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CineStory Foundation Feature Retreat and Fellowship

CineStory Foundation Feature Retreat and Fellowship

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Los Angeles, CA 90066

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

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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 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: 04/22/2019

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Notification: Mid-September 2018

Rules

Please visit http://www.cinestory.org/rules-and-guidelines/ for all rules and guidelines.

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 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 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)
Report Cards: 30    
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CineStory Announces Quarterfinalists

CineStory has announced their 2014 quarterfinalists:

Aerial Girl - Terri Sissman, Arcadia, CA
The Amateur - Gaia Violo, Los Angeles, CA
Audrey's Run - Emily Abt, Brooklyn, NY
Bank Robbing For Dummies - Robert Keith Watson, Sherman Oaks, CA
Bison Man - Michael Rhodes, Austin, TX
Blood Runners - Ned Crowley, Oak Park, IL
The Boob Job - Debra Vance, Santa Barbara, CA
Bottomless - Jonathan Figg, California
Boundary Springs - Curtis Sackett, California
Brand New Day - Hugh Brune, United Kingdom
Burden of Eternity - Max Cusimano, New Orleans, LA
Civil War - Geoff Elsner & Carson Griffis, Sherman Oaks, CA
Clouds of Sorrow - Jack Davidson, Sparks, NV
The Courage Inside - Melissa Emery, Marina Del Rey, CA
The Crimson Confession - Raymond Just, California
Dark Timber - Jeremy Enis, Greenwell Springs, LA
Dead Men - T.A. Snyder, Springfield, IL
The Demon of Hope Street - Craig Peters, Eagle Rock, CA
Downstream - Laura Burns, United Kingdom
The Dressmaker - Clare Sadden, Queensland, Australia
The Event - Josh Renfree, Santa Monica, CA
Finding Joy - Virginia Lee Brucker, British Columbia, Canada
Ghosts Of War - Nathaniel Greene & Harrison Reiner, Los Angeles, CA
Good Blood - Anthony McHie, GA
Great Lengths - Sean Devine & Jack Simons, Brooklyn, NY
The Gumshoes - Lisa Garvey, Venice, CA
Housemother - Leslie Dallas, Los Angeles, CA
If I Needed You - Scott Honea, Austin, TX
The Kiss - Remi Vaughn, Scottsdale, AZ
Lancelot - Nicholas Horwood, London, UK
Late Bloomer - Mandy Fabian, Sherman Oaks, CA
A Little Escape (Un Fuitina) - Frederick Rendina, New York
Living in Pictures - Andrew Severin, Long Beach, CA
Magnus the Magnificent - Kim Manky, Glendale, CA
Middleman - Dan Tice, Ann Arbor, MI
Murder Me - David Luz, Framingham, MA
My Next Life - Gary Templeton, Woodland Hills, CA
Namaste Mumbai - Beewan Athwal, London, UK
Narcocorrido - Ryan Prows, Los Angeles, CA
Not Me - Kathaleen Brewer, Fayetteville, Georgia
One Big Happy Family - Jen Kleiner, Los Angeles, CA
The Ortons - June Escalante, Norwalk, California
Patient 36 - Hank Hoffman, Los Angeles, CA
Sacred Hearts - Raymond Gill, California
Skip the Youth - Collin Blair, Burbank, CA
A Smart Man with a Stupid Plan - David Granger, Los Angeles, CA
Sugar In My Veins - Barbara Stepansky, California
Tales From An American Family - Daryl Middlebrook, Van Nuys, CA
A Taste of Freedom - Mike Boss, North Hollywood, CA
The Trial of Jean Gump - Joan Kufrin, Chicago, IL
Tru Fairy Tale - Rick Carr, Columbus, OH
The Virgin Abby - Amy Whittenberger, Los Angeles, CA
Veronica & Julian; Uncoupling - Otoja Abit, Queens, NY
A Week With the Whale - Thomas Gelo, Dallas, Texas
What Rough Beast - Kranti Pally, Madison, NJ
White Calm - Sid Bodalia, San Jose, CA
Worst Case Scenario - Chelese Belmont, North Hollywood, CA
Year 73 -Jeff Shevlowitz, Sylmar, CA

Updated: 05/08/2014
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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)
Report Cards: 30    
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