SEPTEMBER NEWS:

Screenwriter Al Finocchio

Big grat’s to Al Finocchio whose short script Give Love a Shot is an Austin Film Festival fellowship semi-finalist. Go, Al, go!

Max Adams, Driskill Bar, Austin Film Festival 2014, photo by Chesher Cat

News about Austin Film Festival second rounders is coming in. Big grat’s to Tony Ferrendelli whose short script The Light is a second rounder, to Kerry Valderrama whose feature script O.B.E. is a second rounder, to Della Greenawalt whose feature script The Gate is a second rounder, to Peter Andrews whose feature script Fragile is a second rounder, to Kristen McNaule whose feature script Polly is a second rounder, to Debi Yazbeck whose feature script Teton Reckoning is a second rounder, James Harbinson whose feature script Satisfaction is a second rounder, to Kim Turner whose half hour comedy Good In a Room is a second rounder, and to Al Finocchio whose short script Give Love a Shot (Al is taking competitions down like dominoes) is a second rounder. Yay! See you all at Driskill in October!

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Screenwriter Al Finocchio

More grat’s to Al Finocchio whose short script Give Love a Shot is a Poe Film Festival finalist. Yay! And whose script The Monster Ate Phil’s Laptop (And Then Ate Phil) is a an official selection of the July edition of the Berlin Flash Film Festival. Yay!

Screenwriter Della Vance Greenawalt

Big grat’s to Della Greenawalt whose short script Sunflower Care has been selected by Los Angeles Lift Off Film Festival as one of its top five featured script shorts. Yay!

Screenwriter Al Finocchio

Big grat’s to Al Finocchio whose short script Give Love a Shot is an official FilmQuest Festival selection. Yay!

AUGUST NEWS:

Screenwriter/Director Kristen McNaule

Big grat’s to Kristen McNaule whose feature script Polly has been accepted into the Oaxaca Film Festival. Yay!

September 2019: Online Master Classes for Screenwriters

September online screenwriting master classes Character WritingVisual Writing, and The Writer’s Reel are open for registration. September classes begin September 10th. Please register early to reserve your seat in class.

Screenwriter Della Vance Greenawalt

Big grat’s to Della Greenawalt who is a nominee for the Randall Greenland Screenwriter of the Year Award and whose short script Sunflower Care is nominated for the Comedy Short Award at Austin Revolution Film Festival. Yay!

Screenwriter Debi Yazbeck

Big grat’s to Debi Yazbeck whose short film Out of the Walls is a Grapevine Film Festival 2019 Official Selection. Out of the Walls will be playing at at the Grapevine Film Festival October 4th and 5th in Grapevine, Texas. Yay!

Screenwriter/Director Kristen McNaule

Big grat’s to Kristen McNaule whose film From Sarajevo has won the Mirror Mountain Film Festival Best Local Film Award. Yay!

5150, an online international screenwriting workshop

The AFW online international screenwriting workshop 5150 has an open workshop seat available. To apply for the open workshop seat please read up on the workshop and apply via the workshop page link if it looks like this is the animal for you: 5150 Online International Screenwriting Workshop.