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2014 Academy Nicholl Fellowships In Screenwriting Finalists Announced


  • Sam Baron (Cambridge, United Kingdom) - “The Science of Love and Laughter”
  • Alisha Brophy (Los Angeles, CA) and Scott Miles (Austin, TX) - “United States of Fuckin’ Awesome”
  • Robert D. Cain (Los Angeles, CA) - “Gagarin”
  • Josh Golden (Buffalo Grove, IL) - “Road to Oz”
  • Melissa Iqbal (London, United Kingdom) - “The Death Engine”
  • Ben Jacoby (New York, NY) - “Earthwalkers”
  • Duncan Samarasinghe (Dandenong, Australia) - “The Caretaker”
  • Ryan Trevino (Seal Beach, CA) and Robert Wolfe Dunn (Los Angeles, CA) - “Arcadia”
  • Mike Van Waes (West Hollywood, CA) - “Grave Hearts”
  • Sallie West (Charleston, SC) - “Moonflower”

 

Scripts will now be read and judged by the Academy Nicholl Fellowships Committee, which may award as many as five of the prestigious $35,000 fellowships.  The winners will be announced in October.


The 2014 Academy Nicholl Fellowships will be presented on Thursday, November 13, at a ceremony and live read at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.

 

 

 

 

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Gee Nicholl founded the Nicholl Fellowships in honor of her late husband Don Nicholl, a British screenwriter. The first Academy Nicholl Fellowships were awarded in 1986.

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