Meet Our 2020 Feature Fellowship Winner, Susan Brunig

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, […]

2019 Feature Fellow Kerry Kolbe Receives UCLA Extension Award

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 […]

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 […]

Meet Travis Opgenorth, Our 2018 Feature Fellow

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.

And the Winners of the 2018 Feature Fellowship Prizes Are…

We’re pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Feature Fellowship prizes!

Meet Angelina Karpovich, Our 2017 Feature Fellowship Winner

We’re delighted to announce that Angelina Karpovich is our 2017 Feature Fellowship Winner. Her spectacular script, EGGSHELLS, blew us away! 

And the 2017 Feature Winners Are…

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 […]

Meet the 2016 Feature Fellow

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 […]

And the 2016 Feature Winners Are…

Our deepest thanks to all our talented finalists!  

Meet the 2015 Feature Fellow

MATTHEW FANTACI – SCANDALOUS Matthew Fantaci was raised on a strict diet of comic books, genre fiction and horror, gangster, and art house movies so that he would have an appreciation for the finer things when he came of age.  His parents still shake their heads somberly when reminded of the fact that they took […]