Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting

Nicholl Fellowships

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

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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)

Web:
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

Nicholl Distributes Complete List of Semifinalists

This list includes the 118 Nicholl entries that reached and remained at the semifinal level:

Daniel L. Ackman TIGHT DEADLINE
Michael Albanese LA STRADA DEL VINO
Jack Bailey CLAUDIA
Sidney J. Bailey BABYCAKES
Marta G. Barbosa DANIEL
Blair S. Baron THE WANDERLUST
Steve Baumgartner THE ROGUE ELEMENT
Louis Berney TANGLED UP IN BLUE
Michael A. Berry SOFA SURFER
Sarah E. Bewley GO HOME, DAVE!
Simon Bowler THE ENIGMA OF CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE
Robin J. Brown FAIRYTALE.COM
Margaret J. Bruen HO CHI MINH IS DEAD
Christopher L. Burke SECRET OF THE RISING SUN
Charles R. Burmeister COLUMBUS DAY
Raymund Camacho TRINITY HIGH
Misty L. Carey & Ken Haber WHEN PIGS FLY
Christopher V. Carlyle REVERSIBLE ERRORS
John C. Chase THE LIST
John W. Ciarlo BEND IN THE RIVER
Christopher Conforti & Yaedi E. Ignatow PAROLED IN PARADISE
Harry J. Connolly EMPTY
Sarah A. Conradt RAT
David D. Cowper THE UNTUTORED SOUL
Stephen J. Croke THE BUSKER
Pat Dade THE TRUE LIFE AND OUTRAGEOUS TIMES OF HANNAH BELLE BUCHANAN
Colleen C. De Maio THE CADDY
Jeff Dean FIGHTER
Michael deBruyn A MIDSUMMER NIGHT IN MANHATTAN
Eric H. Diekhans SUNDAY RIVER
John W. Dill THE DAY OF ATONEMENT
Dylan B. Dow LIGHTNING
William D. Ellis SHADYSIDE
Michael S. Ezell SAMURAI REFLEX
Evakay M. Favia A CYNIC'S GUIDE TO GOD
Grant S. Fjermedal NOTHING TO LOSE
Brendan G. Foley ISLAND GAMES
Lisa A. Ford THE KING OF NOTHING
Carrie Friedman GOOD NIGHT, STRANGE MAN
LeeAnn A. Fulena THINGS CHANGE
Kiplyn Garrett AMERICAN DREAM
Brian N. Gibson SURVIVING MANDELBAUM
Frederic L. Glover A HEART LIKE HUBERT
Stephen Goetsch JESUS IN WYOMING
P'Nenah K. Goldstein FOREVER SHANGHAI
Jeremy P. Gough BREAK LIGHT
Robert O. Grayson BACKFLIP
Mark H. Grisar CLEANING HOUSE
Willie J. Hagan INDIGO
Aubrey E. Hartman GRAFFITI DRIVE
Deborah J. Heisman BRIDGE TO THE SUN
Mark S. Hersh THE END OF MY ERA
Larry F. Hill THE BAR
Jennifer A. Hollander HIGH MASS
Train Houston BLACK ON BLACK
Barbara A. Hughes THE GIFT: A CHILDREN'S TRILOGY
David H. Jaher UNCLE ADOLF
Julia C. Johnson FLIGHT
Annie B. Kananack LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL
Michael J. Kidder CITY OF GOLD
Tamai Kobayashi PRAIRIE OSTRICH
Stephen R. Kogon THE FELLS POINT FIVE
Peter A. Koslik SUNSHINE AND THE LIZARD KING
Seth D. Kramer GOING TO GROUND
Ellen M. Kretzschmar KIRSCHENBAUM'S MEADOW
Elena Krupp PROPINQUITY
Craig G. Lawrence MESSIAH
Barry L. Levy BROAD DAYLIGHT
Eric G. Lewis TALKING TO STRANGERS
Janis Lonnquist LOW ROAD
Kate Maney INCENSE AND PEPPERMINTS
John C. McBrearty RAG DOLLS AND STRONG BOYS
Martha A. McCoy & Carrie S. McCoy THE LONG HAUL
Damon M. McElhone & Kim Kimbo A REMARKABLE RESEMBLANCE
Paul W. Michaels ALASKA
Kevin L. Miller BADBEARD
Richard R. Montanari DEATHLESS
John E. Morning COAL
Nathaniel B. Moss & Alfredo De Villa LITTLE ANGEL
Pamela G. Nelson JITTERBUG
Ken O'Donnell PENNYWEIGHT
Finbar A. O'Keeffe DEVOTED
David A. Orea FRISK
Greg P. Pace KNOCK 'EM DEAD
Michael W. Penhallow THE WOLF'S LAIR
Philip Pierce CODON 6
Philip Pierce & Lesley Dormen ZORRA - THE LOST LEGEND
Patricia R. Pinianski KISS & GOODBYE
Eric J. Porterfield HUNTING CAMP
Alison A. Pritchard MIND'S EYE
Samuel Quo Vadis RED MERCURY
Guillermo E. Raffo THE CITY OF DREADFUL NIGHT
Lucy E. Ridolphi THE LAST CALL
Nader Rizq ZAYTOUN
Carol J. Rosendahl CLANDESTINE
Creighton D. Rothenberger ON MERCURY'S WINGS
Christopher A. Santiago CHILDREN OF THE FALLING SKY
John D. Sinclair & Marc R. Cebrian BLACK BART
Jason L. Smilovic LUCKY NUMBER SLEVIN
Doug W. Solter FATHER FIGURE
Zoje Stage THE OPPOSITE OF SECRET
William S. Sweeney THE MINOTAUR
William J. Toti THE GENOCIDE GAME
David C. Turner GRADUATION
Thomas P. Tytar CATCHING
Leslie L. Vanwinkle GUITAR GODS
Amy Waddell CASTLES BURNING
Mike P. Walsh PETE'S MISTAKE
Juan E. Ward IRIS
Irving M. Warner VANISHING SPIRITS
David M. Warnock RUNAWAY COLT
Cynthia L. Webb THE GRAPE ARBOR
David J. Wells THE FLOATERS
Robert E. Williams WHEELS IN THE SKY
Alan T. Williamson THE WAY THINGS TURN
Khavari Wilson UNREALIZED
John J. Wooten SAVAGE ACT
Michael G. Zarocostas PLUMMET


Updated: 11/29/2001

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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