Five finalists have been named for the 2007 Samuel Goldwyn Writing Awards Competition.
They were chosen after submitting a feature-length screenplay to the Samuel Goldwyn Foundation via the eight U. of California campuses.
Kevin P. Cramer, from UC Riverside, and Mark Crawford Humphrey, Jennifer O’Kieffe, Andrea McCloud and Michael Vukadinovich all from UCLA made the final cut.
Winners will be selected Oct. 29 by Peter Bart, editor-in-chief, Variety; Cathy Schulman, producer; and Joel Schumacher, director-writer-producer.
The first place winner gets $15,000; second place $7,500; third, $4,000; and honorable mentions get $2,500 and $1,000.