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Deborah Vajda

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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. Tags: PAGE International Screenwriting Awards
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. 

Tags: Nicholl Fellowship
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. 

Tags: Creative World Awards Screenwriting Contest
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. Tags: Creative World Awards Screenwriting Contest
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. Tags: CineStory Screenwriting Awards
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.

Tags: 2016 Fresh Voices 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.

Tags: Table Read My Screenplay - Screenplay Contest - Hwd
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.

Tags: Emerging Screenwriters Screenplay Competition