Final Draft™ Hosts Annual Party
Oliver Stone to Receive Hall of Fame Award plus Top Three Big Break Winners to be Announced
Aug. 24, 2007-(Calabasas, CA)- Final Draft, Inc., publisher of Final Draft®, 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 by Final Draft to entertainment industry luminaries who foster the art of scriptwriting and nurture and inspire 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, Oliver Stone, who has had a tremendous impact on the filmmaking community, will be the recipient of our 2007 Hall of Fame award. We are extremely honored that he has accepted receipt of this award.” states Marc Madnick, Founder and CEO of Final Draft, Inc.
Final Draft will also honor the top three winners from the 8th annual Big Break International Screenwriting Contest. Big Break is an annual, global screenwriting contest designed to support emerging creative talent. Big Break rewards screenwriters 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 the Big Break event.
The event will take place on October 4th at the Montmartre Lounge in Hollywood, CA from 7-11PM. In attendance will be industry professionals and VIP guests, plus the Top three winners of the Big Break International Screenwriting Contest will be flown in for the event where the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners will be revealed for the first time.
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.
In September of 2006, Final Draft, Inc., acquired Script with the goal of making the magazine and its ancillary services even larger and more successful. The mission of both family-owned companies, now joined as one independent company, has always been the same: To educate, advance and celebrate the scriptwriter with a suite of offerings that now includes software, services, publications and events.
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