UPDATE: I’m keeping this post around but I ended up having to abandon plans for the Nicholl that year pretty quickly after posting. Such is life
April 30, 2011 is an important day. April 30 is the Nicholl Fellowship deadline. If you’re a screenwriter you ought to already be familiar with this, but for those of you who aren’t – the Nicholl Fellowship is a screenwriting competition put on by the Academy of Motion Pictures and Science. Yes, that Academy. They’ve got an awards ceremony coming up. The most prestigious screenwriting competition around and one of the small handful that’s worth entering.
We have a bit of a history.