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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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    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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    How to Write the Perfect Logline: And Why It's As Important as Your Screenplay

    The log line is an art form of its own. Here's why it's as important as your screenplay.

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    Sundance Picks 12 Projects for 2014 January Screenwriters Lab

    It's a big deal to get chosen for the Sundance Institute Screenwriters Lab, which has long been run by Michelle Satter, who founded the Feature Film Program back in 1981. As usual, the immersive, five-day writers’ workshop takes place at the Sundance Resort in Utah in January (January 10-15, 2014), ...

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    Watch: Steve Coogan, Tracy Letts, Richard Linklater and Other Screenwriters Talk About The Writing Process

    Variety recently hosted a roundtable discussion featuring some of the biggest names in screenwriting of 2013, including Steve Coogan ("Philomena"), Richard Linklater ("Before Midnight"), Kelly Marcel ("Saving Mr. Banks"), John Ridley ("12 Years a Slave"), Billy Ray ("Captain Phillips"), and Tracy Le...

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