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Behind the Scenes with Christopher Schrader

Winner of the Screenwriter's Challenge 2011

3/5/11 - Christopher Schrader (Chicago, IL, USA) speaks about his experience in the Short Screenplay Challenge 2011.  His scripts, The Candy Thief, One Last Mess, and Pandora, helped him take home 1st place out of over 400 writers. READ THE FULL ARTICLE

 

 Behind the Scenes with Jeffrey Osgood

Winner of the Short Story Challenge 2011

12/11/11 - Jeffrey Osgood (Longmont, CO, USA) speaks about his experience in the Short Story Challenge 2011.  His stories, Making a Name and The Presentation helped him take home 1st place out of over 650 writers. READ THE FULL ARTICLE

 

Behind the Scenes with Eric Johnson

Winner of the Short Screenplay Challenge 2010

8/28/11 - Eric Johnson (Oak Park, IL, USA) speaks about his experience in the Short Screenplay Challenge 2010.  His stories, Pumpkin Hunting, Gone Biddin', Suicide Circus, and The Mission helped him take home 1st place out of over 300 writers.  READ THE FULL ARTICLE

 

Behind the Scenes with Natalie Grant

Winner of the Flash Fiction Challenge 2010

6/12/11 - Natalie Grant (San Francisco, CA, USA) speaks about her experience in the 3rd Annual Flash Fiction Challenge.  Her stories, "The Keeper of Unwanted Thoughts", "Good Morning, Sir", "Inertia", and "Dusty, With A High Chance of Waves" helped her win the competition out of over 430 writers.  READ THE FULL ARTICLE

 

Behind the Scenes with Tyler Hayden

Winner of the Short Story Challenge 2010

12/22/10 - Tyler Hayden (El Segundo, CA, USA) speaks about his experience in the 4th Annual Short Story Challenge.  His stories, "The Namuzu Line" (Action/Adventure) and "After the Talk" (Romance) helped him take home 1st place out of over 600 writers.  READ THE FULL ARTICLE

 

Behind the Scenes with Evan Beier

Winner of the Screenwriter's Challenge 2010

11/18/10 - Evan Beier (Providence, RI, USA) speaks about his experience in the 7th Annual Screenwriter's Challenge.  His scripts, "Modern Science" and "Love Number" helped him take home 1st place out of over 450 writers and win over $5,000 in cash and prizes  READ THE FULL ARTICLE

 

 

Behind the Scenes with David Bowman

Winner of the Screenwriting Championships 2009

1/20/10 - David Bowman (Redmond, WA, USA) speaks about his experience in the 2nd Annual Screenwriting Championships.  In the Screenwriting Championships, writers were challenged to create short stories (5 pages max.) based on genre, location and object assignments.  His scripts, "Severed Head Overtures'', “This Side of Happyland”, "The Changing" and "Schizoid" helped him take home 1st place out of over 275 writers and win over $4,000 in cash and prizes.  READ THE FULL ARTICLE

 

 

Behind the Scenes with Rachael Dunlop

Winner of the Creative Writing Championships 2009

10/28/09 - Rachael Dunlop (London, UK) speaks about her experience in the 2nd annual Creative Writing Championships.  Her stories, "Drowning in Fresh Air'', "Barbed", "A Sideways Step", and "Without Parallel" helped her take home the grand prize and become the first writer outside the United States to win an NYC Midnight writing competition.  READ THE FULL ARTICLE

 

 

Behind the Scenes with Luke Kalteux

Winner of the Screenwriter's Challenge 2009

8/12/09 - Luke Kalteux (Sherman Oaks, CA) speaks about his experience in the 6th annual Screenwriter's Challenge.  His scripts, "It Came From Beneath the Big Top!'' and “GNATE_A Gnat's Tale”, helped him take home 1st place out of over 500 writers and win over $4,000 in cash and prizes.  READ THE FULL ARTICLE

 

 

Behind the Scenes with Chelsea Bauch

Winner of the Creative Writing Championships 2008

12/18/08 - Chelsea Bauch (Washington, DC) speaks about her experience in the inaugural Creative Writing Championships 2008 on nycmidnight.com.  Her short stories, ''Playing for Keeps'', ''Among the Dead'', ''Dispatch from Earth by Dr. Aldous Godot, The Robotic Times'', and ''Still Life With Blue Dress'', helped her take home the grand prize.  The Creative Writing Championships 2008 challenged writers to create flash fiction (1,000 words max) based on a genre, location and object assignment over the course of 3 rounds of competition.  READ THE FULL ARTICLE

 

Behind the Scenes with Stuart Creque

Winner of the Screenwriter's Challenge 2008

7/23/08 - Stuart Creque (Moraga, CA) speaks about his experience in the Screenwriter's Challenge 2008, which attracted over 650 writers from around the world.  His scripts, “He Knows” and “One Child Born”, helped him take home over $5,500 in cash and prizes.  The Screenwriter's Challenge 2008 challenged writers to create original short stories (15 pages max.) in as little as 24 hours.  READ THE FULL ARTICLE

 

Behind the Scenes with Adam Zang

Winner of the Short Story Challenge 2008

5/28/08 - Adam Zang (Seattle, WA) speaks about his experience in the Short Story Challenge 2008, which attracted over 550 writers from around the world.  His short stories, “Where No One Belongs” and “Raising Awareness”, helped him take home the grand prize.  The Short Story Challenge 2008 challenged writers to create original short stories (2,500 words max.) in as little as 24 hours.  READ THE FULL ARTICLE

 

Short Story Challenge 2008 Finalists

3/26/08 - Profiles and winning story info for the 46 finalists in the Short Story Challenge 2008.  READ THE FULL ARTICLE

 

 

Short Story Challenge 2008 - Check out the articles below following participants in the 2nd annual Short Story Challenge, which attracted over 550 writers from around the world.

 

Angelenos Take on the Short Story Challenge [added 2/18/08]

Behind the Scenes with Short Story Challenge Writers [added 2/20/08]

Midwest Writers Rock the Challenge! [added 2/25/08]

International Writers Take on the Short Story Challenge [added 2/26/08]

Genre Gods of the Short Story Challenge [added 2/27/08]

 

 

Behind the Scenes with Aaron Pease

Winner of the 4th Annual Screenwriter's Challenge 2007

11/5/07 - Aaron Pease (Arlington, VA) speaks about his experience in the Screenwriter's Challenge 2007, which attracted over 600 writers from around the world.  His short stories, “SNAFU” and “We'll Meet Again Some Day”, helped him take home over $3,000 in cash and prizes.  READ THE FULL ARTICLE

 

 

Behind the Scenes with Jacqueline Brown

Winner of the Short Story Challenge 2007

5/15/07 - Jacqueline Brown (New York, NY) speaks about her experience in the Short Story Challenge 2007, which attracted over 200 writers from around the world.  Her short stories, “Hortense and the Heir” and “Chocolat Amer”, helped her take home the grand prize.  The Short Story Challenge 2007 challenged writers to create original short stories (2,500 words max.) in as little as 24 hours.  READ THE FULL ARTICLE

 

 

Behind the Scenes with La Toalla Productions

Winners of Movie Making Madness 2006

2/15/07 - La Toalla Productions (Irvine, CA) took home the grand prize in Movie Making Madness 2006 with their prehistoric comedy, "Caveman Chronicles : The Quest for the Eternal Flame".  Go behind the scenes with director Sean Janzen, producer Michael Arkof, and their publicist in charge of damage control.  READ THE FULL ARTICLE

 

 

Behind the Scenes with Elizabeth Chase

Winner of the Screenwriter's Challenge 2006

11/2/06 - Elizabeth Chase (Pasadena, CA) speaks about her experience in the Screenwriter's Challenge 2006, which attracted 440 writers from around the world.  Her winning scripts, "Maddie's Quick Trip" and "Disgorgement", helped her take home over $2,500 in cash and prizes.  She explores her writing process, why she loves the challenge and how a little exercise can go a long way.  READ THE FULL ARTICLE

 

 

Behind The Scenes with Team Nocturno

Winners of Movie Making Madness 2005

10/10/06 - Team Nocturno speak about the making of their film, "Marnee : A Garage Sale Retrospective", a very funny mockumentary that took home the grand prize in Movie Making Madness 2005.  Movie Making Madness, now in it's 5th year, challenges filmmakers from around the world to create short films in 2 weeks based on a genre and subject assignment.  READ THE FULL ARTICLE & WATCH THE FILM

 

 

Behind The Scenes with Team Baggy Underpants

Winners of Animadness 2006

9/14/06 - Team Baggy Underpants (Carlton, Australia) speak about the making of their film "Box", a dark, poetic tale of greed that took home the grand prize in Animadness 2006.  Animadness 2006 challenged animators from around the world to create an original short film in just 3 weeks.  READ THE FULL ARTICLE & WATCH THE FILM

 

 

Updates on 2005 Screenwriter's Challenge Participants

7/18/06 - Updates on screenwriters that participated in the 2005 Screenwriter's Challenge.  1st Round Script updates and other accomplishments in the past year.  READ THE FULL ARTICLE

 

 

Behind The Scenes with Ragtag Productions

Winners of The Brooklyn Midnight Run 2005

5/9/06 - Steven Tsapelas of Team Ragtag Productions speaks about his team's winning experience in the Brooklyn Midnight Run 2005.  With only 24 hours and a theme assignment of "Bad Advice", they produced "Double Dip", a comedy based on the release of the highly anticipated 4 disc ‘Pearl Harbor’ Special Edition DVD.  READ THE FULL ARTICLE

 

 

Behind The Scenes with Proletariat Films

Winners of The NYC Midnight Run 2005

5/1/06 - Roberto Serrini of Team Proletariat Films speaks about his experience in the NYC Midnight Run 2005.   With only 24 hours and a theme assignment of "Spare Change", they produced a suspense titled "Local Call" that went on to take home the grand prize out of 52 teams. READ THE FULL ARTICLE

 

 

Behind The Scenes with Graham Avenue Films

Winners of Movie Making Madness 2004

10/16/05 - Casimir Nozkowski and Will Carlough of team Graham Avenue Films, speak about their 2-week film "False Alarm", which helped them take home the grand prize in Movie Making Madness 2004 out of over 140 teams of filmmakers from around the world. READ THE FULL INTERVIEW & WATCH THE FILM

 

 

Amy Neswald Speaks Out

Winner of The 2005 Screenwriter's Challenge

9/20/05 - The 2005 Screenwriter's Challenge attracted 336 writers from around the world.  Writers were challenged to create short scripts in as little as 24 hours.  After the dust settled on 2 rounds of intense competition, Amy Neswald (New York, NY) stood on top of a very talented field of writers.  Amy talks about her experiences in the competition, her goals as a writer and her characters' fondness for mac and cheese. READ THE FULL ARTICLE

 

 

 

 

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