Winning ANIMATION Short Screenplay: BARRINGTON BUNNY, by Sandy Wolf

This Christian allegory is to be animated in a surreal style, suggesting religious pageantry and a supernatural presence. The story is embellished by John Luther Adams music suggesting the crystalline beauty of the arctic winter. The use of dialects and bits of costuming and props suggest an international significance to the plot.

CAST LIST:

Owl: Shawn Devlin
Wolf: Geoff Mays
Bear: Chris O’Bray
Narrator: Val Cole
Barrington: Biden Hall
Mother: Pascale Behrman
Mouse: Aliya Hamid

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

ANIMATION Best Scene Screenplay: Dog #9, by Lee Lawson

Logline: A scent-blind search and rescue recruit puppy learns that his disability doesn’t define him when he must lead the effort to find survivors trapped under an avalanche.

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Val Cole
Jagger: Shawn Devlin
Chuck: Chris O’Bray

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

Top ANIMATION Festival Screenplays of 2019

Watch the winning readings performed by professional actors. 5 screenplays in total.

ANIMATION 1st Scene Script Reading: Riff Raff, by Chris Desmond
https://feedbackanimationfestival.com/2019/12/18/animation-1st-scene-script-reading-riff-raff-by-chris-desmond/

Winning ANIMATION Short Screenplay: Is There Room In Your Tomb, by Chris Spitale
https://feedbackanimationfestival.com/2019/12/17/winning-animation-short-screenplay-is-there-room-in-your-tomb-by-chris-spitale/

Winning ANIMATION Short Screenplay: Manō a Mano, by Brittany Biggs
https://feedbackanimationfestival.com/2019/10/09/winning-animation-short-screenplay-mano-a-mano-by-brittany-biggs/

Winning ANIMATION Short Screenplay: Christmas Feathers, by Christopher Sartorius
https://feedbackanimationfestival.com/2019/07/16/winning-animation-short-screenplay-christmas-feathers-by-christopher-sartorius/

ANIMATION Best Scene Screenplay Reading: SOW DON’T SING, by Alysha Nunez
https://feedbackanimationfestival.com/2019/05/18/animation-best-scene-screenplay-reading-sow-dont-sing-by-alysha-nunez/

ANIMATION 1st Scene Script Reading: Riff Raff, by Chris Desmond

When one of their own gets adopted, residents at a pet store decide to bust out, cross-town and bring her back home.

CAST LIST:

Daisy: Pascale Behrman
Bo: Thomas Fournier
Sonia: Jillian Robinson
Girl: Aimee Poulin
Narration: Kat Smiley
Riley: Bill Poulin
Luc/Jared: David Rowan
Karl: Sean Ballantyne

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

Winning ANIMATION Short Screenplay: Is There Room In Your Tomb, by Chris Spitale

After a long night of Halloween, all of Ghoul’s monster friends try to squeeze into his tomb for a sleepover.

CAST LIST:

Count Dracula: Shawn Devlin
Werewolf/Mummy: Sean Ballantyne
Narration: Hannah Ehman
Narrator: Bree Ali
Ghoul: 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

Winning ANIMATION Short Screenplay: Manō a Mano, by Brittany Biggs

Manō a Mano is a short, animated film illustrating the human impact on sharks and coral reefs, as seen through the eyes of a Tiger Shark in Hawaiian waters.

CAST LIST:
Narration: Julie C. Sheppard

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

Winning ANIMATION Short Screenplay: Christmas Feathers, by Christopher Sartorius

 

A young farm girl schemes to save her pet turkey from being eaten on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Friendship and Christmas magic come between dinner plans, and a Yuletide legend is born. The origin story of the first animal elf.

CAST LIST:

Gertrude: Weronika Sokalska
George: Caleb Jacques
Narrator: Sean Ballantyne
Karen: Val Cole
Wilbur: Wyatt Lamoreaux
Narration Reader: Ron Boyd

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

Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Kyle Drier, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Denissa Palmer, Temitope Akinterinwa, Efren Zapata, Zack Arch