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The Rewrites Strike Back!

After extensive rewrites, Colety’s screenplay “From Kandahar With Love” was selected from 5,167 scripts to be a Quarterfinalist in the PAGE International Screenwriting Contest.  Meanwhile he is hard at work on the new script.

eBook Conversion

Time to get down with the download.  Mark Colety’s novel, The Prodigal Ones, has just been converted to the eBook format.  Kindle users are now able to purchase the book through  Just do it, people.

FilmMakers 2012 Semifinalist

Results for 2012 FilmMakers Semifinals are in and we are thrilled to announce that Colety’s script has made the cut.  It has now placed in 3 major competitions and continues to garner attention.

‘Kandahar’ Advances in 2012

Year of the Dragon was welcomed in with an announcement from FilmMakers International:  ‘From Kandahar with Love’ is now an official Quarterfinalist.  Taking steady aim at landing representation for 2012 and a shot of getting the film made.

Filmmakers 10th annual International Screenwriting Competition

Colety’s feature-length script “From Kandahar with Love” has been selected by Filmmakers 10th annual International Screenwriting Awards.  This will be the third major screenwriting competition this year to place the script.

Colety Announced 2011 Quarterfinalist

Featured on CNN, Entertainment Weekly, and in Variety Magazine – Scriptapalooza is an international contest based in Hollywood known for being one of the top competitions to break new writers to production companies and agents in Los Angeles.  Colety’s comedy, …
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Hollywood’s PAGE awards selects Colety

PAGE International screenwriting competition advanced Mark Colety’s first full length script to Round 2 selections for judging.  Largely considered to be the top screenwriting contest in Hollywood, second only to Academy Award sponsored Nicholl Fellowship, PAGE selected the script from …
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Seattle International Film Festival: The reels are rolling

Northwest Asian Weekly, June 6 1998 One of Mark’s last assignments as a journalist was covering the SIFF in 1998.

All aboard: Take a ride on the ‘Survival System Train’

Northwest Asian Weekly, November 18 1997 Review of Japanese industrial artist Kenji Yanobe’s exhibit. Mr. Yanobe had art shows throughout the world and his work was on display at the grounds of the World’s Fair in Osaka, Japan.

In through the out door: ‘Exit the Dragon’ storms into Seattle

Northwest Asian Weekly, October 11 1997 Review of Michael Zee’s play. It was promoted by his wife, celebrity, actress and producer Ming Na Wen (Joy Luck Club) on opening night in downtown Seattle.