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  • TV FESTIVAL Best Scene Reading: Mayday, by Haley White

    An eager new Coast Guard recruit navigates personal and physical danger in an attempt to atone for the sins of her past.

    CAST LIST:

    Narrator: Shawn Devlin
    Female Drill Instructor: Kyana Teresa
    Madison: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
    Lead Drill Instructor: Sean Ballatyne

    Writer Biography
    At the age...

  • POLITICAL Festival Best Scene Reading: HAMMER AND NAILS, by Lowell Williams

    What if someone when into the seminary to bury his own anger? Jonathan Daniels stumbles into the Civil Rights movement and finds himself face to face with moments that viciously try and pierce his peaceful personality. Based on a true story, he joins Stokely Carmichael and other Black activists d...

  • LGBTQ+ Best Scene Reading: OFFSIDERS, by Kate Holland, Marlowe Mitchell

    Get to know the writers:

    1. What is your screenplay about?

    Playing with the old-as-time concept of the genderbending sports romcom (She's The Man, Ladybugs), Offsiders sees Max dressing up as a boy in order to take her gay best friend's place on the boys' soccer team. The story then takes a dis...

  • It's Always Sunny Spec Script "Charlie's Web", by Theodore George Boozalis

    Charlie is tired of being human and decides to become a rat. The gang must replace him.

    CAST LIST:

    Narrator: Steve Rizzo
    Eugenia: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
    Charlie: Sean Ballatyne

  • 1st Scene Script reading: Origin, by Will Macduff (with interview)

    Get to know the writer:

    1. What is your screenplay about?

    Its about who we may be versus who we have been led to be - but also... the difficult decisions we often have to make in the pursuit of self-knowledge. It's not really a creature feature, although i was tempted to write it like that.

    ...

  • 1st Scene Script Reading: Bite Me, by Andy Palmer, Ben Begley

    To pay for her dream internship, Dusty Douglas returns to the family business she spent the last decade running from… Professional Bass Fishing. Partnered with a cable access fishing show host, Dusty will have to dethrone her own father and perennial champion, Hank “Large Mouth” Douglas, at a sp...

  • LGBTQ+ 1st Scene Reading: Pray the Gay Away, by Michael & Zak Zakar

    Pray The Gay Away (the series) is a half-hour, single-camera comedy based on the real-life misadventures of Middle eastern, gay twins, Michael & Zak Zakar and their ultra-religious family who are obsessed with keeping up appearances but are anything but perfect. 


    Inspired by the best-selling me...

  • FEMALE Festival 1st Scene Reading: Serrated, by Julia M. Sauder

    CAST LIST:

    Narrator: Steve Rizzo
    Marta: Hannah Ehman
    Christopher: Geoff Mays
    Lela: Elizabeth Rose Morriss

    Interview with the writer:

    1. What is your screenplay about?

    A magazine reporter who travels to Maine to find her missing brother and discovers a family practing voodoo in the hopes...

  • COMEDY Festival 1st Scene Reading: Terry Stinger Show, by Carlos Perez

    Romeo and Juliet meets Jerry Springer in this Elizabethan parody of the famous talk show.

    CAST LIST:

    Narrator: Kyana Teresa
    Terry: Geoff Mays
    Juliet: Hannah Ehman

    Interview with the writer:

    1. What is your screenplay about?

    Taking the characters from Romeo and Juliet and placing them on a...

  • COMEDY Festival 1st Scene Reading: Head Block, by Jessica Sadler

    Cherry Ann Bigman hopes to hang up her casual-sex shoes for something more substantial. Unfortunately, online dating chews her up and spits her out. So she takes up a new hobby--MMA fighting--and once she stops seeking, what she wants finds her.

    CAST LIST:
    Narrator: Steve Rizzo
    Cherry Ann: Hann...

  • HORROR Festival Short Script: THE MOUSE, by Tonia Kempler

    A woman falls pray to her lover's darker side and is forced to obey his wishes even if it costs her, her life.

    CAST LIST:

    Narrator: Kyana Teresa
    Nikki: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
    Brock: Sean Ballatyne
    Daniel: Shawn Devlin .

  • SHORT Script: Evolution, by Zsolt Pozsgal

    Two men, one little boy. And a woman. Unknown. Or not. One woman, two men and a boy. Or not. A little boy, a woman and two men. And pain.

    CAST LIST:

    Narrator: Kyana Teresa
    Little Boy: Andy Camp

  • Short Script: Creations Dance, by Bruce Purcell

    Sci-Fi

    CAST LIST:

    Narrator: Geoff Mays
    Quenton: Sean Ballatyne
    Maggie: Elizabeth Rose Morriss

  • Short Script: SCRATCH, by Alexander Hernandez-Maxwell

    Horror

    CAST LIST:

    Narrator: Shawn Devlin
    Will: Sean Ballatyne

  • Short Script: FALLEN ON HOARD TIMES, by Matthew Nicholson

    Genre: Drama, Dramedy

    Logline: "Eva Brown must help her hoarder brother clean his apartment (and his life) before he gets evicted. In the process, she uncovers the real reason why he has such a hard time letting go of material objects."

    CAST LIST:
    Narrator: Shawn Devlin
    Eva: Hannah Ehman

  • Short Script Reading: AGAIN, by Lee Nordling (with interview)

    Get to know the writer:

    1. What is your screenplay about?

    It’s about a page. (Heh.) Story-wise, it’s about the recriminations a couple goes through when they’re not on the same page (pun intended).

    2. What genres does your screenplay fall under?

    Humor and fantasy.

    3. Why should this screenp...

  • 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.

    CAST LIST:

    Narrator: Hannah Ehman
    Dobson: Shawn Devl...

  • 1st Scene Reading, Underwater Hazards, by Pamela PerryGoulardt

    While searching for a great story, a young journalism student swims into the lair of a cannibal Merman Wizard deformed from water pollution.

    CAST LIST:

    Narrator: Val Cole
    Polly: Kyana Teresa
    Anne: Hannah Ehman

  • 1st Scene Reading, We Are All Dead, by Arthur Tiersky

    When a robbery goes wrong and the getaway driver is killed, the gang's two leaders become romantic rivals when the driver's widow shows up to collect her share.

    CAST LIST:

    Narrator: Val Cole
    Voice/McBride: Shawn Devlin
    Johnny: Steve Rizzo

  • Winning HORROR SHORT Screenplay Reading: SOLI DEO GLORIA, by Andrew Wade Bowcock

    In a rural early 20th century midwest American town, young August must face frequent abuse by his fundamentalist preacher father. As domestic troubles intensify with August’s family, so do visions of a monstrous presence chasing him. Can August escape both the source and the symbol of his trauma...

  • POLITICAL Festival 1st Scene Script Read: The Olive Branch, by Danny Boushebel

    When their sightseeing is cut short at a Syrian Army checkpoint in Lebanon, a new couple is forced to learn more about each other as well as themselves in order to find the strength to escape a life-threatening situation.

    CAST LIST:

    Narrator: Julie Sheppard
    Danny: Steve Rizzo
    Emma: Val Cole ...

  • COMEDY Festival TV SPEC Screenplay: Ted Lasso "The Tryout", by Geoffrey Prather

    A best scene reading of an original screenplay from the hit TV series TED LASSO.

    CAST LIST:

    Ted: Bill Poulin
    Brent: Sean Ballantyne
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  • 1st Scene Script Reading: Omissions, by Jessica Marie Sadler (with interview)

    A couple, whose marriage teeters on the brink due to infidelity, split during a visit to Baltimore for Thanksgiving. Separated, they go through harrowing experiences that leave them bruised and battered and teaches them the unconventional secret to relationship longevity. Omissions is a dark dram...

  • SCREENPLAY MOVIE: Senior Ditch Day, by Matthew Nicholson

    An elderly woman plans an escape from her nursing home to keep a promise to her late husband during a once-in-a-lifetime meteorological event.

    Writer Biography - Matthew Nicholson

    Matthew Nicholson is an editor/writer based in New York City. He has worked as a researcher for Who Wants To Be A...