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Wildsound Reading Series

Wildsound Reading Series

Contact

2309-80 St. Clair Avenue East
Toronto, ON M4T 1N6

Web: Click here
Email: info@wildsound.ca

Contact: Matthew Toffolo, Series Organizer

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.2/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.2/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 66    
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Objective

WILDsound Monthly Screenplay Festival offers screenwriters at all levels the fantastic opportunity of hearing their scripts read out loud using Top Professional Actors and seen by 10000s of people online, including producers and agents.

At least 5 winning readings done every single month. Click the website info and watch the winning videos. Site averages over 50,000 visitors a day as the winning scripts get showcased by millions of people a year.

Plus all submissions receive FULL FEEDBACK on their script by industry professionals. The goal of the festival is to showcase and help writers.

Go to the Wordpress WILDsound testimonials page and read past writers experience submitting to the festival. http://wildsoundwritingfestivalreview.wordpress.com/

Deadline/Entry Fees

Ongoing deadlines. Deadlines occur every 5 days to keep up with genres and styles.

Entry fee: $50

WinningScripts Pro $10 Off Coupon

Notification: 4-6 weeks after script submission. Full Feedback on all entries

Rules

Screenplays can be of any length, but must be properly formatted to industry standards.

Work can be short, feature, or teleplay (pilot or other).

We accept electronic submissions in the following formats: .doc, .rtf, .wpd, .fdr, .pdf

Participants will be chosen by a panel of industry scriptwriters / story editors. Coverage will be provided for all scripts, whether chosen as a participant or not.

The number of participants chosen each month will depend on the submissions received, including genre and length.

Awards

Every script submission receives full feedback coverage on their script.

Winners get to have their script read out loud by professional actors and shown online on the popular YouTube channel - www.youtube.com/wildsoundfest

Wildsound Reading Series

Contact

2309-80 St. Clair Avenue East
Toronto, ON M4T 1N6

Web: Click here
Email: info@wildsound.ca

Contact: Matthew Toffolo, Series Organizer

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.2/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.2/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 66    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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Wildsound Reading Series

Contact

2309-80 St. Clair Avenue East
Toronto, ON M4T 1N6

Web: Click here
Email: info@wildsound.ca

Contact: Matthew Toffolo, Series Organizer

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.2/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.2/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 66    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Contest News

WildSound Names July, 2016 Short Screenplay Winners

#1 - BOWLING FOR CONCUBINES
Written by Vanessa Marlowe
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVC7XKJzQUM

CAST LIST:
NARRATOR - Val Cole
MAN - Michael Gaty
NATASHA - Kiran Friesen
BORIS - David Occhipinti
MISS WINDIG - Judy Thrush
TALL LANKY GUY - Dan Cristofori
CLERK - Mark Boutros
KOYLA - Sean Ballantyne
CAROL - Viktoria Napolenova

SYNOPSIS:
Genre: Mockumentary, Comedy
Investigative reporters, Jean Burbank and Robert Ibsen, explore the highly controversial game of Bowling for Concubines in this satirical mockumentary. Involving bowling balls and actual human concubines as pins, B.F.C. forces a nation to question its own morals. Should fun come at any cost? Some say yes. These questions and more will be answered via variously dubious testimonies.

#2 - THE BLUE DRESS
Written by Dave Riese
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQMLMJpHFUQ

CAST LIST:
NARRATOR - Sean Kaufmann
REBECCA - Elizabeth Rose Morriss
EDITH - Mandy May Cheetham
MICHAEL - Devin Upham
WALLACE - Neil Bennett

SYNOPSIS:
Genre: Drama, Family
Rebecca, 12 years old, learns that her Uncle Wallace, a cattle baron from Texas, is coming to visit. Rebecca doesn't like her uncle and her only hope is that he will bring her a birthstone ring like the one he bought for her cousin the year before. After dinner, Uncle Wallace gives Rebecca her gift: a blue dress once owned by his wife Vera who has remained in Texas. When Rebecca's mother asks her to try on the dress, Rebecca, bitterly disappointed, runs to her room in tears. Rebecca soon suspects that her father and Uncle Wallace have reached an agreement that she won't like. When her suspicions become true, Rebecca finds a way to exact a fitting revenge in return for the adults' betrayal.

#3 - FIRE!
Written by Steve Biggs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IE4jJTtXbiA

CAST LIST:
NARRATOR - Sean Kaufmann
CAPTAIN - Neil Bennett
PRISONER - Devin Upham
SOLDIER #1 - Robert Notman

SYNOPSIS:
Genre: Action, Comedy
A firing squad that gets interrupted by a 9-1-1 call.

#4 - THE FACTS OF LIFE
Written by Chris Beadnell
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=huj5cNkPaV0

CAST LIST:
NARRATOR - Sean Kaufmann
TINA - Elizabeth Rose Morriss
TREVOR - Robert Notman

SYNOPSIS:
Genre: Family, Comedy
A parent's nightmare, the dreaded 'birds and bees' chat. This loving father steps up to the plate to answer the questions from his inquisitive daughter. He is nervous as he awkwardly navigates his way through an explanation. But, humorously, the circumstance changes at the end.

#5 - THE TRENCH
Written by Chris Beadnell
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xyrnmmwggVE

CAST LIST:
NARRATOR - Sean Kaufmann
EASON - Robert Notman
1st LIEUTENANT - Neil Bennett
GERMAN SOLDIER - Devin Upham
CARTER - Michael Kazarian

SYNOPSIS:
Genre: Drama, War
A moment in time during the fierce WW1 Battle of the Somme. It focuses on a decision made by a young soldier. A decision that, if he was to survive the war, he may have later regretted.

#6 - PRO-PETE
Written by Julie Merrick
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JJ3DdAjSa0

CAST LIST:
NARRATOR - Sean Kaufmann
ALYSSA - Elizabeth Rose Morriss
ANNE - Mandy May Cheetham

SYNOPSIS:
Genre: Drama, Romance
Pro-Pete is about a man and a woman who love each other. Leave each other. Hate each other. Nearly die while separated - and then, in the end, forgive each other fully completely.

#7 - MATERNAL FEAR
Written by Stephen Milek
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wBO16gcC1s4

CAST LIST:
NARRATOR - Sean Kaufmann
PAM - Elizabeth Rose Morriss


SYNOPSIS:
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Mystery
A psychological thriller based on events that happened to a friend of mine. She was heading to bed and looked at a baby monitor to check on her son and saw a white orbs circling around her son. Not wanting to wake her son up she googled what to do and found an incantation to say to send evil spirits away.

#8 - STRANGER
Written by Jason Smith
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6D-4yh6wDsc

CAST LIST:
NARRATOR - Sean Kaufmann
SARAH - Elizabeth Rose Morriss
STRANGER - Neil Bennett

SYNOPSIS:
Genre: Drama
A young woman wakes up in the passenger seat of an old man's car as the stranger drives. Fearing for her safety, she takes the first opportunity to flee. As the stranger pursues and her cries for help fall on deaf ears, she catches a glimpse of her reflection in a shop window and the old woman who looks back reveals the more tragic truth... her dementia is worsening, her husband and even her own reflection are becoming strangers.

#9 - TREED
Written by Sally Spitzli
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2_CkxvtXnc

CAST LIST:
NARRATOR - Sean Kaufmann
VOICE OVER - Elizabeth Rose Morriss


SYNOPSIS:
Genre: Comedy

This is a black & white silent comedy short with subtitles.

Updated: 07/29/2016
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Wildsound Reading Series

Contact

2309-80 St. Clair Avenue East
Toronto, ON M4T 1N6

Web: Click here
Email: info@wildsound.ca

Contact: Matthew Toffolo, Series Organizer

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.2/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.2/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 66    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Interviews

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Luqman Raymond Whittinger

An interview with screenwriter Luqman Raymond Whittinger regarding the Wildsound Writing Competition.

Updated: 02/24/2016

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Art Brown

An interview with screenwriter Art Brown regarding the Wildsound Writing Competition.

Updated: 08/06/2015

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter ANDREW BOYLE

An interview with screenwriter ANDREW BOYLE regarding the Wildsound Writing Competition.

Updated: 04/21/2015

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter VerLynn Kneifl

An interview with screenwriter VerLynn Kneifl regarding the Wildsound Writing Competition.

Updated: 03/11/2015

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter roberto lezzi

An interview with screenwriter roberto lezzi regarding the Wildsound Writing Competition.

Updated: 02/22/2015

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Elan Carlson

An interview with screenwriter Elan Carlson regarding the Wildsound Writing Competition.

Updated: 11/10/2014

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Kyle Jenkins

An interview with screenwriter Kyle Jenkins regarding the Wildsound Writing Competition.

Updated: 10/14/2014

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Richard Harrison

An interview with screenwriter Richard Harrison regarding the Wildsound Writing Competition.

Updated: 09/14/2014

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Maria Hammarblad

An interview with screenwriter Maria Hammarblad regarding the Wildsound Writing Competition.

Updated: 08/08/2014

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Lois Wickstrom

An interview with screenwriter Lois Wickstrom regarding the Wildsound Writing Competition.

Updated: 08/08/2014

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Andrew Fisk

An interview with screenwriter Andrew Fisk regarding the Wildsound Writing Competition.

Updated: 07/15/2014

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter J J Hillard

An interview with screenwriter J J Hillard regarding the Wildsound Writing Competition.

Updated: 07/13/2014

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter harold l brown

An interview with screenwriter harold l brown regarding the Wildsound Writing Competition.

Updated: 03/20/2014

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Michael Sieve

An interview with screenwriter Michael Sieve regarding the Wildsound Writing Competition.

Updated: 02/24/2014

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Robert Ward

An interview with screenwriter Robert Ward regarding the Wildsound Writing Competition.

Updated: 12/20/2013

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Martin Lager

An interview with screenwriter Martin Lager regarding the Wildsound Writing Competition.

Updated: 01/10/2008

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Diana Kemp-Jones

An interview with screenwriter Diana Kemp-Jones regarding the Wildsound Writing Competition.

Updated: 07/03/2007

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Teresa Lewis

An interview with screenwriter Teresa Lewis regarding the Wildsound Writing Competition.

Updated: 07/01/2007
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