NOVEL Transcript Reading: Fred Buffalo Building Of Dreams, by Frances Schmidt

Performed by Allison Kampf

Historical fiction – 200 pages

Fred’s story teaches us the value of freedom and what it means to survive and thrive in America in the Twenty-first Century and beyond.

Novel Transcript Reading: The Last Merry Go Round, by C.L. Charlesworth

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Performed by Allison Kampf

psychological thriller, 242 pages (86,000 words)

The Fletcher family’s secrets are bitter, shocking, and fruitful revelations of the psychological demise of a family when their secrets devour them.

NOVEL Transcript Reading: The Time Travels Of Annie Sesstry, by Brenda Welburn

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Performed by Allison Kampf

TYPE OF STORY: Young Adult Novel

Story Synopsis:

The history of the MacElmurry-Calhoun family is told through the travels of Annie Sesstry, a smart, sassy, and artistically talented African American teen who is resistant to her parents’ efforts to instill in her an appreciation for family history and African American culture.

On a family outing Annie, her sister Emma and her cousin Josh fall through a time portal that takes them back to Crawford County Georgia in 1867 where Annie discovers a family secret of time travelers searching through the ages in an attempt to identify an ancient, unknown ancestor. The youngsters meet their fourth generation great-grand parents in the post-Civil War South of Reconstruction. Their adventures give them a whole new perspective on family and history.

NOVEL Transcript Reading: CYBORN, by Mark Renshaw

FULL NAME – Mark Renshaw
TITLE OF STORY – Cyborn

TYPE OF STORY – Sci-fi comedy. The novel is 81,000 words long.

A cyborg private detective infected with a tekvirus teams up with a sexbot operated by his estranged daughter (#awkward) to solve all his cases and find a cure before he shuts down.

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

SHORT STORY MOVIE: WHO IS SHE?, by Camille Sanghera

Based on true events, this story is part of a larger narrative about love, friendship, and crime.

In the short, 400-word version, you get a glimpse into the mind of the main character, Marley, as she composes herself in the bathroom of a club while her unassuming husband waits for her outside.

Narration: Allison Kampf

Produced by Matthew Toffolo

Visual Design & Editing by Kimberly Villarruel

NOVEL TRANSCRIPT READING: Little Mis-Fit, by Rayn Rose

Spark your child’s imagination with this wonderful story of Little Mis-Fit. Inspired by my inner child, Little Mis-Fit is a story about a unique Overlord who changes lives with her generosity and kindness. There is no other like her in the kingdom of Krolik …

Coming soon: April 2020

Performed by Allison Kampf

NOVEL Transcript Reading of Trapped in a World of Silence, by Deborah Harris

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Performed by Hannah Ehman

Deborah L. Harris takes us on a personal journey in living with Autism from the moment her son is diagnosed at the age of four up until his present age of eighteen. Deborah shares the struggles that she encountered with the developmental disorder that eventually destroyed her marriage; led her into a lonley addiction; and forced her to learn some painful discoveries about herself. The detailed events of the on-going battle she faced in trying to find ways to fight Autism that left her with mixed emotions of anger, frustration, and often time’s depression. The disappointments she encountered with the lack of medical assistance that her insurance were willing to provide and her personal outlook on the future of Autism and what parents with Autistic children should know.

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

NOVEL Transcript Reading of Winter’s Captive, by June V. Bourgo

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Performed by Hannah Ehman

Recently separated from her cheating husband and unaware of a budding pregnancy, Georgia Charles is on her way to Yukon to visit a childhood friend.

After she’s attacked by unknown men, Georgia’s trip becomes a fight for survival. Escaping to the wild, she seeks shelter in an abandoned cabin.

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

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Novel Transcript Reading: The Disney Dilemma: to thaw or not to thaw?, by Wayne Edmiston

Logline: American icons Walt Disney and Mark Twain take a mad-cap adventure through time and space; it’s a hoot!

Narrated by Carina Cojeen

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