Christopher Fowler has won the feature award in the 2016 Feature Screenplay Competition at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television’s Professional Programs for his horror-comedy script Miss Miskatonic. Also an improv comic and actor, Fowler earned the same award in 2014 for Dead Run. Henry Ortlip received the Screenplay Honorable Mention for his drama-comedy The Big Bear.

The program also announced writer-director Naomi Fryer as the recipient of the 13th annual Nate Wilson Joie de Vivre Award for her drama-comedy screenplay Love is at the Centre of Things. Fryer’s short films have screened at festivals including Cannes.

The Spring Quarter Certificate Presentation Ceremony acknowledged the achievements of 96 students who completed the yearlong Professional Program in Screenwriting.