Chicago Festival Winning TV PILOT Screenplay: Chicago P.I., by Dave Orvis

Franklin Brewster, a detective fired from the Chicago PD following the loss of his wife and love affair with the bottle, now struggles performing private work tailing errant spouses and plugging retail theft. Then one day a rich widow begs him to solve a cold case murder. Will he take the case? Why weren’t the police successful? Is there an international element? Will his probe bring even more death?


Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Wallace: Hartley O. Gyamfi
Laura: Jennifer Misiorowski
Robbie: Joseph Ferrari
Swanson: Sheldon Graham
Franklyn: Shawn Devlin
Barbara: Lada Darewych

Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo

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

Author: chicagofilmfestival

Submit your Short Film and get it showcased at the FEEDBACK Film Festival in Chicago. 1 event in 2019. 12 events in 2020. Festival takes place at LOGAN Theatre in downtown Chicago on the 3rd Friday of every single month.

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