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 Ortlipreceived 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.