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Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Now Accepting Entries For 2012 Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowships

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act February 13, 2012 at 7:15PM

News on the march...!

News on the march...! 

You've got about 3 1/2 months.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is now accepting entries for the 2012 Don and Gee Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition. As many as five $35,000 fellowships will be awarded through the program in November.

The Nicholl Fellowships competition is open to any individual who has not earned more than $5,000 from the sale or option of a screenplay or teleplay, or received a fellowship or prize of more than $5,000 that includes a “first look” clause, an option or any other quid pro quo involving the writer’s work. To enter, writers must submit a completed application online, upload one PDF copy of their original screenplay in English and pay the entry fee before 11:59 p.m. PT on May 1, 2012. The regular entry fee is US$52; an early-bird entry fee of US$35 is available for those who enter by 11:59 p.m. PT on March 15, 2012.

So... what're you waiting for?

For applications, rules and regulations click HERE.

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