The 2014 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition is now underway. In November, as many as five $35,000 fellowships will be awarded. Since 1986, 133 fellowships have been awarded, including one to Destin Daniel Cretton, who wrote and directed “Short Term 12” from his 2010 Nicholl Fellowship-winning script. Other fellows include Creighton Rothenberger, who co-wrote “Olympus Has Fallen,” which opened in theaters last March; Rebecca Sonnenshine, a writer and co-producer on “The Vampire Diaries”; Andrew Marlowe, the creator of and an executive producer...
Academy Nicholl Fellowships
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Posted Monday, October 21, 2013 - 04:00
Four individual writers and one writing team have been selected as winners of the 2013 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition. Each winner will receive a $35,000 prize, the first installment of which will be distributed at an awards presentation on Thursday, November 7, at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. For the first time, the event will also feature a live read of selected scenes from the fellows’ winning scripts.This year’s winners are (listed alphabetically by author): Frank DeJohn & David Alton...
Posted Friday, September 27, 2013 - 04:00
Nine individual screenwriters and one writing team have been selected as finalists for the 2013 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition. Their 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.This year’s finalists are (listed alphabetically by author): Scott Adams, Menlo Park, CA, “Slingshot” William Casey, Los Angeles, CA, “Smut” Frank DeJohn & David Alton Hedges, Santa Ynez, CA, “...
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