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The £5,000 “Inspired by Science” Treatment Award!

Congratulations to our Top 10 FINALISTS for the Wellcome Trust “Inspired By Science” Award.

(See below for the TOP 30 and First Round Finalists of 80)

The winner of the “Inspired by Science” Treatment award and £5,000 will be announced LIVE at the London Screenwriters

Festival on Saturday, October 30th at 2:00 PM during the “Inspired by Science” Event in Tuke Hall.


FINAL 10  FINALISTS

Barry Simner
Elizabeth Swan
Evan Placey
Jane Rogoyska
Neil Williams
Rachel Matthews
Rob Young
Stephen Volk
Tom Needham
Vitali Vitaliev


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TOP 30 FINALISTS

Allan Bardos

Caroline Bond

Joseph Carpenter

Drew Castalia

Mary-Ann Devally

Barry Gram

Penny Hartley

David Holroyd

Erini Kastaontindou

Tom Kinninmont & Gilbert Adair

Alan Kramer

Adam Long

Stacey Lukes

Rachel Matthews

Claire Moorsom

Tom Needham

Evan Placy

Nimer Rashed

Hannah Robinson

Jane Rogoyska

Barry Simner

Catherine Skinner

Elizabeth Swan

Hyan Thiboutot

Vitali Vitallev

Stephen Volk

Roxanne Wells

Pete Whitby

Neil Williams

Rob Young

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And congratulations to the top 80 First Round Finalists from the final count of 270 entries to the “Inspired by Science” Treatment Competition.

FIRST ROUND FINALISTS

Armen Antranikian

Bryher Armstrong

Edward Baker

Paula Baker

Allan Bardos

Peppy Barlow

Kristi Barnett

Paul Bassett Davies

Piers Beckley

Caroline Bond

Nicholas Booth

Colin Buchan

Paul Campbell

Joanna Canon

Joseph Carpenter

Drew Castalia

Mark Conway

Daniel Cormack

Hugo Currie

Jessica Davidson

Gwenyth Davies

ElizabethDelaney

Mark Denton & Jonathan Stockwood

Mary-ann Derally

Jan Dunn

Ron Ferne

Matt Gibbs

Kulvinder Gill

Frag Ginbey & Jamie Delano

Barry Gram

Carla Grauls

Lavinia Greenlaw

Darren Guthrie

Alex Hales

Tim Harries

Penny Hartley

David Herman

David Holroyd

Bryony Ive

Richard James

Darren Jones

Erini Kastaontindou

Tom KInninmont & Gilbert Adeir

Alan Kramer

Mandy Lee

Adam Long

Stacey Lukes

Chris Lunt

Sheila Marshall

Rachel Matthews

Victoria Merrell

Claire Moorsom

Tricia Murphy

Tom Needham

Oliver Nlemadim

Jeff Norton

Stephen O'Reilly

Evan Placy

Georges Poles

Phillip Poppy

Nimer Rashed

Oanis Rawbone

Hannah Robinson

Jane Rogoyska

Rebecca Russell

Lindsay Shapero

Barry Simner

Catherine Skinner

Merilyn Spier

Elizabeth Swan

Hyan Thiboutot

Francis Turnly

Judy Upton

Vitali Vitallev

Stephen Volk

Roxanne Wells

Paul Whitaker

Pete Whitby

Neil Williams

Rob Young

The London Screenwriters Festival

in association with the Wellcome Trust

The “Inspired by Science” Treatment Award is a £5,000 prize to be given to a writer to enable them to develop their idea further.

The aim of the award is to encourage the development of drama that engages its audience in the area of science and society by supporting new proposals for film, television or other broadcast media that are inspired by the field of biomedicine.

Writers are encouraged to submit proposals for original drama projects suitable for a potential UK production and broadcast. (Application form below)

The “Inspired by Science” Award is open to all writers who are resident in the UK. 10 shortlisted entrants will receive complimentary invitations to attend the London Screenwriters Festival in October. If any delegate has paid for their ticket this will be refunded. The Award winner will be announced at a special session during the Festival itself.

The winner will receive:
•    £5,000 to develop their project.
•    An informal association with the Wellcome Trust to include individual editorial and/or practical assistance over a period of 6 months tailored to the individual winner.
•    Additional assistance to research their biomedical area of interest through scientific experts and research including access to the Wellcome library.

All entries should be received no later than 12 noon Friday 15th October 2010.
Any entries received after this date will be ineligible.
Finalist will be annouced on Friday 22nd October 2010

For more information about the Wellcome Trust and details about their other Broadcast Awards visit their website at www.wellcome.ac.uk.


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