This one is pure fun! It’s a genre buster, James Bond meets All That Jazz and Cabaret. Asian American black belt goes undercover for the CIA to help track down terrorists. Oh, and did I mention she’s the lead in a Broadway musical? This is very musical, but there’s a lot of action. Genre:… Continue reading LGBT Best Scene Screenplay Reading: LOTUS OPERANDI, by Janet Caulfield
A day in the life of a queer homeless couple CAST LIST: Policeman: Diego O’Brien Man: Russell Batcher Narrator: Elizabeth Morriss Kris: Justin Martins Elena: Cari Haim **** 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,… Continue reading LGBT Short Screenplay Reading: HOME PLANET, by Ina E.
Deal Sheets is a half-hour dark comedy series about a second-rate New York City real estate firm and its managing broker Patrick, his agents and their clients who are all searching for home in the urban cauldron of inequality, economic insecurity and desperate longing. CAST LIST: Cindy: Victoria Urquhart Niko: Russell Batcher Jennifer: Jessica Bowmer… Continue reading LGBT TV PILOT Screenplay Reading: DEAL SHEETS, by Stephen Love
Synopsis: This high-concept speculative fiction piece takes place in a world where children are raised gender-neutral until they are 13, when they are required to choose their gender. While gender neutral behaviour (example playing with all kinds of toys, sports, etc) is acceptable in childhood, 13 represents a right of passage into proto-adulthood, and gender… Continue reading LGBT 1st Scene Reading of Fluidity by Tayler Carter
In this decade-spanning coming of age story that highlights sexuality, parental/societal/religious pressure, and the fine line between dreams and reality, Haylee Padovano has learned to leave before she is left. But when she returns home to help her sick mother, a mysterious murder prompts her to stick around. CAST LIST: Receptionist – 3 – Pip… Continue reading LGBT Best Scene Reading of The Girl in the Navy Blue Sweater by Laura Carrione