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Grand Prize Winner, Sci-Fi & Fantasy

Jennifer Kim - Screenwriter
Jennifer won the Genre-Busting Grand Prize in the 2022 ISA Emerging Screenwriters Sci-Fi and Fantasy competition with her script THE INCREDIBLE KIMCHI DOKKAEBI.

General Meetings with Amazon and ABC

Drew Metcalf - screenwriter
Contest winner Drew Allyn's TV pilot spec script SUNDOWN has recently garnered general meetings with companies such as Amazon Studios, ABC, Skydance, and Legendary Television.

General Meeting with Fox Animation

Minda Wei - Screenwriter
Mitchell Bendersky of Gramercy Park Entertainment reached out to Development Slate writer Minda Wei and set up a general at Fox Animation with development exec Jazmine Hill.

ISA Fast Track Fellow Signs with the Savage Agency

Melissa Birks - Screenwriter
Melissa Birks and her Victorian-era thriller UNCAGED has been signed by A.J. Harris, literary agent with The Savage Agency. The script is heralded as a light Jack The Ripper origin story.

Grand Prize Winner Repped by Literary Management

Joseph Mwamba - Screenwriter
Emerging Screenwriters Grand Prize Winner, Joseph Mwamba officially selected Kate Prentice at 42 Management to be his first-ever representation. Joe is already taking meetings and being sent out for s...

Table Read Winning Short Premieres at Cannes, Directed by Robin Wright

Denise Meyers - Screenwriter
Denise Meyers' Table Read Winning Short THE DARK OF NIGHT was directed by Robin Wright (HOUSE OF CARDS, FORREST GUMP) and premiered at Cannes. The crew from House of Cards helped make this short film ...

Feature Film Produced

Wendy Wilkins - Screenwriter
After gaining some traction after my screenplay ALONE TODAY becoming a quarter finalist in the Emerging Screenwriters Competition, I was able to raise investor funds, and attract some wonderful talent...

Repped & Staffed on TV Series

Sean Collins-Smith - Screenwriter
Sean won the ISA Fast Track Fellowship and signed with a manager before even landing in L.A. Since then, he's won numerous competitions and has worked on shows like FIELD OF DREAMS and CHICAGO PD.
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