LGBT 1st Scene Script Reading: Just a Girl (AKA Swerve), by Minsun Park & Teddy Tenenbaum

Just a Girl is a romantic-comedy in which a transgender teen girl returns to her high school and comes out as transgender after transitioning in another town, only to have her former best friend fall head over heels for her. The romance plays out against the backdrop of an international high school robotics competition.


Crystal: Kristen McCulloch
Addy: Kyana Teresa
Espo: Julie Sheppard
Narrator: Carina Cojeen
Benji: Nikolai Afanasev
Jaden: Peter Mark Raphael
Ollie: Kaleb Alexander

Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo

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

By lgbttorontofilmfestival

Festival occurring twice a year. In Toronto in June. And in Los Angeles in September. Showcasing the best of LGBT Short Films and Screenplays from around the world.

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