2013 Nicholl Fellows
The 2013 Academy Nicholl Fellows were officially inducted at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills on Thursday, November 7, at 7:30 p.m. For the first time, the event featured a live read of selected scenes from the fellows' winning scripts. Below you will find more about.
Frank DeJohn & David Alton Hedges
Current residences: Santa Ynez, CA
Just days before he is to leave a life of warfare behind him, a Roman Centurion must assume command of a group of misfit soldiers trapped deep within hostile country.
Current residence: Vancouver, BC, Canada
The son of a Nobel Prize–winning novelist via a genius sperm bank is determined to follow in his father's footsteps, but suddenly finds himself on a wild odyssey with his real father, a drinking, man's-man, lothario author of airport novels who was stripped of his own Nobel after a sex scandal.
Current residence: Suffern, NY
"Jersey City Story"
A basketball star faces his bitter past when he's pursued by a young boy growing up in his old room in the projects.
Current residence: Los Angeles, CA
"Queen of Hearts"
Inspired by true events, this is the story of "Alice in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking Glass" author Lewis Carroll (aka Charles L. Dodgson) and how his relationship with the real Alice Liddell and her family may have inspired one of the world's most beloved pieces of children's literature.
Current residence: Burbank, CA
"Sugar In My Veins"
When a mutual attraction blossoms between a fourteen year old violin prodigy and her sister's much older boyfriend, it leads to a risky forbidden affair that has both liberating and disastrous consequences for their lives.