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  • The Modern Writers Behind LA’s Modern Family

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    Recently, the hit television show Modern Family won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series for the third consecutive year.  Since it first premiered three years ago, Modern Family has garnered a total of 12 Emmys for categories that include acting, directing and — perhaps most importantly — for writing.  Without a doubt, Modern Family is firing on all cylinders, which…

     

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  • 2010 Nicholl Fellowship Winners Announced

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    "It’s an odd thing to start something that actually works, and this has been working out great!" proclaimed Bruce David, Executive Director of the Academy as he greeted a room full of past and current recipients of the Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting.  Celebrating their 25th Anniversary, the Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting are awarded annual by…

     

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  • 34th Annual Nicholl Fellowship Winners

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      The 24th Annual Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting recipients were announced at the beginning of November.  On Thursday, November 12th, a group of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Governor’s Board members, and select producers, screenwriters and press agents were invited to honor the screenwriters of this year’s five selected scripts. The Academy’s…

     

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