Tag Archive for: TV Writing

Congrats to the 2022 PMC-CineStory Scholarship Winner

The CineStory Foundation is excited to announce that Karina Hurtado-Ocampo is the recipient of the 2022 Population Media Center (PMC) CineStory Scholarship for her TV pilot, THE TAKING OF LINCOLN PARK. As this year’s winner, Karina receives a Zoom meeting with PMC executives as well as free housing and tuition for the 2022 CineStory TV […]

Congratulations to the 2022 Bellem Scholarship Winner

The CineStory Foundation is excited to announce that writer and CineStory alum Heather Faris is the first winner of the Bellem Scholarship, funded by Bellem Entertainment. Bellem is focused on supporting diverse and unheard voices in achieving their goals. The Bellem Scholarship is awarded to a woman-identifying emerging screenwriter with an engaging story to tell […]

Congratulations to Our 2022 TV Fellowship Winner, Sierra Hall!

We’re thrilled to introduce our 2022 TV Fellowship winner, Sierra Hall, whose winning original sci-fi/fantasy teleplay, SUPERFREAK, impressed us with its inventiveness, originality and humor. In SUPERFREAK, a teen girl must navigate the pitfalls of high school while wrangling her newfound superpowers that change EVERY. SINGLE. DAY. As this year’s TV Fellowship winner, Sierra receive […]

Congratulations to Our 2022 TV Division Finalists!

We’re excited to announce our 2022 TV contest division finalists. Many thanks to our dedicated judges, who spent so many hours reading and evaluating our submissions. During the next round of judging, we will determine our division winners, and from those winners we will determine our 2019 TV Fellowship winner! Congratulations to this year’s finalists, and […]

Congratulations to our 2022 TV Division Semifinalists

We’re pleased to announce the Original Drama, Comedy, and Sci-Fi/Fantasy division semifinalists for our 2022 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 advance to the finalist round, […]

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, […]

Our TV Contest’s Late Deadline is Today!

Today is the late deadline for CineStory’s TV Retreat & Fellowship contest. The only way to qualify to attend the retreat and be in the running to win the TV Fellowship is to enter the contest! The Retreat CineStory selects 25 emerging screenwriters through the TV competition for a 4-day intensive retreat held in 2022 […]

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 […]

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. […]