Stage 32 Success Stories

Find work or representation? Cast your film or project? Secure funding? Made a career altering connection? Maybe Stage 32 just kept you in the game?!

Help others in the community by sharing how you used Stage 32 to find success!

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Kevin J. Howard
Script Summit Finalist!

Sweet! "Box of Glass" has been upgraded to a Finalist in Script Summit! I will post the laurels soon!

Michael David

Congratulations on this accomplishment!

Maurice Vaughan

Congrats, Kevin J. Howard! Next step, winner!

Gentian Gjikopulli

And again, and again, and... Congratulations Kevin!

Michael David

Kevin, what's your secret to bring able to write such high quality material so consistently and at such a fast pace?

Liked by Chelsea Isabella Clark-James and 8 others

“The Recess” competes in Corto di Sera in Italy / 112th Official Selection

“The Recess” directed by Navid Nikkhah Azad has been selected to go on screen in the competition section of the 11th Corto di Sera – Independent Short Film Festival, which takes place in Messina, Italy from August 10-13, 2022.

The Spanish-Iranian short drama “The Recess” ha...

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Liked by Jason Boyer and 4 others

“The Recess” competes in Incontestable Film Festival (FestCI) in Peru / 110th Official Selection

“The Recess” directed by Navid Nikkhah Azad has been selected to compete in the “Hispanic-American non-fiction Short Film” competition section of the 2nd edition of the Incontestable Film Festival (Festival de Cine Incontrastable) popularly known as FestCI, which took place in Huancayo, Peru from Ju...

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Liked by Christiane Lange and 4 others

Philip Sedgwick
Elevator Pitch ~ A short film that endures

So, it all started way back when... that was when Stage32 member, Rutger Oosterhoff reached out to me to pen a screenplay concept he had. Rutger has a strong sense of story and this concept... about an Amish man meeting the devil in an elevator and needing to strike a deal before hitting the bottom...

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Doug Nelson

Sounds an awful like 'Devil' - Universal Pictures & M. Night Shyamalan.

Phillip "Uncle Phil" Hardy

This is a good one. Rutger and Philip are both very talented people.

Rutger Oosterhoff

We try to be Phillip!

Liked by Joyce Sousa and 4 others

“The Recess” receives L’OTTAVA ISOLA award / 21st International Award

“The Recess” directed by Navid Nikkhah Azad has been honored with the L’OTTAVA ISOLA award of the organizing committee at the 7th Milazzo Film Festival, which wrapped-up on July 24th.

The Organizing Committee awarded its recognition to the Iranian Navid Nikkhah Azad who insp...

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Liked by Stephen Foster and 8 others

Milazzo Film Festival nominates “The Recess” / 107th Official Selection

“The Recess”, acclaimed movie by Navid Nikkhah Azad, has received a “Scarabeo d’Argento” nomination for Best International Short Film from the Italian Milazzo Film Festival.

“The Recess” directed by Navid Nikkhah Azad has been nominated for Best International Short Film at...

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Navid Nikkhah Azad

Thank you, Richard! I hope I can participate in the next edition of Stage 32 short film contest with "The Recess".

Lisa Vandiver


Maurice Vaughan

Congrats, Navid Nikkhah Azad and everyone who was involved!

Drew Warren Delaine


Liked by Jane Tumminello and 8 others

Kevin J. Howard
Top 10 in the Table Read My Screenplay Genre Competition!

Fantastic News! "Box of Glass" has been upgraded to the Top 10 in the Table Read My Screenplay Genre Competition! Thanks to @NetworkISA and the best of luck to everyone!

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Kevin J. Howard
2 Second Rounders in Seattle!!

This is great! The Seattle Film Summit released their list of Second Rounders and "The Celestial Highway" & "Voyager" are both on the list! I've got my tickets to the festival!!

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