Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting

Nicholl Fellowships

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Objective

To identify and encourage talented new screenwriters.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Expired. Previous Deadline: 05/01/2020

Notification: By August 1 for quarterfinalists. Near October 1 for winners.

Rules

No applicant may have earned more than $25,000 writing for film or television. Scripts should be in standard form, approximately 90-120 pages. Only PDF screenplays submitted through online application are accepted. Equal collaborations by exactly two writers are eligible. Adaptations of another person's work are not eligible, even if that work is in the public domain or if the entrant has acquired rights to the work.

Please see website for complete rules and guidelines.

Awards

Up to five $35,000 fellowships are awarded each year to promising new screenwriters. From the program’s inception in 1986 through 2019, $4.58 million has been awarded to 176 writers.

Nicholl Fellowships

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1313 N. Vine Street
Hollywood, CA 90028-8107
310-247-3010 (voice)

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http://www.oscars.org/nicholl/index.html
Email:
nicholl@oscars.org

Contact: Academy Nicholl Fellowships staff

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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting

Contact

1313 N. Vine Street
Hollywood, CA 90028-8107
310-247-3010 (voice)

Web:
http://www.oscars.org/nicholl/index.html
Email:
nicholl@oscars.org

Contact: Academy Nicholl Fellowships staff

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Overall: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.4/5.0)
Signficance: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
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Contest News

2002 Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting – 119 Semifinalists

Of the 6,044 entrants in the 2002 Nicholl Fellowships competition, 300 advanced to the quarterfinals. Of those 300, 129 entrants advanced to the semifinals. Of those 129, 10 entrants advanced to the finals.

Hana Abdul, A Night in L.A.
James J. Agazzi, The Quest
Daniel R. Akin & Adele A. Akin, In Secret
Kevin Aldrich, Invisible Combatants
Darryl J. Anka & Tracy J. Faucher, Shapeshifter
Beanie Barnes, Bon Ton Rouler
Pete Barnstrom, 80 Proof
Blaire Baron, The Wanderlust
Blaire Baron, The Peacemaker
John K. Bell, Dysconnected
Larry Blamire, In The Nations
Michael J. Bockman, The Book of Monk
Jennie Book, Gray Crossing
Bill Borders, Mud & Guts
Per Bristow, Red Herring
Holly Brix, Mile Zero
Christopher L. Burke, Koto Shinto (Old Blade, New Blade)
Charles R. Burmeister, Columbus Day
Paul Byrne, Chasing Lucifer
George Cagala, Ice Soldiers
Stephen P. Callen, Ariadne's Thread
Kevin L. Caruso, Exposures Of War
Mathew W. Carver, The Elvis Clause
Giles Carwyn, Third Sun
Dae Woo Choi, Simple Pleasures
Bryce B. Clark, The Devil's Handbook
Thomas R. Coash, Running
Sarah A. Conradt, Free And Clear
Sarah A. Conradt, Living To Tell
Katrina L. Coombs & Susan V. Wescott Monkey Girl
James M. Cramer, Katie's Folly
Annie J. Dahlgren, Sisters Of Mercy
Tina M. Datsko de Sanchez & Jose Sanchez-H. La Paz
Jeffrey R. Davis, Accidents Will Happen
Ramsey Dean, The Hive
Jeffrey D. Dickey, One of Us
Matthew T. Dixon, Longrider
Dylan B. Dow, Blood
David M. Elder, The Scrapbook
John F. Evans, Death After Life
Jonathan M. Flicker, Zen Crashing
Gilmar S. Fortis II, Just Like a Woman
Curt E. Fulgham, Fistful Of Milford
Jason L. Graman, On Impact
James M. Grayford, Needle Drop
Mark A. Griffin, God's Ray
Jeff Heckman, I'll Be Dead For Christmas
Hector E. Hill, Limited Partnership
A. Holden-Boone, Plough Boys
Stevan C. Holmes, The Blood Of Patriots
Winston H. Huff, Scent of Mirrors
Steven T. Hunter & Robert Csetri, Hell and High Water
David B. Iserson, The Strongman's Son
Chris Isleib, Peacekeeper's Diary
Peter J. Ivan, Too True
Abby Everett Jaques & Kate F. Ayrton The Sultan's Daughter
Frank M. Jenkins III, Eco-Jan
Anthony E. Johnsen, Wish You Were Here
David H. Johnson, Hoppers
Mary K. Kaiser & Ruby L. Sexton, Huntstone
Lisa L. Kantor, Buried Secrets
Brett Keenan, Metallic Rain
Kevin F. Keresey, The Rat Thing
Kathy C. King, Shrimp Po'boy
Chris M. King, Battlefields
Peter A. Koslik, Sunshine and the Lizard King
Matthew T. Kuzma, Rule 35
Paul D. Locander, Power & Way
Ben Long, Dictators
James S. Loos, She
Allen A. MacDonald, Bruises
John R. Marlow, Moosebend Dispatch
John R. Marlow, Nano
Barbara J. Marshall, War
Melinda A. May, BRO (Bull Riders Only)
Micheal C. McAlexander, Alera
Mary E. McCullough, The Suicide Notes
Alison McDonald, Headshrinker
Richard R. Montanari, Eternal
Kirkland S. Moody & Bill J. Fesh, Blue Carousel
James N. Mottern, Trucker
Ross H. Noden, Divorce Denial and Laundry Detergents
Finbar A. O'Keeffe, Devoted
Stephen M. Pace, Hemingway
Marti G. Palmer, Worker's Paradise
Jon T. Paquette, Breath of Heaven
Phillip Parker, A Strange Kind of Paradise
Tom Rooney, The Ballad of Peter Pumpkinhead
Noah Z. Ruderman, Hidden
Tiller Russell & Rahm T. McDaniel, Day of the Dead
Jonathan N. Scanlon, Human Law
David V. Sciarretta, Canyon
Darryl R. Shelly, Crusaders
Paul Silberberg, Wizards
James V. Simpson, Black Tide
Kurt P. Smith, Outliers
Rebecca C. Smith, A Red Sox Tale
Robert W. Soderstrom, Jerusalem
Jack L. Sommars, Semper Fi, Sugar
Sandy M. Sternshein, Mouths Of The Upright
Lynda S. Tarryk, Pond's End
Linda A. Theodosakis, Lucy
Cressandra M. Thibodeaux, American Eagle
Milethia R. Thomas, Daphne Reid on Broadway
Julia C. Thorne, Edging Grace
Jeff L. Tidball, Monkeywrench
John M. Todd, Dance of the Dead
Bill J. True, Michael's Letters
Timothy J. Tyler, Be Thou At Peace
Thomas P. Tytar, Garden Green
David Ullendorff, The Hunt
Fred Van Lente, Knightlife
Sage R. Vanden Heuvel, Vengeance For The Dead
Robert D. Walsh, The Quarry
William W. Whitehurst, Depth Perception
Timothy Williams, The Outlaws
Ben L. Wong, True Destiny
Gregory R. Young, The Shroud
Allen L. Zadoff, Open and Shut

Updated: 11/08/2002

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting

Contact

1313 N. Vine Street
Hollywood, CA 90028-8107
310-247-3010 (voice)

Web:
http://www.oscars.org/nicholl/index.html
Email:
nicholl@oscars.org

Contact: Academy Nicholl Fellowships staff

Report Card

Overall: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.4/5.0)
Signficance: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 68    
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