Samuel Goldwyn Theater
8949 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
This event honors the winners of the 2016 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition. This global competition aims to identify and encourage talented new screenwriters. Each winner will receive a $35,000 prize, the first installment of which will be distributed at the awards presentation. For the fourth consecutive year, the event also will include a live read of selected scenes from the fellows’ winning scripts.
The 2016 winners are (listed alphabetically by author):
Michele Atkins, “Talking About the Sky” (Seattle, WA)
Spencer Harvey and Lloyd Harvey, “Photo Booth” (Balgowlah, Australia)
Geeta Malik, “Dinner with Friends” (Los Angeles, CA)
Elizabeth Oyebode, “Tween the Ropes” (Sunnyvale, CA)
Justin Piasecki, “Death of an Ortolan” (Los Angeles, CA)
Casting for the live read will be announced at a later date.