May 2019 Scholarship - Rocaberti Castle Writers' Retreat
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May 2019 Scholarship

We’re offering one FULL SCHOLARSHIP to be personally mentored by the former PRESIDENT OF PARAMOUNT PICTURES and Head of Production at DISNEY & TOUCHSTONE, David Paul Kirkpatrick!

David, who’s read over 80,000 scripts and has overseen Academy Award-winning films such as Dead Poets’ SocietyTerms of Endearment, and Witness, box office hits such as Top GunGhost and The Hunt for Red October and the hugely successful Indiana Jones and Star Trek franchises, will personally select the FULL SCHOLARSHIP winner and TWO RUNNERS-UP (who will be awarded an additional prize of a 30% discount to the retreat).

In addition, TWELVE finalists will be awarded PARTIAL SCHOLARSHIPS of a 15% discount to the retreat, also to be personally mentored by David. (Usual cost: 4,595 euros).

The scholarship places may be taken at either the October 2019 Retreat or July or October 2020.


DEADLINE: May 31st, 2019, 12 midnight PST.

Entrance Fee: None. We just ask that you share this post at least once on social media. 🙂

Please note: writers will only be eligible to be considered for a scholarship to be mentored by David Paul Kirkpatrick if the following 3 steps are fulfilled:

a) Send the LOGLINE and FIRST 3 PAGES ONLY of your script to: [email protected] (Please ensure your name is removed from the title page.)

b) Also please state if you are interested in being considered for a partial scholarship to be mentored by David, if not awarded the full one.

c) Finally, don’t forget to include the screenshot of your post share on social media!

Good luck and hope to see you at a future retreat!