The Board of Trustees of the
AMERICAN CINEMA FOUNDATION
The 8th Annual
SCREENWRITING COMPETITION WINNER
Justin Swingle, for
WHITE SHADOWS, BLACK DREAMS
For excellence in screenplay writing which tell a positive story about specific fundamental values and their importance to society.
The AMERICAN CINEMA FOUNDATION nurtures and rewards feature film and television projects which address fundamental social values and support and strengthens the common good and the common culture.
Academy member Lionel Chetwynd
Nominated for an Academy award Best Writing, Screenplay Adapted From Other Material
The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1974)
Lionel Chetwynd Productions
Academy member Bob Gale
Writer | Back to the Future
Bob Gale is an Oscar-nominated screenwriter-producer-director, best known as co-creator, co-writer and co-producer of Back to the Future (1985) and its sequels. Gale was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, and graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. in Cinema from the University of Southern California. He has written over 30 screenplays.