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New Sponsor Added: WriterDuetNew Sponsor Added: WriterDuet
Jun 23 2015 - Fresh Voices

We are pleased to welcome WriterDuet as our new sponsor for 2015.Thanks to their generosity, winners of this year's screenplay competition will win this exciting new screenwriting software for free! WriterDuet is modern, feature-rich screenwriting software built to simplify every aspect of writing for professionals and amateurs alike. It has real-time collaboration, infinite revision tracking, an advanced outliner, and a user-friendly interface that gives writers everything they need without ge [ ... ]

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Changes to the Fresh Voices Scorecard: What you need to knowChanges to the Fresh Voices Scorecard: What you ne...
Jun 09 2015 - Fresh Voices

By Fresh Voices Staff We have made some changes to our scoring.  Why? Roger Ebert gave the Will Ferrell comedy Anchorman three stars out of four.  You know how many stars he bestowed upon the classic film Godfather, Part II in his original 1974 review?  Three stars out of four.  Well there you have it, Roger Ebert thought a Will Ferrell comedy and an epic crime saga were exactly the same in terms of quality. Except he didn’t.  We know he didn’t.  He’s said  [ ... ]

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An Interview with 2015 Fresh Voices Headline Judge - Academy Award Nominated Screenwriter  Hossein AminiAn Interview with 2015 Fresh Voices Headline Judge...
May 16 2015 - Fresh Voices

             Hossein Amini may not be a household name, but in the business of screenwriting, Hoss as he is known in the industry, is a name both recognized and highly respected. When you earn an Academy Award nomination for your second film, it certainly sets your career in the right direction. With such screenwriting credits to his name as Drive starring Ryan Gossling, Snow White and the Huntsman, Ronin 47, Killshot, Four Feathers, Shanghai and an  [ ... ]

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Spotlight Charity: FilmAid InternationalSpotlight Charity: FilmAid International
May 15 2015 - Fresh Voices

Each year the Fresh Voices Screenpaly Competition donates a portion of the competition proceeds directly to charity. We are pleased to announce this year, the 2015 Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition will be donating to Film Aid International.  What is FILMAIDall about?  (courtesy - www.filmaid.org) FilmAid is the film and TV industry’s leading humanitarian and development organization, harnessing the power and influence of film (and other media) to bring lifesaving information  [ ... ]

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2015 Headline Judge - Hossein Amini2015 Headline Judge - Hossein Amini
May 14 2015 - Fresh Voices

Fresh Voices is pleased to announce Academy Award Nominated Screenwriter Hossein Amini has been named the Headline Judge of the upcoming 2015 Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition. Hossein Amini may not be a household name, but in the business of screenwriting, Hoss as he is known in the industry, is a name both recognized and highly respected. When you earn an Academy Award nomination for your second film, it certainly sets your career in the right direction. With such screenwriting credits to  [ ... ]

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Screenwriter Interview: Chris Bowen - 2014-15 Fresh Voices Grand Prize WinnerScreenwriter Interview: Chris Bowen - 2014-15 Fres...
Apr 29 2015 - Fresh Voices

Originally from Wilson, North Carolina, Christopher moved to Los Angeles in January of 2015 after earning his MFA in Screenwriting from Northwestern University and being named a 2014 Nicholl Fellowship Quarter Finalist.  His winning screenplay, Travis 6, tells the story of a grieving man who has six chances to travel back in time and prevent an accident that killed the love of his life, each time interacting with and learning more from his prior self. But he soon discovers that h [ ... ]

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Fresh Voices Grand Prize Winner Chris Bowen Signs with Echo Lake ManagementFresh Voices Grand Prize Winner Chris Bowen Signs ...
Apr 29 2015 - Fresh Voices

Chris Bowen, Grand Prize Winner of the 2014-15 Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition has been signed by managers James Engle and Amotz Zakai at Echo Lake Entertainment. Echo Lake recently produced the 6 times Academy Award Nominated film Nebraska and the upcoming film Truth starring Robert Redford, Dennis Quaid and Cate Blanchett.  On the management side, they have over 45 clients staffed on hit TV shows including TURN, THE 100, UNFORGETTABLE, HOUSE OF LIES, L&O:SVU, GREY’S ANATOMY, LA [ ... ]

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Signed! James Barclay signs with Magnet ManagementSigned! James Barclay signs with Magnet Management
Apr 28 2015 - Fresh Voices

by Fresh Voices 4/24/15 James Barclay, Honorable Mention in the Science-Fiction/ Fantasy category of the 2014-15 Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition has been signed by manager Mitch Solomon at Magnet Management. Founded in 2004, Magnet Management is a passionate advocate for screenwriters and has grown into one of the premier literary management companies with over 70 clients working in Film and Television. Mitch Solomon has over 15 years experience in both development and production.  M [ ... ]

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Fresh Voices Gives Top Honors To Chris Bowen's Travis 6Fresh Voices Gives Top Honors To Chris Bowen's Tra...
Apr 12 2015 - Fresh Voices

Fresh Voices is pleased to congratulate 2014-15 Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition Grand Prize Award Winner, Christopher Bowen. Chris Bowen’s Science Fiction entry Travis 6, tells the story of a grieving man, wracked with guilt, who has six chances to go back in time and save the woman he loves from a tragic accident. Travis 6 is a suspenseful journey inspired by such classics as Rashomon and Reservoir Dogs, as we watch the same story play out non-linearly, from several different perspe [ ... ]

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Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition & Spotlight Award WinnersFresh Voices Screenplay Competition & Spotlight Aw...
Apr 11 2015 - Fresh Voices

We are pleased to congratulate all the Winners and Honorable Mentions of the 2014-15 Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition. The Grand Prize Award Winner will be chosen from First Place Winners and announced April 13th. To request information on specific writers, winning loglines or particular scripts, please \n This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Action/ Adventure
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