We’re thrilled to introduce our 2021 joint Feature Fellowship winners, Laila Ujayli and Zaina Ujayli! In their Fellowship-winning script, FOUR FLOORS IN RAQQA, which is is based on a true story, a headstrong woman braves bombs and execution in ISIS-occupied Raqqa to protect her neighborhood and the home she built with her siblings. As this […]
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, […]
Congratulations to Kerry Kolbe, our 2019 Feature Fellow, whose fellowship winning script, SWALLOW, won second prize in the Feature Film category of the prestigious UCLA Extension Feature Film and Television Writing Awards. The UCLA Extension Feature Film and Television Writing Awards provides winners with one-on-one mentorship as well as entertainment industry exposure. For more information […]
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 […]
We’re thrilled to introduce the 2018 CineStory Feature Fellow, Travis Opgenorth, whose winning screenplay THE POACHER swept us away with its tense, dramatic turns.
We’re pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Feature Fellowship prizes!
We’re delighted to announce that Angelina Karpovich is our 2017 Feature Fellowship Winner. Her spectacular script, EGGSHELLS, blew us away!
We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 CineStory Feature Fellowship competition: FEATURE FELLOWSHIP WINNER: EGGSHELLS by Angelina Karpovich SECOND PLACE (tie) GREEN LANES by James Walker LET’S KILL D.B. COOPER by Mark Price Our deepest thanks to all eight talented finalists for sharing their work with us and to our panel of […]
AMYN KADERALI – CHOKORA The best word one could use to describe Amyn Kaderali’s background would be: unique. As one of the few Indian-Americans in a Bay Area suburb with parents who were raised in Tanzania and Scotland, it was not unusual for Amyn to hear Swahili spoken at home while his Scottish grandmother made Indian […]
Our deepest thanks to all our talented finalists!