Family Festival Testimonial – March 29 2019

The festival is a unique opportunity to showcase your work. Not only is the feedback terrific, but I do not know of any other festival that will create a production of the winning works. 
– David M. Hyde (The Fireworks Stand, Feature Screenplay)

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Family Festival Testimonial – March 19 2019

Thank you so much and I love the reading!!

A former Soviet spy is determined to conquer the many dimensions that exist in this world and it is up to a small band of unlikely heroes, including a young physicist and those close to her, to stop him.


Dr. Zelov – 6 – Ron Boyd
Slender Young Man – 8 – Rhys Harrison
NARRATION – Anne McMaster
Jane – 19 – Jen Daniels
Girl – 3 –Brittany Clough

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Family Festival Testimonial – March 4 2019

I signed up to FilmFreeway at the beginning of the year but have been pretty selective about entering film festivals. There aren’t too many that focus on family films which is a shame, so when I saw the Festival for Family I jumped at the opportunity. The feedback was tremendous. It prompted me to re write the ending to make it more satisfying and I’m so glad I did. My script sparkled after the changes.

  • Scott Williamson

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Genre: Family, Fantasy

A curious young girl is shocked to find a tormented soul trapped in her grandmother’s favourite painting, but she soon discovers there are even more sinister plans afoot.

Narrator: Sean Ballantyne
Kate: Andrea Meister
Beryl: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Witch: Konstantina Mantelos
Caretaker: Anthony Botelho

Family Festival Testimonial – February 6 2019

Maaya Modha
Maaya Modha

Thank you Family Festival!!!

We are London-based film-makers and we made our first short film ‘Tea & Coffee’ last year which we submitted to the Festival and this was an absolutely amazing experience! They not only accepted our short in to the Festival for Drama and Family, but also informed us that Tea & Coffee had been accepted for the Feedback Festival, where we get a chance to hear live audience feedback after a screening of our short.

This was all incredibly well organised, with regular communication from the respective Festival teams and we were delighted to receive a video of the live audience feedback yesterday, as we could not travel to Toronto for this.

Thank you so much, this has been such a wonderful and life-changing experience!

5 Star Review

FAMILY Festival Testimonial – January 14 2019


Screenwriter Nicholas Julius (MYTHATANIA)

The feedback was great, and the staged reading hit a lot of fine notes. INFERNO THE PHOENIX particularly.

Screenplay Reading: 

Scottish siblings, Erin and Owen Macdonald, are swallowed by The Loch Ness Monster and brought to the magical land of Mythatania where all creatures heard of in Myth and Folklore have gone to escape the outside world. There they meet THE MYTHFITZ, a group of mythical youngsters and embark on a wonderful adventure.


Owen: John Marcucci
Erin: Zena Driver
Inferno: Shawn Devlin
Narrator: Kat Smiley
Cassandra: Corinne Sutton-Smith
Salandra: Cassandra Guthrie
Unee: Sam Fazli

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