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CineStory Foundation Feature Retreat and Fellowship

CineStory Foundation Feature Retreat and Fellowship

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Los Angeles, CA 90066

Web: http://www.cinestory.org
Email: info@cinestory.org

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Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.7/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.3/5.0)
Feedback: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.5/5.0)
Signficance: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.6/5.0)
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CineStory is a national non-profit dedicated to nurturing emerging screenwriters through mentorship programs. Winners of our competition have gone on to pen films such as IRON MAN, CAKE, THE CHILDREN OF MEN, BALLAST, KING OF CALIFORNIA and 11:14.

One of the main goals of the CineStory Feature Retreat is to select up-and-coming screenwriters for our four-day intensive program held in the Fall.

THE CINESTORY FEATURE RETREAT

CineStory's Retreat is dedicated to the advancement of great new voices in screenwriting. Retreat attendees are chosen from the top writers of our annual competition, the CineStory Screenwriting Awards. For four days, writers enjoy direct access to working Hollywood professionals.

Past retreat mentors include: Mark Fergus & Hawk Ostby (IRON MAN, CHILDREN OF MEN), writer/director Joe Forte (FIREWALL, OUT), producer Nana Greenwald (SEVEN), producer Michelle Sy (FINDING NEVERLAND), producer and former head of Jodie's Foster prod co MEG LEFAUVE (THE DANGEROUS LIVES OF ALTAR BOYS), writer Philip Eisner (EVENT HORIZON, MUTANT CHRONICLES) and writer/director Keith Gordon (DEXTER, WAKING THE DEAD). Show More

Deadline/Entry Fees

Deadline Date Entry Fee Days till Deadline
Early January 2, 2019 $55 17
Regular February 4, 2019 $65 50
Late March 11, 2019 $75 85
Extended April 15, 2019 $80 120

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Notification: Mid-September 2018

Rules

Please visit http://www.cinestory.org/rules-and-guidelines/ for all rules and guidelines.

Awards

GRAND PRIZE: THE CINESTORY FELLOWSHIP
Valued at over $17,000 this prize includes a $10,000 cash award, free meals, board and tuition at the exclusive CineStory Writers Retreat as well as a 12-month mentorship program with two Hollywood professionals hand picked for the winner. The CineStory Fellowship gives writers direct access to Hollywood professionals and has a long track record of success. Prior fellows have optioned material, gained representation and secured writing assignments with the guidance of their mentors. Also included: one-year Script Pipeline Writers Database membership; three-year subscription to Creative Screenwriting; iScript screenplay audio recording; and one-year Scripped PRO subscription.

SECOND PLACE:
Over $1500 in cash and prizes, including $1000 cash.

THIRD PLACE:
Over $1000 in cash and prizes, including $500 cash.

FINALISTS RECEIVE:
Discount on Retreat tuition.

ALL SEMIFINALISTS RECEIVE:
An invitation to the exclusive CineStory Retreat including: Three 90-minute one-on-one sessions with working Hollywood agents, managers, producers, development executives and other pros to discuss the writer's work and career strategy Open access to 15+ hours of small group sessions covering a wide rage of creative and business topics Free film screenings and other events.

CineStory Foundation Feature Retreat and Fellowship

Contact

Los Angeles, CA 90066

Web: http://www.cinestory.org
Email: info@cinestory.org

Report Card

Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.7/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.3/5.0)
Feedback: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.5/5.0)
Signficance: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.6/5.0)
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CineStory Foundation Feature Retreat and Fellowship

Contact

Los Angeles, CA 90066

Web: http://www.cinestory.org
Email: info@cinestory.org

Report Card

Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.7/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.3/5.0)
Feedback: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.5/5.0)
Signficance: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.6/5.0)
Report Cards: 29    
Have you entered?
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CineStory Annouces Quarterfinalists

CineStory has announced quarterfinalists for their 2018 Feature Retreat and Fellowship competition.

A SPECIAL RELATIONSHIP, by Kim Thomson
ALICE IS GONE, by Michaela von Schweinitz
ALL OF US, by Anthony Povah
ALL SEE NONE, by Zev Fagin
ALL STAR, by Alexandra Amadio
AMAZON, by Edward Pereira
AMULET , by Joe Bright
AN AMERICAN HOME IN IRELAND, by Leslie J. Wood
AN AMERICAN STORY, by Kenneth Dofner
AN END TO THE MEANS, by Martha Dunne
AND SHE FLIES, by Sarah Warren
AQUARIUM, by Jordan Thornton
BALTIMORE SCHOOL OF CHARM, by Kelli McNeil
BESIDE OURSELVES, by Gabriel Mizrahi
BLACKWELL, by Tracey Bradley
BLUE BOOK, by David Koll
BREAKING FAITH, by Jocelyn Jones and Jocelyn Watkins
CAPTAIN C!, by John Paul Su
COMIC BOOK KINGS, by Amanda Keener
DAFFODIL, by Nikai Johnson
DREAM GIRL, by Alex Bradley
DRIFT OFF, by Avishai Weinberger
LOSING MY RELIGION, by Eric Berg
ESCAPE TO RAT PARK, by Elizabeth Terzakis
FALCON PRINCESS, by Alicia Keyes
FAT AND FURIOUS, by Tatiana Krokar
FELL SWOOP, by Clay Prietsch
FINDING ALEXANDRIA , by Sayem Huq
FOREGLOW, by Lisa Gold
FORGET-ME-NOTS, by John Dummer
FOXED, by James Stewart
Go Out With Love, by Meredith Nunnikhoven
GOD SAVE THE PROM QUEEN, by Devi Snively
GROWING UP GEEK, by John Loprieno
HEART OF THE DRAGON, by Julien Deladriere
HIS & HERS, by Eran Lagstein
HOSTILE INTENT, by Michael Mendershausen
INFINITY INCORPORATED, by Stephen Lilley
INSURRECTION, by Simon Bowler
INTELLIGENT DESIGN, by Alex Chu
IRON MAIDEN, by Travis Opgenorth
JESSUP CREEK, by Belinda Schmid
JUNIPER'S POINT, by Amber Alexander
KARMA COWBOY, by Andrew Freeman
KIDNAP, by Holly Soriano
LARGE PERSONALITY, by Jessica Fritz
LAS MINAS DE ALTAR, by Jon Ayon
LAST CHRISTMAS, by Kate Erickson
LONELY CREEK, by Jared Raun
LOVE NATION, by Katherine Carter
MAEZUMO, by Joju Varghese
MAKING FATE, by Monique Barry
MARLYS, by Kelly Lamphear-Dash
MAYFIELD, by Gemma Crofts
METEORA, by Kathy Fischer and Marise Samitier
MILK AND GALL, by Mathilde Dratwa
MURRAY, by Christian Kaps
NANCYGIRL , by David McMahon
NORMA JEANE & BODDAH, by Adam Simmel
OFF SCRIPT, by Tamar Palmer
ONE MOMENT, by Deirdre O'Connor
POST SCRIPT, by Ariadne Shaffer
PURSUIT OF COOL, by Thomas Moore
RISE, by Ruth Knafo Setton
RUKELI, by Will Stenberg
RULO, by Adam Sleper
SEVEN KINDS OF SOUP, by Kim Turner
SIGNS OF BEING, by Tracey Bradley
SILVER WINGS, by A.W. "Tony" Scott
SIR KEVIN, by Randall Greenland
SLAYER OF DRAGONS, by Craig Packard
STANDBY, by Rajeev Nirmalakhandan
STAN'S KILLING HIMSELF, by Billy Kirland
SWEPT AWAY, by Ky-Gan Teng
TALKEETNA, by Sammye Pokryfki
THE 1ST CARRIER, by Jared Goodman
THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF OTHERS , by Thomas Gresham
THE CANTEEN, by Paul Schowalter
THE CHARACTER ROOM, by Wendy Pierce
THE DANCER, by JT O'Neal
THE FLEDGLING, by Tara Brenninkmeyer
THE FOURTH COURIER, by Timothy Jay Smith
THE HAMMER, by Jason Hunter
THE HATCHLING, by John Wikstrom
THE LAST MAGICIAN, by Adam Burch
THE LEGEND OF JOHNNIE NASH, by Ayesha Nizhoni
THE LONG MARCH, by Jennifer Renner
THE POACHER, by Travis Opgenorth
THE PROMISED LAND, by Judalina Neira and Jeffrey Perreca
THE ROYAL OAK, by Jeff Yin
THE SHU, by Jimmy Nguyen
THE SPY SLAVE, by James Foye
THE UNDERDOGS, by Hugh Ross
TUG, by Eli Elbogen
UNMAKING LOVE, by Evan Laughlin
UTOPIA, by Aimiende Negebenebor Sela
WAITLIST2018, by Sheila Jenca
WHAT ABOUT GRACE, by Kyle Portbury
WHITE KNIFE, by John Bedecarré
WITNESS, by Ehsan Knopf
X-GAY, by Jymmi Willoughby

Updated: 06/21/2018
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CineStory Foundation Feature Retreat and Fellowship

Contact

Los Angeles, CA 90066

Web: http://www.cinestory.org
Email: info@cinestory.org

Report Card

Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.7/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.3/5.0)
Feedback: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.5/5.0)
Signficance: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.6/5.0)
Report Cards: 29    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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