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International Film School Sydney, Open Day

Open Day, Saturday June 10. Student work on show throughout the building, demonstrations of brand-new professional hi-tech equipment, virtual lectures by international staff.

The Writers Place (TWP) Screenplay Contest Finalists

The Writers Place is pleased to announce the finalists, in both the full-length and teleplay/short competitions, for the period of November 2005 through April 2006. The order in which the below works are listed is no indication of preference.

Free Sneak Preview of '35th Street Mission - Psycho Killer'

35th Street Mission, the popular Seattle indieTV series that takes viewers inside a neighborhood coffee shop, is now available for free download via the official 35th Street Mission website.

Into the Wind - Documentary

"Into the Wind" is a year-long powered paragliding adventure. Shot on location in scenic Colorado, Texas, Florida, & Mexico. Along the way, two new pilots learn to fly.

PAGE Award-Winning Screenwriters Hired

Irish author Martin McSweeney, winner of a 2005 PAGE Award for his thriller, Living For Yesterday, has been hired by Fastnet Films in Dublin to adapt his
new book into a screenplay.

MGM to Salute Celebrated Film Director Oliver Stone and the 20th Anniversary of 'Platoon' at This Year's Cannes Film Festival

Oliver Stone will receive the first annual Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Leo The Lion Award on May 21 at the Cannes Film Festival. The award will be presented to Stone by MGM Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Harry Sloan

HOLLYSHORTS ANNOUNCES CALL FOR ENTRIES FOR 2006 SHORT FILM FESTIVAL!

The 2nd annual HollyShorts, Short Film Festival Event is to Take Place August 11-13 at Cinespace: Digital Super Club and Lounge in Hollywood.

THE HENRY ROLLINS SHOW

The new format incorporates an eclectic selection of musical acts, a wider range of celebrity guests and new, original field segments.

First US sneak for controversial, fact-based Chicago/Australia co-pro. Featuring John Heard

Written by a former Chicago attorney and based on actual events, Under The City represents more than two years of independent research into the real world of police corruption, prostitution and white slavery.

CONTRACTS & LOW BUDGET MOVIEMAKING

Have you ever heard of success stories like Kevin Smith making Clerks, Edward Burns directing The Brother McMullen, or Spike Lee doing "She's Gotta Have It”? Well, what if they forgot to cross a "T" or dot an "I"?

Seeking character driven script

Independent producer - director is looking for a low budget character driven screenplay. Your story can be a drama, thriller, romantic or dark comedy.

Slamdance 99K Feature Project Set for April 22nd & 23rd

Slamdance’s first 99K Feature Project is open to all aspiring filmmakers and screenwriters that want insight into the world of independent filmmaking from over 40 practicing filmmakers, producers, screenwriters, writer/ directors and industry professionals.

ScriptShark Announces 2005 Contest Winners

"Prison of the Damned", a horror zombie screenplay by Nicole Jones, has been named the winner of the GRAND PRIZE of the 2005 ScriptShark Insider screenwriting competition.

Drawn Productions Announces Contest Winners

Felix Martin won First Prize in the Drawn Production Short Script Competition for his short screenplayIndependent.

Writers Guilds Announce 101 Greatest Screenplays

The Writers Guild of America, west (WGAw) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced the 101 Greatest Screenplays of all time - as voted on by members of the Writers Guilds, west and East.
 
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