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The spiritually-tinged drama Angel Bands won the 2010 California Film Awards Best Short Script competition and the 2011 Love Unlimited Film Festival, a festival that promotes creative works of love.
The Native American supernatural thriller television pilot, Spirit Hunters, won A Film Writers' 2013 First Character Challenge Contest for the most compelling characters.
"CONSIDER" for TOP FINALIST Robert Dan O´Neill´s Screenplay "OF WOLVES AND MEN" in the CREATIVE WORLD AWARDS 2013.
My screenplay Lancelot recently won the Gold Prize in the Action/Adventure category in the PAGE International Awards.
Lancelot also won the Historical/Period category in the Final Draft Big Break contest, reaching the final 7 in the features category out of nearly 7000 total submissions. The Grand Prize in the features and TV categories will be announced at the Screenwriter's Choice Awards at the Paramount Theater at Paramount Studios on January 7th. Watch this space!
Mark Andrew Powell has been optioned and retained to write three features. Awarded by Hyde Park Entertainment to write an Action/Comedy called BEST BROTHERS, starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, Powell has also been optioned by Rain Tiger Films; a thriller titled TREATY OF LIES was a script four years in the making.
And set for production in 2015, Mark has been hired to write TATTOO, an action film for Beatum Productions (Russian-based producers). With locations in Moscow and Mexico, the film promises to be explosive.
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