TV PILOT SCI-FI Screenplay Reading: Rogue “Eye For An Eye”, by Allison Osborne

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Allison Kampf

Oliver Duncan/Jimmy (M): Scott Beaudin

Belle (F): Elizabeth Rose Morrris

Stu/Charlie (M): Geoff Mays

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

Short Film: THE SECRET BOX, 10min., 10min., Austria, Sci-Fi/Fantasy

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As part of THE SECRET BOX Trilogy, THE RISE OF PAPERBOY comes to us as a stand-alone motion picture short, introducing us to a 7-year-old Paperboy and letting us witness his first encounter with ancient paranormal forces in 1885. An abandoned street-kid in the docks of New England, Codie ‘Paperboy’ Basket is present when old adventurer Abe T. Huxley and his bunch of henchmen fail to open a lost wooden box. Facing this group of shady giants, Codie needs to pluck up all his courage and put his mind to the test, being the only one capable of unlocking the box. A path opens in front of Codie, that will lead him to become the true ringmaster of moving pictures, and the founder of the quirky Entertainment Network KTC® in 1964.

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HELLO WORLD Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from March 2020 Sci-Fi/Fantasy Festival

 

HELLO, WORLD, 11min., USA, Sci-Fi/Romance

Directed by Nathan Hong Fisher

A near future love story: Hello, World is about the trial a couple will go through to hold into one another. Gayle and Bennett are at the end of their lives and make the decision to try and continue their existence together through technology.

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Winning SHORT Screenplay Reading: Pandora’s Adversaries, by Jason Harley

My story addresses the dangers of anti-feminist sentiment, or the irrational hatred of any identifiable group, for that matter. There is a terrific opportunity here for a strong female hero in LENA, the protagonist. The story is heavily character driven and requires minimal special effects. The battle of wits between LENA and GRIFFIN, the antagonist, is central to the story and its climax.

CAST LIST:

Carmen: Rebecca MacDonald
Thayne: Thomas Fournier
Narrator: Justine Christensen
Lena: Georgia Grant
Harvey: Nick Hendrik

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

Winning Sci-Fi/Fantasy Short Screenplay Reading: Fata Morgana’s, by Anthony Catino

A dying man travels to the edge of the universe to visit a brothel staffed with alien sex workers who provide extraordinary services, both real and imaginary, so he can end his life with the help of his wife.

CAST LIST:

Nuralla: Christina Leonard
Commander: Aaron Maxwell
Narration: Sean Ballantyne
Hogur: Carina Cojeen
Jaze: Aaron Williams
Dex: Geoff Mays

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

Winning Sci-Fi Short Screenplay: A Trespasser on Rancho Rivera, by Douglas Harms, Joe D’Leon

 

Plans for a weekend of off-roading on a family ranch becomes a struggle of life and death when a young woman and her girlfriends encounter a mysterious trespasser.

CAST LIST:

NARRATION – GENE ABELA
Sherriff Mack (50s) – 5 – SEAN BALLANTYNE
Sandy – 14 – SARAH DESOUZA-COELHO
Tina – 10 – JULIE C. SHEPPARD
Laura – 19 – DIANA FRANZ

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

HIGHLIGHTS, WINNERS & VIDEOS: August 2019 Sci-Fi FEEDBACK Film Festival

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:
BEST FILM: SHORT BURST
BEST PERFORMANCES: BUCKETHEADS – A STAR WARS FILM
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: FLOATING
BEST MUSIC: TRANSMISSION

Them of night: “What is not seen”

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterSATURN THROUGH THE TELESCOPE, 11min., Spain, Sci-Fi

festival posterTRANSMISSION, 15min., Australia, Sci-Fi

festival posterECHOES, 20min., UK, Sci-Fi

festival posterSHORT BURST, 9min., Canada, Sci-Fi/Fantasy

festival posterFLOATING, 8min., Spain, Sci-Fi

festival posterBUCKETHEADS – A STAR WARS STORY, 13min., Canada, Fan Fiction

festival posterSTAR WARS: THE TOYS AWAKEN, 7min., USA, Fan Fiction

The 17th event of the Toronto festivals in 2019.
15 more festivals to go in Toronto this year.

See you at the festivals.

– Matthew Toffolo

TRANSMISSION Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from Fantasy/Sci-Fi Festival August 2019

TRANSMISSION, 15min., Australia, Sci-Fi

Directed by Rebecca Gardiner

Earth is dying, humanity is on the brink of extinction, and now mankind’s final hope has all but disappeared. In an effort to source a new life for planet earth, a research team ventured through the stars, only to go missing on an unknown planet. Desperate to find them, Commander Madison Sterling and her crew venture in pursuit. As her crew go missing one by one, the entire fate of humanity rests on her shoulders.
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SHORT BURST Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from Fantasy/Sci-Fi Festival August 2019

SHORT BURST, 9min., Canada, Sci-Fi/Fantasy

Directed by Adrian Munro
Chad is a lonely programmer at a massive tech company, and he has been selected as the first person to beta test the company’s new app. The app, called ’Short Burst’, is an incredible feat of technology. It allows its user to send voice memos to themselves in the near past. Forget to bring your lunch to work? Take a wrong turn on the highway? Regret not talking to that cute stranger on the subway? Chad’s future self is there to correct life’s little mistakes. The ease and convenience of the Short Burst app changes Chad’s life for the better, but also for the worse — much worse. Chad’s past, present, and future selves are affected by Short Burst in ways no one could’ve predicted.

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