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Congratulations to Our 2021 TV Division Finalists!

We’re pleased to announce all of our 2021 TV Retreat & Fellowship Contest division finalists! WHAT HAPPENS NEXT Division finalists will now be judged to determine division winners, who will advance to another judging round to determine the 2021 TV Fellowship winner. The finalists also will be invited to attend this year’s virtual TV retreat. […]

Congratulations to our 2021 TV Division Semifinalists & Finalists!

We’re pleased to announce the Original Drama, Comedy, and Sci-Fi/Fantasy division semifinalists and the Children/Family division finalists for our 2021 TV Retreat & Fellowship Contest. Many thanks to our hardworking judges, who read tirelessly and whose assistance we could not exist without. WHAT HAPPENS NEXT Semifinalists in the Original Drama, Comedy, and Sci-Fi/Fantasy divisions now […]

Congratulations to Our 2021 TV Division Quarterfinalists & Semifinalists

We’re pleased to announce the Original Drama, Comedy, and Sci-Fi/Fantasy division quarterfinalists and the Original Children/Family division semifinalists for our 2021 TV Retreat & Fellowship Contest! Many thanks to our hardworking judges, who read tirelessly and whose assistance we could not exist without! WHAT’S NEXT Quarterfinalists in the Original Drama, Comedy, and Sci-Fi/Fantasy divisions now […]

Congratulations to Our 2020 TV Division Quarterfinalists & Semifinalists

We’re pleased to announce the Original Drama, Comedy, and Sci-Fi/Fantasy division quarterfinalists and the Original Children/Family division semifinalists for our 2020 TV Retreat & Fellowship Contest! NEW DIVISIONS This year, we introduced new divisions to the TV Contest, which now includes Original Drama Pilots (1 hr), Original Comedy Pilots (30 min), Original SciFi/Fantasy Pilots (1 […]

Last Day to Submit to Our 2021 TV Contest

The final submission deadline for our 2021 TV Retreat & Fellowship Contest is fast approaching on MONDAY, OCTOBER 26TH! We’re excited to read submissions in all four divisions: original drama, original comedy, original sci-fi/fantasy, and original children/family. Click hereClick here to learn more about our TV contest divisions., QUALIFY TO ATTEND THE RETREAT Entering the […]

2021 TV Contest Deadline Extended!

If you’ve lost track of dates and days of the week during the chaos of the pandemic, you may have missed yesterday’s final October 12th deadline for our 2021 TV Retreat & Fellowship Contest. Never fear – we’ve decided to keep the contest open for submissions until MONDAY, OCTOBER 26TH! QUALIFY TO ATTEND THE RETREAT […]

Austin Film Festival Names TV Fellow Kelly Strathmore on Top 25 Screenwriters To Watch List

Congratulations to our 2020 TV Fellow, Kelly Strathmore, named by Austin Film Festival as one of its top 25 Screenwriters to Watch in 2020! The list includes “a roster of promising and innovative voices, featuring writers from diverse backgrounds, mediums, and points in their careers.” It says of Kelly, “Strathmore’s screenplay East Palo Alto was a […]

Meet Our 2020 TV Contest Division Winners

2020 PMC CineStory Scholarship Winner Announced

CineStory is excited to announce that the writing team of Paul Karp and Sara Dolin has been awarded the 2020 Population Media Center (PMC) CineStory Scholarship for their script, EXTRA-ORDINARY JESS. PMC will be covering the cost for Paul and Sara to attend the CineStory TV retreat held in Idyllwild, California later this month. “The […]

Congratulations to Our 2020 TV Fellow, Kelly Strathmore!

We’re thrilled to introduce our 2020 CineStory TV Fellow, Kelly Strathmore, whose winning original comedy script, EAST PALO ALTO, impressed us with its unique voice and quirky, vibrant characters whose antics are well worth following into a full series. As this year’s Fellow, Kelly will receive $1,000, free tuition and housing for this year’s TV […]