Orb Media Group and ScreenCraft are pleased to announce the first two recipients of ScreenCraft’s inaugural China-Hollywood Screenwriting Fellowship! These winners will be offered option agreements from Orb Media, and a special mentorship trip to China next month for development and meetings with the goal of facilitating the full finance and production of these projects.
** UPDATE: Orb Media is currently in talks with two more prospective recipients and intends to confirm the additional recipients by next week.
The winners are:
- Michael Thai for his screenplay 10G
- Patrick Biesemans for his screenplay The Beautiful Country
We look forward to updating this announcement with two additional winners within this next week. Stay tuned!
These Orb Media China-Hollywood Screenwriting Fellowship recipients will receive roundtrip travel to China where they will meet with industry professionals and financiers in Beijing as well as attendance at the Shanghai International Film Festival, where ScreenCraft is hosting a special panel with some of Hollywood’s top blockbuster creatives including James Gunn (writer-director of GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 1 & 2, screenwriter of SCOOBY DOO and DAWN OF THE DEAD) and Max Borenstein (screenwriter of KONG: SKULL ISLAND, GODZILLA and HBO’s VINYL). These ScreenCraft winners will also have the opportunity to join these Hollywood luminaries for a special mentorship dinner in Shanghai next month!
Additionally, we wish to recognize the talented finalists, as chosen by ScreenCraft and Orb Media:
|Su Ching||Teh||A Song and a Dance|
|Tim||Plaehn||The Panjiayuan Diary|
|Boon Siang||Lim||The Lost Chronicle: Malacca|
|Billie||Bates||Made In China|
|Damon||Chua||A Match Made in Diamond|
|Tom||Gong||A Place For Drying Fishing Nets|
|Keith & David||Lynch||Pariah|