Entries by Colette Sartor

Meet the 2011 CineStory Fellow, Celeste Wolfe

Celeste hails from a colorful family, with a gun-running paternal great-great-grand-father and a maternal grandfather who worked as a press agent for Chiang-Kai Shek.  Celeste is proud to be an American-born Ching-Chong despite the endured slurs of “slant-eye,” jap/gook/chink and back to jap again.  Like any good Asian, Celeste did well in academics and escaped […]

First From Script to Screen Event – April 6th!

No normal writer Q&A, From Script-to-Screen is a creative and practical autopsy of how a script goes from the the written word to the silver screen. These evenings will provide detailed insight into how produced writers conceived their story, approached the writing process, had their screenplay picked up and what happened to their script during […]

Interview With Writer-Directer and CineStory Alum Daniel Barnz

When Daniel Barnz heard his name announced as the grand-prize winner of CineStory’s annual screenwriting awards for his screenplay Phoebe in Wonderland in 1996, he was thrilled. “I remember this really vividly. We were in this auditorium, and they were announcing the winners. Mine was the last name that was called,” Barnz said. “It was […]