Wednesday, November 12, 2008


Howka brothers and sisters, I received this email this morning and am hoping some of our tribal members will take a shot at the opportunity. If any of our tribal members enter drop me a line and let me know. Karen


Idyllwild, CA...November 12, 2008– Students interested in the film industry are encourage to participate in the “Hollywood Ending” scholarship contest, Idyllwild Arts Academy is looking to grant creative young filmmakers the opportunity to win scholarships to IAA’s Moving Pictures department. The top three entries for “Hollywood Ending” will receive a $25,000 scholarship for Grand Prize, $15,000 for Second Prize and a $10,000 scholarship for Third Prize. Entries are now being accepted and the deadline for submission is January 15, 2009 at 12:00 midnight P.S.T.

Creating a Hollywood ending by completing a screenplay created by an Idyllwild Arts Academy senior could make a deserving student the winner of a $25,000 scholarship!

To Enter Contest: Students can write their own “Hollywood Ending” by completing the end to: “New Years Animus”, a screenplay written by a senior Moving Pictures student.

Visit the Idyllwild Arts website at and click the main Academy button, then click Hollywood Ending. Click the button to download the screenplay “New Years Animus”, complete the ending and then e-mail your entry along with your (Name, Email, Address, Phone, Current Grade & School.)

Winners will be chosen by Idyllwild Arts Academy faculty members and will be posted on our website, along with the original ending on February 1, 2009.

Send Your Entry To:

For Additional Questions Contact: 951-659-2171 (ext. 2339) or

Contest Terms and Conditions: Entries will be accepted from students between the ages of 13 and 18 (as of September 1, 2009). Current students at the Idyllwild Arts Academy are not eligible to enter. Contest winners must meet the standard eligibility requirements for Admission to the Academy in order for prizes to be claimed (see Admission Requirements in the Admission section of this website for more details).

This prestigious Moving Pictures department contest will give the winning students a scholarship to attend the only West Coast boarding high school for the arts and is intended for the 2009-10 school year only and is not applicable to concurrent years of enrollment at the Academy. Contest winners are eligible for further financial aid based on demonstrated need (see Tuition and Financial Aid in the Admission section of this website for more details). Prizes are not redeemable for cash value. The deadline for submission is January 15, 2009 at 12:00 midnight P.S.T. The top three winners will be exhibited on the school’s website.

Idyllwild Arts is a private boarding high school devoted to the arts in the San Jacinto Mountains above Palm Springs in Riverside County. It is one of only three in the United States. For more information on how you can help support young, gifted artists and filmmakers, contact the Idyllwild Arts Foundation at 951-659-2171 ext. 2330 or visit Press inquiries for Idyllwild Arts can be directed to Jeff Hocker at 760-320-5272 or

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