Winning ANIMATION Short Screenplay – BATROOM by Crafty St James

Genre: Animation, Comedy

Two Bats have an awkward exchange at the urinal, while waiting for the greatest baseball game of all time to start.

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Little Bat: Jack Comerford
Big Bat: Jordy Kieto
Announcer: Brian Carleton

Get to know the writer:

What is your screenplay about?

BATROOM is about a young bat whose adrenaline pumps from the anticipation for the upcoming huge baseball game and is too anxious to be able to urinate in a public restroom.

What genres does your screenplay fall under?

Animation.

Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

It’s clever, funny and even if for two minutes, if it can pull people away from their everyday routines, it is worth it.

How would you describe this script in two words?

Cute and clever.

What movie have you seen the most times in your life?

The Bellboy by Jerry Lewis

How long have you been working on this screenplay?

It was written in 2008 and just sat on my hard drive until 2017.

How many stories have you written?

Several hundred.

What is your favorite song? (Or, what song have you listened to the most times in your life?)

Follow the Leader by Rakim

What obstacles did you face to finish this screenplay?

Figuring out the details for the restroom was challenging.

Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?

Acting, producing and filmmaking. I love to imagine stories, scenarios, and fantastic events to make real. The whole process from thought to manifestation in exhilarating.

What influenced you to enter the festival? What were your feelings on the initial feedback you received?

After rediscovering my script I went searching for a festival that accepted short animated screenplays and after finding FEEDBACK Animation Film and Screenplay Festival, I knew that this was the one for BATROOM.

I am the type of person that appreciates feedback and thought the feedback was on point, concise, progressive and offered very thoughtful creative suggestions.

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

Camera Operator: Kierston Drier

Editor: John Johnson

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

May 2017 ANIMATION Stories, Screenplays, and Short Films

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ACTORFANTASY BEST Scene – BRAD ACTUALLY
May 2017 Reading
by Jeremy Bonali & Alex Quinn

BLOSSOM OF MY HEART, 4min, Canada, Experimental/Anti-Romance
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterTHE ARK, 2min, France, Animation/Experimental
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
ACTOR1st SCENE Screenplay – TRISKEL
May 2017 Reading
by Brian K. Palmer

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Director/Producer: Matthew Toffolo

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: John Johnson

ANIMATION TV Show of the Day: THE JOURNEY OF KRATOS, by Brian Richardson

Title: The Journey of Kratos

Written by: Brian Richardson

Type: TV PILOT

Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy

Logline: A young teenaged angel is destined to go on a journey to restore the order & balance throughout the world, during the reign of his evil father.

Interested in this logline, please email us at info@wildsound.ca and we’ll forward your email to the writer.

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Animation Feature Film of the Day: OSCAR, by Raymond Archie Davenport

PITCH:

ACTORTitle: Oscar

Written by: Raymond Archie Davenport

Type: Feature Film

Genre: Animated / Comedy / Musical

Logline: A young barn Swallow named Oscar whose afraid of heights must learn how to fly to go south before the winter to rejoin his family.

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April 2017 ANIMATION Stories, Screenplays, and Short Films

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festival posterNOSTOMANIA, 2min, Canada, Experimental
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
ACTORTV SPEC Screenplay – BOB’S BURGERS
April 2017 Reading
Written by Matthew J. Gonzalez

ACTORFANTASY SHORT Screenplay – POLLY
April 2017 Reading
Written by Eric P. Granger

 

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Director/Producer: Matthew Toffolo

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: John Johnson

Animation Short Film of the Day: BALZEMINA BLAH AND HER BRAND NEW SHADES, by Katarzyna Kochany

Title: BALZEMINA BLAH AND HER BRAND NEW SHADES

Written by: Katarzyna Kochany

Type: SHORT SCRIPT

Genre: Adventure, Animation,Family, Fantasy, Cirque

Logline: Jealous of a new baby, little Balzemina runs away from grey Blahzenia to the forbidden land of her parents’ secret past: fantastically colorful Rosenia, where everyone is always happy – or so it seems. Balzemina soon learns that rose-colored glasses are no match for true love of family. This story lends itself to animation and/or cirque-like fantasy.

WGA Registration Number: 1652394

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Animation TV PILOT of the Day: THE ROACHES, by Deborah Young

PITCH:

ACTORTitle: The Roaches

Written by: Deborah Young

Type: TV PILOT

Genre: Animation, Comedy

Logline: What if Roaches could drive Bentleys, live in mansions, and lose it all to move to the projects?

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