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The Music Box is awarded First Runner Up in the 2018 Finals in the Creative World Awards

Music Box Poster | Illustration by Natalie KnowlesThe Music Box‘ (All Drama & Family) has been awarded the position of First Runner Up in the Creative World Awards.

Black Jack‘ (Action Adventure) made the finals whilst ‘Leaving Town’ (Action Adventure) made the semi-finals and Circus Boy‘ (Comedy) the preliminary finals.

The organisers have stated that they ‘saw more talent come through this season than ever before’, making the achievement all that greater.cwa_logo1-300x205

Circus Boy in Top 10% of Academy Nicoll Fellowships Competition

Circus Boy Poster | Illustration by Natalie Knowles

Circus Boy has made the Top 10% of nearly 7,000 scrips in the 2018 Academy Nicoll Fellowships Competition. This is a really important competition as the Academy is directly linked to the Oscars that take place in January each year.

Circus Boy is a feature length animation based on a published short story for children. It tells the story of Billy, a boy who lives in an orphanage who runs away with the circus to become a clown and is pursued by a cruel housemistress who wants to return him to the orphanage.

The Music Box in the Hot 100 List for 2018 Capital Fund Screenplay Competition

Music Box Poster | Illustration by Natalie KnowlesThe Music Box has made the Hot 100 List for the Capital Fund Screenplay Competition for 2018. 

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The Music Box is a full-length feature written with editorial input from the late Irv Bauer (Hollywood actor and screenwriter).

It is set in 1826 and is about a talented young female pianist who aims to study at the Salzburg Academy is opposed by her aunt who wants to marry her off to solve her financial difficulties. She eventually discovers she is related to Mozart.

Circus Boy Named Honouree Winner in Inroads Screenwriting Fellowship Awards

InroadsCircus Boy Poster | Illustration by Natalie KnowlesCircus Boy has been named as the Honouree Winner in the 2018 Inroads Screenwriting Fellowship Awards, with Black Jack being selected as a finalist.

Circus Boy is a feature length animation based on a published short story for children.The script began in the USA through workshops with Lew Hunter (Hollywood Screenwriter, producer and lecturer for UCLA).

It tells the story of Billy, a boy who lives in an orphanage who runs away with the circus to become a clown and is pursued by a cruel housemistress who wants to return him to the orphanage.

Black Jack wins Honourable Mention and selected as a finalist

Black Jack Poster | Illustration by Natalie Knowles‘Black Jack’ has received the award of Honourable Mention in the Movie Script – Action Adventure category at Screenplay Festival. The festival takes place in June 2018 in Sherman Oaks, California, USA. The festival takes place in June 2018 in Sherman Oaks, California, USA.

Black Jack is a coming of age adventure story set in the 18th Century about a young aristocratic English boy who is rescued from the sea. He is befriended by a black pirate and joins forces with him in a bid to steal Spanish gold.Black Jack – Adventure –  Historical – 1709.

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