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The Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting is an international screenwriting competition established to identify and encourage talented new screenwriters.

The 2022 Nicholl competition is now closed and no longer taking submissions.

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Please note that for the 2022 competition, a single entrant or writing team may submit a maximum of ONE script. For all rules and submission information please refer to our FAQ's and How to Apply sections. 


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