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Bela Wolf's screenplay "She Was Left Alone", based on the novella SHE WAS LEFT ALONE By Bela Wolf, has been in 17 festivals, placing top honors in many. This is Bela's first screenplay and she is gaining a lot of attention with it.
Festivals and awards include 2013 Harlem Int'l Film Festival Best Short Screenplay Award, 2013 Los Angeles Cinema Festival of Hollywood Screenplay Award of Merit, 2013 LifeFest International Film Festival Best Screenplay Honors, 2013 Atlanta Peachtree Village International Film Festival Screenplay Finalist, 2013 The Writers Place Screenplay Competition Finalist, 2013 Oaxaca Film Fest Screenplay Official Selection, 2013 Columbia Gorge Int'l Film Festival Screenplay Official Selection, 2013 Nextv Entertainment Pitch and Writing Competition QF, 2013 Awareness Film Festival Screenplay Top 10 Finalist, 2013 New Hampshire Film Festival Screenplay Semi-Finalist, 2013 Evolution International Film Festival Hollywood Best Screenplay Award -Hollywood Best Screenplay will be voted for in Spain and Dubai 2014, 2013 Burbank Int'l Film Festival Screenplay Nominee, 2013 Creative World Awards Semi Finalist, 2013 KIDSFIRST! Jury Endorsement Award, 2013 Urban Media Film Festival Official Selection, second round Finalist in the 2013 WriteRoom Screenplay Competition, 2013 Table Read My Screenplay Honorable Mention.
"The Snakeman" began the year by winning the Los Angeles International Film & Script festival's best action/ adventure script award followed by an "Award of Merit," from the Los Angeles Cinema Festival of Hollywood. This was followed by an "Honorable Mention" award from the Los Angeles Movie Awards competition. It won "Most Ambitious Screenplay" Award - Action on Film International Film Festival (AOF), was 1 of 6 nominees for the "Arthur Feldman Award for Excellence in Dramatic Writing" at AOF. "The Snakeman" has been a finalist in 8 festivals since April of 2013.
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