Congrats to This Year’s Feature Contest Quarterfinalists!

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 the 2019 Feature Contest Semifinalists!

We’re excited to announce the 2019 Feature Contest semifinalists! Narrowing the list of 66 quarterfinalists to only 26 semifinalists was difficult, especially given the outstanding quality of the quarterfinalist scripts. WHAT’S NEXT Our 26 semifinalists all will be invited to attend this year’s feature retreat, which takes place on October 19th – October 22nd. Attendees […]

2019 Feature Contest Quarterfinalists

We’re excited to announce the 2019 Feature Contest quarterfinalists! The talent displayed by the submissions blew us away, and we commend everyone who allowed us to read their work. A COMPETITIVE YEAR There were almost 500 submissions this year, which made deciding on just 66 quarterfinalists a difficult task. It took our dedicated judges hours […]

Congratulations, 2018 Feature Quarterfinalists!

We are pleased to announce the quarterfinalists of the 2018 CineStory Feature Retreat and Fellowship.

2017 Feature Quarterfinalists Announced

Listed below are the quarterfinalists for the 2017 CineStory Feature Retreat and Fellowship. Congratulations to these writers and thanks to all for submitting.  Stay tuned for the semifinalists announcement here and on our Twitter and Facebook pages! 13 EAST by Enrique Posner 5 DAYS 55 MILES by Tamar Halpern A DEVIL IN PROVIDENCE by Dante Frontani A MEMOIR OF MURDER by Peter Field […]

2016 Feature Quarterfinalists Announced

Congratulations to the writers who have advanced to the Quarterfinalist round. All these writers are still in the running to earn an invitation to our Feature Retreat and year-long Fellowship. To all the writers who submitted, it was an extremely competitive year, so if you didn’t advance, don’t get discouraged… KEEP WRITING!

2015 Feature Quarterfinalists Announced

Thank you to every writer who submitted! It was extremely tough to dwindle down to these writers and their scripts.

2014 Quarterfinalists Announced

We appreciate all our applicants to this year’s contest. You all made this decision very difficult. Below is the list of the scripts that will be advancing to the next round: Aerial Girl – Terri Sissman, Arcadia, CA The Amateur – Gaia Violo, Los Angeles, CA Audrey’s Run – Emily Abt, Brooklyn, NY Bank Robbing For Dummies – Robert Keith Watson, Sherman Oaks, […]

Congratulations to the 2013 Feature Quarterfinalists

Each year, we are truly honored to read the work of those writers who enter the CSA’s and want to extend a heartfelt thanks to each and every one for sharing their work with us. Thanks also to all our judges for their efforts. After much careful deliberation, we are delighted to announce the 55 […]

Congratulations To The 2012 Feature Quarterfinalists

We would like to thank each and every writer who submitted work to the contest this year. We know how much goes into every script and are honored that you shared your work with us. 2012 CineStory Screenwriting Awards Quarterfinalists A BETTER WORLD, David Heiman, Los Angeles, CA A MATCH MADE IN HELL, Marjory Kaptanoglu, […]