no nicholl for you!

Did I mention? Both scripts were turned down by the Nicholl. I was heartbroken. Well, no, not really. But a little disappointed. It does feel good to be in the majority, though. From the Nicholl: With a record number of entries and a readily apparent increase in quality, this year’s Nicholl Fellowships was more competitive […]

We're in the Nicholl…

Well, I’ve submitted two screenplays to the Nicholl Fellowship competition. Grampa Was A Superhero, written with Sean Meehan, and Rocket Summer, my first feature. Grampa is our first feature collaboration, and it’s received very positive feeback from readers. It’s a strong story with a heartwarming family appeal. Rocket Summer was tied up in an option […]

If I had a Nicholl for every screenplay contest I've entered…

I’ve done lots of poking around and by and large the people who should know these things say that the Nicholl Fellowship is the gold standard. It’s run by the Oscars (which is also the source of one of my favorite reputable screenplay format documents – PDF) and it’s got the best track record for […]