FAMILY Best Scene Reading of FAMILY TREE by Andrea N. Carr

“Family Tree” by novelist Andrea N. Carr with a family saga where an incarcerated woman gains a four-day release to attend the funeral after, her sister’s suicide while babysitting her 13 year old son. Story uncovers dark secrets with suspense and pacing that is in comparison to Raymond Carver. I conducted an interview with the author on the power of storytelling to create empathy and change. Cristina Deptula, Literary Publicist

CAST LIST:

Church Rep – 2 – PAOLA SCATTOLON
Secretary (m) – 4 – ADRIAN CARLOS CARTER
Narration – NICK DOLAN
Angel (f) – 20 – KYANA TERESA
Mary – 6 – KATELYN VARADI
Mr. Seinfeld – 3 – PETER NELSON

A FilmFreeway preferred festival:

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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

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NOVEMBER 2018 FAMILY Stories, Screenplays, and Short Films

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STORYNOVEL TRANSCRIPT: DO MY EYES DECEIVE ME by Wilson Jackson
November 2018

STORYWINNING FEATURE FILM: FEAR by Peter Jang
November 2018

festival posterMORGEN, 10min., USA, Documentary

festival posterBETWEEN US, 10min, USA, Drama/Family

festival posterPELICAN, 5min., USA, LGBT

festival posterCROWNING CHANGE – THE ERIN O’FLAHERTY STORY, 17min., USA, LGBT

STORYLGBT BEST SCENE: Girl in the Navy Blue Sweater by Laura Carrione
November 2018

STORYLGBT BEST SCENE: Star Like Mercury by Ryan Davenport
November 2018

 

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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

OCTOBER 2018 FAMILY Stories, Screenplays, and Short Films

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festival posterTHE WISHING CRANES, 3min., USA, Animation festival posterPLUSH ASSASSIN, 2min., USA, Animation
festival posterSTUCK, 5min., USA, Animation

festival posterEXPIRATION DATE, 4min., USA, Animation
festival posterBARELY THERE, 2min., USA, Animation

festival posterTHE RETURN, 19min, Turkey, Documentary

STORYFAMILY BEST SCENE Screenplay: MOVING ON by Sheila Warren
October 2018

 

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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

Family Festival Testimonial – October 13 2018

Thank you for the very informative feedback. I really appreciate the diverse perspective that was given. Again, thank you. 
– Jamison Derfler (God’s Will, Feature Screenplay)

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WATCH Winning Family Screenplay and Story Readings:

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SEPTEMBER 2018 FAMILY Stories, Screenplays, and Short Films

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festival posterNOVAA – MELODY OF NEED, 3min., Germany Animation/Music Video

festival posterSUSHI MAN, 3min., USA, Animation/Romance

STORYFEMALE BEST SCENE Screenplay: TREED by Staci Greason
September 2018

STORYFEMALE BEST SCENE Screenplay: SANDS OF THE MIRAGE by Aissa Martell
September 2018

STORY LGBT BEST SCENE Screenplay: CLOUDY SKIES OF CONNECTICUT by Lissette Camacho
September 2018

STORY LGBT BEST SCENE Screenplay: ADULTHOOD by Sam Morgan MacNeil
September 2018

STORY LGBT BEST SCENE Screenplay: CAKE by Christianne Charles
September 2018

STORY LGBT BEST SCENE Screenplay: TAKE ME TO EUROHEAVEN by Fatih Melek
September 2018

STORY LGBT BEST SCENE Screenplay: THE UNVARNISHED TALES OF THE GREEN FAIRY by Jacob Cullen
September 2018

STORY LGBT BEST SCENE Screenplay: ACCEPTANCE IS by Belle Angel
September 2018

 

 

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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

Watch the PILOT Episode of the TV SHOW: ALL IN THE FAMILY

Meet the Bunkers Poster
In the series’ premiere, Mike and Gloria plan a surprise party to celebrate Archie and Edith’s 22nd anniversary. But it quickly turns into a shouting match between conservative Archie and the liberal “Meathead” on virtually every topic.

Director:

John Rich

Writers:

Norman Lear (developed by), Norman Lear

AUGUST 2018 FAMILY Stories, Screenplays, and Short Films

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ACTORNovel Reading: EMPTY SEATS by Wanda Adams Fischer

ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay: INSIDE THE WORLD OF ZOE SANDER by Suzanne Lutas
August 2018

festival posterFIREFLIES, 3min., UK, Drama

festival posterGIRL IN YELLOW, 3min., USA, Drama/Family
festival posterBROTHERS, 5min., USA, Drama/Family

 

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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