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Submit By Our 2022 TV Contest Regular Deadline!

The regular deadline for our 2022 TV Retreat & Fellowship Contest is fast approaching on Monday, July 12th! 2022 TV RETREAT LOGISTICS The 2022 TV retreat will be held on March 12 – 15, 2022 in the beautiful mountains of Idyllwild, California. Attendees receive three one-on-one, one and a half hour sessions with mentors. TV writers […]

2021 PMC-CineStory Scholarship Winner Announced

The CineStory Foundation is excited to announce that writer and CineStory alum Audrey Webb is the recipient of the 2021 Population Media Center (PMC) CineStory Scholarship for her script DEAD NAME. PMC covered the cost for Audrey’s attendance at the 2021 CineStory TV retreat earlier this year. Audrey’s original TV pilot DEAD NAME explores the […]

2022 TV Contest is Open for Submissions

Submissions for our 2022 TV Retreat & Fellowship Contest are officially open, and we’re offering an early bird submission fee of $50 until June 14, 2021. 2022 TV RETREAT LOGISTICS The 2022 TV retreat will be held on March 12 – 15, 2022 in the beautiful mountains of Idyllwild, California. Attendees receive three one-on-one, one and a half […]

Congratulations to Our 2021 TV Fellow, Louisa Makaran!

We’re thrilled to introduce our 2021 TV Fellowship winner, Louisa Makaron, whose winning original drama script, PAPERGIRL, impressed us with its frank, funny voice and vibrant characterizations. In PAPERGIRL, as World War II winds down and men return from the front, a plucky newspaperwoman fights to keep her job. Louisa grew up in “Sin City” […]

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 […]