Academy Announces 2013 Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowship Finalists

Academy Announces 2013 Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowship Finalists

Nine screenwriters and one writing team have been selected
as finalists for the 2013 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting
competition.  Their scripts will now be
read and judged by the Academy Nicholl Fellowships Committee, which may award
as many as five of the highly competitive $35,000 fellowships.

This year’s finalists are (listed alphabetically by author):

     Scott Adams,
Menlo Park, CA, “Slingshot”

     William Casey,
Los Angeles, CA, “Smut”

     Frank DeJohn
& David Alton Hedges
, Santa Ynez, CA, “Legion”

     Brian Forrester,
Studio City, CA, “Heart of the Monstyr”

     Noah Thomas
Grossman
, Los Angeles, CA, “The Cupid Code”

     Patty Jones,
Vancouver, BC, Canada, “Joe Banks”

     Erin KLG, New
York, NY, “Lost Children”

     Alan Roth,
Suffern, NY, “Jersey City Story”

     Stephanie
Shannon
, Los Angeles, CA, “Queen of Hearts”

     Barbara
Stepansky
, Burbank, CA, “Sugar in My Veins”

The finalists were selected from a record 7,251 scripts
submitted for this year’s competition. The 2013 Academy Nicholl Fellowships will be presented November 7 at a ceremony in Beverly Hills.

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