9. Writers' Resources
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Gotham Writers' Workshop Student Wins Final Draft
Big Break! Contest
Writers' Workshop congratulates former student, Julia Van Develder, on
winning the Final Draft Big Break! International Screenwriting Contest.
To celebrate, Gotham is offering Final Draft registered users a $50 tuition
discount when they sign up for a comprehensive 10-week screenwriting or
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workshops are taught by professional writers and are offered at levels
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Workshops begin online mid-January. Class size is strictly limited, so
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Final Chance to Enter the ASA International
The entry deadline is rapidly approaching for the 9th Annual International
Screenplay Competition, presented by the American Screenwriters Association
and Gotham Writers' Workshop. Enter for your chance to win more than $30,000
in cash and prizes. Grand prize includes $10,000 cash and a script development
trip to Hollywood. Finalists receive a cash prize and one-on-one consultation
with such screenwriting experts as Michael Hauge, David Trottier, and
Entry Deadline is November 30, 2005
10th Annual FADE IN AWARDS
Enter The 10th Annual FADE IN AWARDS
Over $10,000 in cash and prizes, complimentary coverage for its semi-finalists,
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Submit online or by mail. Open to filmmakers worldwide.
Deadline: November 15, 2005
Advisory Board: Frank Darabont (The Shawshank Redemption), Steven
De Souza (Die Hard), Scott Frank (Minority Report),
James Gray (The Yards), Nicholas Kazan (Reversal of Fortune),
Scott Rosenberg (High Fidelity), Eric Roth (Forrest Gump),
David O. Russell (Three Kings), Ed Solomon (Men in Black),
Robin Swicord (Memoirs of a Geisha).
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Action/Cut Filmmaking Seminar
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MILLION-DOLLAR SCREENWRITING SEMINAR DECEMBER 3 &
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Chris Soth, BA in Dramatic Literature, MFA Screenwriting, sold his screenplay
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Three more registered Final Draft users will receive a $100 discount,
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Directing Commercials Seminar TeleSeminar and
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December 10 & 11
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