Entries by Colette Sartor

Meet Kerry Kolbe, Our 2019 Feature Fellow

We are thrilled to introduce Kerry Kolbe, this year’s CineStory Feature Fellowship winner. Kerry’s winning script, SWALLOW, impressed all the judges with its humor and nuanced insights into 17-year-old Lola, who’s desperate to study particle physics at Cambridge like her hero Stephen Hawking but trapped playing parent to her dysfunctional family of twitchers (a/k/a bird […]

And the 2019 Feature Fellowship Prizewinners Are…

We’re pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Feature Fellowship prizes! FEATURE FELLOWSHIP WINNER SWALLOW by Kerry Kolbe As this year’s Feature Fellow, Kerry will receive a $10,000 cash award, free tuition and housing at this year’s retreat, a private advisory session with all the retreat mentors, and a 12-month fellowship program with two […]

Congratulations to the 2019 Feature Contest Semifinalists!

We’re excited to announce the 2019 Feature Contest semifinalists! Narrowing the list of 66 quarterfinalists to only 26 semifinalists was difficult, especially given the outstanding quality of the quarterfinalist scripts. WHAT’S NEXT Our 26 semifinalists all will be invited to attend this year’s feature retreat, which takes place on October 19th – October 22nd. Attendees […]

Submit Now to Our TV Contest!

CineStory is in the thick of our 2020 TV Retreat & Fellowship Contest submission period. Take advantage of our regular submission price of $60 by submitting before July 8th, and be sure to explore the contest’s new divisions. CineStory selects 25 emerging screenwriters through its annual TV competition for a 4-day intensive retreat held in […]