ROMANCE Best Scene Reading of Falling in October by Jeanne Dukes

Gina, a 50-something, intelligent but incurable romantic, dreams of a second chance to find “happily ever after” kind of love after a painful divorce. Finding solace in her journal, Gina soul-searches about what she wants for the autumn of her life. As she writes, Gina is enlightened with inklings about a mystery man in her… Continue reading ROMANCE Best Scene Reading of Falling in October by Jeanne Dukes

OCTOBER 2018 ROMANCE Stories, Screenplays, and Short Films

FilmFreeway exclusive Festival:   ROMANCE BEST SCENE Screenplay: COFFEE IN SOUTHTOWN by JJHOctober 2018 LOVE AFTER DEATH, 9min., Canada, Horror/Romance EXPIRATION DATE, 4min., USA, Animation THRILLER/ROMANCE BEST SCENE Screenplay: WIGGLE ROOM by Richard GeiwitzOctober 2018 Short Story: CATCHING THE QUEEN by Fernando BrestelliOctober 2018     **** Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com Festival Moderators: Kierston Drier, Shepsut… Continue reading OCTOBER 2018 ROMANCE Stories, Screenplays, and Short Films

ROMANCE Festival Testimonial – October 29 2018

 Filmmaker Julia Campanelli (116) What a wonderfully engaged and astute audience! I’m so sorry I couldn’t be there for the Q&A. I intentionally left the film’s ending ambiguous. I feel on the subject of intimate relationships, people bring their own experiences, prejudices and judgements when viewing it on screen. It was my intention to make the… Continue reading ROMANCE Festival Testimonial – October 29 2018

ROMANCE Best Scene Reading of Mad Dash by William J. Leonard

Freshly graduated, Bill Leonard begins a promising new career in the development business. But he soon starts to question his own sanity as errors are made at work, and hallucinations become part of daily life. In order to fight what he perceives to be madness, Bill conjures up vivid memories of his European vacation and… Continue reading ROMANCE Best Scene Reading of Mad Dash by William J. Leonard

ROMANCE Best Scene Reading of The Writer by Pascal Adam

A lady writer goes to her favourite restaurant to write on her new romance… will it be her own ? CAST LIST: Narration – Vanessa Burns Lady Writer – Pip Dwyer Server – Alex Clay FilmFreeway exclusive Festival: *** Producer: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com Director: Kierston Drier Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne Editor: Kimberly Villarruel Camera Op: Mary… Continue reading ROMANCE Best Scene Reading of The Writer by Pascal Adam

ROMANCE Best Scene Reading of Helen of Troy by Mary Ann Rotondi

When a middle-aged divorcee from upstate New York finds herself out of a job, stuck in Italy, and torn between her young lover and his sophisticated father, she’s forced to step up and make some tough choices if she’s going to experience life fully for the very first time. CAST LIST: Narration – Sydney Addison-Rudat… Continue reading ROMANCE Best Scene Reading of Helen of Troy by Mary Ann Rotondi

ROMANCE Best Scene Reading of Christmas Past and Present by Michael Zielinski

FilmFreeway exclusive Festival: CHAD MORGAN and WHITNEY PAXTON see each other at the ski lodge at Christmastime for the first time since high school 15 years ago. He was the star quarterback, she was overweight and had a hopeless crush on him. He body shamed her at a Christmas dance their senior year, an incident… Continue reading ROMANCE Best Scene Reading of Christmas Past and Present by Michael Zielinski

ROMANCE Best Scene Reading of The Wild Honeysuckle by Ronald E. Vigil

Cruise, a hip womanizer schools Eddie, a young preppy friend, on the art of picking up and seducing women at an upscale bar, but painfully learns that scoring isn’t the same as winning. CAST LIST: Narration – Alex Clay Cruise Luke Robinson Hope – Vanessa Burns FilmFreeway exclusive Festival: *** Producer: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com Director: Kierston… Continue reading ROMANCE Best Scene Reading of The Wild Honeysuckle by Ronald E. Vigil

ROMANCE Best Scene Reading of ELLA, WITNESSING by Rodgers Wilson

The story is inspired by truth events. The first Black female physician completed training in 1905 and starts to practice in a small town in Louisiana. She combats racism,gender discrimination, family struggles and love. By the end of her life, she achieves resolution. CAST LIST: Narration – Sydney Addison-Rudat Dean Francois – Russell Batcher Ella… Continue reading ROMANCE Best Scene Reading of ELLA, WITNESSING by Rodgers Wilson

ROMANCE Festival Testimonial – October 24 2018

Screenwriters Jeff & Julia Heinen (COFFEE IN SOUTHTOWN) The possibility of seeing how actors read and respond to the scrip on screen is very helpful in making sure we get across what we’re trying to convey. The feedback was helpful. FilmFreeway exclusive Festival: A Bohemian woman tries to move on from a disastrous first date with… Continue reading ROMANCE Festival Testimonial – October 24 2018