Entries by Colette Sartor

2025 TV Contest is Open for Submissions

Our 2025 TV retreat & fellowship contest is open for submissions! Submit by July 7th to take advantage of our early bird submission fee of $50. 2025 TV RETREAT LOGISTICS The 2025 TV retreat will be held on May 2 – 6, 2025 in the beautiful mountains of Idyllwild, California. Attendees receive 3 one-on-one, 1-1/2 […]

The Final Deadline to Enter Our 2024 Feature Contest is Here!

This Sunday, June 9th is the last chance to enter our 2024 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 4th – 8th in idyllic Idyllwild, California. Retreat attendees receive three 90-minute one-on-one sessions with […]

2024 Feature Contest Deadline Extended!

If you missed the extended late deadline for our 2024 Feature Retreat & Fellowship Contest, never fear – we’ve extended the deadline until SUNDAY, JUNE 9th! QUALIFY TO ATTEND THE RETREAT Entering the contest is the only way to get the chance to attend CineStory’s feature retreat on October 4th – 8th in idyllic Idyllwild, […]

Last Chance to Enter Our 2024 Feature Contest

This Sunday, May 19th is the last chance to enter our 2023 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 4th – 8th in idyllic Idyllwild, California. Retreat attendees receive three 90-minute one-on-one sessions with […]

Our 2024 Feature Contest Late Deadline Is Almost Here

The late submission deadline for our 2024 Feature Retreat & Fellowship competition is fast approaching on Sunday, April 21st. Until April 21st, the submission fee is $81. After that, the submission fee is $88 until May 19th, the extended late deadline. We often provide links to submission fee discounts in our newsletter, so if you’d […]

Congratulations to Our 2024 TV Fellowship Winner, Matija Šraj!

  We’re thrilled to introduce our 2024 TV Fellowship winner, Matija Šraj, whose winning original comedy pilot, QUEENMAKER, impressed us with its unique, irrepressible voice. In QUEENMAKER, when a drag queen running for Australian parliament as a fake candidate is accidentally elected, he has to overcome his own toxic tendencies, inept housemates-turned-staffers and constant media scrutiny […]

And Our 2024 TV Contest Division Winners Are…

We’re pleased to announce the division winners of our 2024 TV Retreat and Fellowship competition. Many thanks to our dedicated judges, who dedicated so much of their time to reading and evaluating our submissions. The first place winner of each division is now in the running for this year’s TV Fellowship, which includes a $1,000 […]

Congratulations to Our 2024 TV Contest Finalists!

We’re excited to announce our 2024 TV contest division finalists! Many thanks to our dedicated judges, who spent so many hours reading and evaluating our submissions. During the next round of judging, we will determine our division winners, and from those winners we will determine our 2024 TV Fellowship winner. Congratulations to this year’s finalists, […]