It's official - my name is up on the Nicholl Website again. A full post will be coming soon... Beware, Mr. Franklin. -Zac
A quick update on the 2011 Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting... A Step Forward I made the semi-finals! Which is one step farther than last year. I'm very proud, and I've learned a few new things. First, the rewriting I did on "Finding Normal" worked. Second, the official list of all the finalists was distributed, probably … Continue reading Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting: 2011
As I've previously mentioned, I made the quarter finalist round of the Nicholl Fellowship this year. They've now posted the names for all the finalists online, making this announcement- Internet Official! But, what does that really even mean? Does it mean that things are not properly real and true if they are not announced online? … Continue reading Nicholl Fellowship: Internet Official!
It's over. The Austin Film Festival has wrapped up, and my visit was great. There were also a few new lessons learned. Schedules It worked out well to have a plan ahead of time. The conference over the weekend was packed with opportunity, and I wish I could have done more. However, I did miss … Continue reading Austin Film Festival – Recap
Over this up coming weekend, I will be attending the Austin Film Festival & Conference. I'm hoping to learn, have some fun, and network my Nicholl Fellowship Quarter Finalist script as much as possible. But, before I go, there are some necessary... Preparations I did attended the Austin Film Festival (AFF) a couple of years … Continue reading Austin Film Festival – Preparations
I have some news about the Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting, which is most definitely one of the right competitions to enter in the world of screenwriting. But, let's start with... What are the Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting? A proper explanation of the Nicholl Fellowships can be found on their official website. I recommend taking a … Continue reading Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting
Apologies for the bad pun. Given my recent post about writing competitions, I thought it a good idea to talk about what to look for when considering entering a competition. Cost-Benefit Analysis It may sound a bit economic, but I think a solid cost-benefit analysis is necessary before entering any writing competition. Basically, do some research before … Continue reading Enter the Write Competitions