|From Left to Right: Kerry Taylor, Cate Carson, Lindsey Hancock Williamson, Yulin Kuang, Stephenie Meyer, Amanda Tasse, Kailey Spear, Samantha Spear, Nicole Eckenroad.|
For the last several months, these eight winners have worked closely with Lionsgate, Tongal, Women In Film, and Stephenie Meyer in exploring the origin stories of the characters from The Twilight Saga: The Official Illustrated Guide.
Now, the finished films have finally been posted exclusively to Facebook and you can VOTE for the grand prize winner!
Over the next two weeks YOU have the power to vote for your favorite short while the star-studded group of female panelists including Stephenie Meyer, actress Kristen Stewart, Academy Award winners Kate Winslet and Octavia Spencer, Jennifer Lee, the award-winning writer and co-director of Frozen, Emmy Award-winning actress Julie Bowen, and Women In Film President Cathy Schulman narrow down their selections.
The grand prize winner will be announced on the week of August 3rd and will receive $100,000, an all-new 2015 Volvo XC90, a trip to Los Angeles, and various career opportunities. Don't forget to head to Tongal now and place your vote!
VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE!
THE STORYTELLERS – NEW VOICES OF THE TWILIGHT SAGA
THE STORYTELLERS – NEW VOICES OF THE TWILIGHT SAGA were chosen through Tongal, a crowd source site, where fans voted on their favorite characters and aspiring female filmmakers submitted screenplays and director pitches. The six winning shorts were financed through production advances, and fans, along with the star-studded female panelists, including Stephenie Meyer, actress Kristen Stewart, Academy Award® winners Kate Winslet and Octavia Spencer, Jennifer Lee, the award-winning writer and one of the directors of Disney’s global blockbuster Frozen, Twilight director Catherine Hardwicke, Emmy Award-winning actress Julie Bowen, and Women In Film President Cathy Schulman will select a grand prize winning filmmaker. The grand prize winner will be entitled to a cash prize and career opportunities.