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Exciting ISAConnect Member Success Stories

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Cati Gonzalez's, I'M NOT GOING TO HURT YOU wins the award for "Best Short Script" at this years Lonely Seal International Film, Screenplay and Music Festival in Boston. It was officially selected out of 638 scripts and one of the top sixteen finalists in the short script competition. 
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Danielle R. Erlich's origin story LUANA was chosen as one of the Top 10 Sci-fi Feature Screenplays at The Austin Film Festival. The total number of screenplays submitted to Austin this year was around 12,000 screenplays. LUANA was in the Top 2% out of the 12,000.
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Craig Miller's second TV Pilot, RAILS progressed in the TSL Free Screenplay Competition.
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Ted Campbell's psychological thriller UNRAVELLED is a finalist in ROUnd 3 of Breaking The Wall's thriller contest.
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Tuck Tuker's screenplay was optioned and then re-optioned by Urbanity Films. Tuck found them great to work with, and benefited from the story improvements and character backgrounds they suggested. He was included in many aspects of film production planning, however he declined a further option after funding was hard to secure.
Mel Piper's fantasy short 'SHADOW PLAYERS' is selected as one of 50 finalists in contention for the Spring 2019 ScreenCraft Film Fund backed by BondIt. Selected from over a thousand applications.
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Mel Piper's short film project 'SHADOW PLAYERS' is selected as one of the 'Hot Films in the Making' by From The Heart Productions.
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'NO MAN'S LAND' is a Special Mention at the Sitges Pitchbox 2018. The genre film project is featured in the Pitchbox catalogue and Mel Piper is attending the event held in October 2018 at the Sitges Film Festival, with special guest Ron Perlman.
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Ted Campbell's neo-noir BLUE MOTEL has won Your Script Produced's thriller genre category!
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Ted Campbell's suspense thriller HARM'S WAY has made the Top 50 in ISA's Fast Track Fellowship. HARM'S WAY is also a Second Rounder at this year's Austin Film Festival.
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Ted Campbell's suspense thriller HARM'S WAY has advanced to the Top 20 in Roadmap Writers Jumpstart Contest.
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Christmas Romance screenplay, CHRISTMAS AT SNOWFLAKE LODGE, sold to Crazy Legs Productions with filming to take place this winter in Georgia. Deal negotiated by JD DeWitt of 5x5 Productions.
Bob Ingrahan's feature SMUGGLING IN SUBURBIA premiers on the Lifetime Movie Network - Oct 4, 2019. In this thriller a high school girl becomes an unknowing smuggler.
Jason's geriatric horror feature screenplay CAREGIVER has advanced to the finals! Happy October, indeed.
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Danielle R Erlich's LUANA won her one of the sixteen extremely coveted slots in The Stowe Story Labs Writers' Retreat. This writer's retreat takes place for five days in Palm Springs.
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Supernatural coming-of-age script Violette Hayes: A True Story won Outstanding Short Screenplay at the American Screenwriters Conference featuring Dr. Lew Hunter, Chairman Emeritus at UCLA and author of the bestselling Screenwriting 434, as part of the 24th annual Sacramento International Film Festival.
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Elaine Loh has landed her first staff writer gig and is so grateful to be involved in re-launching such a treasured (and juicy!) show. HBO Max will launch some time in 2020 so please subscribe and watch Gossip Girl!
DOXXED written by and starring Elaine Loh, participated in the 2019 Raindance webfest and won the Best Achievement award. Raindance is the UK's largest independent film festival.
P.K. Silverson was hired as ghostwriter, July 2019, by Zo Zosak and Grant Deliberto of Liberation Media to draft a completed screenplay. Working from their original screen story treatment, the project was successfully completed and approved within 2 months, 1 month earlier than the assigned deadline.
Danielle R Erlich's origin story LUANA was not only chosen as a finalist, but it has now **WON** Best Original Screenplay at The 2019 Burbank International Film Festival!
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