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Six Selected for Academy's 2006 Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowships

By Indiewire | Indiewire October 26, 2006 at 9:17AM

Six new screenwriters, two who wrote collaboratively, have been selected as recipients of the 21st Don and Gee Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Each writer or writing team will receive the first installment of the prestigious fellowship's $30,000 prize money at a gala dinner in Beverly Hills on November 16. This year's recipients are: Alfred E. Carpenter and Mark A. Matusof for "38 Mercury"; Arthur M. Jolly for "The Free Republic of Bobistan"; Stephanie Lord for "Palau Rain"; Josh D. Schorr for "10 Day Contract"; and Scott K. Simonsen for "Tides of Summer." The winners were selected from 4,899 scripts submitted for this year's competition. [Brian Brooks]
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Six new screenwriters, two who wrote collaboratively, have been selected as recipients of the 21st Don and Gee Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Each writer or writing team will receive the first installment of the prestigious fellowship's $30,000 prize money at a gala dinner in Beverly Hills on November 16. This year's recipients are: Alfred E. Carpenter and Mark A. Matusof for "38 Mercury"; Arthur M. Jolly for "The Free Republic of Bobistan"; Stephanie Lord for "Palau Rain"; Josh D. Schorr for "10 Day Contract"; and Scott K. Simonsen for "Tides of Summer." The winners were selected from 4,899 scripts submitted for this year's competition. [Brian Brooks]







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