First Person: Robert Axelrod

Recently, CineStory’s Co-Executive Director Carlo Martinelli caught up with the 2019 CineStory TV Fellow, Robert Axelrod as part of our First Person interview series. Robert is based in Los Angeles and, when not writing, works as a legal assistant at Felker Toczek Suddleson Abramson LLP as a legal assistant. In addition to winning the CineStory […]

Submit Now to Our TV Contest!

CineStory is in the thick of our 2020 TV Retreat & Fellowship Contest submission period. Take advantage of our regular submission price of $60 by submitting before July 8th, and be sure to explore the contest’s new divisions. CineStory selects 25 emerging screenwriters through its annual TV competition for a 4-day intensive retreat held in […]

2020 TV Retreat & Fellowship Contest is Open, With New Divisions!

Submissions for CineStory’s 2020 TV Retreat & Fellowship Contest are officially open, and we’re offering an early bird submission fee of $50 until May 20th. This year, we’ve revamped the contest and are excited to accept TV pilots in the following divisions: ORIGINAL DRAMA – 1 HOUR SERIES The pilot episode of your original one hour […]

2018 TV/Digital Web Series Divisions Winners

Congratulations to the 2018 TV/Digital Web Series Division winners!

2017 TV/Digital Semifinalists/Quarterfinalists Announced

Meet our 2017 TV/Digital Category Winners

DIGITAL SERIES – COURTNEY HOPE THEROND & EMILY CLAIRE UTLEY Courtney Hope Thérond, creator and co-writer of the digital series Between Us Girls, is a graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, where her short film Sex & German Grammar won awards for screenwriting and cinematography. After graduation she completed a Cinereach Film Fellowship focusing […]

And the 2017 TV/Digital Fellow Is…

From the talented pool of writers, we are excited to announce Chase Pletts as the 2017 CineStory TV/Digital Fellow! Chase was born in a bathtub in New York City. At seven years old, banished to the bedroom during an adults-only holiday party, he discovered a tape of The Exorcist and popped it into the VCR. […]

2017 TV/Digital Semifinalists & Finalists Announced

We’re excited to announce the Finalists in the Spec and Digital Categories along with the Original Semifinalists. Congrats to all the writers!  

2017 TV/Digital Semifinalists & Quarterfinalists Announced

Congratulations to all our semifinalists and quarterfinalists for the 2017 TV-Digital Retreat, who are listed below.