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San Francisco Film Society Selects Winners for 2015 Hearst Screenwriting Grant Award

San Francisco Film Society Selects Winners for 2015 Hearst Screenwriting Grant Award

The San Francisco Film Society, otherwise known as the SFFS, has picked the winners for its 2015 Hearst Screenwriting Grant Award. Brent Green and Thyra Heder, who are developing a stop-motion animated feature length film entitled, “Over the Eaves,” will receive $15,000 to carry out their tale about a young boy whose inventions change the course of human history forever.

“We were immediately struck by the impressive ambitiousness of this project,” said SFFS director of Film 360 Michele Turnure-Salleo.

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The SFFS Hearst Screenwriting Grant is awarded in the fall of each year to writers residing in the United States who have been practicing for at least five years and who have previously written a minimum of one feature screenplay. 

Previous grant winners include A. Sayeeda Moreno and Micah Shaffer for “White” (2014), Alistair Banks Griffin for “Snow the Jones” (2013), Maryam Keshavarz and Paolo Marinou-Blanco for “The Last Harem” (2012), Ian Olds and Paul Felten for “The Fixer” (formerly titled “The Western Habit,” 2011), Eric Escobar for “Conveyance” (2010) and Mora Stephens for “Made in the USA” (2009). For more information about SFFS and Film 360, click here.

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