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Congratulations to Steven Lee. Steven's screenplay "Eye of the Needle" is headed into production in January 2014.
Congratulations to Mahree Munding. Mahree's comedy script "Old Girls Gone Wild" was a Page Int'l Awards Quarterfinalist for three years in a row.
Congratulations to Robert Galik. Robert's script "Adam" won 2nd Place in the One in Ten Screenplay Contest.
Congratulations to Ed Leech. Ed's script "Dream Vacation" was a finalist in the World Series of Screenwriting in the Sci-Fi category.
Congratulationst to Derek Ladd. Derek WON the Page International Screenwriting Award's Silver Prize in the Family Film category for his screenplay "Nina Nano".
Congratulations to Margie Kaptanoglu. Margie's sci-fi, short screenplay "Bleeding Edge" has won the Table Read My Screenplay Contest and will be read in a 'live-actor reading' at the Austin Film Festival.
Congratulations to Denice Lewis. Denis won 2nd Place in the Literary Harvest sponsored by the central Oregon Writers Guild for her picture book manuscript "The Kite Builder" - a fable set in ancient China.
Congratulations to Roberty Rhyne. Robert's screenplay "Red Flag" won First Place in the 2013 Story Pros Awards Screenplay Contest in the Action/Adventure/Thriller category, and was a semi-finalist in the 2013 Creative World Awards.
Congratulations to Marina Albert. Marina's short "Blood & Bone" made semi-finals at the Creative World Awards.
Congratulations to Steven Lee. Steven's screenplay "The Job" is in production. Stay tuned!
Congratulations to Carey Watkins. Carey’s script “The Navigator’ made semi-finalist at the Creative World Awards.
Congratulations to Santa Sierra. Santa’s script “In Search of Our Father, Sylvester Stallone” made finalist at the Page International Screenwriting Awards in the Drama Category.
Congratulations to Diane Hanks. Diane's script "Retrofit" & "The Cuvvie" are semi-finalists in the Page Inernational Screenwriting Awards.
Congratulations to Leonardo Reis. Leonard's screenplay "Storm Dragons" is a Top 10 Finalist in the Script Doctor's Contest of Contest Winners and the script is a finalist in Terri Zinner's: A Film Writer Contest.
Congratulations to Dana Garrity. Dana's crime thriller screenplay "Seeker" is a quarterfinalist at Nicolls (Top 372 out of 7,200 entries)
Congratulations to Marla Hayes. Marla's short script "Limbo" has been optioned by Raz Akram of Mindz Eye Films and is headed into production by the end of 2013.
Congratulations to Jay Melnick. Jay's screenplay "The Egg" has been optioned by Extreme Screenwriting's spin-off production company Extreme Screen Pics, LLC. The project's movie poster is available for viewing at www.ExtremeScreenPics.com/Coming-Soon.html
Congratulations to Cornelie Filip. Corneliu's screenplay "Counterpart" has made finals in the 'A Film Writer Contest' and semifinals in StoryPros Awards.
Congratulations to Bonnie Black. Bonnie's Children's Mystery book "The Adventures of KaLeigh Mae and Braxtin" Vol. 1 is now available on Amazon.com and Kindle.
Congratulations to Warren Paul Glover. Warren's script "DeCodeMe" is a quarter-finalist in the 6th Annual StoryPros Screenwriting Competition.
Congratulations to James Papa. James' TV pilot "Sitters" made semi-finals at the Writers on the Storm Screenplay Competition www.writerstorm.com
Congratulations to Marla Hayes and Angela Falkowska. Their collaborative novel "A Taste of Reality" will be published by Short on Time Books and is currently available on Amazon.com in both paperback and for Kindle formats.
Congratulations to Tyson Wright. Tyson's screenplay "Powerball Highway" has been optioned by Wigram Productions. Tyson is a two-time previous winner of the Extreme Screenplay Contest.
Congratulations to Lee Chambers. Lee's book "The Pineville Heist" is an Amazon bestselling thriller. The book is one of 90 potential film projects competing for $1million production financing, which guarantees a theatrical release. To help this Kindle thriller make it to the big screen, watch the concept trailer and vote today at www.cinecoup.com/pinevilleheist.
Congratulations to Corneliu Filip. Corneliu's screenplay "Counterpart" is a Top 10 Finalist in the Contest of Contest Winners.
Congratulations to Pamela Ryan-Hick. Pamela's screenplay "Sidewalk Surfer" made Top 10 Finalist in the Phoenix Film Festival.
Congratulations to Don Fiebiger. Don' s script "Border Run" starring Sharon Stone and Billy Zane was produced and opened in theaters a few months ago. The film will be released by Anchor Bay on DVD February 26, 2013. To view the trailer, go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJpSZeCyKeU
Congratulations to Marina Albert. Marina's screenplay "Jezebel" has been published as a comic eBook and as an app. It can be purchased on Amazon.com as an eBook or as a hardcopy on demand.
Congratulations to Derek Ladd. Derek has earned the distinction of being the only screenwriter to have 5 screenplays make the semi-finals in the Story Pros International Contest. Two of them "Double Vision" and "Life Reaper" made the finals.
Congratulations to Corneliu Filip. Corneliu's screenplay "Counterpart" made finals in the Story Pros International Contest.
Congratulations to Michael Madden. Michael's TV pilot "Rule of Nines" won the Creative World Awards for best Original TV Drama.
Congratulations to Dana Garrity, Dana's screenplay "The Leaner" was a finalist in the WildsSound Screenwriting Contest.
Congratulations to Corneliu Filip. Corneliu’s screenplay “Counterpart” won 3rd Place in the One In Ten Screenplay Contest.
Congratulations to Bruce Rose. Bruce’s screenplay “Submission” won the Bronze Prize in the All Sports LA Film Festival Original Screenplay Competition.
Congratulations to all of Extreme Screenwriting’s clients who participated in the recent Production Company/Agent Read Special. A total of 57 screenplay read requests were received. Good luck!
Congratulations to Keith Black. Keith’s “Twilight” spoof debuts November 16, 2012. To view the trailer, go to www.shmoikelstwilight.com
Congratulations to Michael Raymond. Michael’s screenplay “The Domain” won Austin Film Festival’s Sci-Fi Award and took the Sci-Fi Category Silver Prize at the Page Awards.
Congratulations to Don Fiebiger. Don’s feature film “Border Run” is currently premiering in theaters. The film stars Sharon Stone.
Congratulations to Glenn McGee. Glenn’s comedy script “Trade Show” made finalists and his comedy script “Self Storage” made quarter-finals in the Creative World Awards Screenwriting Competition.
Congratulations to Diane Hanks. Diane’s screenplay “Taking Happy Back” took the Bronze Prize in the Page Competition.
Congratulations to Shannon Masters. Shannon’s feature film “Empire of Dirt” is currently in post production and headed to theaters. See article below for details:
Congratulations to Diane Hanks. Diane’s teleplay “Taking Happy Back” made PAGE & Creative World Awards finals. Diane’s screenplay “Death Cure” also made finals in the Creative World Awards.
Congratulations to Lee Chambers. Lee’s “The Pineville Heist” has successfully kicked off a Street Team Promo for the book (and planned movie) in 25 cities like Chicago & Salt Lake City. For complete details, go to www.pinevilleheist.com
Congratulations to Gloria Smith. Gloria’s screenplay “Boyfriend for Hire” is a finalist in the Broad Humor Festival.
Congratulations to Diane Hanks. Diane’s script “Death Cure” advanced to the Nicholls Fellowships in Screenwriting Quarterfinal Round for 2012.
Congratulations to Steve Weissman. Steve’s screenplay “The Great Quest” made the Creative World contest quarterfinals. And his screenplay “True Love Needs…Help!” made the WriteMovies contest quarterfinals.
ADDITIONAL CLIENT SUCCESSESS THROUGH FEBRUARY 2019
(in chronological order - most recent on top)
Congratulations to Robert Rhyne. Robert's screenplay "Rational Panic" made semi-finals in the Table Read My Screenplay Contest. The same script also made semi-finals in the 2018 Creative World Awards and was nominated Best Feature in the Script Summit Screenplay Contest.
Congratulations to Michael Raymond. Michael's screenplay "Face of Glass" was an Honorable Mention at the Tracking Screenplay Contest.
Congratulations to Marina Albert. Marina's coming-of-age drama "Summer Wine" was a recent semi-finalist in Cannes Golden Plume/Hot 100 in Capital Fund Screenwriting Contest and made quarter finalist in Screencraft's Family Genre Screenwriting Contest with Heather Hale rumored to director and Emily Baxter in her breakout feature lead role.
Congratulations to Lee Chambers. Lee's feature film "The Pineville Heist" is now available to buy, rent or stream for free with Amazon Prime (US Version Only). More options are coming soon https://tinyurl.com/PINEVILLEHEIST
Congratulations to Christopher Andre. Christopher's TV pilot "Stranded" made quarterfinals in the Scriptapalooza TV Contest.
Congratulations to Jeremy Rigby. Jeremy's screenplay "Genetic Warrior" won Best Screenplay at the Canada Independent Film Festival.
Congratulations to Robert Rhyne. Robert's screenplay "Rational Panic" won Best Thriller Feature Screenplay in the 2017 Shriekfest Film Festival Screenplay Competition and was named semi-finalist in the 11th Annual Story Pros International Screenplay Contest.
Congratulations to Bonnie Maffei. Bonnie's screenplay "Becoming Picasso" won the 2017 Moondance International Film Festival.
Congratulations to Harold L. Brown. Harold's original series pilot "Destiny of Tar & Feathers" is a 2nd Rounder Finalist in the AMC One-Hour Pilot Screenplay Competition 2017 at the Austin Film Festival.
Congratulations to John Kestner. John's screenplay "Happy Camp" won Best Original Screenplay in the London Independent Film Awards.
Congratulations to Warren Glover. Warren's screenplay "Rebound" is a finalist at the Oaxaca Film Festival. The stage version appeared in the Sydney Fringe Festival September 19, 2017.
Congratulations to Ron Podel. Ron's short script "Time & Tide" is an Official Selection and nominated Best Short Script in the Sutter Creek Film Festival.
Congratulations to Robert Rhyne. Robert's screenplay "Rational Panic" was named a quarterfinalist in the 2017 Page International Screenwriting Awards and also made finals in the Shriekfest Film Festival Screenplay Competition.
Congratulations to Harold L. Brown. Harold's screenplay "Deadly Invisible Enemies" won the 2017 Most Likely to be Produced Award at the Action of Film International Film Festival.
Congratulations to Diane Hanks. Diane's screenplay "Paragraph 175" is an Academy Nicholls Fellowship Semi-finalist.
Congratulations to Robert Rhyne. Robert's screenplay "Rational Panic" was named a finalist in the 10th Annual Story Pros Awards Screenplay Contest.
Congratulations to Brady Barkley. Brady gained representation with United Talent Agency (UTA) and will be repped by agent J. Richmond for his upcoming independent feature "Grave Mistake".
Congratulations to Tyson Wright. Tyson's screenplay "Powerball Highway" moves into production in July 2017 and is tentatively scheduled for theatrical release in the summer of 2018.
Congratulations to Jeremy Rigby. Jeremy's short film script "An Afterlife" won best original screenplay at the Brazil International Film Festival where the film had its world premiere.
Congratulations to Jim Feliciano. Jim signed two script deals! The first as a writer/co-producer with producer Joshua Vancil for Jim's script "After the Afterlife". The second deal's with Calvary Films to produce his script "Freedom in Chains".
Congratulations to Robert Rhyne. Robert's thriller screenplay "Rational Panic" was selected as a semifinalist in the 2017 Table Read My Screenplay - New Orleans Contest. Secondly, Robert's horror screenplay "The Intruder" was awarded Honorable Mention in the 2017 International Horror Hotel Competition.
Congratulations to Lee Chambers. Lee's film "The Prineville Heist" has landed the Grand Jury Award at the 2017 Honolulu Film Awards.
Congratulations to Jeff Gress. Jeff's has optioned two (2) screenplays. First, his comedy "Better Husbands Through Chemistry" was optioned by Tall Orders Productions. Secondly, his screenplay "Lifeblood" was optioned to producer Ron Singer at Thats Hollywood. In addition to his recent successes, Jeff's signed with Olga Nerey at Dapper Bird Entertainment for representation.
Congratulations to Veronica Robledo. Veronica's screenplay "The Cricket's Dance" (based on a novel by Deborah Robillard) will be produced by V Awaken Production in association with Stelly Entertainment and will be coming to theaters soon. To view trailer, go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75CovPtkhZk.
Congratulations to Susan Klos. Susan's screenplay "Voices" won Best Screenplay in the London Indie Fest 2017.
Congratulations to Warren Glover. Warren's one Act play "Ellen and Troy and Eloise", which had its world premiere at the Midtown International Theatre Festival (MITF) in New York last July (picking up three festival awards nominations, including Playwright's Award) is being reprised in New York at the Spotlight-On-Festival in late April 2017. See Warren's interview in Outer Stage: https://outerstage.wordpress.com/2017/03/28/spotlight-on-a-pair-of-playwrights-who-posit-positions-on-performing/
Congratulations to Suzanne Gill. Suzanne's screenplay "Finding Puffles" made semi-finals in the Screencraft Family Friendly Contest out of 1,200 script submissions.
Congratulations to Harold Brown. Harold's original TV movie "White Water Rescue" won the Jury Award in the North Virginia International Film & Music Festival 2017.
Congratulations to Jim Feliciano. Jim's screenplay "Freedom in Chains" placed as a semi-finalist in the Kairos Screenwriting Contest. Also, his screenplay "Conscience 2.0 placed as a quarter finalist in the We Screenplay Feature Contest and was a quarter finalist in the Fresh Voices Contest.
Congratulations to James Papa. James's screenplay "Uncorked" is a quarter-finalist in the Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition.
Congratulations to Robert Rhyne. Robert's screenplay "The Intruder" was selected as a finalist in the 2016 Shriekfest Film Festival Screenplay Competition, and his screenplay "Passing Through" was selected as a semifinalist in the 2016 Shore Scripts Screenwriting Competition, and his screenplay "Red Flag" was a semifinalist in the We Screenplay Feature Contest.
Congratulations to Diane Hanks. Diane's TV pilot "Changelings" won the PAGE Grand Prize.
Congratulations to Jean Hunter. Jean's screenplay "Dead Gamble" made quarter finalists in the Screencraft Horror Competition.
Congratulations to Diane Hanks. Diane's TV pilot "Changelings" and her screenplay "Paragraph 175" advanced to the Page semi-finals.
Congratulations to Dave Kraft. Dave's screenplay "Full Contact" is a finalist in the Creative World Awards.
Congratulations to Steve Weissman. Steve's screenplay "The Great Quest" won 4th Place in the Drama category of the Indie Gathering Contest.
Congratulations to Harold L. Brown. Harold's screenplay "Devil's Valley Justice" made quarter-finalist in the Spring Competition.
Congratulations to James Papa. James's screenplay "Uncorked" made quarter-finalist in the 2016 Page International Screenwriting Awards.
Congratulations to James Pickering. James optioned his screenplay "Comedienne" to producer Jon Ornoy at Animal Mother Films.
Congratulations to Tyson Wright. Tyson optioned his screenplay "Eternal Now" to Porch Light Entertainment.
Congratulations to Larry Postel. Larry's screenplay "5000 Blankets" is headed into pre-production and it's scheduled for theatrical distribution via Sony's Affirm Films.
Congratulations to Ron Podell. Ron's screenplay "Concrete Jungle" won the Best Grand Jury Prize at The Richmond International Film Festival.
Congratulations to Dave Kraft. Dave's screenplay "Full Contact" won second place in the L.A. Screenwriter's Contest.
Congratulations to Lee Chambers. Lee's screenplay "The Pineville Heist" premieres in theaters this April 2016.
Congratulations to Marina Albert. Marina's sold her first script 'Summer Wine", written on assignment, to Great British Entertainment and the project is now in development.
Congratulations to Aaron Sook. Aaron's screenplay "Turbo Lift" was optioned by Crystal Sky Pictures.
Congratulations to Robert Rhyne. Robert's screenplay "The Intruder" won the Stage 32 Happy Writer's 2nd Annual Search for New Blood Screenwriting Contest.
Congratulations to Travis Cox. Travis optioned his screenplay "Mercenary" to Producer Mark Sherman of Ton of Hats Films. Mark has produced films like "Live Nude Girls" and the upcoming "Vigilante Diaries". Travis also optioned his screenplay "Distilled Familiar" to Christian Rodriguez of AAO Entertainment. Christian later went on to sign with Travis as Travis's manager. "Distilled Familiar" has recently gained Travis agency signing with A.J. Harris of The Savage Agency.
Congratulations to Warren Glover. Warren's screenplay "Table for Two" won the 2015 Screenwriter's Showcase Screenwriting Contest.
Congratulations to Diane Hanks. Diane's screenplay "Darkest Light" and her pilot "Gunshot Surgeon" made Austin Film Festival's Second Round (Top 15%). Diane's pilot "The Highwayman" advanced to the PAGE finals and made Top 30 in the Austin Film Festival.
Congratulations to Edward Leech. Edward's screenplay "Simon's Rescue" was a finalist in the Hollywood Screenplay Contest in the biographical/history category.
Congratulations to Marla Hayes and Angela Falkowski. Marla and Angela's screenplay "Fraternizing" made Top 250 of the Script Shadow Screenwriting Contest.
Congratulations to Richard Klein. Richard's screenplay "Fantasy Football" made Virtual PitchFest's Monthly Hotlist Contest Big 3 as the most requested scripts to date.
Congratulations to Gloria Smith. Gloria's screenplay "A Loser's Guide to Love" placed in the semifinals of StoryPros International with Klutz, Esq. And her screenplay "Out Loud" was a semi-finalist in the Screenplay Festival.
Congratulations to John Howard & Tom Lockridge. Tom & John's screenplay "The Smallest Country in the World" made quarter finals in the Fresh Voices Competition.
Congratulations to Robert Rhyne. Robert's screenplay "Repeater" is a finalist in the Shriekfest Film Festival Screenplay Competition.
Congratulations to Margo Hutchinson. Margo optioned her screenplay "Soldier of Doom" to Amblin Entertainment.
Congratulations to James Pickering. James's screenplay "Comedienne" WON the 8th International Story Pros Awards for best Comedy.
Congratulations to James Papa. James's screenplay "Uncorked" was a finalist in the 2015 Page International Screenwriting Awards and a quarter-finalist in the Screen Craft 2015 Comedy Screenplay Contest.
Congratulations to Marina Albert. Marina's screenplay "Jezebel" has been adapted as a comic book. "Jezebel" is now available as an eBook from Amazon.com, IndyPlanet.com and Comixology.com
Congratulations to T.L. Lewis. T.L..'s screenplay Rebirth, a former Extreme Screenplay Contest Finalist, has attached Director Ludo Bernard and T.L. has secured representation with Greenberg and Glusker, Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles.
Congratulations to Marla J. Hayes and Angela Falkowska. Marla & Angela have been signed as clients by Brandon Cobb Founder/Manager of Starring Entertainment, LA.
Congratulations to Kim Jacobs. Kim's screenplay "Independent Miss" won Best Feature at the Show the Love Film Festival.
Congratulations to Steve Weissman. Steve's screenplay "The Great Quest" made quarterfinals in the Drama category in the Filmmakers Contest.
Congratulations to James Papa. James's screenplay "Uncorked" was selected as a Top 100 semi-finalist in the 2014-2015 Table Read My Screenplay - Screenplay Contest (Park City). See link for more information at http://www.tablereadmyscreenplay.com/winners/year/2015.
Congratulations to Tyson Wright. Tyson optioned his suspense thriller screenplay "Bottled" to Capital Arts Entertainment.
Congratulations to James Papa. James's project "Ray of Hope" was a semi-finalist in the 2014-2015 Table Read Screenplay - Screenplay Contest and begins filming in April 2015 starring HBO's Brian Anthony Wilson. See www.facebook.com/pages/Ray-of-Hope/1468799746679768?ref=hl
Congratulations to Derek Ladd. Derek was a feature screenwriter in the January 2015 issue of Maximum Z in the article "Ask a PAGE Silver-Winning Script Consultant". See link for details at http://maximumz.wordpress.com/2014/12/26/ask-a-page-silver-winning-script-consultant/
Congratulation to Steve & Rosemary Weissman. Steve & Rosemary's screenplay "Love, Mysterious" made the Hollywood Screenplay Contest Finals and it made the World Series of Screenwriting Contest Finals in the Family Film category.
Congratulation to Robert Rhyne. Robert's screenplay "Passing Through" made Top 5 Finalist in the Third Annual Palm Street Films Script Contest. And Robert's screenplay "Red Flag" made Top Finalist in the Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest.
LARRY POSTEL'S feature drama FLIP TURN is in production and he has a second feature under option (still under wraps). He has placed in several contests, including PAGE, Extreme Screenwriting Competition, Austin Heart of Film and Creative World Awards.
DIANE HANKS screenplay Paragraph 175 made the Nicholl's semifinals.
JAMES PAPA's TV Pilot Middle City is one of twenty finalists in the Oaxaca FilmFest.
MARLA J. HAYES's feature screenplay FIND HER was optioned by Richard Clark Jr. and is scheduled for production beginning May 2019.
ENRIQUE DIAZ is an award-winning short film writer/director. His short film DEKALB ELEMENTARY, which he produced has been nominated for an Oscar (2018). He's pictured here with Barb Doyon (Extreme Screenwriting) & actor Michael Edwards (Terminator 2).
MICHAEL RAYMOND's screenplay Face of Glass was an Honorable Mention at the Tracking Screenplay Contest. Michael has won multiple screenplay contests: PAGE International Screenwriting Awards (Silver Prize), Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF), ScreamFest LA Film Festival, Shriekfest Horror/Sci-Fi Film Festival and the Austin Film Festival where he received the Dark Hero Studios Sci-Fi Award & Shockerfest International Film Festival.
HAROLD BROWN's screenplay 20/20: Search for Independence was selected to advance as a 2018 Orb Media Group China-Hollywood Screenwriting Fellowship semi-finalist.
VIRGINIA LUNGREN's 60-minute episodic crime drama Teri and the Pirates made semi-finals in the 2018 WeScreenplay Diverse Voices Screenplay Contest.
DAVE KRAFT's screenplay Full Contact made the Top 6% Finalists at the Creative World Awards.
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FILM & TV PRODUCTIONS
CLAIRE V. RILEY is the writer of the comedy The Perfect Family starring Kathleen Turner & Emily Deschanel.
STEVE & ROSEMARY WEISSMAN's screenplay The Great Quest won the A/Exposure Contest. See additional information for this project at www.TheGreatQuest.net
JAMES PICKERING's screenplay Comedienne won the 8th International Story Pros Screenwriting Awards and was picked up by Canadian producer Jon Ornoy. It's now titled ALL JOKING ASIDE and is in pre-production with principal photography set for February 2019, and Shannon Kohli is attached to direct. See website at www.AllJokingAsideMovie.com.
STEPHEN A. SCHENDEL optioned his comedy screenplay ELEMENTARY BLACKMAIL.
JAMES FELICIANO signed a production deal with Richard Clark Jr. for his comedy script LAWSUIT SANTA, which is scheduled for release Christmas Season 2019 or 2020. He also optioned two feature scripts AFTER THE AFTERLIFE with Joshua Vancil & FREEDOM IN CHAINS with Calvary Films. In February 2019, James also optioned his screenplay CONSCIENCE 2.0 to Roslin Pictures.
LEE CHAMBERS is the writer/director of THE PINEVILLE HEIST. His latest feature COPENHAGEN ROAD is in post production and slated for release in February 2019.
AUSTIN MCKINLEY produced, shot and appeared in the award-winning feature documentary THE NEW 8-BIT HEROES alongside director Joe Granato and created BY THE NUMBERS, a feature-length animation representing cinematic structure.
STEPHEN HOOVER's feature film (Indie Drama) TINKER is now available on DVD and PPV.
SCOTT ALLEN is the recipient of the Hampton Award in Screenwriting and his screenplay RACE THE UNLIMITED placed in the 2018 Page International Screenwriting Contest.
TYSON WRIGHT'S television series DESERT ICE was optioned by Sony's Tri-Star Television in January 2019. The series is headed into development and scheduled for casting during the 2020 pilot season. Tyson has optioned several feature films; POWERBALL HIGHWAY to Wigram Productions, ETERNAL NOW to Porchlight Entertainment and BOTTLED to Capital Arts Entertainment.