SHORT SCREENPLAY READINGS

SHORT SCREENPLAY READINGS

Full winning short screenplay readings.

SHORT SCREENPLAY READINGS
  • 1pg. Script: Burgerland, by Harold Taw

    Genre: Romantic Comedy

    Synopsis: A fast-food worker and a fastidious eater "meet cute" over an unhealthy meal.

    CAST LIST:

    Narrator: Andy Camp
    Sheena: Hannah Ehman
    Dash: Geoff Mays
    Genre: Romantic Comedy

    Synopsis: A fast-food worker and a fastidious eater "meet cute" over an unhealthy meal.
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  • 1pg. Short Script: SAMANTHA AND THE CHRISTMAS CASTLE, by Jeffrey B. Wayne

    Family, Christmas

    Uncle Jeff tries one last ditch effort to help Samantha find a gift for her cousin Ava.

    CAST LIST:

    Narrator: Julie Sheppard
    Uncle Jeff: Geoff Mays
    Aunt Julia: Hannah Ehman
    Tico: Steve Rizzo

  • 1pg. Screenplay: Imposter, by Thariq Amir (interview)

    Name: Thariq Amir
    City and Country: Singapore, Singapore
    Title of Story: Imposter
    Type of Story: Drama

    Synopsis: This is a semi-biographical story about how imposter syndrome took hold of my life and how it communicated with me.

    CAST LIST:

    Narrator: Julie Sheppard
    Person's Reflection: Hannah ...

  • LGBTQ+ Festival SHORT Script: Wishing on Stars, by Rosie Maddox (interview)

    Mare, a graduating high school senior, must navigate the bittersweet complexities of leaving her hometown for her dream school while grappling with her growing romantic feelings for her best friend, Jules.

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  • ENVIRONMENTAL Festival SHORT Script: Green Scream, by Debbi Mack (interview)

    A woman senses serious trouble connected to a discarded plastic bottle leaking an eerie green substance in her neighborhood.

    CAST LIST:

    Narrator: Steve Rizzo
    Kelly: Val Cole
    Sally: Elizabeth Rose Morriss

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  • Under 5min Festival SHORT Script: DERWYDDON, by Richard Sloggett

    A mother and daughter take it in turns to provide maternal security for their family.

    CAST LIST:

    Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
    Gwen: Val Cole
    Carys: Julie Sheppard
    Nurse/Dewi: Steve Rizzo
    Jack: Andy Camp

  • COMEDY Short Script: Postage Due, by Janna Jones

    CAST LIST:

    Narrator: Hannah Ehman
    Nancy: Val Cole
    Stuart: Steve Rizzo
    Dave: Sean Ballantyne

  • SHORT Script: F the M, by Charles Marks

    Charlie Marks takes the train to work.

    CAST LIST:

    Narrator: Sean Ballantyne
    Charlie: Steve Rizzo
    Sexy Voice: Val Cole

  • SHORT Script: 8 DAYS 'TIL THE END, by Ray Charles (interview)

    CAST LIST:

    Narrator: Shawn Devlin
    Desmond: Steve Rizzo
    James: Geoff Mays
    Waitress 1/Danya: Val Cole
    Waitress 2/Ada: Hannah Ehman
    Bryan: Sean Ballantyne

    Get to know the writer:

    1. What is your screenplay about?
    Well, to be completely honest, what I had submitted was a brand new project...

  • SHORT Script: Love. Santa, by Jim Newton

    Genre: Holiday

    Synopsis: A Mall Santa is having a bad day, until a young boy shows him love.

    CAST LIST:

    Narrator: Shawn Devlin
    Marcus: Steve Rizzo
    Store Manager: Geoff Mays
    Young Boy: Sean Ballantyne

  • ROMANCE Short Script: I Swiped the Wrong One, by Joe Fishel

    A movie within the The Haunting of Prince Dom Pedro feature film, I Swiped the Wrong One is the story of four people who discover dating in the physical world is much different than dating online. Their first dates begin and end in ways that they did not anticipate.

    CAST LIST:

    Narrator: Shawn...

  • SHORT Script: Free Tomatoes, by JT Tuttle

    Narrator: Val Cole

  • SHORT Script: Look Out, it's the Lumber Man, by Kabrien J. Gathers (interview)

    CAST LIST:

    Narrator: Hannah Ehman
    Kimber: Val Cole
    Klay: Geoff Mays

    Get to know the writer:

    1. What is your screenplay about?

    My screenplay is about two siblings facing the aftermath of their friend returning to their campsite but without his body intact. It also quickly shows the relationsh...

  • SHORT Screenplay: Sasquatch Sprintin', by Ken Eason

    Title: Sasquatch Sprintin'

    Genre: Sci-fi/Comedy

    Synopsis: Youth camp coaches use fake bigfoot footprints to scare out-of-shape preteen into sprinting only to find themselves sprinting from real sasquatch.

    CAST LIST:

    Narrator: Val Cole
    Les: Steve Rizzo
    Ken: Geoff Mays
    Steve: Sean Ballant...

  • SHORT Script: Mr Toad's Wild Ride, by Rick Karlin

    Romantic Dramedy

    This is the first scene from a longer play about a gay couple who's lives diverge and it tests the strength of their love.

    CAST LIST:

    Narrator: Val Cole
    Zander: Steve Rizzo
    Chad: Geoff Mays

  • SHORT Script: I Might Have Something To Tell You, by Robert McCann

    COMEDY

    A quick scene about how technology has made conversation more complicated when we sometimes can't tell who is talking to us and who is listening.

    CAST LIST:

    Narrator: Steve Rizzo
    Man: Geoff Mays
    Driver: Sean Ballantyne
    Passenger: Val Cole

  • SHORT Screenplay: THE CHASE, by John Schlag (interview)

    ACTION

    A boy runs for his life, but gets the upper hand on his pursuer, in a very dark way.

    CAST LIST:

    Narrator: Val Cole

    Get to know the writer:

    1. What is your screenplay about?
    A man jumped out of a car and chased me when I was a kid. Spoiler alert: I got away. (I'm a fast runner!) I ...

  • Short Script: ENVY, A CURANDERO STORY, by Christine Longoria

    DRAMA

    A curandero dreams his grand-daughter's marriage is a subject of not only envy but a curse. He races to find and eliminate the curse before the wedding.

    CAST LIST:

    Narrator: Hannah Ehman
    Delfina: Val Cole
    Papa Mateo: Geoff Mays

  • SHORT Screenplay: Love Santa, by Jim Newton

    Synopsis: A Mall Santa is having a bad day, until a young boy shows him love.

    CAST LIST::

    Narrator: Hannah Ehman
    Marcus: Geoff Mays
    Store Manager: Val Cole
    Young Boy: Andy Camp

  • Short Screenplay: The Last Asylum, by Mitch Finn

    Mitch Finn
    "The Last Asylum"
    Horror

    LOG: In an apocalyptic future of environmental collapse, a patient is admitted to a ward for reconditioning to become a happy clam.

    CAST LIST:

    Narrator: Hannah Ehma
    Doctor Summer: Geoff Mays
    Justine: Val Cole

  • SCI-FI/FANTASY SHORT Script: UNCHOSEN, by Alexander James Dingeman (interview)

    When the Chosen One abandons their quest, the world turns to... someone.

    CAST LIST:

    Narrator: Julie Sheppard
    Old Man/Oracle: Shawn Devlin
    Fortus/Guard/Malvir: Geoff Mays
    Farmhand/Aurum: Sean Ballantyne
    Ebrius/Crier: Steve Rizzo
    Servant/Bartender: Elizabeth Rose Morriss

    Get to know the ...

  • COMEDY Festival SHORT Script: Biscuit Bombshell, by Mary Beth McDaniel

    In this comedic scene, a family is gathered around a diner table enjoying a meal. The centerpiece of the table is a basket of Grandma's Homemade Butter Biscuits, with only one remaining. Tension arises as each family member tries to claim the last biscuit for themselves. Arguments and taunting en...

  • SHORT Script Reading: HOME, by Peter Schuyler

    Genre: Horror

    Everyone has to do their part.

    CAST LIST:
    Narrator: Steve Rizzo
    Sylvia: Hannah Ehman

  • SHORT Script Reading: The Mystery of the Skull, by Martin Stolp

    CAST LIST:

    Narrator: Steve Rizzo
    Claude: Shawn Devlin
    Bert: Geoff Mays