Deadlines March 31st for the Writing Festival.

WILDsound Festival

Deadlines March 31st for the Writing Festival. Get FULL FEEDBACK on your work, plus performed by professional actors.

TV Pilot/Spec Screenplay Festival:
http://www.wildsound.ca/tvscreenplaycontest.html

At least 2 winners every single month. Watch recent and past winners:

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Feature/Short Screenplay Festival:
http://www.wildsound.ca/screenplaycontest.html

At least 6 winners every single month. Watch recent and past winners:

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Novel Festival – 3 options to submit. Full Novel. 1st Chapter. Or simply submit a 5 page transcript for an immediate performance:
http://www.wildsound.ca/book_contest.html

At least 5 winners every single month. Watch recent and past readings:

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NEW: 1pg. Short Story Contest. Get your story performed:
1pg. Short Story Contest

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Get your work showcased at the festival and push your career.

Read recent interviews the festival has had with top Hollywood Film Talent & Other top tier festivals (over 100 interviews):

This week:
This Week’s Interviews with top Hollywood Film Crews and Film Festival Directors

Past interviews:
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Watch Adventure 1st Scene Screenplay: TETON RECKONING by Debi Yazbeck

Submit your Adventure screenplay to the festival today:http://actionadventurefestival.com/

TETON RECKONING
Written by Debi Yazbeck
Read 10 Questions with the writers

SYNOPSIS:

Teton Reckoning is about this crazy determined girl who hates being in pretentious Ft Worth society and longs for a life in pioneer territory – her dream: California. Of course, she ends up in Idaho… and then she’s kidnapped and fighting to survive in the treacherous Tetons and stuck between two men battling it out to the death for the mineral rights to a gold mine.

CAST LIST:

NARRATOR – Val Cole
MADELEINE – Kerrie Lamb
GEORGE – Matthew Di Leo
LEE – Anthony Yu
TURNER – Minh Le
BOSS – Leo Choy
SISSY – Angelica Alejandro

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

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: John Johnson

Watch the Family Feature Screenplay: THE PAPER ROUTE by Danny M. Howell

FESTIVAL for FAMILY

Submit your Family Screenplay or Novel to the Festival Today:http://festivalforfamily.com/

THE PAPER ROUTE
Written by Danny M. Howell
Read 10 Questions with the writers

SYNOPSIS:

“The Paper Route” is the story of Paul, an almost-sixteen-year-old who discovers a chance to escape a world very few people really get away from: the mean poverty of a small town in the hill country of Indiana, where every day is a struglgle to survive, between his harsh family life and a town full of dangerous characters. The rub is that the price of escape is leaving behind Paul’s little brother, Brian, who worships him and depends on him for safety and love.

CAST LIST:

NARRATOR – Holly Sarchfield
Paul – Aaron Drake
Brian – Declan Spellman
Barb – Maya Woloszyn
Roscoe/Lackey – Jason J. Thomas
Leroy/Eddie – Brett J. Kelly
Stella – Danielle Nicole

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

Casting Director: Sean…

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Read Today’s ACTION/ADVENTURE Loglines and Movie Pitches:

Submit your Action/Adventure Screenplay to the Festival Today:http://actionadventurefestival.com/

Read Today’s ACTION/ADVENTURE Loglines and Movie Pitches:

CLICK the link and read the loglines

DARK DAY OF THE SUN: EMERGENCE, by Jeff Jones

HOMECOMING, by Thomas Odunga

SURVICE THE NIGHT, by Skylier Jones

HARRY’S CRAZY, by Zainab F. Raza

RENDERING ROME, by Peter L. Brown

JOSEPH, by Mirandola Gonzaga

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Free logline submissions. The Writing Festival network averages over 95,000 unique visitors a day.
Great way to get your story out: http://www.wildsound.ca/logline.html

Deadlines to Submit your Screenplay, Novel, Story, or Poem to the festival: http://www.wildsound.ca

Watch recent Writing Festival Videos. At least 15 winning videos a month: http://www.wildsoundfestival.com

Read NEW Feature Film Pitches and Loglines

WILDsound Festival

Submit your Feature Screenplay to the Festival today. FULL FEEDBACK:
http://www.wildsound.ca/screenplaycontest.html

Read NEW Feature Film Pitches and Loglines

Title: DARK DAY OF THE SUN “EMERGENCE”
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/dark_day_of_the_sun_emerge…
Written by: Jeff Jones
Type: Feature Screenplay
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi

Title: What Lies Beneath
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/what_lies_beneath_by_titus…
Written by: Titus Robinson
Type: Feature Screenplay
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller

Title: Eden Reborn
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/eden_reborn_by_janez_wall.…
Written by: Janez Wall
Type: Feature Screenplay
Genre: Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Thriller

Title: Trunk of an Elephant
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/trunk_of_an_elephant_by_st…
Written by: Stephanie Bianca
Type: Feature Screenplay
Genre: Drama

Title: Joseph
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/joseph_by_mirandola_gonzag…
Written by: Mirandola Gonzaga
Type: Feature Screenplay
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi

Title: Of Dreams and Hope
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/of_dreams_and_hope_by_chin…
Written by: Chin Ng
Type: Feature Screenplay
Genre: Romance, Drama

Title: THE INVADERS OF DREAMS
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/the_invaders_of_dreams_by_…
Written by: Boukhroufa Amar
Type: Feature Screenplay
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Family

Title: Suwannee Warrior
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/suwannee_warrior_by_michae…
Written by: Michael McGuigan
Type: Feature Screenplay
Genre: Biography, History, Drama

Title: The Crooked Bullet
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/the_crooked_bullet_by_roti…
Written by: Rotsimi…

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Watch Adventure Novel Transcript Reading: THE FURLITES OF ARORIEL: ON MATISSIA WINGS, by Marie J.S. Phillips

Submit your Novel to the Festival Today: http://novelwritingfestival.com

THE FURLITES OF ARORIEL: ON MATISSIA WINGS – Chapter 7 Reading by Marie J.S. Phillips. Read by Reetu Bambrah

Get to know writer Marie J.S. Phillips: http://novelwritingfestival.com/2016/01/04/the-furlites-of-aroriel-on-matissia-wings-chapter-7-reading-by-marie-j-s-phillips-read-by-reetu-bambrah/

Interview with Storyboard Artist Cristiano Donzelli (Ben-Hur, The Young Messiah)

Matthew Toffolo's Summary

A storyboard artist, or story artist, creates storyboards for film productions.

Storyboard Artist Cristiano Donzelli is a wealth of knowledge. You can feel his passion for what he does. No wonder all of the top filmmakers in the world who venture to Italy want to work with him. He simply makes all the films he storyboards better.

Cristiano’s credits include Kingdom of Heaven (2005), Rome (2005). Zoolander 2 (2016), The American (2010). Ben-Hur (2016), The Young Messiah (2016), and Under the Tuscan Sun (2003)

Go to his website at www.cristianodonzelli.com

cristiano pic.jpgMatthew Toffolo: You have been the storyboard artist on over 40 productions in the last 20 years. Is there a film or two that you’re most proud of?

Cristiano Donzelli: First of all I want to say that I do this work because I love cinema, I’m very passionate about movies, so for me it’s not just a job…

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Watch Feb. 2016 Adventure Screenplay Winner

Feature Script: FOUR FOR THE BORDER
by Toby Roberts

SYNOPSIS:

Genres: Action, Adventure, Family, Comedy

The story is about three teenagers from completely different backgrounds on the run in rural New Mexico with a thoroughbred racehorse. But the underlying theme is the triumph of hope over experience and whether you should grow up doing exactly what your parents tell you or sometimes trust your spirit , abandon convention and go live your dream.

CAST LIST:

NARRATOR – Victoria Urquhart
SKYE – Amaka Umeh
TRAPPER – Hugh Ritchie
POLLY – Mohogany Brown
ARTURO – Isaac Alfie
RUDDOCK/GELARDI – Julian Ford
HODDER – Sean Ballantyne

 

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Also, Free logline submissions. The Writing Festival network averages over 95,000 unique visitors a day.
Great way to get your story out: http://www.wildsound.ca/logline.html

Deadlines to Submit your Screenplay, Novel, Story, or Poem to the festival: http://www.wildsound.ca

Watch recent Writing Festival Videos. At least 15 winning videos a month: http://www.wildsoundfestival.com

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Director/Producer: Matthew Toffolo

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: John Johnson

March 13 2016 Writing Festival Event

WILDsound Festival

This week’s screenplay festival is a showcase of faith, triumph, and ideals. We will be showcasing a feature screenplay, short screenplay, and two best scenes of a feature.

Here are the details of the works that will be performed.

#1 – Feature Screenplay – GATES OF HELL

Written by: Everett House and Pamela Green

Genre: Biography, Drama

Synopsis: GATES OF HELL is a biography of a tenacious Christian youth, including being institutionalized and undergoing years of shock treatment and other atrocities while maintaining his faith.

#2 – Short Screenplay – BEST INTERESTS

Written by James M. Freeman

Genre: Action, History, Drama

Synopsis: To protest inhumane treatment and unfair rejection of his application for refugee status, a teenage Vietnamese asylum seeker challenges the authority of a Hong Kong detention camp commandant, resisting the commandant’s efforts to force him to repatriate.

#3 – Best Scene – SCREAMING MY HEART OUT

Written by…

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Transcript Reading of CONTRARY WARRIORS: BLOOD LEGACY Chapter 1 by Sheryl Wright

Novel Writing Festival

Go to the writer’s website: http://www.sherylwright.com/

Transcript Reading of CONTRARY WARRIORS: BLOOD LEGACY

1. What is your novel about?

Blood Legacy is the second volume in the Contrary Warriors series and kicks off one year after SOE agent Cleo Deseronto escapes torture at a CIA black site. Now on a simple mission to notify an American Senator of his daughter’s death, Cleo and her stalwart cousin Bo are drawn into the web of an old-time spymaster. It’s a conspiracy that threatens to alter the future of the civilized world, and trying to stop it might just make Cleo and Bo the most wanted women in America.

2. Why should this novel be read by people?

No matter what your age, gender, or background, you’ll find something of who you are, and who you want to be, in these iconic characters. The Contrary Warriors series is unique in scope and voice. Rarely…

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