Story Data™ Joins Get Connected Atlanta's Second Annual Writing Contest for Emerging Artists in Georgia

By: Story Data IO
Story Data - The Analytical Based Community for Entertainment Professionals
Story Data - The Analytical Based Community for Entertainment Professionals
ATLANTA - March 26, 2019 - PRLog -- Story Data™ is exclusively hosting entrants for the second screenwriting competition held by Get Connected Atlanta and Final Touch Production's 10K Film Production Grant 2019. Submissions are currently being accepted thru April 25, 2019.

The competition is open to all aspiring writers, at any level in their career, and to all genres, including narrative, comedy, drama, animation, experimental and others. Now in its second year, the goal is to attract emerging artists from a broad spectrum of backgrounds across Georgia who have compelling stories to share. The competition is limited to entrants from Georgia and projects will be judged on creativity, innovation and attention to detail.

Get Connected Atlanta and Final Touch Productions will award the winning short story a $10K production grant, $1,000 for film festival submissions, and mentorship from Bryan Smiley, VP of Production, Sony Pictures Entertainment.

An experienced panel of industry insiders will serve as the judges to select the winning screenplay, including actress, director and producer, Terri J Vaughn and writer, Cas Sigers Beedles, also co-founders of Nina Holiday Productions; director and writer, Deborah Riley Draper; Program Director of Cinema at Georgia State University, Taharka Sankara; Executive Director of Atlanta Film Society, Christopher Escobar; President of SAG-AFTRA Atlanta, Ric Reitz; line producers, Rachel Allen and Gabrielle Pickle; Story Data founder, Chris Parker; and Marrah Davis of Final Touch Productions.

Finalists will be announced at Get Connected Atlanta's 10K Second Annual Dinner and the winner, at the Get Connected Atlanta 10K Awards ceremony mixer in Atlanta, GA in June. For more information please visit:

Story Data's unique hosting platform blends collaboration, story analysis, authentication, and security, as well as the latest Ethereum Blockchain technology to create an immutable encrypted record of a script and its copyright information. Its proprietary algorithms convert screenplays (PDFs and Final Draft files) into data points that are used for Artificial Intelligence and data mining by industry professionals looking for their next great project.

Story Data™ is an analytical on-line based community designed to use big data, AI, and machine learning, to match industry professionals with the right story at the right time. Enhanced security lets you control who, how, and when someone can access your story. Accelerate your story by allowing peers to provide creative notes on story, scenes, and characters. Move your writing group online and securely collaborate with select members. And much more…

Final Touch Productions is an independent production company that acquires, develops and producea feature film and television properties for distribution across all platforms. Our focus is on producing high-quality entertainment by partnering with the industry's best to deliver value to our audiences.

Get Connected Atlanta will operate as a 24-hour one-stop premier film/television entertainment incubator and theater and event rental complex that is technologically advanced with top of the line equipment in the midtown community for producers, directors, actors, writers, editors and cinematographers.

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Location:Atlanta - Georgia - United States
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