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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http://www.cinestory.org
Email:
info@cinestory.org

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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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CineStory Announces Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists have been announced for the 2013 CineStory Screenwriting Competition.

1066: THE BASTARD - Marc Heberden, Bellingham, WA
11 - Troy Taylor, Melbourne, Australia
A REVERANCE FOR SPIDERS - Faiza Ambah, France
ALBERT'S LIE, Judy Vann, Los Angeles, CA
ANOTHER GOODBYE - Ryan Christopher Churchill, Toronto, Canada
ANOTHER LIFE - Sal Bardo, Weehawken, NJ
BALLERS - Kayne Gorney, Los Angeles, CA
BLUEBIRD - Nat Bouman, Brackney, PA
CAKE - Patrick Tobin, Long Beach, CA
CRATER - Luke Pimentel, Petaluma, CA
CUTTER'S DAUGHTER - Curtis David Sackett, Los Angeles, CA
CUTTING NUMBERS - Morgan von Ancken, New York, NY
DEAD DOLORES - Michael Yagnow, Brooklyn, NY
DIVERSION - George Covic, Capistrano Beach, CA
EXVITRO - Maria Hinterkoerner, New Orleans, LA
F_CK YOU MONEY - Matt Straquadine, New York, NY
FIRST LIGHT - Douglas Stark, Glendale, CA
FISH STICKS - Stephen Buck, Marina del Rey, CA
FLOATING PRINCESS - Lyvia A Martinez, Burbank, CA
FUTURE SCHOOL - Uli Izar, Los Angeles, CA
HOLY MOLE - Marie Roughan, Mill Valley, CA
I, OF THE HURRICANE - Ken Pearson, Scottsdale, AZ
INTERVIEW - Ray Gettman Bush, St. Louis, MO
JOKERS & THIEVES - Mark Rathaus, Westlake Village, CA
KARMA - Cuban Gore, Brisbane, Australia
KEENER - Corey Mayne, Windsor, Canada
LIFE IN THE MINORS - Stephen Bralver, Pacific Palisades, CA
LOUSY LAY - Robert Watson, Sherman Oaks, CA
LUCY GOES BALLISTIC - Charlie Lyons, Somerville, MA
MANDROID & WIFE - Marjory Kaptanoglu, Belmont, CA
ME & SIMON BAKER - Michael Klug, Hollywood, CA
NEVERSLEEP - Giles Daoust, Bruxelles, Belgium
OFFSIDES - Rebekah Reaves, Houston, TX
OLE - Jon Price & Jerry Rapp
SEVEN DAYS IN ROSETOWN - David Hudacek, Lexington, MA
SIX WEEKS IN HEAVEN - Chris Phillips, Sydney, Australia
SNAPPER - Claire Fowler, Bronx, NY
THE BECKONING BUSH - Deborah Vajda, St. Paul, MN
THE CLEAR HORIZON - William Flannigan, Glendale, CA
THE CROSSING - Shawn Pittard, Sacramento, CA
THE FINAL DAYS OF RALPH WALDO - Brian Rawlins, Topanga, CA
THE GOOD COACH - Scott Sublett, San Jose, CA
THE LONG SHOT - Lorrie Smith, Silver Spring, MD
THE MOONBEAM FISHERMAN - John Dummer, Chicago, IL
THE OVERSEER - David Weston, Santa Monica, CA
THE PHANTOM KNIGHTS - Rex Carter, Portland, OR
THE PRAIRIE BOYS - Ash Corristine, County Laois, Ireland
THE PRICE OF FLOWERS - Ashley Charbonnet, New Orleans, LA
THE RIM OF THE WORLD - Bettina Moss, Los Angeles, CA
THE SECRET LIFE OF SISTER JANE DARE - Debra Vance, Santa Barbara, CA
THE TALOQUAN NETWORK - Robert Hestand, Los Angeles, CA
THE TURNING SEASON - Monique Mata, Little Compton, RI
THROUGH THE CRACKS - David Rocchio, Stowe, VT
WRATH - Abraham Frank, Los Angeles, CA
YOUR PLANET OR MINE - Richard Hohenrath, Cary, NC


Updated: 05/08/2013

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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