Interview with William Opperman (NEW TO THIS)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? William Opperman: A young man who is unsure of his sexuality is lucky enough to find, through a chance encounter on a subway train, a gentle, more experienced guide. 2. What genres does your screenplay fall under? LGBTQ, romcom 3. Why should this screenplay be made into a… Continue reading Interview with William Opperman (NEW TO THIS)

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Interview with Screenwriter Mark Allard-Will (Herculean Task)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? Mark Allard-Will: Herculean Task is an attempt to Frankenstein Greek mythology with Black Comedy. The premise is simple: What if using terms of exaggeration could get us in to literal trouble, not just verbal discourse? The result is a bonkers script that, while needing a re-write, is an… Continue reading Interview with Screenwriter Mark Allard-Will (Herculean Task)

Interview with Screenwriter Eric White (BLIND VAMPIRE)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? Eric White: The 15-minute Short is about a vampire who was blinded in an ambush. She learns to survive throughout the centuries by using the vision of animals and her ability to compel beings through thought. In the Short we see: (1) Healthy vampire Dreven, (2) Blinded Dreven… Continue reading Interview with Screenwriter Eric White (BLIND VAMPIRE)

Interview with Screenwriter Morgan Schefflin (L.A.’s Finest)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? Morgan Schefflin: The backdrop of the script is about making a one hour TV procedural. However, the heart of the show is about relationships: friendship, love between current/old flames, and love of family. 2. What genres does your screenplay fall under? It is a dramedy, so it falls… Continue reading Interview with Screenwriter Morgan Schefflin (L.A.’s Finest)

Interview with Screenwriter Louetta Jensen (Bittersweet Serenity)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? The screenplay, Bittersweet Serenity, is about an estranged wife who is desperate to put an end to her failed marriage from a maverick scientist, and joins forces with an endangered family who have been touched by the scientist’s evil. As a result, the wife becomes empowered, through necessity,… Continue reading Interview with Screenwriter Louetta Jensen (Bittersweet Serenity)

Interview with Filmmakers Lucy Joan Barnes & Ali Causon (FOR WANT OF A NAIL)

FOR WANT OF A NAIL played to rave reviews at the April 2019 Female Film Festival in Los Angeles. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Lucy (director): The script and it’s message, it was not trying to “sugarcoat” what having OCD is really like.. it was showing how intense it can be… Continue reading Interview with Filmmakers Lucy Joan Barnes & Ali Causon (FOR WANT OF A NAIL)

Interview with Screenwriter Paul Nurkowski (CETACEANS)

https://www.facebook.com/Cetaceans2016/ Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? Paul Nurkowski: In a near-futuristic world, Dr. Amanda Kozky, a bio.robotics scientist and doctor, has developed new technologies that enable her and her team of human scientists to work with bottle nosed dolphins, CETACEANS, who use robotic arms and voice conversion modules to communicate with the human… Continue reading Interview with Screenwriter Paul Nurkowski (CETACEANS)

Interview with Screenwriter Julia Sauder (DR. NEVES)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? Julia Sauder: It’s about what can happen when you mess with Mother Nature and try to play God. How it can devastate lives and leave a path of destruction in its wake. 2. What genres does your screenplay fall under? I imagined it as a horror, but there… Continue reading Interview with Screenwriter Julia Sauder (DR. NEVES)

Interview Screenwriter George M. Johnson (THE WONDER)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? George M. Johnson: In The Wonder, an ambitious Edwardian journalist saves an uncannily precocious child from drowning in a pond. The boy, Victor, reads through the library of the local aristocrat and rejects the accumulated knowledge of mankind before trying to communicate his own theory of life. This… Continue reading Interview Screenwriter George M. Johnson (THE WONDER)

Interview with Screenwriter Montgomery Burt (THE GIRL ON THE SKYTRAIN)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? Montgomery Burt: During an early morning trip on the commuter train, a good samaritan tries to help a naive young woman seemingly headed for trouble but she doesn’t want his help. 2. What genres does your screenplay fall under? Drama. 3. Why should this screenplay be made into… Continue reading Interview with Screenwriter Montgomery Burt (THE GIRL ON THE SKYTRAIN)