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Exciting ISAConnect Member Success Stories

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Out of more than 4,000 submissions, FOLLOW THE BADGE, an original action feature script with franchise potential written by Jayson Crittenden, is awarded 2nd place by Scriptapalooza’s International Screenplay Competition.
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In addition to previous wins in the Page International Screenwriting Awards and the FilmCrash Screenplay Competition, RESURRECTION RUN by Sean Mick just took first place in the 14th Annual StoryPro Awards for Action/Adventure. Sean is a sold and produced writer and the accolades just keep on coming!
Received a RECOMMEND from Bulletproof Script Coverage in May 2021.
Development Slate Writer Larry E. Coleman's sci-fi dystopian short script, EBO, advances to the quarter-final round in the Outstanding Screenplays Shorts Competition. This placement moves EBO into Coverfly's Top 1% of 534 Short Sci-fi projects.
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Gary Bickal's sci fi adventure screenplay WISHING WELL has been named one of the Top 10 screenplays in the Action/Adventure genre for the 2021 Table read My Screenplay Austin competition. Genre category winners to be named in mid-September, 2021. In addition, Wishing Well is also in the running for a 2021 ISA Fast Track Fellowship, as it was recently named a Second Round selection. Previously, the screenplay received Quarterfinals honors in the Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards, the ISA Drama Genre Busting Screenplay Competition and the Emerging Screenwriters - Genre Screenplay Competition, and it was also named an Austin Film Festival Second Rounder.
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NEMESIS by Kane Wheatley-Holder makes it to the 2nd round of the ISA Fast Track Fellowship 2021.
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The biographical pilot HARLEM HELL FIGHTERS by Jayson Crittenden advances to the Second Round Selection of ISA's Fast Track Fellowship Program.
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Heidi James was recently hired by Fallout Entertainment to write a feature film script inspired by a true story.
Michael D Acosta was hired to adapt the true story of BUDDY a man born with CP as well as produce the film. Production begins 1/2022. "When a child is born with cerebral palsy, he must decide how to be of use and learn of God's special purpose for him."
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THE REAL THING was an Award Nominee: Best Genre Script, The Monkey Bread Tree Film Awards (2021) London, GBR. Their review of TRT: “Hilarious, solid concept for an easy sale. With the right director this could be a seriously fun experience to watch.” Matthew couldn't agree more... and looks forward to not referring to himself in the third person on that happy day.
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PRODUCT 125 has been made an Official Selection of the 8th annual FilmQuest Festival.
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Patrick Parton's coming-of-age Drama makes it to the Semifinalist round in the 2021 Table Read My Screenplay Competition.
Patrick Parton's trippy SPACE JUNKIES makes it to the Semifinalist round in the ISA Genre-Busting Competition.
Dexter William's horror feature script MISTRESSES OF SLEEP has become the most honored script of his screenwriting career. It has earned sixteen (16) accolades, more than any other script he has written. Some of the accolades are: the Outstanding Achievement Award at the Tagore International Film Festival and the Best Horror Screenplay award at the Los Angeles Motion Picture Festival. It has also become a Semifinalist in the Creative Screenwriting Unique Voices Screenplay Contest and the Table Read My Screenplay Genre Competition.
Jelena Woehr's supernatural crime drama pilot, RECONSTRUCTION, won the Junior Hollywood Radio & Television Society's 2021 script competition in the one-hour pilot category. The script previously won a Stowe Story Labs fellowship and placed in major competitions, including the Page Awards and Final Draft Big Break, as well as reaching the semifinals of a major network fellowship.
Matthew Yongue has been brought onto an independent Crime-Thriller feature project - OASIS. The story is based on the characters and major plot beats constructed by a director/actor-producer team. He is currently writing the first full feature draft of the script.
Matthew Yongue was brought onto an independent Horror-Thriller feature project - KILLER ON THE LOOSE. The project is based upon a treatment constructed by the director, and Matthew is currently rewriting the first draft.
Colin Scott's comedy short MINSTREL BOY receives top-three honors from the industry-renowned and highly-competitive Slamdance Screenplay Competition.
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Colin Scott's award-winning screenplay MINSTREL BOY, which previously took home 3rd place at the prestigious Slamdance Screenwriting Competition, has moved into the top-ten comedy shorts of all-time on Coverfly's renowned Red List.
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Warren Clarke's pilot THE NUT FARM is currently ranked among the top 1% of all discoverable projects on Coverfly. Additionally, THE NUT FARM is currently ranked #1 on the Coverfly Red List for the top-rated one-hour fantasy television projects of all time. THE NUT FARM is also currently ranked #1 on the Coverfly Red List for the top-rated one-hour fantasy television projects of the year.
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