Due to technical difficulties (i.e., the online application is down), the Nicholl deadline has been extended to 11:59 PM on May 2. Depending on how things go this afternoon for the IT folks, the deadline may be extended further.
If you're thinking about mailing your script to beat the deadline, please wait for the Nicholl online system to be fixed. The deadline has been extended and could be extended an additional day (or more).
Sorry for the inconvenience. The payment page of the Nicholl application can not currently be accessed. Our IT department is working feverishly to correct the problem. Unfortunately, we do not know when it will be solved. It could be within the next several hours. It may take longer.
Meanwhile, if you are planning to upload a PDF version of your script, please be sure to remove your name and contact information from the script (prior to converting to PDF). The title page should have only your title (and your WGA registration or LOC copyright number, if you wish).
If the problem persists, the deadline will be extended accordingly. That extension will be noted on the Nicholl front page at www.oscars.org/nicholl .
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