Winning STUDENT 1st Scene of THE BOXMAN, by Alexander Beale

Student & Young Filmmakers FEEDBACK Film & Screenplay Festival

Watch the September 2017 Winning Screenplay.

Guy is a safe-cracking savant living in Chinatown. Guy has a… thing. He can open any safe, making him highly valuable with the wrong people.

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Laura Kyswaty
Stella: Premika Leo
Man Next Door: James Boutcher
Old Woman: Julie McCarthy
Old Man: Luke Robinson
Guy: Brandon Knox

Get to know the writer:

What is your screenplay about?

The BoxMan follows Guy, a safecracking savant living in Chinatown, who decides to leave his life of crime, one he was coerced into as a boy in the first place. However, pressure mounts for Guy as a conniving cop and his mob boss employer and her gang of loyal cronies aren’t willing to just let Guy walk away. He’ll have to run.

What genres does your screenplay fall under?

The BoxMan is a coming-of-age story like you’ve never seen. It’s an…

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Winning STUDENT Short Screenplay – PALACES, by Taryn Procsal

Student & Young Filmmakers FEEDBACK Film & Screenplay Festival

Chava, an upper-class wife and mother, seems to have a perfect life, but when her husband discourages her from pursuing a career in art, Chava is tormented by her new understanding of how a woman’s value is measured.

Genre: Drama

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Laura Kyswaty
Chava: Regan Brown
Paul: Jim Canale
Knox: Cory Bertrand
Deb: Rachel Rain Packota

 
Get to know the writer:

What is your screenplay about?

Logline: An upper-class wife and mother seems to have the perfect life, but when her husband discourages her from pursuing a career in art she is challenged with a new understanding of how a woman’s value is measured.

What genres does your screenplay fall under?

Drama

Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

This screenplay deals with subtle issues of social inequality that are often overlooked in film. I believe it is a strong dramatic narrative with a valuable…

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Winning STUDENT Short Screenplay – ROSIE, by Amalia Williamson

Student & Young Filmmakers FEEDBACK Film & Screenplay Festival

 

Genre: Drama

Rosie, a young painter, decides to sell her works of art in an attempt to prevent her and her little brother from a not-so-bright future.

 

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Val Cole
Max: Mike Ruderman
Denise: Shania Belton
Rosie: Katelyn Varadi

 Get to know the writer:

What is your screenplay about?

My screenplay is a coming of age story about a young girl that sells the magical paintings she creates in the hopes that she can provide for her young brother.

What genres does your screenplay fall under?

Drama, Family Drama

Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

This screenplay should be made into a movie because Rosie (the protagonist) could be any one of us. The story isn’t just about the loss of innocence, but the loss of free-thinking, or unfiltered creativity. Each of us are born with wild, fascinating imaginations that stretch on…

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2018 March Winning Student Short Films

Student & Young Filmmakers FEEDBACK Film & Screenplay Festival

ACTORSTUDENT SHORT Screenplay – DIMAGGIO
March 2018 Reading
by Taylor Zaccario

festival posterFOR THE LOVE OF THE CHILD, 38min., USA, Documentary

festival posterTHE CASSETTE, 5min., USA, Drama
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK

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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

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STUDENT SHORT SCREENPLAY – DIMAGGIO, by Taylor Zaccario

Student & Young Filmmakers FEEDBACK Film & Screenplay Festival

 

Genre: Sports, Drama, Family

A father, desperate to connect with his son, tries to teach him baseball.

CAST LIST:

Tito:  Allan Cooke
Eileen: Lesley Ballantyne
Narrator: Olivia Jon
Joey: Geoff Mays
Frank: Shawn Devlin

Get to know the writer:

 1. What is your screenplay about?

A father, desperate to connect with his son, tries to force his passion for baseball onto his son who is more interested in music.

2. What genres does your screenplay fall under?

Family drama, sports drama.

3. Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

This is a story about a parent and a child. Both love each other tremendously but fear they have nothing in common. They want nothing more than to have a connection. This is a universal theme and a story that an audience will connect with regardless of age and culture. I think audience would love to see it…

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