FINAL DRAFT(TM) Hosts Annual Party Oliver Stone to Receive Hall of Fame Award plus Top Three Big Break Winners to be Announced
CALABASAS, Calif., Oct 17, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Final Draft, Inc., publisher of Final Draft(R), the #1-selling scriptwriting software, will be hosting its annual party in Hollywood, CA where Oliver Stone will be awarded the 3rd annual Hall of Fame Award. This award is given to entertainment industry luminaries who foster the art of scriptwriting and nurture the creative process.
"2007 has been a year of growth for Final Draft. Our annual event allows us to say thank you to all of our partners and friends who have supported our efforts.
In addition, we are extremely honored that Oliver Stone, who has had a tremendous impact on the filmmaking community has accepted our 2007 Hall of Fame award," states Marc Madnick, Founder and CEO of Final Draft, Inc.
Final Draft will also honor the top three winners of the 8th annual Big Break International Screenwriting Contest designed to support emerging creative talent. Big Break rewards top winners with over $30,000 in cash and prizes and A-list executive meetings. Winners and finalists alike have had their screenplays optioned and produced and have secured high-profile representation as well as lucrative writing deals.
"The contest has been a great stepping stone for emerging writers. It's exciting to champion new writers and help pave the way for the next generation of film artists," Contest Director, Liz Alani says of Big Break.
The event will take place on October 18th at the Montmartre Lounge in Hollywood, CA from 7:30-10PM with festivities continuing until 1AM. In attendance will be industry professionals and VIP guests, plus the newly revealed top three winners of the Big Break contest.
About Final Draft, Inc.
Final Draft, Inc. was founded in 1991 to develop a scriptwriting program that allows the writer to concentrate on the creative process and not on Hollywood's stringent formatting rules. Since then, Final Draft has become the Hollywood professional's choice and the world's #1-selling scriptwriting program.
Final Draft's other events and services include Scriptwriters Showcase, Take a Meeting and ScriptXpert.
For more information about the Big Break Contest, visit www.bigbreakcontest.com.
For more information about Final Draft, Inc., visit www.finaldraft.com.
For information about the Big Break contest, contact: Liz Alani (Alani@finaldraft.com).
For corporate marketing information, contact: Meredith Barnes (Barnes@finaldraft.com).