Saturday, February 1, 2014
2014 Academy Nicholl Fellowships Now Open
The 2014 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition is now open to submissions.
Early Bird Deadline: February 28 @ 5pm PT ($35 per entry)
Regular Deadline: April 10 @ 5pm PT ($50 per entry)
Late Deadline: May 1 @ 5pm PT ($65 per entry)
To enter, you must submit a screenplay (in PDF form), completed entry form and submission fee online. You may enter up to three scripts in the competition. Writers from any country are eligible, as long as their scripts are in English and they have not earned more than $25,000 writing fictional work for film and/or television in their lifetime.
Up to five $35,000 fellowships are awarded annually to feature writers. Fellowship recipients are expected to complete at least one original feature film screenplay during the Fellowship year. Fellowship recipients, selected from approximately ten finalists in the competition, are announced in October. The winners are invited to participate in awards week ceremonies and seminars in November.
For more information, check out the competition's official FAQ page.