Kellie Rice has recently graduated with her Master of Fine Arts degree (SJSU) and is an award-winning writer. She is currently working with an agent at Paradigm and a manager at Principal Entertainment to develop a new script or two. She is also collaborating with an artist to turn Daughters of the Wind into a graphic novel.
To learn more about Kellie, please see "About Kellie."
The following is a sample of her success.
Her feature screenplay ANDROMACHE has won:
-- The 2009 Blazing Quill Screenwriting Competition (National).
-- The 2009 BEA Student Screenwriting Competition (National) for a Feature Screenplay.
-- The 2008 Rosebud Award for a feature screenplay at the CSU Media Festival. (State)
-- The 2008 Harold Crane Award for Best Screenplay at
The script was also a 2009 Finalist in the International Film Festival of Ireland. An in-depth article about Kellie and the script was in the July/August 2009 issue of SCRIPT MAGAZINE. The article was called "Scene Fix" and you can view her scene rewrite here.
Her feature screenplay DAUGHTERS OF THE WIND has won:
-- The 2010 BEA Student Screenwriting Competition (National) for a Feature Screenplay.
-- The 2010 BEA Best of Festival Screenwriting Award (National) See more here.
-- The 2009 Rosebud Award for a feature screenplay at the CSU Media Festival. (State)
She has also written several other scripts that have never entered competition.
Kellie is busy writing a Young Adult series. The first book is called Sing Moonlight and is a swashbuckling adventure. The story was inspired by a dream, and Kellie was so motivated to write the tale that she completed her first novel in just under three weeks. The book is over 92,000 words (304 pages). Kellie is currently seeking literary representation for her novel.
Her short fiction has won many awards, including:
-- 2009 James Phelan Literary Award for a Short Story Over 2,000 Words for "Come, Goddess."
-- 2008 James Phelan Literary Award for a Short Story Over 2,000 Words for "The Walkers in Darkness."
-- 2007 James Phelan Literary Award for a Short Story Over 2,000 Words for "Miyelo."
-- 2007 James Phelan Literary Award for Humor and Satire for "The Playground Act."
-- 2007 James Phelan Literary Award for Humor and Satire for "The Tale of How Beowulf Procured Much Mead-stock."
-- 2006 Lois King Thore Short Story Scholarship for "The Woe of William."
On another note, she also won every story contest in the fourth grade, earning herself many cookies!
-- 2007 James Phelan Literary Award for Metrical Verse of 30 Lines or More for "Wind Warrior."
Kellie and her sister have made several parodies that are available on YouTube here. Their fan films have placed well in Stargate competitions, and "The Flatulent Felon" won the duo an Apple MacBook. They enjoy expressing themselves through silly, irreverent humor.
Their Stargate Atlantis fan films can also be seen on the rising star Jason Momoa's webpage here (bottom right).
"The Druid Priest" (background music) composed by Jon Ehrlich from ROAR.
ALL OF KELLIE RICE'S WORK IS REGISTERED WITH THE US COPYRIGHT OFFICE. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.