ROMANCE Best Scene Reading: Luckless Love, by Bethany Maines & Juel Lugo

CAST LIST: Graham: Geoff Mays Michelle: Christina Leonard Mason: Aaron Maxwell Williams Narration: Sean Ballantyne Jordan: Aaron Williams Simone: Carina Cojeen — Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Ryan Haines, John Johnson Festival Directors: Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy Camera Operators: Ryan Haines, Temitope Akinterinwa,… Continue reading ROMANCE Best Scene Reading: Luckless Love, by Bethany Maines & Juel Lugo

ROMANCE Best Scene Reading: #NeverAgain, by Stephen Davis

CAST LIST: Robert/Ted: Geoff Mays Stephens: Aaron Williams Narration: Sean Ballantyne Sarah: Carina Cojeen Lacy: Christina Leonard Hubbaard: Aaron Maxwell Williams — Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Ryan Haines, John Johnson Festival Directors: Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy Camera Operators: Ryan Haines, Temitope Akinterinwa,… Continue reading ROMANCE Best Scene Reading: #NeverAgain, by Stephen Davis

ROMANCE Best Scene Reading: The Homesick Elephant, by Almas Alardhi

A college student’s time has been literally stolen by a dying girl who wishes to fulfill her bucket list of revenge. He tracks her down with the intention of taking it back but he falls in love with her instead. CAST LIST: Stuart: Aaron Maxwell Narration: Carina Cojeen Pepper: Christina Leonard Jamal: Aaron Williams —… Continue reading ROMANCE Best Scene Reading: The Homesick Elephant, by Almas Alardhi

ROMANCE Best Scene Reading: In Hyding, by Carlos Perez

Dr. Jekyll has perfected a formula that will allow him to be the person he feels he is inside. CAST LIST: Young Danvers: Aaron Maxwell Williams Narration: Carina Cojeen Father: Geoff Mays Henry: Aaron Williams — Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Ryan Haines,… Continue reading ROMANCE Best Scene Reading: In Hyding, by Carlos Perez

Short Film: AN ASPIRATIONAL SPACE, 8min, USA, Drama

After her relationship abruptly ends, a woman isolates herself in a new apartment in an attempt to rebuild her life. Her sister recommends a popular self-help guide that focuses on organizing, tidying, and simplifying life, written by an artist-turned-newsletter-writer-turned- influencer. As she falls deeper into the world of the book, the woman finally feels in… Continue reading Short Film: AN ASPIRATIONAL SPACE, 8min, USA, Drama

Short Film: PROM QUEENS, 4min, USA, Romance/Teen

A girl who doesn’t want to be at the school dance decides to make a bold move. Film Type: Short, Student Runtime: 4 minutes 31 seconds Completion Date: December 11, 2018 Production Budget: 300 USD Country of Origin: United States Country of Filming: United States Film Language: English Shooting Format: 2K, Canon C500, Odyssey 7Q+… Continue reading Short Film: PROM QUEENS, 4min, USA, Romance/Teen

Short Film: BOOKENDS, 6min, USA, Romance/Drama

An empty-nester couple rekindle their flame after realizing how much love and care, though they express it in totally different ways, they have for each other. Director – Lai Jiang Film Type: Short, Student Runtime: 5 minutes 53 seconds Completion Date: May 6, 2018 Production Budget: 1,000 USD Country of Origin: United States Country of Filming:… Continue reading Short Film: BOOKENDS, 6min, USA, Romance/Drama

ROMANCE Best Scene Reading: UNBROKEN CIRCLE, by Billie Harris

A shallow social climber on the verge of divorcing her husband gets an attitude adjustment when both are transported back to hardscrabble Depression days in rural Arkansas. CAST LIST: Narrator: Hugh Ritchie Emma: Jessica Bowmer Lucas: James Chapman — Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne Editors: Kimberly… Continue reading ROMANCE Best Scene Reading: UNBROKEN CIRCLE, by Billie Harris

ROMANCE Best Scene Reading: SHOW MIGHT GO ON, by David Kosh

CAST LIST: Ticket Taker: Kristen MacCulloch Narrator: Carina Cojeen Karen: Melinda Jordan Eddie: Michael Ruhs — Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Ryan Haines, John Johnson Festival Directors: Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy Camera Operators: Ryan Haines, Temitope Akinterinwa, Efren Zapata, Zack Arch