2017 ACTION/ADVENTURE Best Scene Screenplay Winners (22)

A FilmFreeway preferred festival:

Watch the 22 BEST SCENE Screenplay Readings performed by professional actors:

ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay – MARLOWE
November 2017 Reading
by Mark McQuown
ACTORACTION BEST SCENE Screenplay – STRANDED

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
ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay – I SPY WITH MY LITTLE FLY
February 2017 Reading
Written by Adam Luff

ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay – BEDLAM ON THE RAILS
February 2017 Reading
Written by Wayne E. Johnson

ACTORBEST Scene – THE LEGEND OF YAKATUTCH
January 2017 Reading
Written by Sean Francis Ellis

BEST Scene – THE UNCONQUERABLE
January 2017 Reading
Written by Jonathan Fear

ACTORACTION BEST Scene – A SECRET JOURNEY
May 2017 Reading
by Gary A. Piazza

ACTORACTION BEST Scene – FIEND
May 2017 Reading
by Andrew Samuelsen

ACTORFANTASY BEST Scene – BRAD ACTUALLY
May 2017 Reading
by Jeremy Bonali & Alex Quinn

ACTORTHRILLER BEST Scene – FOUR IN THE DOOR
May 2017 Reading
by Alan & Linda Barkley

ACTORTV BEST Scene – INFINITY’S EDGE
May 2017 Reading
by Anthony M. Dionisio

ACTORSCI-FI BEST Scene – AMERICAN INDIAN UPRISING
May 2017 Reading
by Allen Cody

ACTORACTION BEST Scene SHORT Screenplay – TURNT
June 2017 Reading
by Haldane Dane Hamilton

ACTORACTION BEST Scene Screenplay – CADEBY
June 2017 Reading
by David James Keogh

ACTORSCI-FI SHORT Screenplay – SWITCHMAN
June 2017 Reading
by Henry Leeker

ACTORFAN FICTION BEST SCENE Screenplay – BLACK WIDOW: FUGITIVE
October 2017 Reading
by Brooke Elowe

ACTORBEST SCENE TV Screenplay – DARK HEROES
October 2017 Reading
by Peter Sims

ACTORACTION Best Scene Screenplay – VOLUNTEER
September 2017 Reading
by Janine Cobain & Gary McElkerney

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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

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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

2017 ACTION/ADVENTURE SHORT Screenplay Readings (7)

A FilmFreeway preferred festival:

Watch the 7 SHORT Screenplay Readings performed by professional actors:

 

ACTORFAN FICTION BATMAN Screenplay – LIVING IN CRIME ALLEY
October 2017 Reading
by Rob Ayling

ACTORFAN FICTION Screenplay – LEGACY

ACTORCANADIAN Short Screenplay – X-13
September 2017 Reading
by Asim Abraham

ACTORFAN FICTION Screenplay – ROCKETEERS
August 2017 Reading
by Gil Saint

ACTORFAN FICTION Screenplay – POPEYE “SPINACH RUN”
February 2017 Reading
Written by Neil Chase

FAN FICTION Screenplay – UNIVERSAL SAINT BATMAN
January 2017 Reading
Written by Nathan Trumbull

ACTORSCI-FI SHORT Screenplay – THE VOLUNTEER
May 2017 Reading
by Christopher Michaels

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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

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

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

 

ACTORADVENTURE 1st SCENE Screenplay – THE MONSTER HUNTERS CODE
October 2017 Reading
by Ryan Brannan

ACTORFAN FICTION BATMAN Screenplay – LIVING IN CRIME ALLEY
October 2017 Reading
by Rob Ayling
ACTORFAN FICTION BEST SCENE Screenplay – BLACK WIDOW: FUGITIVE
October 2017 Reading
by Brooke Elowe

ACTORBEST SCENE TV Screenplay – DARK HEROES
October 2017 Reading
by Peter Sims
ACTORACTION FEATURE Screenplay – NOWHERE-VILLE
October 2017 Reading
by Richard M. Kjeldgaard

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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

Winning ACTION 1st Scene of THE MONSTER HUNTER’s CODE, by Ryan Brannan Doyle

Watch the winning 1st scene script for October 2017.

 

Three 12 year old con-artists make a business out of tricking their schoolmates out of money by offering to slay monsters that don’t exist. When the Boogeyman threatens to unleash hell on earth, these amateur ‘monster hunters’ may be the town’s only hope.

Genre: Action, Thriller, Family

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Laura Kyswaty
Jake: James Boutcher
Tobey: Brandon Knox
Shane: Luke Robinson
Ben: Rob Notman
Emily Jenson: Premika Leo
Damsel: Lindsay Rolland Mills

Get to know the winning writer; 

 What is your screenplay about?

A group of 12 year olds star to outgrow their monster hunting business, but when the Boogeyman comes to town, its up to them to save everyone.

What genre does your screenplay fall under?

Action adventure, horror, Fantasy, something for the whole family

Why should your screenplay be made into a movie?

It’s funny, it’s scary, it’s heartfelt, and has franchise potential!

How would you describe the script in two words?

Growing Up

What movie have you seen the most times in your life?

Back To The Future

How long have you been working on this screenplay?

7 years, on and off

How many stories have you written?

Too many. Lots of bad ones. A couple of good ones.

What is your favorite song?

Fright Night (Nevermore) by Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti

What obstacles did you face to finish this screenplay?

It’s never finished. It’s only finished until I learn something else and come back to it.

Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?

Movies and Dogs

You entered your screenplay using filmfreeway – what was your experience using a submission platform?

It was easy.

What influenced you to enter the festival?

Just finished a draft and wanted to see how it would be received.

What were your feelings about the initial feedback you received?

It’s always good to hear the thoughts and opinions of others.

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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

Winning ACTION Feature Script – NOWHERE VILLE, by Richard M. Kjeldgaard

Watch the OCTOBER 2017 Winning Feature Screenplay.

Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller, Horror

Two men fly a Cessna from California to New Mexico for an out of state camping trip. They encounter bad weather and are forced down in the desert with no means of communication. Their situation becomes worse when they run across escaped convicts hiding out and are taken prisoner in an abandoned trailer park. They soon find out there’s more horrors waiting for them.

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Jory: Sean Ballantyne
Robert: Connor Lyon
Mike: Shaun Mazoka
Travis: Dan Cristofori
Fulton: Brennan Clost
Char: Rachel Rain Packota
Leona: Julie C. Sheppard

Get to know the winning writer:

1. What is your screenplay about?  

An isolated, deserted trailer park in the middle of the desert falls under control of escaped convicts. Two guys on a camping trip accidentally become prisoners in the park and their trip turns into a fight for survival.

2. What genres does your screenplay fall under? 

Suspense/Thriller

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

 Plays on everyone’s fears of being isolated, controlled by another human and put in an inescapable situation.

4. How would you describe this script in two words?

 Page turner   

5. What movie have you seen the most times in your life? 

John Carpenter’s HALLOWEEN

6. How long have you been working on this screenplay?  

4 months

7. How many stories have you written?

 10 specs

8. What motivated you to write this screenplay?

 Driving across the desert between Arizona and California (Had a summer home in CA) Seeing abandoned buildings especially in the abandoned town of Desert Center, CA and the soon to be ghost towns around the Salton Sea, CA. A lot of visuals went into this script from these two locales.

9. What obstacles did you face to finish this screenplay? 

Building some of the motivation for a few of the characters while keeping the readers on their toes and curious.

10. Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about? 

Reading about writers (Bios) and photography.

11. What influenced you to enter the festival? What were your feelings on the initial feedback you received?

Read some reviews on your festival which were positive. Feedback was to say the least, educational.  I learned a lot about character development and pacing. The feedback was very encouraging regarding my writing.  Appreciated it very much!

11. You entered your screenplay via FilmFreeway. What has been your experiences working with the submission platform site? 

Good porthole for entering contests.  Always updating info on upcoming festivals. Just one miscommunication on the acceptance of a spec I did in one festival.  A mass Email was sent to clarify the issue in a few weeks.

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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

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

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

 

ACTORACTION Best Scene Screenplay – VOLUNTEER
September 2017 Reading
by Janine Cobain & Gary McElkerney

ACTORCANADIAN Short Screenplay – X-13
September 2017 Reading
by Asim Abraham

ACTORSCI-FI 1st Scene Screenplay – THE FLUTE OF PEACE
September 2017 Reading
by Gunel Asgarova

ACTOR1st Scene Screenplay – BROTHER’S MCSHANE
September 2017 Reading
by Holt Boggs

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

festival posterPEPITA & MAX, 6min, Family/Animation
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festival posterCHALK, 10min, Family/Adventure
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festival posterPOND, 6min, Canada, Action/Crime
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ACTORNOVEL Transcript – COURAGE THE MOUSE
September 2017 Reading
by Cornelia Fick

 

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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