The 2014 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition is now underway. In November, as many as five $35,000 fellowships will be awarded. Since 1986, 133 fellowships have been awarded, including one to Destin Daniel Cretton, who wrote and directed “Short Term 12” from his 2010 Nicholl Fellowship-winning script. Other fellows include Creighton Rothenberger, who co-wrote “Olympus Has Fallen,” which opened in theaters last March; Rebecca Sonnenshine, a writer and co-producer on “The Vampire Diaries”; Andrew Marlowe, the creator of and an executive producer...
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The Academy is now accepting applications for its 2014 Student Academy Awards competition. Past Student Academy Award® winners have gone on to receive 46 Oscar® nominations and have won or shared eight awards. Winners include Pete Docter, John Lasseter, Spike Lee, Trey Parker and Robert Zemeckis.Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal awards, along with cash prizes, may be presented to student filmmakers in the following categories: Alternative, Animation, Narrative, Documentary and Foreign Film.The rules and online application forms are available at www.oscars.org/saa.The U.S. competition...
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