BEST SCENE SCI-FI Screenplay Reading: Rion City, by Stephanie Fuentes

It’s the year 2119 and private investigator Ash Fox only has one rule: no missing person cases. However, a break in his latest case thanks to his secret power – his ability to change genders instantly – causes that one rule to be tested.

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Allison Kampf

SILVY and RANGER (F): Hannah Ehman

ASH (M): Steve Rizzo

YESENIA (F): Val Cole

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 of STAR WHORES AND THE IMPOTENCE RAY by Joel Karlinsky

 

Logline: When complete planets of males lose their sex drives, a team of intergalactic prostitutes investigate and discover a deliberate ploy by a megalomaniac.

CAST LIST:

Ondine: Kyana Teresa
Libido: Gabriel Darku
Narrator: Matt Barnes
Tobi: Nick Hendrik
Phil: Scott McCullogh

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

Festival Moderators: Kierston Drier, Shepsut Wilson
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Festival Directors: Mary Cox, Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: John Johnson, Isabal Cupryn, Aser Santos Jr., Zack Arch

 

SCI-FI 1st Scene Reading of Chasing Monsters by Daniel Katz

A secret government agency recruits human-monster hybrids to hunt and police their own kind.

CAST LIST:

Warren – 5 – Russell Batcher
Narration – Sydney Addison-Rudat
Vince – 6 – Luke Robinson
Macy – 5 – Vanessa Burns

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

Director: Kierston Drier

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Camera Op: Mary Cox

SCI-FI Best Scene Reading of SPACE FISH by Hank Biro & Kai Clark

In the future, a one-armed young man obsesses over becoming an astronaut after a final discussion with his girlfriend, and turns to criminal actions to fulfill his desire after the space agency rejects him.

CAST LIST:

Security: John Leung
Narrator: Anjelica Alejandro
Bill: Adrian Currie
Donny: Liam Kinahana

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

Director: Kierston Drier

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Camera Op: Mary Cox

SCI-FI Best Scene – THE HUNT FOR CHUCK BERRY by Robert David Simpson

In 1970,a NASA satellite,’Voyager 1′,was shot into space and in 2017 lands on planet X68 in Andromeda star system. Small humanoids,living there, go ecstatic apon hearing a recorded version of Chuck Berry music, found on a record within the satellite. They decide to head out to find this human and bring him home to teach them more! The hunt starts!

CAST LIST:

Taro: Kevin Gabel

Supreme Leader: Allen Michael Brunet

Narrator: Regan Brown

Nori: Ariel Brooker

Yoo: Georgia Grant

Uzu: Hartley O. Gyamfi

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

Director: Kierston Drier

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Camera Op: Mary Cox

SCI-FI Best Scene Reading of Nyobaywa by 42 Tribes

CAST LIST:

Darega – Kevin Gabel
Tefnut – Ariel Brooker
Narration – Regan Brown
Ha-Eko – Allen Michael Brunet
HeruVenGulGah – Hartley O. Gyamfi
Okala – Georgia Grant

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

Director: Kierston Drier

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Camera Op: Mary Cox

SCI-FI Best Scene Reading of Xightfall by Julian Blondell

XIGHTFALL is a Futuristic Intelligence Agency that protects the universe from all species. When suspicious events transpire throughout the agency, Eli, a young black Xightfall Officer, takes matters into his own hands to uncover the true intentions of the Xightfall Program.

CAST LIST:

Clarice – Katelyn Varadi
Tito – Geoff Mays
Narration – Salma Dharsee
Eli – Omar Aufi
Tom – Sean Ballantyne

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

Director: Kierston Drier

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Camera Op: Mary Cox

SCI-FI Best Scene Reading of The Venus Syndrome by Lynn Vincentnathan

A soldier from the future travels back in time to stop the American president from unleashing runaway warming.

CAST LIST:

Joe – Geoff Mays
Chev – Justin Hay
Narration – Katelyn Varadi
Rick – Omar Aufi
Leyland – Shawn Devlin

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

Director: Kierston Drier

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Camera Op: Mary Cox

SCI-FI Best Scene Reading of Wild Wild Wasteland by Zander James

 

CAST LIST:

Kaiden – Geoff Mays
Darren – Russell Batcher
Narration – Norma Dawn Dunphy
Laura – Katelyn Varadi
Lord Lanceford – Shawn Devlin

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

Director: Kierston Drier

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Camera Op: Mary Cox

SCI-FI Best Scene Reading of The Son of Gun by Matt Mendez

 

In a post-apocalyptic America, mystery shrouds the death of a high ranking officer and the family he left behind.

CAST LIST:

President Hayden – Shawn Devlin
Narration – Salma Dharsee
Gunner Jr – Omar Aufi
Maddix – Sean Ballantyne

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

Director: Kierston Drier

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Camera Op: Mary Cox