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2015 Quarter Finalists: Shorts

This year, we set a new record of 1730 short screenplay submissions.   Approximately, five percent of those scripts have been selected to advance in the competition.   Congratulations to the Quarter Finalists!   A Life in Limbo by Gill White A Trip Down Mary Ann Lane by Despina Karintis Alienation Alliteration by Karen Lothan […]

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“BoJack Horseman” – Breaking Genre Boundaries

Netflix’s “BoJack Horseman” is an animated series that was quickly green-lit for a second season thanks to its quirky mingling of genres, star-studded voice actor cast and, of course, the fact that its main character is a D-list celebrity horse-man spiraling through depression and self-pity. Yeah. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Read […]

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“First Draft to Feature” Event on March 28, 2015

On Saturday, March 28 2015, the Writers Guild Foundation is teaming up with the Austin Film Festival for the “First Draft to Feature 2015″ workshop! This event goes from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM, and features several accomplished screenwriters such as John August (Go and Big Fish), Evan Daughtery (Divergent), and many more. Over the course of […]

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“Orange is the New Black” Actress Rachel Resheff Talks BlueCat

  STRUGGLES AND DREAMS OF A YOUNG TEEN WRITER Hi! I’m Rachel, a 14 year old actress, singer, dancer in NYC, and I’m a writer. I am currently playing Jessica Drexel in Larry David’s new play, “Fish in The Dark,” my fifth Broadway show. I have also had the opportunity to act in amazing independent […]

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2015 Top Ten Percent: Shorts

This year, we set a new record of 1730 short screenplay submissions.   Approximately, ten percent of those scripts have been selected to advance in the competition.   Congratulations to the Top Ten Percent!   A Bullet for Brody by Frank DeStefano & Miles Trahan A Challenge to the Dark by Anna Imhof A Fragile […]