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screenwriting challenge

The screenwriting edition of our Creative Challenge series awarded a $2,000 top prize for the two most transfixing screenplay openers for an imaginary movie called Creative Armenia.

Matthew Yaldezian shared the top prize

Associate Director of the Professional Programs at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, Matthew Yaldezian shared the $2,000 top prize for creating an impressionable protagonist and a powerful first page. 

$2,000

CASH PRIZE

4

HONORABLE MENTIONS

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WINNERS

Ophelia Harutyunyan

conjured up a special story

Armenia-born filmmaker Ophelia Harutyunyan shared the $2,000 top prize for her unique take on the challenge. 

Meet the honorable mentions

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