September 2010

Ali Rutherford MA Screenwriting graduate has won the latest Wildsound Feature Screenplay Contest with Backflip. He is one of two winners who will have the first acts of their scripts read in public by professional actors in an event in Toronto in mid October.  The event is filmed and will be put online. The overall winner from the 2 finalists has a full script reading in December.
MA Screenwriting Graduate Amy Rich's script How to Tell if Someone LIkes You has made it to the final round of the The 2010 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards.
 
The International Page Awards which are based in Los Angeles will announce the winners in December 2010.

 

Professional Media Short Course coming soon to the Screen & Media Academy...

Last week was the  first week of the new academic year on Screen Academy Scotland's MA/MFA programmes at Edinburgh Napier University. This year we have a very international profile on our programmes in screenwriting, producing and film.

Tristan MG Aitchison who recently completed the PG Cert in Screenwriting at Edinburgh Skillset Screen & Media Academy has  been shortlisted as a finalist for the John Brabourne Comedy Awards with his short script Gift of the Nation which was written as part of the course.