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ScreenCraft, Celtx Launch New Screenwriting Fellowship

Winners will meet with industry executives next year

ScreenCraft and Celtx have partnered on a new screenwriting fellowship that will reward the winners with intensive consultation as well as introductions to agents, producers and professors, the companies announced Monday.

Screenwriters who have earned less than $20,000 from writing can submit a film or TV script, and the winner will receive six months of development and consultation with ScreenCraft, a boutique screenwriting consulting firm.

Winners will also receive a $1,000 stipend and round-trip travel to Los Angeles for meeting with Jen Grisanti, a story consultant and writer, Don Handfield, Jeremy Renner‘s producing partner, Michael Colleary, a UCLA screenwriting professor and writer of “Face/Off” and a meeting with an agent from one of Hollywood’s five largest firms.

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The winners will also be congratulated from the stage at the Writers’ Guild of America Awards in February as ScreenCraft, is a sponsor of the awards.

Handfield, Grisanti and other entertainment executives will judge the applications on “story, voice, originality, characterization, structure, dialogue, and overall craft.”

Celtx designs pre-production tools for writers and filmmakers, creating desktop software and complete online workspaces.