Winning TV SCI-FI 1st Scene Screenplay Reading: Caldeea, by Casey Gillespie

After finding themselves linked to an enemy witch-hunter, a trio of magical siblings must decide whether they will kill him or work with him to overthrow their tyrannical queen.

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Allison Kampf
Crowd/Townsman/Ciaran: Bill Poulin
Crowed/Townswoman/Young Girl/Cid: Hannah Ehman
Tobias: Sean Ballantyne
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Winning TV SCI-FI 1st Scene Screenplay Reading: Alienated, by Amy Wincott

When an uptight high school student gets abducted by aliens, she needs to prove she’s not crazy before an underground scientific organization causes her to lose her grip on reality.

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Allison Kampf
Holly: Kyana Teresa
Warren: Bill Poulin

1st Scene TV Pilot SCI-FI Screenplay Reading: Rave Wave, by Devan Gavin

TJ is a superhuman in the budding world of new technology, questionable morality, and an endless line of people dragging him into the role of a superhero to help fix their problems while, admittedly, improving his powers.

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Allison Kampf
TJ: Geoff Mays
Lana: Kyana Teresa

1st Scene SHORT SCI-FI Script Reading: BTW I’m An Alien, by J. L. Paxxiel

A famous political commentator discovers his loving wife has a secret that will turn his life upside down.

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Allison Kampf
Ron Stewie/Male Voice (M): Allan Michael Brunet
Travis Noory (M): Geoff Mays
Don/Someone (M): Shawn Devlin

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

Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editors: Kimberly Villarruel

Festival Directors: Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

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

Winning SCI-FI TV Pilot Screenplay: Fabrications, by James Tichenor

When a plucky recovering addict hitches rides to get to her nine-year-old son the trucker who picks her up turns out to be carrying a load which threatens their entire world.

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Allison Kampf

TERRY (M): Steve Rizzo

GRIZZLED DRIVER and CAR DRIVER (M): Bill Poulin

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

Fantasy/Sci-Fi Festival Testimonial – June 3 2020

 Screenwriter Thom Holland (The Last Breath Of Winter)

I did a number of searches on fantasy/horror/sci-fi festivals and this one came up well recommended – the opportunity to have a recorded table read made it very appealing above festivals that simply offered laurels and small cash prizes too!

Watch the Screenplay Readings: https://www.youtube.com/embed/0Ie7z2J96LY?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent

A huntsman battles a brutal winter and the spirits that inhabit the forest around his family’s home.

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Val Cole

SCi-FI Best Scene Screenplay (TV PILOT) Reading of SHITSTORM, by David Luz

The most popular girl in school discovers that she might be the only one who can save the world from multiple impending apocalypses, but that’s just not fitting into her plans right now.

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Allison Kampf
Abby (F): Hannah Ehman
Mrs. Wilcox (F): Kyana Teresa
Doctor Chillings (M): Steve Rizzo

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 SHORT Sci-Fi Screenplay Reading: Voosch And Helina, by Joe Kourieh

In the far future, the world is engulfed in a war with genocidal implications. One young soldier, faced with an innocent victim, juggles the pressures of duty and conscience in his many arms.

CAST LIST:

Human 2: Nick Hendrik
Human 1: Peter Valdron
Narrator: Justine Christensen
Helina: Rebecca MacDonald
Gaard: Thomas Fournier

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 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 TV SPEC Screenplay of BLACK MIRROR: Matchsticks 2.0., by Shane W Smith

“Perfect is the enemy of special.

When the government starts to use data mining software in order to identify genetically imperfect citizens, the software’s lead designer must come to terms with what it means to be perfect, and decide what kind of life he wants for his children.

CAST LIST:

Sally: Rebecca MacDonald
Brad: Peter Valdron
Narrator: Justine Christensen
Daniel: Nick Hendrik
Mara: Georgia Grant
Tag: Thomas Fournier

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