Success Stories

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In the past three decades, the Academy Nicholl Fellowships has fostered dynamic writing talent in entertainment ranging from major blockbusters to acclaimed indie hits. Here we spotlight just a few of the promising Fellowship recipients who realized their dreams and went on to notable careers in the industry.


Notable Fellows
Each year, Academy Nicholl Fellows have contributed to major theatrical releases, with past titles including Transformers: Age of Extinction and Short Term 12, and television programs such as Castle and The Vampire Diaries. 
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Many past Academy Nicholl Fellows have gone on notable projects in every genre, as seen in this wide range of theatrical releases.