FEATURE SCREENPLAY READINGS
Full script readings. All performed by professional actors.
COMEDY Festival Feature Script: SHELTER, by Janna Jones
A smart, but indecisive movie theater owner is about to lose her husband, movie theater and her family's legacy, but when two forces of nature sweep into her life--a violent tropical storm and a gorgeous and compassionate man--she finally jumps into action to get what she wants.
Fantasy/Sci-Fi TV PILOT Reading: THE DEVIL PULLS THE STRINGS, by J. W. Zarek
THE DEVIL PULLS THE STRINGS, described as The Librarians meet The Magicians is a 76,000-word urban fantasy with series potential, set in modern-day Wentzville, MO, New York City, and 1813 Genoa, Italy, where time travel, twisted history, secret societies, Slavic mythology, Paganini's music, and o...
FEATURE Script Read: Revenge of the Bride of Frankenstein, by Jillian Rae Young
The shocking secrets behind the infamous scientist who created monsters are revealed when he is finally held accountable for his actions by one of his own creations.
Narrator: Steve Rizzo
Erika; Kyana Teresa
Elizabeth/Various: Hannah Ehman
Nikki/Various: Julie Sheppard
Full Feature Screenplay: CHILDREN OF THE NIGHT, by Andrew Cahill-Lloyd
When two detectives are confronted with solving the mystery of a priest’s murder, they are led into the depths of an underground child trafficking ring.
Children of The Night is essentially four intertwined stories and their crossover points.
Narrator: Hannah Ehman
Dobson: Shawn Devl...
DESTINY OF TAR AND FEATHERS, by Harold L. Brown
Inspired By True Events
Estranged from his family Matis settlement, a corporate lawyer finds his loyalties torn when he's caught in the middle of a settlement dispute with the government and a powerful company over jobs and oil rights."
Directed by Harold L. Brown
Narrator: Val Col...
MR. BUCHMAN GOES TO WASHINGTON, by Bill Baber
Mr. Buchman Goes to Washington is an intense courtroom docudrama that recreates the 1951 House Un-American Activities Committee hearing of Sidney Buchman – the Oscar nominated Communist screenwriter of the classic patriotic film Mr. Smith Goes to Washington. This is the day that Mr. Buchman, like...
SCI-FI Festival Feature Screenplay Reading: The Legacy Of Heorot, by Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle, Steven Barnes
Cadmann Weyland is an aging soldier whose final mission was completed once he oversaw the safe passage of Earth's first interstellar colonists to their new home, Avalon. Feeling alone and on the outside looking in, Cadmann is the only one who begins to suspect their new island paradise may be any...
LGBTQ+ Festival Feature Screenplay Reading: COPPERLAND, by Eila Algood, Holly Algood, Susan Froetchel
Four intelligent, complex women are drawn together. A lesbian couple, their friend and a young woman are looking to find peace relating to their deceased mothers. The fight for equal rights shows up both from the past and present. There is an exciting discovery to bring solar energy to mainstream...
FEATURE SCREENPLAY 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 ...