The Toll Road: LA Shorts Festival screening 22nd July

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The LA Shorts International Film Festival has announced the screening date and time for The Toll Road, directed by Tom Riley. Fans in Los Angeles can now buy tickets to see The Toll Road on 22nd July starting at 9.55pm, part of programme 29. The film will be screened at Laemmle NOHO. Tickets available to buy here.


The Toll Road: world premiere tonight

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Sending best wishes to Tom and everyone involved in The Toll Road, in advance of the short film's world premiere tonight at the Atlanta Film Festival.

The film is only available to see at festival screenings at the moment, so if anyone is in the US this month, try and get to screenings at the Atlanta Film Festival, the Independent Film Festival Boston or the Julien Dubruq International Film Festival in Iowa. 


The Toll Road: 2019 Independent Film Festival Boston screening

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The 17th Annual Independent Film Festival Boston has announced its line-up, with The Toll Road directed by Tom Riley included in the Narative Shorts category. The film festival runs from April 24th - May 1st 2019, though screening dates have not yet been confirmed. Tickets will be available to buy for the general public from April 10th. 


The Toll Road: screening announced for 2019 Julien Dubuque International Film Fest

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Another festival screening has been announced for The Toll Road. The short film directed by Tom Riley will be shown at the 2019 Julien Dubruq International Film Festival, Iowa, included in the Short VII block. The festival runs from 24th - 28th April 2019. Tickets available via the festival website.

The three screening dates are:


The Toll Road: Florida Film Festival screening announced

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The 2019 Florida Film Festival has announced that The Toll Road, directed by Tom Riley, has been selected to screen in competition. The comedy short film, starring Lizzy Caplan and Martin Starr, will be shown on Sunday 14th and Thursday 18th April 2018 at the Regal Winter Park Village in Maitland, Florida. Tickets are available via the festival website.


Directed by: Tom Riley


The Toll Road: World Premiere at the 2019 Atlanta Film Festival

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The Atlanta Film Festival has announced its 43rd annual festival lineup, and it includes the world premiere of The Toll Road, directed by Tom Riley. The short film, starring Lizzy Caplan and Martin Starr, is featured in the 'laugh track' category.  The festival runs from April 1st - 14th 2019, so the premiere will be a great birthday gift for Tom. 


The Toll Road: Tom discusses Lizzy Caplan's character's eyebrows

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The official website for The Toll Road has an interview with Tom about making the short film, as well as an extended statement from him as a director. Read them in full on the website. Tom chats about Lizzy Caplan's character's eyebrows, as well as the serious business of making The Toll Road.


The Toll Road: film poster and social media launch

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The Toll Road, a short film written by Richard Galazka, directed by Tom Riley, and starring Lizzy Caplan and Martin Starr, had a social media launch yesterday. To keep updated with the film as it is screened at various film festivals, follow the new social media sites (links below), and the official film website which has interviews, behind the scenes photos and the teaser trailer.


The Toll Road: picture lock announced

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Kids At Play announced some exciting news on Twitter! Tom Riley's directorial debut: The Toll Road has reached picture lock. For those with absolutely no idea what picure lock is, this site has a useful article


The Toll Road: IMDb updates

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The IMDb page for short film The Toll Road, directed by Tom Riley, has been updated. We now have a synopsis as well as character names. 

An eccentric couple face a headstrong adversary on the eve of their tenth wedding anniversary.

Lizzy Caplan ... Emily
Martin Starr ... Stewart
Billy Gardell ... Colin
Anthony Carrigan ... Darren