MONSTER CALLED CHARLES, 15min, UK, Fantasy/Drama
Directed by Richard Paris Wilson

The story of a Boy who lives in a caravan park with his Mother, and a Monster who lives in a nearby woods…

CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!

Audience FEEDBACK: TYSVAER WARS – A STAR WARS STORY, 4min, Norway, Comedy/Action

TYSVAER WARS – A STAR WARS STORY, 4min, Norway, Comedy/Action
Directed by Erlend Bjelland

A heartbroken Star Wars fan escapes into his own fairy tale.

CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!

Winning SCI-FI 1st Scene – THE FLUTE OF PEACE, by Gunel Asgarova

Genre: Sci-Fi, Adventure

After the break of the balance between the Light and Dark Powers, enforced by Dark Lord Erk, Mother Universe sends a child of Light – Lanaia to embark on a dangerous journey chasing the magic flute, as only its melody could save the world from disaster.

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Sean Ballantyne
Nabi: Rais Moui
Teli: Connie Wang
Guli: Daniella Zappala

Get to know the winning writer:

What is your screenplay about?

My screenplay is about a bullied village girl with the supernatural power, Lanaia, who accepts her destiny of the World Savior.

What genres does your screenplay fall under?

Fantasy

Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

Because this original screenplay has the most important ingredients of the successful fantasy movie: universal issues, good vs. evil, mythology, human psychology which are fully presented through the breathtaking adventures, unexpected twists and catchy characters. Likewise, the significant reason of its competitiveness is a key hero, a young woman, tender, yet strong enough to take the lead in life-changing events winning the battle in the end. This movie will be an inspiration for millions of girls and women all over the world.

How would you describe this script in two words?

The future blockbuster, which will hold its brand for the next five to ten years.

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

I like to watch fantasy/adventure genre movies, but according to calculation, the movie that I’ve seen the most times in my life is Harry Potter film series (first watched as a teenager, then together with my kids).

How long have you been working on this screenplay?

11 months

How many stories have you written?

I have written 6 stories (epic-fantasy, animation, fairy tale and short screenplays) and constantly working on new projects.

What is your favorite song? (Or, what song have you listened to the most times in your life?)

“Canto della Terra” by Andrea Bocelli

What obstacles did you face to finish this screenplay?

The most obstacles were connected to the proper formatting issues.

Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?

I am also passionate about storytelling, psychology, mythology, and anthropology. Thus, besides of my own imagination, this story is also based on the years’ long research analysis of world mythology and anthropology (including the Paracelsian concept of four elements of nature).

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

Despite the positive feedback from more than four hundred potential viewers, I was eager to get the professional opinion.

I am very grateful for the detailed and sincere feedback, which helped me to properly polish my script. I am very satisfied with the feedback, special THANKS to my reader!

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

Director: Kierston Drier
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: John Johnson

Camera Operator: Mary Cox

FANTASY FEEDBACK Film Festival – Thursday July 27th. 7pm. Carlton Cinemas

Our home is The Carlton Cinemas, located in the heart of downtown Toronto at 20 Carlton Street. The event runs from 7pm to 9:10pm.

Continuing to showcase the best of short films from around the world, while maintaining our audience feedback format moderated by Amanda Lomonaco. Showcasing a festival twice a month in 2017!

Tickets for 2017 are PAY WHAT YOU LIKE. Purchase your tickets online via Paypal or Credit Card. Tickets are first come first serve.

If you like to obtain seats in advance and pick them up on the day of the event (come for FREE, or make a donation), please email us attickets@wildsound.ca and we’ll reserve seats for you.

You can pick up the tickets on the day of the event at the cinema. Tickets are first come, first serve. This festival has sold out 58 out of its last 60 events!

You will be able to buy alcohol (beer, wine, liquor), popcorn, candy, and refreshments before the show.

Here is the full program of films. Festival starts at 7pm sharp!

FIRST ACT PROGRAM


ECSTASY BOULEVARD, 5min, USA, Fantasy/Sci-Fi
Directed by Benjamin Allen

When an illegal alien lands his spacecraft on Earth, the assassin known as Kn1ght powers up to hunt the reptile down.

CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!

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A MONSTER CALLED CHARLES, 15min, UK, Fantasy/Drama
Directed by Richard Paris Wilson

The story of a Boy who lives in a caravan park with his Mother, and a Monster who lives in a nearby woods…

CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!

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SUICIDE NOTE, 5min, UK, Fantasy/Thriller
Directed by Marina Waltz

A surrealist meditation on the many self-inflicted deaths of identity we must courageously endure in order to attain a more complete understanding of who we are.

CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!

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REAL ARTISTS, 12min, USA, Fantasy/Drama
Directed by Cameo Wood

Real Artists, a dark tale set in the near future, is based on Ken Liu’s short story of the same name. Sophia just scored every animator’s dream interview at world famous Semaphore Animation Studios. But when the Creative Director, Anne Palladon, reveals that she knows about Sophia’s fan-edit of Semaphore’s hit film Mythos, Sophia sees her dreams begin to slip away.

CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!

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SECOND ACT PROGRAM


TYSVAER WARS – A STAR WARS STORY, 4min, Norway, Comedy/Action
Directed by Erlend Bjelland

A heartbroken Star Wars fan escapes into his own fairy tale.

CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!

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STAR WARS: TRIALS, 5min, USA, Action/Adventure
Directed by Jeremy Garcia

Rowan awakes in the dark depths of a cave with nothing but her lightsaber. As she navigates the dark environment she learns she may not be alone.

CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!

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PLEASE LOVE ME FOREVER, 27min, France, Fantasy/Romance
Directed by Holy Fatma

In a surreal world, Lili, a 14-year-old albino, lives alone with her mother Claudie (50) who over-protects her from the outside world. Obsessed with her own appearance; Claudie regularly replaces aging parts of her face, alone in her operating lab, while Lili dreams of Lyesse, her 16 year-old handsome neighbor. But scared by so much love, Lyesse gently pushes her away. Devastated, she decides to operate his heart to understand why he doesn’t love her…

CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!

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The event runs from 7pm to 9:10pm on Thursday July 27, 2017

Continuing to showcase the best of short films from around the world, while maintaining our audience feedback format moderated by Amanda Lomonaco. Showcasing a festival twice a month in 2017!