Notification: Quarterfinalists: October 5th; Semifinalists: November 1st; Finalists: November 29th.
2nd & 3rd RUNNERS-UP PRIZES
4th & 5th RUNNERS-UP PRIZES
Each finalist will receive one of the following books from Michael Wiese Productions:
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The Chicago Screenwriters Network has announced the following finalists for their 2011 annual screenwriting contest:
LOVE LETTERS FROM THE JUNGLE — Marko Urukalo; QUIET — John Meyer; PILLAR OF FIRE — Kent Williams
VILLA NOTTE — Mary Santarelli; ONE MORE DAY — Patricia Fox; GET HAPPY — Tom Shipley
OUR BLOOD — Jess Poelstra; REST IN PEACE — Dennis Sampler; BENEATH THE ROCK — Adedapo Akisanya
STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL — Timothy Compton; THE CALLOWHILL REMAINS — Richard Warburton; PROM NIGHT ABDUCTIONS — Curt Burdick
MANNY'S MUTTS — Melissa Eckhause; LUCY IN LONDON — Tracy Ryan; ON THE TRACK OF THE MALTESE AND OTHER CURIOSITIES — Matthew Quinn
"I can't believe this is the third year of our contest. I am constantly surprised and amazed by the quality of scripts we receive" said CSN's VP Contest, Colin Costello.
Winner of Overall Best Script and the genre winners, along with prize details, will be announced at the Awards Ceremony, to be held on Sunday, August 14th, at Mayne Stage in Rogers Park. Doors Open at 6 p.m. For ticket information, visit www.chicagoscreenwriters.org.
An interview with screenwriter Russell Meyer regarding the Chicago Screenwriters Writing Competition.