CineStory Foundation Feature Retreat and Fellowship

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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

Expired. Previous Deadline: 05/10/2020

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Notification: Quarterfinalists – Mid-June; Semifinalists/Invitees – Early August; Finalists – Early September; Fellow – Mid-September.

Rules

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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 Feature

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Los Angeles, CA 90066

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info@cinestory.org

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CineStory Foundation Feature Retreat and Fellowship

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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 (4.6/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.2/5.0)
Feedback: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Signficance: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.5/5.0)
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Cinestory Announces 2008 Quarterfinalists

Cinestory has announced their Screenwriting Award quarterfinalists for 2008:

A WELL ADJUSTED BOY, Jason Seth Latshaw, Pacific Palisades, CA
ABILENE, Michael Raymond, Seattle, WA
AMUSEMENT PARK, Neil Reynolds, Cambridge, MA
AY! CHILITO, Judy Chaikin, Studio City, CA
BLOOD ANGEL, Kyle Michel Sullivan, West Hollywood, CA
BONNEVILLE, John Lew, Los Angeles, CA
CANARIES, Craig Cambria, Atlanta, GA
CANEBREAK, Andrew B Smith, Tarzana, CA
CAUGHT INSIDE, Rachel Long & Brian Pittman, Oxnard, CA
CHALK, Weiko Lin, Los Angeles, CA
DARKNET, Mark Kratter, Los Angeles, CA
DEVIL'S LURE, Marjory Kaptanoglu, Belmont, CA
ENCRYPTION, Sean Corrigan, Austin, TX
FOOTPRINTS, Tracy King-Sanchez, Miller Place, NY
GINGER AND JACK, Clint Hutchison, Sherman Oaks, CA
GODS AND TOURISTS, Mark Milinich, Venice, CA
HUNGER, Michael Hogan, Conifer, CO
I, CHIHUAHUA, Gay Studebaker, Alpine, TX
JACK OF HEARTS John Arends, Saint Charles, IL
KASSIM THE DREAM, David Kline, Los Angeles, CA
MAD & BAD, Angela Berliner, Culver City, CA
MARY, Darren Koons, Raleigh, NC
MISTRESS OF THE SEA, Rebecca Howland, Silver Spring, MD
ONCE UPON THIS PLAYGROUND, Anne Kruse, Fullerton, CA
ONE LAST SHOT, John Ryker O'Hara, Santa Monica, CA
PAST IMPERFECT, Sandra Chwialkowski, Los Angeles, CA
PICK YOUR POISON, Neil Gaughan, Los Angeles, CA
PLAN C, Julie Mullen, Los Angeles, CA
REBIRTH, Teresa Lewis, Port Orange, FL
SIZZLEAN, Scott Keiner, Los Angeles, CA
SONNET, Veronica DiPippo, Los Angeles, CA
SUGAR & EDDIE, Bess Wiley, Solano, CA
THE AFTER EFFECT, Jude Roth, Los Angeles, CA
THE AMAZING DR. O, Marc L. Ellis, Encino, CA
THE BAKA, Maurice Brown, Culver City, CA
THE FACULTY OF SPEECH, Maria Kabanova, Los Angeles, CA
THE NIGGA, Derek Lively, New York, NY
THE PIPER, Greg Daubenspeck, Los Angeles, CA
THE REFLECTION, Joe Bright, Studio City, CA
THE THIRD REALM, Nino Del Pesco, Saint Paul, Minnesota
THE VILLAGE IDIOT, Adam Balsam, Los Angeles, CA
THE WIZARD, THE FARMER, AND THE VERY PETTY PRINCESS, Daniel Fox, Ontario, Canada
THINK PRETTY, Lynea Diaz-Hagan, Santa Monica, CA
THREE ON A MATCH, Scott Ritchie, Los Angeles, CA
TRASH, Timothy Armstrong, Glendale, CA
TYTICLEEZ, Halli Lorentz, Los Angeles, CA
UNDERGROUND EMPIRE, Rachel Long & Brian Pittman, Oxnard, CA
WHERE THE DEAD GO, Mark Kratter, Los Angeles, CA
WITHOUT CAUSE, Hollan Peterson & Kevin Peterson, Winston Salem, NC
WOUNDED KNEE 73, Richard Keehn, Boulder, CO
YOU LIKE CHINESE FOOD, Ryan Sager & Jacob Gershman, Brooklyn, NY




Updated: 05/23/2008

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 (4.6/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.2/5.0)
Feedback: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Signficance: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.5/5.0)
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