TV Screenplay Reading: RUN! RUN! RUN! – THE LIVES OF ABBIE HOFFMAN by Michael J. Shapiro

 
SOURCED MATERIAL: Based upon the book (Putnam/Tarcher) of the same title written by Jack Hoffman for which all rights are secured.

LOG LINE: When ‘60s/‘70s cultural-political icon Abbie Hoffman punks Wall Street’s Stock Exchange, highjacks the Democratic National Convention in Chicago, saves Woodstock and “levitates” the Pentagon – he barely survives a brutal-secret U.S. government vendetta to annihilate him only to face his most dangerous and lethal adversary: HIMSELF!

GENRE: Action – Biographical – Historical – Drama – Adventure
 

 CAST LIST:

Abbie: Christopher Bautista
Narrator: Sean Ballantyne
Johanna: Cassandra Guthrie

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

Festival Moderators: Kierston Drier, Shepsut Wilson
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Kyle Drier, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Mary Cox, Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Hugh Fraser, Andy Camp, Aser Santos Jr., Zack Arch

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TV Festival Testimonial – January 14 2019

Screenwriter James Zeankowski (MIND FORCE)

I am a tad constructively critical of those doing the reading. However, I’m not a picky individual, so we’ll see if it leads to more.
Watch the Screenplay Reading: 

Detective Robby Banks uses his self hypnotic telepathy powers to find missing persons and their captors.

CAST LIST:

Chief Mackenzie – 5 – PETER NELSON
Cop – 3 – KYANA TERESA
Narration – PAOLA SCATTOLON
Robby – 22 – NICK DOLAN
Marty – 21 – ADRIAN CARLOS CARTER

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TOP 10 TV Best Scene Screenplays of 2018

Watch the Winning Screenplay Readings out of over 500 submissions.

ACTORTV Best Scene Screenplay – PEEL
2018 Winning
by Matthew Torti
ACTORTV Best Scene Screenplay – FUNNY FARM
2018 Winning
by Deshon Porter
ACTORTV Best Scene Screenplay – CELTIC BLOOD
2018 Winning
by Richard William Masterson
ACTORTV Best Scene Screenplay – NOVEMBER OF MY SOUL
2018 Winning
by Jack Trammell
ACTORTV Best Scene Screenplay – A MATTER OF BAD TASTE
2018 Winning
by Gene Gwynne
ACTORTV Best Scene Screenplay – CRUDE INVESTIGATIONS
2018 Winning
by Chris Roberts
ACTORTV Best Scene Screenplay – AMERICAN SCHOOL
2018 Winning
by Michael Hager
ACTORTV Best Scene Screenplay – MOISH’S MOB
2018 Winning
by David R. Weinraub
ACTORTV Best Scene Screenplay – LASTVIEW
2018 Winning
by Taylor Johnson
ACTOR TV Best Scene Screenplay – ED’S DOOR AND WINDOW CO.
2018 Winning
by Parker Cross Jr.

1st Scene TV Show Reading of CASE UNSOLVED by C.J. Arellano

When a gay couple in Chicago, the intuitive Riz and the pragmatic Owen, jokingly dial a hotline number they remember from a 1980s nonfiction TV show called “Case Unsolved,” they are beset by the ghosts, demons, and other evil forces featured on the show, starting with a spirit named Ascension Abigail.

CAST LIST:

Helene (40s) – 3 – PAOLA SCATTOLON
Gus – 4 – PETER NELSON
Narration – KATELYN VARADI
Riz (30s) – 10 – NICK DOLAN
Owen (30s) – 10 – ADRIAN CARLOS CARTER
Cynthium – 1 – KYANA TERESA

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

Director: Kierston Drier

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Camera Op: Mary Cox

Winning TV SPEC Screenplay of GIRLS TV show by Anna Milun Walsh

How they met. Flashback episode from University. How the gang got together.

CAST LIST:

Clive – 1 – ADRIAN CARLOS CARTER
Dylan – 6 – NICK DOLAN
Karen (18) – 29 – KYANA TERESA
Narration – Sean Ballantyne
Hannah (18) – 90 – KATELYN VARADI
Jessa – 40 – PAOLA SCATTOLON
Professor Barns – 5 – PETER NELSON

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

Director: Kierston Drier

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Camera Op: Mary Cox

Winning TV Spec Screenplay Reading: THE GOLDBERGS TV Show by Elizabeth Shum

Beverly uses a Caboodle to glamourize Barry into “Bowie”, who sings against Erica to win Lainey’s extra Guns N’ Roses ticket – becoming “The Labyrinth” muse Adam needs to remove his writer’s block.

CAST LIST:

Erica – 30 – KATELYN VARADI
Murray – 22 – PETER NELSON
Beverly – 70 – PAOLA SCATTOLON
Narration – Sean Ballantyne
Barry – 64 – NICK DOLAN
Adam – 43 – ADRIAN CARLOS CARTER
Lainey – 32 – KYANA TERESA

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

Director: Kierston Drier

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Camera Op: Mary Cox

Winning TV Screenplays for November 2018


 

STORYWINNING TV PILOT: Confessions of an Apotemnophile: I Think I Am by Connie Wilson & Dan Decker
November 2018

 

STORYTV BEST SCENE: PAX GRAVITATE by Paul R. Price
November 2018

 

STORYTV BEST SCENE: PANDORA by Karen Matthews
November 2018

 

STORYTV BEST SCENE: The Dead Ringer by Suzanne Lutus
November 2018

 

STORYTV BEST SCENE: Fountain Grand Freelancers by Richard Mueller
November 2018

 

 

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

Director: Matthew Toffolo
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: Kimberly Villarruel
Camera Operator: Mary Cox