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The Bitter Bush by screenwriter Deborah Vajda a 2015 PAGE Quartertinalist
The Bitter Bush, a story about a 12-year-old missionary daughter's coming of age in the Liberian bush, has advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2015 PAGE Internation Screenwriters Awards. The full-length screenplay has placed in more than 10 other competitions to date.
Deborah Vajda's THE BITTER BUSH a Nicholl Fellowship Quarterfinalist
As one of 372 quarterfinalists out of more than 7,200 entries, Deborah Vajda's full-length screenplay, THE BITTER BUSH, placed in the top 5% of entries in the 2013 Academy Nicholl Fellowships.
This is Vajda's first screenplay. It has placed in 8 other screenplay competitions.
THE BITTER BUSH by Deborah Vajda a Big Break Quarterfinalist
THE BITTER BUSH, a full-length screenplay by Deborah Vajda, is a 2013 Final Draft Big Break Contest quarterfinalist. Quarterfinalists make up the top 12% of the 6,669 scripts entered in this year's contest.
Deborah Vajda's HILDY AND ME named 2013 CWA Preliminary Finalist
HILDY AND ME, a short script by Deborah Vajda, has been named a Preliminary Finalist in the 2013 Creative World Awards screenplay competition. HILDY AND ME is a poignant true story about a day in the life of two sisters during which one—a dwarf—goes missing.
HILDY AND ME is Vajda's second script.
Deborah Vajda's THE BITTER BUSH is 2013 Creative Worlds Semifinalist
Deborah Vajda's first full-length screenplay, THE BITTER BUSH, has made the preliminary finals of the 2013 Creative World Awards. Quarterfinalists will be announced the week of August 19, 2013.
Deborah Vajda's THE BECKONING BUSH makes the 2013 CineStory semifinals
THE BECKONING BUSH, a full-length screenplay by Deborah Vajda, has made the semifinals of the 2013 CineStory Screenwriting Awards. THE BECKONING BUSH is a story about an adolescent American girl who moves to Liberia when her parents become missionaries. While her parents struggle with West Africa culture shock, she not only acclimates but thrives. Things take a terrible turn for the worse, however, when she becomes too curious about the secret societies of the villagers her parents are there to convert.
Deborah Vajda's THE BITTER BUSH makes the StoryPros Semifinals
THE BITTER BUSH, is a story about a young girl who moves to a village in Liberia, West Africa, when her parents become missionaries. Her naivete and determination prove a deadely combination when she pursues her curiosity about the secret bush school for adolescent natives.
Deborah Vajda's THE BECKONING BUSH - 2012 Fresh Voices Quarterfinalist
THE BECKONING BUSH (a.k.a. THE BEAUTIFUL UNKNOWN and THE BITTER BUSH) is a Quarterfinalist and Spotlight Award nominee in the 2012 Fresh Voices Original Screenplay Competition.
THE BITTER BUSH by Deborah Vajda Is a WriteMovies 32 Semifinalist
Deborah Vajda's feature drama THE BITTER BUSH has made the semifinals of WriteMovies 32. The story follows a young girl as she rebels against her missionary parents and comes of age in Liberia, West Africa.
Deborah Vajda's THE BEAUTIFUL UNKNOWN wins the drama category in the 2012 TRMS contest
THE BEAUTIFUL UNKNOWN (a.k.a. THE BECKONING BUSH and THE BITTER BUSH) is the winner in the drama category of the 2012 Table Read My Screenplay contest.
Deborah Vajda's THE BECKONING BUSH - Finalist 2012 Emerging Screenwriters
THE BECKONING BUSH, a full-length screenplay by Deborah Vajda, is a Top 100 Finalist in the 2012 Emerging Screenwriters Competition.