THE STORYTELLERS: NEW VOICES OF THE TWILIGHT SAGA Launches Contest With Video From Stephenie Meyer, Kristen Stewart, and More

Back in October, TWILIGHT author Stephenie Meyer announced the launch of a short film campaign by the name of THE STORYTELLERS: NEW VOICES OF THE TWILIGHT SAGA which will give creative female filmmakers an opportunity to be showcased worldwide.

Now, fan voting for Phase 1 is open and the all-female panel of award-winning advisers has been announced!

The star-studded group of female panelists will include Stephenie Meyer, actress Kristen Stewart, Academy Award winners Kate Winslet and Octavia Spencer, Jennifer Lee, the award-winning writer and co-director of Disney’s global blockbuster Frozen, Emmy Award-winning actress Julie Bowen, and Women In Film President Cathy Schulman.

With the announcement came a video in support of the contest featuring Stephenie Meyer, Kristen Stewart, and more!


Check out the different phases on the contest and the rewards offered for each:
Screenplay Outlines: 20 finalists will each receive $500 and the opportunity to write a full Screenplay.
Screenplays: 5 winners will each earn $3,000.
Director Pitches: 5 winners will each receive up to $50,000 to complete production of their Short Films.
Short Films: The 5 Short Films from the Director Pitch winners along with any Wildcard winner* may be eligible to win the PRIZE OF A LIFETIME, including an all-new 2015 Volvo XC90, and other prizes.

The five short films that will be developed through THE STORYTELLERS: NEW VOICES OF THE TWILIGHT SAGA will debut on Facebook sometime next year.



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