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“The Recess” competes in 31st Woods Hole Film Festival in the US / 108th Official Selection

“The Recess” directed by Navid Nikkhah Azad has been selected to compete in the Dramatic Shorts competition section of the 31st Woods Hole Film Festival (WHFF), which takes place in Woods Hole (MA, United States) from July 30-August 6, 2022.

The Woods Hole Film Festival is...

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Maurice Vaughan

Congrats on another selection, Navid Nikkhah Azad and everyone who was involved!

Kevin J. Howard
Box of Glass is moving into LA!

Awesome news! "Box of Glass" was just selected by the L.A. Sci-Fi & Horror Festival

Mark Thomas Taylor

Congratulations, Kevin J. Howard!!

Luca Tomassini

Congrats man!

Deneuve Brutus

Congratulations, Kevin J. Howard. Your hard work is showing!

Jimmy Messer


Jason Boyer


Kevin J. Howard
Best Screenplay in Kyiv

I submitted "Box of Glass" to the Kyiv Film Festival on January 14th, horrified when I saw the invasion in February. I figured the festival would be off, but I received my laurels tonight. I am so honored! My heart is with the people of Ukraine.

Jo Gomesh

Congrats Kevin!!

Roberta M Roy

Well done!

“The Recess” competes in MUICORTOS in Spain / 109th Official Selection

“The Recess” directed by Navid Nikkhah Azad has been selected to compete in the 5th edition of the Muestra Internacional De Cortometraje Solidario De Ciudad Real popularly known as MUICORTOS, which took place in Ciudad Real, Spain from July 11-19, 2022.

The Spanish-Iranian...

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Maurice Vaughan

Congrats, Navid Nikkhah Azad, cast, and crew!

Stage 32 Job Alert
Producer hired through Stage 32 Jobs

Daniel Sollinger, a Producer from Los Angeles, California was just hired for the project titled ""Golden Blast from the Past"". Congratulations!

Maurice Vaughan

Congratulations, Daniel!

Dawn Greenfield Ireland
Wow! more good news!

My 4 scripts, Where's Ralphie, Plan B, The Far Corner, and The God Child have been selected by the Lake Travis Film Festival Script Competition!

#laketravisfilmfestival #feelthespark #LTFF2022 #BeeCaveTX #LakewayTX

Katie Overstreet


Shellie Schmals

Congratulations!! That's so exciting!!

Absolute Zero

I just received word that my 30-minute tween sitcom 'Absolute Zero' just won top placement in the Toronto Lift-Off screenplay competition! They even interviewed me for a cool write-up in their online magazine. This is the twelfth award the show has received in the last two years. At this point, I'm...

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Candice Anne Hernandez


Maurice Vaughan

Congrats on winning and the interview, Bryce Hatch! 12 is a lot of awards! Great poster!

Eric Boles

Congratulations, Bryce!

Mark Hammond

Well done!!

Shellie Schmals

Congratulations Bryce!

“The Recess” competes in the Goya Awards qualifying FICIE

“The Recess” competes in the Goya Awards qualifying “45th Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente de Elche (FICIE)“ in Spain

It's our pleasure and honor to announce that “The Recess” (Spanish: “El Recreo”) directed by Navid Nikkhah Azad has been selected to compete in...

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Philip Sedgwick

Congrats, Navid. You're doing so well with your important film.

Navid Nikkhah Azad

Thank you, Philip. We made it happen.

Gentian Gjikopulli

That’s awesome. Congratulations.

Richard "RB" Botto

Phenomenal news, my friend. Congratulations!

Navid Nikkhah Azad

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

Pranjal Joshi
Selection for Student Academy Awards

Just the Semifinals (latest update)…!

Just the Student Academy...!!

Just the Oscars...!!!

I am extremely thrilled and elated to share that my short film "Mela (Carnival)" has been reached to the 49th Student Academy Awards! It is one of 54 films (Total in all categories from Experimental, Animation, Do...

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Gentian Gjikopulli

That’s a wonderful news! Congratulations Pranjal

Pranjal Joshi

Thanks a lot!! Shellie Schmals

Pranjal Joshi

Thank you Gentian Gjikopulli :)

Aiswarya Maity

Wow. This is awesome. Congratulations! You've done India proud

Pranjal Joshi

Thank you @Aiswarya Maity :)

Kevin J. Howard
The Red List

Since today is my B-day, I will boast a bit. Since joining Coverfly in 2020, 9 of my 11 Screenplays listed on their platform are now below the Top 25% of All Listed!! I am so proud of this, because like all of you, I just write because we have to! It's what we do!

Bop Shipman

Congrats to you...and congrats on another revolution around the sun

Fiona Linton-Brohamer

Wow! How fabulous! Congratulations!

Shellie Schmals

Fantastic!! Congratulations!!

Frank McDonnell

Way to go, Kevin. Maybe I'll keep at it :)

Kevin J. Howard

Lisa Lindsley, Vikki Harris, Bop Shipman, Shellie Schmals, Fiona Linton-Brohamer, Frank McDonnell, and Pat Savage! Thank you all so much! I'm sorry it took me two days to say so. :) I wish you all the...

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Saundra McKenna
Great consultation!

Through this process of working with Stage 32 and exec consultations, I have done many consults. My most recent experience first with doing a consult with Jason Mirch, who is quite knowledgeable and industry savvy, he sent me to Mike Disa. Jason thought Mike is a right-fit exec for this project. Mik...

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Maurice Vaughan

Congrats on the great consultation, Saundra McKenna! Jason always knows the right exec, producer, manager, and agent for writers. Thanks for recommending Mike Disa. Hope you get your movie and your se...

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Stage 32 Job Alert
Screenwriter hired through Stage 32 Jobs

Ines de Deseo, a Screenwriter from Los Angeles, California was just hired for the project titled "Ryder & The Deer Guardians". Congratulations!

Maurice Vaughan

Congrats, Ines!

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