Alumni Achievements

Liz Hara (2013 participant)

  • Staff Writer, Life in Pieces, Season 3 (2017-18)
  • Winner, 3rd ATX Pitch Competition, ATX Television Festival (June 2015) for Bully.**

Nicole Williams (2017 participant)

  • Writer & Director, Super Sexy Sexy Superhero (2018) at Second City Hollywood.

Aisling Corristine (2011 participant)

  • Table Read My Screenplay – Top Ten winner (2016) for Rook.
  • Pulsar Sci-Fi Screenplay Contest – Original Screenplay Semifinalist (October 2012) for The Colony.
  • A/EXPOSURE Monthly Script Contest – 3rd Place (July 2012) for The Prairie Boys**

Fredrik Agetoft (2014 & 2017 participant)

  • Screenwriter, Arne Dahl: Mörkertal & Arne Dahl: Eye in the Sky miniseries (2015)
  • Screenwriter, En delad värld TV series, episodes 1-8 (2015).

Nanou Matteson (2008 & 2009 participant)

  • Winner, Audience Favorite Choice Award Narrative Feature: Comedy at Cinequest San Jose Film Festival (2016); and Winner, Best Male Performance at Gasparilla International Film Festival (2016) for Remember Me (as producer & executive producer).
  • Winner, Audience Award Best Narrative Feature, Naples International Film Festival (November 2014) for East Side Sushi (as script consultant & line producer). Numerous other awards for East Side Sushi are listed here.

Myra Noveck (2008 participant)

  • Quarterfinalist, StoryPros International Screenplay Contest (November 2014) for The Depth.

Bill Abelson (2013 participant)

  • Winner, Best Feature Screenplay, Harlem International Film Festival (September 2014) for The Blacktivist.

Alana Kornfeld (2013 participant)

  • Winner, 2nd ATX Pitch Competition, ATX Television Festival (June 2014) for Cracking Royalty.**

Lea Toulon Black (2011 participant)

  • UCLA Screenwriters Showcase Television Winner (2013) for Kauai High.
  • Women in Film Award (2012) for Liquid Adrenaline.**

Annie LaBarba (2008 & 2009 participant)

  • Austin Film Festival Semifinalist in Screenplay-Drama (2012) for Havana Rules.
  • Banal Probe: Popular Tumblr on script reading and screenwriting.

Lisa Caruso (2009 & 2014 participant)

  • Official Selection Dances with Films Shorts Competition (2012) for TKO.
  • Audience Award, Broad Humor Film Festival (2012) for TKO.
  • Executive Producer, 6 episodes of Operation Wild (2010).
  • Executive Producer, 12 episodes of Living with Ed (2009-2010).
  • Executive Producer, 33 episodes of Emeril Green (2008-2011).

Evette Vargas (2008 & 2009 participant)

  • First Place in the NYU Tisch West Alumni Web Series Competition, an NBC/UNI production award, and an official selection of the WGA Writer/Director Showcase (July 2012) for Dark Prophet.


** = Project workshopped with PageCraft or Michelangelo Screenwriting.

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