NICHOLL FELLOWSHIPS

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Scripts to be performed at live read in NovemberFour individuals and one writing team have been selected as winners of the 2017 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition.  The fellows will each receive a $35,000 prize, the first installment of which will be distributed at the Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting Awards Presentation & Live Read on Thursday, November 2, at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.  For the fifth consecutive year, an ensemble of actors will be reading selected scenes from the winning scripts.The 2017 winners are (listed...
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Eleven individual screenwriters and one writing team have been shortlisted for the 2016 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting.  The Academy Nicholl Fellowships Committee will meet later this month to select up to five winners to receive year-long fellowships.  A total of 6,915 scripts were submitted for this year’s competition. The shortlisted writers are (listed alphabetically):Michele Atkins, “Talking About the Sky” (Seattle, WA)Josh Barkey, “Marlene the Divine” (Waxhaw, NC)Beanie Barnes, “Little Toro” (New York, NY)Todd Condie, “John Wayne Slept Here” (Brooklyn, NY)...
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Presenters include Destin Cretton, Ava DuVernay, Eva Marie Saint and Kirsten “Kiwi” Smith Actors Clancy Brown, Ansel Elgort, Jack O’Connell and Tessa Thompson will perform a live reading of selected scenes from the four winning scripts at the 2014 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting Awards Presentation & Live Read on Thursday, November 13, at 7:30 p.m., at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.  For the second consecutive year, the event will be directed and produced by Rodrigo Garcia and Julie Lynn, respectively, whose credits include “Albert Nobbs,” “Mother and...
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