Dunoon to receive WGA fellowship prize

'Remember Me?' screenwriter will also get $10,000 stipend

Heather Dunoon has been tapped to receive the Michael Collyer Memorial Fellowship in Screenwriting from the Writers Guild of America East Foundation.

Her fellowship project “Remember Me?” is about an orphaned woman’s journey of self-discovery through the first interactions with her birth mother, who has Alzheimer’s.

WGA East president Michael Winship will present the fellowship to Dunoon at the WGA’s East Coast awards ceremonies Sunday in New York City at the B.B. King Blues Club.

Dunoon is a senior in film studies at Columbia College Chicago. She receives a $10,000 stipend to write an original screenplay under the mentorship of a prominent screenwriter.

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