Meet Our 2021 Joint Feature Fellowship Winners, Laila & Zaina Ujayli

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 […]

And the 2021 Feature Fellowship Prizewinners Are…

We’re pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Feature Fellowship prizes! JOINT FEATURE FELLOWSHIP WINNERS FOUR FLOORS IN RAQQA by Laila Ujayli & Zaina Ujayli As this year’s joint Feature Fellows, Laila and Zaina receive free tuition and lodging for the retreat and a private advisory session with all the retreat mentors. In addition, […]

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, […]

And the 2020 Feature Fellowship Prizewinners Are…

We’re pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Feature Fellowship prizes! FEATURE FELLOWSHIP WINNER THE SURVEILLANCE OF ORDINARY THINGS by Susan Brunig As this year’s Feature Fellow, Susan will receive a $10,000 cash award, free tuition to attend the retreat, a private advisory session with all the retreat mentors, and a 12-month fellowship program […]

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 […]

And the 2019 Feature Fellowship Prizewinners Are…

We’re pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Feature Fellowship prizes! FEATURE FELLOWSHIP WINNER SWALLOW by Kerry Kolbe As this year’s Feature Fellow, Kerry will receive a $10,000 cash award, free tuition and housing at this year’s retreat, a private advisory session with all the retreat mentors, and a 12-month fellowship program with two […]