We’re excited to introduce the 2020 Feature Fellowship winner, Susan Brunig. In her Fellowship-winning script, THE SURVEILLANCE OF ORDINARY THINGS, a middle-aged, suburban housewife decides to run away and end it all until she stumbles upon an unplugged community of creative misfits and rediscovers the artist she once was. As this year’s Feature Fellowship winner, […]
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We’re pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Feature Fellowship prizes! FEATURE FELLOWSHIP WINNER THE SURVEILLANCE OF ORDINARY THINGS by Susan Brunig As this year’s Feature Fellow, Susan will receive a $10,000 cash award, free tuition to attend the retreat, a private advisory session with all the retreat mentors, and a 12-month fellowship program […]
We’re proud to announce the 2020 Feature Retreat & Fellowship Contest finalists! A SEASON OF EXCEPTIONAL SUBMISSIONS These eight finalists emerged as the most powerful in a season of exceptional submissions. We thank our judges for all their work narrowing down such a competitive field to these incredible screenplays. WHAT’S NEXT Each of the finalists […]
We’re excited to announce our 2020 Feature Contest semifinalists! A COMPETITIVE YEAR This year’s scripts were so outstanding that we named an unprecedented 129 quarterfinalists. To narrow those 129 scripts to only 30 semifinalists was an exceptionally difficult task for our judges. We thank them for spending so many hours reading and evaluating the scripts […]
We’re excited to announce our 2020 Feature Contest quarterfinalists! This year’s submissions displayed exceptional talent and creativity. It was a pleasure to read everyone’s work. A COMPETITIVE YEAR There were almost 600 submissions this year, which made deciding the quarterfinalists particularly difficult. Out of those great scripts, we’ve named 129 quarterfinalists. Many thanks to our […]
Congratulations to our 2020 TV Fellow, Kelly Strathmore, named by Austin Film Festival as one of its top 25 Screenwriters to Watch in 2020! The list includes “a roster of promising and innovative voices, featuring writers from diverse backgrounds, mediums, and points in their careers.” It says of Kelly, “Strathmore’s screenplay East Palo Alto was a […]
Submissions for our 2021 TV Retreat & Fellowship Contest officially open today, May 15, 2020, and we’re offering an early bird submission fee of $55 until June 14, 2020. 2021 TV RETREAT LOGISTICS The 2021 TV retreat will be held on March 20 – 23, 2021 in the beautiful mountains of Idyllwild, California. Attendees receive three […]
Today is the final deadline for our 2020 Feature Retreat & Fellowship Contest! QUALIFY TO ATTEND THE RETREAT Entering the contest is the only way to get the chance to attend CineStory’s feature retreat on October 17th – 20th in idyllic Idyllwild, California. Retreat attendees receive three 90-minute one-on-one sessions with CineStory mentors, participate in […]
There’s less than a week left to enter our 2020 Feature Retreat & Fellowship Contest before the final deadline on Sunday, May 10th! QUALIFY TO ATTEND THE RETREAT Entering the contest is the only way to get the chance to attend CineStory’s feature retreat on October 17th – 20th in idyllic Idyllwild, California. Retreat attendees […]
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