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    Columbia University Announces the Blue List Screenwriting Competition Winners

    You've heard of the Black List, now here's the Blue List. Columbia University in New York has announced its list of six exceptional unproduced screenplays they'll support.

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    Attention Screenwriters: Here Are 10 Upcoming Deadlines for Screenwriting Competitions and Labs

    Screenwriters in need of support or guidance, a few terrific options have arrived. Here is a list of organizations hosting competitions and labs for aspiring screenwriters.

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    Attention, Screenwriters: Hasty Pudding Institute and Black List Offering First-Ever Fellowship

    The Hasty Pudding Institute of 1770, a theatrical society at Harvard, is collaborating with Black List, an online mecca for screenwriters, to create the Hasty Pudding Institute Screenwriting Fellowship. The fellowship will offer a $20,000 grant to aspiring satire and social commentary writers.

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    Oscar Predictions 2014

    The reason that "12 Years a Slave" prevailed over all countervailing trends is that the Academy thinks about how they want to be represented to the world. It's not just what movie they like best. It's what movie they want to like best.

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    Tribeca Film Institute Awards 2014 Student Grand Jury Prize in Screenwriting

    It's been three years since the Tribeca Film Institute began bestowing student grants to aspiring filmmakers. Now the organization continues its charitable work in the independent film community by awarding Laura Alsum with the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Student Grand Jury Prize in Screenwriting for...

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    How Screenwriter Terry Southern Prepared Me for a Career in Hollywood

    Some people debate the value of film school. I’m not one of them.

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    Emily Mortimer Will Present Aaron Sorkin with Screenwriters Tribute at Nantucket Film Festival

    Aaron Sorkin, the screenwriter behind "The Social Network" and creator of "The West Wing" and "The Newsroom" is set to be awarded with the Screenwriters Tribute at the 19th Annual Nantucket film festival. And Emily Mortimer, who stars "The Newsroom," will present him with the award on June 28th.

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    Attention, Screenwriters: 2014 Academy Nicholl Screenwriting Competition is Now Underway

    Are you an aspiring screenwriter? Well, there's some good news: the Academy Nicholl Screenwriting Competition for 2014 has begun.

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    Academy's 2014 Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting Competition Now Underway

    The 2014 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition is now underway. In November, as many as five $35,000 fellowships will be awarded.

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    ScreenCraft Announces Three Winners for First Time Screenwriting Fellowship

    ScreenCraft, who announced their first ever Screenwriting Fellowship contest in November, reports their winners today. The Fellowship offers career opportunities for rising screenwriters who meet with entertainment executives and talent managers. Celtx presents the award to the following:

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