Director BIO: Andy Hourahine (BREAK ROOM)

irector Biography – Andy Hourahine

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Andy studied film at Ryerson University, as well as, architecture and the impact of the media on the community at the University of Waterloo where he graduated with Dean’s List honours. His thesis project and subsequent television show, The Active City, involved the marriage of his multiple disciplines and won him the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2013, recognizing him as a distinguished Canadian.

Andy is also the creative director of Force Productions, a media company dedicated to sharing important narrative and fictional works to better humanity. In addition to his fictional short film work, he has produced professional content for organizations such as the YMCA, University of Waterloo, Osteoporosis Canada, Think Global School, CBC, Rogers Television, and the 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto.

Most importantly to Andy is his family. He is the proud father of three homeschooled children and has been happily married for twenty years to his wife, Nicole.

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March 2018 Action/Adventure Stories, Screenplays, and Short Films

A FilmFreeway preferred festival:

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

 

festival posterRYKER, 4min., USA, Action/Drama
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festival posterUNCANNY VALLEY, 4min., USA, Drama
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ACTORFAN FICTION SHORT Screenplay – FALLEN: A STAR WARS STORY
March 2018 Reading
by George Deihl Jr.
ACTORSCI-FI SHORT Screenplay
March 2018 Reading
by Jade S. Bokhari

ACTORMYSTERY 1st SCENE Screenplay – THE COLD SLEEPER
March 2018 Reading
by John Lucas Bowman
ACTORANIMATION 1st SCENE Screenplay – MARIE’S JOURNEY
March 2018 Reading
by Keith Famie

ACTOR1st SCENE Screenplay – CHILDREN OF THE DUST
March 2018 Reading
by John McCarney
ACTORFANTASY 1st SCENE Screenplay – ENTANGLED
March 2018 Reading
by Sharon Powers

ACTORNOVEL Transcript Reading – ODE TO THE DARKEST DAYS
March 2018 Reading
by M. Ryan Hollows
ACTORSHORT STORY Reading – KIEL
March 2018 Reading
by Keith Brandon

 

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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

 

 

February 2018 Action/Adventure Stories, Screenplays, and Short Films

A FilmFreeway preferred festival:

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

 

ACTORDRAMA Best Scene Screenplay – ANA’S ORLOV
February 2018 Reading
by Bradford Lee Walton
ACTORWAR Best Scene Screenplay – DANGER IN THE CLOUDS
February 2018 Reading
by John Donnellan
ACTORFANTASY Best Scene Screenplay – THE TIME JOB
February 2018 Reading
by Thomas Tinnerello
ACTORSCI-FI Best Scene Screenplay – CHASING WHITE INFINITY
February 2018 Reading
by Claudia Marinellil
ACTORWESTERN Best Scene Screenplay – SILVER SKULL CREEK
February 2018 Reading
by Ryan Gallant
ACTORWINNING TV PILOT Screenplay – FAMILY SECRETS
February 2018 Reading
by Allison Osborne

festival posterBREAKER, 10min., Japan/Canada, Sci-Fi/Action
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festival posterMAN-AT-ARMS, 10min, UK, Fan Fiction//Animation
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festival posterTEARS IN THE RAIN, 11min., South Africa, Fan Fiction/Sci-Fi
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ACTORDRAMA Best Scene Screenplay – BLACK HEART BOOK
February 2018 Reading
by Carol Hoffman & Rosezelle Boggs Qualls

 

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

Director: Kierston Drier
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: John Johnson

Camera Operator: Mary Cox

January 2018 Action/Adventure Stories, Screenplays, and Short Films

A FilmFreeway preferred festival:

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


festival posterTHE FLOW, 3min., Belgium, Adventure
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festival posterMIND GAME, 2min., China, Action/Experimental
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festival posterFREEDOM OF THE WHEELS, 17min., USA, Adventure/Comedy
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festival posterVIKING TOOTHACHE, 4min, USA, Action/Fantasy
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festival posterLILAC TV Pilot, 15min., USA, Adventure/Family
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ACTORFAN FICTION FEATURE Screenplay – BLACK WIDOW: FUGITIVE
January 2018 Reading
by Brooke Elowe
ACTORTV Best Scene Screenplay – FUTRE TENSE
January 2018 Reading
by Kyle Williamson
ACTORACTION 1st Scene Screenplay – ZOMBIE CRUIZE
January 2018 Reading
by A.K.A. Smith
ACTORWAR Best Scene Screenplay – BASS REEVES
January 2018 Reading
by Sam Bass
ACTORFANTASY Best Scene Screenplay – LOD A COMBINED REVENGE
January 2018 Reading
by Andy Bethea
ACTORFANTASY Best Scene Screenplay – THE SWORDBEARER
January 2018 Reading
by Tim Morell
ACTORFANTASY Best Scene Screenplay – MEDUSA
January 2018 Reading
by Lisette R. Norton
ACTOR THRILLER Best Scene Screenplay – RUNNING WITH WOLVES
January 2018 Reading
by TJ Chester
ACTOR NOVEL Transcript Reading – STORIES NOT FOR CHILDREN
January 2018 Reading
by Georgi Ivanov

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

Director: Kierston Drier
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: John Johnson

Camera Operator: Mary Cox

 

2017 ACTION/ADVENTURE Feature Screenplay Winners (7)

A FilmFreeway preferred festival:

Watch the 7 FEATURE Screenplay Readings performed by professional actors:

 

 

ACTORFAN FICTION FEATURE Screenplay – MARVEL ZOMBIES
May 2017 Reading
by Christopher J. Valin

ACTORFEATURE Screenplay – NEMESIS
March 2017 Reading
Written by Carl Joglar

ACTORFAMILY FEATURE Screenplay – QUEST FOR LIGHT
April 2017 Reading
Written by Byron Anderson

ACTORACTION FEATURE Screenplay – THE FLIGHT OF THE SOULS
May 2017 Reading
by Guy Quigley

ACTORANIMATION Feature Screenplay – STORM DRAGON
September 2017 Reading
by Joey Curtis & Danny Klein

ACTORACTION FEATURE Screenplay – NOWHERE-VILLE
October 2017 Reading
by Richard M. Kjeldgaard

ACTOR FAMILY FEATURE Screenplay – THE SPIRIT OF COLUMBUS
November 2017 Reading
by Eric W. Carlson

 

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

Director: Kierston Drier
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: John Johnson

Camera Operator: Mary Cox

December 2017 Action/Adventure Stories, Screenplays, and Short Films

A FilmFreeway preferred festival:

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

 

ACTORPSI-COM 5 TV PILOT
December 2017 Reading
by Ed Vela
ACTORFOR THE LOVE OF PETE – COMEDY BEST SCENE Screenplay
December 2017 Reading
by David Kurtz
ACTORGUMMED UP IN GRIT LAND – COMEDY BEST SCENE Screenplay
December 2017 Reading
by Mike Hoberg
PRIMORDIAL SILENCE – FANTASY BEST SCENE Screenplay
December 2017 Reading
by Irene Leonardou
ACTORMIND OF A POLITICAL ASSASSIN – THRILLER BEST SCENE Screenplay
December 2017 Reading
by Stephen W. Lincoln & Steven Michael Farney
ACTORSKYMERGE Novel Transcript Reading
December 2017 Reading
by Deepak Menon

 

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

Director: Kierston Drier
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: John Johnson

Camera Operator: Mary Cox

 

RSVP – ACTION/ADVENTURE Film Festival – Thur. Jan. 11th (Los Angeles)

The FEEDBACK Monthly Film Festival coming to Los Angeles.. Our LA home is Regal L.A. LIVE Cinemas, located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles (beside the Staples Center) at 1000 W Olympic Blvd.. The event runs from 7pm to 9:10pm.Showcasing the best of short films from around the world, while maintaining our audience feedback format moderated by Shesput Wilson.

Tickets for are FREE or PAY WHAT YOU LIKE. Reserve your tickets online.

If you like to obtain seats in advance and pick them up on the day of the event (come for FREE, or make a donation), please email us atlatickets@wildsoundfestival.com and we’ll reserve seats for you.

1st ACT PROGRAM – Best CRIME/MYSTERY


STORY TO TELL, 15min., Japan, Crime/Drama 
Directed by Sayaka NakaneA crime Japanese yakuza story.CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!
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MONDAY, 18min., USA, Crime/Comedy
Directed by Dinh Thai“What can I get to you?” That’s the question driving a conflicted young hustler who sells everything and anything to make money. As he code-switches through various cliques, he’s forced to confront racism as well as the immorality of his occupation.CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!
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CONVERSATIONS, 8min., Ireland, Crime/Mystery
Directed by Emma Jackson & Igor OsipovDetective thriller set in Dublin.CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!
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2nd ACT PROGRAM – Best of ACTION/ADVENTURE


MIND GAME, 2min., China, Action/Experimental 
Directed by Weisi DaiA dance? A game? Or a fight?CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!
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FREEDOM OF THE WHEELS, 17min., USA, Adventure/Comedy
Directed by Jon GlassbergAn unmotivated and languishing Matt Segal gets inspiration from an unlikely place and recruits Will Stanhope, his life-partner-in-crime to accompany him on a winter adventure that will test their strength, stamina, and friendship. On Matt’s 50cc scooter, the boys set out with an iron resolve to ride from Boulder to Aspen, Colorado to do a little ice climbing. What happens in between is nothing short of extraordinary.CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!
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VIKING TOOTHACHE, 4min, USA, Action/Fantasy
Directed by Philip BaumhardtA young warrior must confront the consequences of his violent past.CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!
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LILAC TV Pilot, 15min., USA, Adventure/Family
Directed by Hank IsaacWhat if Robin Hood was a homeless ten-year-old girl living in a modern city.CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!
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The FEEDBACK Monthly Film Festival coming to Los Angeles.. Our LA home is Regal L.A. LIVE Cinemas, located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles (beside the Staples Center) at 1000 W Olympic Blvd.. The event runs from 7pm to 9:10pm.