THE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF TELEVISION ARTS & SCIENCES FOUNDATION TO RECOGNIZE A YOUNG TELEVISION SCRIPTWRITER
THE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF TELEVISION ARTS AND
SCIENCES FOUNDATION TO RECOGNIZE A YOUNG
2008 Sir Peter Ustinov Television Scriptwriting Award
Are you under 30 years of age and a non-U.S. citizen residing outside the U.S.?
Can you create a completed half-hour to one-hour
English-language television drama script for a family audience?
If so, you may be eligible for a US$2,500 prize and a trip to New York City. The deadline for submissions is July 15, 2008 and the winner will be presented with the Award at the
International Emmy® World Television Festival in New York on November 22, 2008. The winning script will be read by actors in front of an audience at the Festival, and the
winner will be invited to take part in the red carpet festivities at the 36th International Emmy® Awards on November 24.
Sir Peter Ustinov, the quintessential writer / director / performer, graciously gave his name to the Foundation’s Television Scriptwriting Award. In addition to his acting
career, Sir Ustinov was an accomplished writer, as proven by the 23 plays he wrote, two of which were nominated by the Writer’s Guild of America.
The competition is designed to motivate novice writers worldwide and offer them the recognition and encouragement that might lead to a successful career in television
The Foundation organizes and administers the worldwide exchange and educational programs of The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. It has its own
Constitution, Officers and independent Board of Trustees.
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