Carnegie Mellon Senior Wins America's Newest Screenwriter Contest-Department of English - Carnegie Mellon University

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Carnegie Mellon Senior Wins America's Newest Screenwriter Contest

PITTSBURGH—Carnegie Mellon University Senior Madelyn Glymour has won the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) Alliance for Family Entertainment's (AFE) Search for America's Newest Screenwriter Contest. Glymour, who received the top honor in the college category for her script titled "Nuclear," was awarded a $2,500 cash prize.

AFE holds the contest to support its mission to "find, nurture, develop and support, high-quality content the entire family can enjoy." Writers are asked to submit original scripts for a 30-minute comedy or one-hour drama that depicts modern family life with a multi-generational appeal. Over the past 10 years, AFE has helped to bring more than 20 primetime successful programs to air.

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By: Shilo Rea