Winning BEST SCENE Feature Screenplay Reading: OPEN HOUSE, by Sean J.S. Jourdan, John Ingle

A pregnant African American veteran, married to a fellow ex-marine now former prison warden, desperately struggles to protect her family when deadly invaders from her husband’s past pay an unwelcome visit.

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Allison Kampf
Gina (F): Hannah Ehman
Lydia (F): Elizabeth Rose Morriss

Top HORROR Festival Screenplays of 2019

Watch the winning readings performed by professional actors. 10 screenplays in total.

Winning HORROR Feature Screenplay Reading: Nanuq, by Jessi Thind
https://festivalforhorror.com/2019/07/16/winning-horror-feature-screenplay-reading-nanuq-by-jessi-thind/

HORROR Short Screenplay Reading: Hush Little Baby, by Ricardo Bravo
https://festivalforhorror.com/2019/06/04/horror-short-screenplay-reading-hush-little-baby-by-ricardo-bravo/

HORROR Best Scene Screenplay Reading: The Stafford Multiplex Theater, by Billy Smith
https://festivalforhorror.com/2019/07/26/horror-best-scene-screenplay-reading-the-stafford-multiplex-theater-by-billy-smith/

HORROR Best Scene Screenplay Reading: Delphine, by Bill Bradshaw
https://festivalforhorror.com/2019/07/26/horror-best-scene-screenplay-reading-delphine-by-bill-bradshaw/

HORROR 1st Scene Screenplay Reading: People of Merritt, by Adam Pottle
https://festivalforhorror.com/2019/07/16/horror-1st-scene-screenplay-reading-people-of-merritt-by-adam-pottle/

HORROR Best Scene Screenplay Reading: The Meat Eaters, by Danny Howell
https://festivalforhorror.com/2019/07/16/horror-best-scene-screenplay-reading-the-meat-eaters-by-danny-howell/

HORROR Best Scene Screenplay Reading: Merry F’n Christmas, by Lawrence Whitener
https://festivalforhorror.com/2019/07/11/horror-best-scene-screenplay-reading-merry-fn-christmas-by-lawrence-whitener/

HORROR Best Scene Screenplay Reading: SQUISH!, by Vinny Smith
https://festivalforhorror.com/2019/06/23/horror-best-scene-screenplay-reading-squish-by-vinny-smith/

HORROR Best Scene Screenplay Reading of SHAME by Chiara Provenzano
https://festivalforhorror.com/2019/01/22/horror-best-scene-screenplay-reading-of-shame-by-chiara-provenzano/

HORROR Best Scene Screenplay Reading of ODE by Nehemiah Russell
https://festivalforhorror.com/2019/01/22/horror-best-scene-screenplay-reading-of-ode-by-nehemiah-russell/

June Horror 2019 Film/Story/Screenplay Winners

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ACTOR BEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: ALL THE WOLVES YOU WERE, by Ron Micci
June 2019 Winner

ACTORHORROR BEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: SQUISH, by Vinny Smith
June 2019 Winner

ACTOR BEST SCENE SCREENPLAY: BLIND VAMPIRE, by Eric White
June 2019 Winner

festival posterTOM, 8min., USA, Experimental/Horror

 

 

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

Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Kyle Drier, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Denissa Palmer, Temitope Akinterinwa, Efren Zapata, Zack Arch

HORROR Best Scene Screenplay Reading: The Meat Eaters, by Danny Howell

Paul is a college freshman and manager of a fast food place. He has his hands full with his slacker friends and ex-girlfriend, but finds himself way in over his head when he falls for the new girl, who entices him into a strange cult that eats an addictive “living” meat. She must sleep with him in order to make him a permanent cult member; and it’s up to his friends to rescue him before that happens.

CAST LIST:

Elsie: Isabel Kruse
Narrator: Allan Brunet
Paul: Aaron Williams
Barb: Kyana Theresa

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

Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Kyle Drier, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Denissa Palmer, Temitope Akinterinwa, Efren Zapata, Zack Arch

HORROR Best Scene Screenplay Reading: Merry F’n Christmas, by Lawrence Whitener

 

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Isabel Kruse
Draper: Aaron Williams
No-Man: Allan Brunet
Robinson: Brandon Knox


 

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

Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Kyle Drier, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Denissa Palmer, Temitope Akinterinwa, Efren Zapata, Zack Arch

HORROR Best Scene Screenplay Reading: SQUISH!, by Vinny Smith

 

 

A scrappy group of marine biology students are stalked by a giant jellyfish in the Bahamas.

CAST LIST:

Bobby: Geoff Mays
Howard: Neil Bennett
April: Elle A
Narrator: Val Cole
Nick: Jarrod Terrill
Michael: Ryan Singh
Sofia: Isabel Kruse
Gina: Bianca Alongi

 

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

Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Kyle Drier, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Denissa Palmer, Temitope Akinterinwa, Efren Zapata, Zack Arch

2018 HORROR Best Scene Screenplays (24)

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ACTORHORROR Best Scene Screenplay – TOUCH
February 2018 Reading
by Scott Timmins
ACTORTV Best Scene Screenplay – PEEL
January 2018 Reading
by Matthew Torti
STORYBEST scene Screenplay: THIS OLD HOUSE by Cody Baron
December 2018

ACTORMYSTERY Best Scene Screenplay – UNDER THE WELL
January 2018 Reading
by Max. J. Eber
ACTORHORROR Best Scene Screenplay – HOLIDAY KILL
January 2018 Reading
by Steve Hunyi
ACTORHORROR Best Scene Screenplay – MESSAGE FROM BEYOND
January 2018 Reading
by Paige Brien
ACTORHORROR Best Scene Screenplay – THE HOSTEL X
January 2018 Reading
by Raymond Davenport
ACTORHORROR Best Scene Screenplay – CHASING THE ZOMBIE
January 2018 Reading
by Erick Hoffman
ACTORWESTERN Best Scene Screenplay – SILVER SKULL CREEK
February 2018 Reading
by Ryan Gallant
ACTORTHRILLER Best Scene Screenplay – REVELATION
February 2018 Reading
by Jonah Jones
ACTORTHRILLER BEST SCENE Screenplay – BACK FROM THE DEAD
March 2018 Reading
by Jonah Jones
ACTORJOHN Q TV Best Scene Screenplay
April 2018 Reading
by Jason Jung
ACTORRUNAWAY SHIP – ACTION Best Scene Screenplay
April 2018 Reading
by Carl Soderberg
ACTORTHRILLER BEST SCENE Screenplay: REFLECTION by Jac Brennan
August 2018

ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay: THE MAN WITH A GLOVE by Suzanne Lutas
August 2018

ACTORFAN FICTION BEST SCENE Screenplay: FIELDS OF BLOOD by Mike Meade
August 2018

STORYFAN FICTION BEST SCENE Screenplay: HOUSE OF LIVING NIGHTMARES by Michael Meade
October 2018

STORYHORROR BEST SCENE Screenplay: THE VANISHED by Bill Bradshaw
October 2018

STORY BEST SCENE Screenplay: TO HELL AND BACK by Agnese Pagliarani
September 2018

STORYHORROR BEST SCENE Screenplay: MONOCHROME by Chloe J. Hightower
October 2018

STORYBEST SCENE Screenplay: GERALDINE HALL by Debasree Banerjee
October 2018

STORYHORROR/THRILLER BEST SCENE Screenplay: PRESERVATION by David Kline
October 2018

STORYHORROR BEST SCENE: Lightkeepers by Michael Head
November 2018

STORYHORROR BEST SCENE: The Cultists by John Renney
November 2018

HORROR Best Scene Screenplay Reading of SHAME by Chiara Provenzano

An awkward girl afraid of life has to face a new, scary challenge. In a disabled toilet. A short film about the irony and horror of life

CAST LIST:

Friend – 1 – Rhys Harrison
NARRATION – Jen Daniels
Man – 4 – Rhys Harrison
The Girl – 2 – Brittany Clough

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

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: Kyle Drier

Camera Op: Hugh Cassonville

November 2018 HORROR Stories, Screenplays, and Short Films

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STORYHORROR BEST SCENE: Lightkeepers by Michael Head
November 2018

STORYHORROR BEST SCENE: The Cultists by John Renney
November 2018

STORYTHRILLER 1st Scene Reading: THE GIRL IN THE WELL by Richard Webb
November 2018

STORYHORROR 1st Scene Reading: PUNCTURED by Shari Hamrick Grewal
November 2018

STORYHORROR 1st Scene Reading: TIMMY COOKE: A CANNIBAL LOVE STORY by Aaron Barrocas
November 2018

festival posterGOLDBLOODED, 9min., USA, Action/Crime

festival posterINCALL, 10min., USA, Thriller

festival posterHOODYMAN, 6min., United Arab Emirates, Thriller

 

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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: Hugh Ritchie, Isabal Cupryn, Aser Santos Jr., Zack Arch

HORROR 1st Scene Screenplay: Timmy Cooke: A Cannibal Love Story by Aaron Barrocas

In deep suburbia, an unhappily married couple regularly murders to feed their cannibal son, until a manipulative high school valedictorian’s sleuthing forces life-changing decisions.

CAST LIST:

Timmy: Peter Mark Raphael
Ms. Smiley: Norma Dunphy
Ronald: : Isaiah Kolundzic
Narrator: Esther Thibault
Tess: Victoria Urquart
Rick: Dan Cristofori
Rebecca: Monica Knox

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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