News

2017-09-30

HE IS MY MUSIC selected at Focus International Film Festival.

2017-08-23 Won WRITER OF THE YEAR at Written Word Awards for Hollywood Dreamz International Film Festival I, Action of Film Festival XIII, and AOF World Cinema III in Las Vegas, Nevada.
2017-07-05

WEDDING BETS and THREE FATHERS named Screenplay Finalists at Austin Revolution Film Festival.

2017-07-04

CREAM CAKES chosen an Official Selection by Austin Revolution Film Festival 2017.

2017-06-02

THE HICKORY HORSE is named Official Selection Screenplay at Action on Film Festival. CREAM CAKES (brother unwanted) is selected in Short Scene Sequences Screenplay.

2017-05-20

THE WEDDING BET (renamed Wedding Bets) is accepted by Action on Film Festival in it's first year at Las Vegas. The cast is all Thai.

2017-05-02

THE HICKORY HORSE screenplay selected at Hollywood Dreamz Film Festival.

2017-04-01

THE HICKORY HORSE wins Best Family Screenplay at Northern Virginia Film Fest. Kim Fortunato was on hand to accept the trophy.

2017-03-27

The Hickory Horse nominated for both Best Drama Screenplay and Best Family Screenplay at Northern Virginia International Film & Music Festival in Fairfax, VA. www.NOVAfest.com

2017-02-23 Brother Unwanted chosen Finalist Short Screenplay at Bare Bones International Film & Music Festival in Muskogee, OK.
2017-02-16 Brother Unwanted named Official Selection Short Screenplay at Universe Multicultural Film Festival in Rolling Hills, CA.
2017-01-16

Hollywood Dreamz International Film Festival selected Cream Cakes in Feature Screenplay Contest and Cream Cakes (brother unwanted) in Short Sequence. Hollywood Dreamz is a new festival taking place this summer in Las Vegas.

2016-12-22 He Is My Music wins Best Short Script at California Women's Film Festival Winter 2017 in Los Angeles.
2016-10-11 CREAM CAKES chosen an Official Selection Screenplay at South Carolina Underground Film Festival, Columbia, SC.
2016-09-10 THREE FATHERS chosen an Official Selection Screenplay at EyeCatcher International Film Festival in McAlester, OK.
2016-09-08 THREE FATHERS wins 1st Runner-Up Best Screenplay Family - Youth at Action on Film 2016, CA.
2016-09-08 ACTION ON FILM FESTIVAL Runner-Up WRITER OF THE YEAR 2016. Winner Ron Podell.
2016-09-01 VICKI BARTHOLOMEW Nominated for Written Word WRITER OF THE YEAR 2016 at Action On Film Festival, Monrovia, CA.
2016-08-26 VICKI BARTHOLOMEW received Award for Excellence in Film and Dedication to Kids at San Diego International Kids' Film Festival.
2016-08-21 HE IS MY MUSIC Nominated for Best Screenplay at Oregon Short Film Festival, OR.
2016-08-01 THREE FATHERS chosen an Official Selection at San Diego International Kids Film Festival, CA.
2016-07-08 THREE FATHERS chosen an official Selection at Kingdomwood Christian Film Festival, Atlanta, GA.
2016-05-27

HE IS MY MUSIC chosen Short Screenplay Finalist at Honolulu Film Awards 2016.

2016-3-15 THREE FATHERS was Nominated for Best Script at International Christian Film Festival in Orlando, FL.
2016-04-22 HE IS MY MUSIC runner up in Best Short Screenplay INSPIRED BY MUSIC at Nashville Film Festival 2016
2016-04-03 BLINDA (USA) wins Best Short Screenplay at 2016 Universe Multicultural Film Festival in Rolling Hills Estate, CA.
2016-03-07 HE IS MY MUSIC named one of two Finalists for Short Screenplay Inspired by Music at Nashville Film Festival.
2016-03-03 THREE FATHERS nominated for Best Script at International Christian Film Festival in Orlando, FL.
2016-01-19 Live action/animation screenplay BLINDA accepted at Universe Multicultural Film Festival in Rolling Hills Estate, CA.
2015-12-29 HE IS MY MUSIC chosen Quarter-Finalist Short Screenplay at Richmond International Film Festival (VA).
2015-09-24 BLINDA or HOW CINDERELLA REALLY GOT RID OF HER WICKED STEPSISTERS wins Best Script Youth - Family category at Action on Film Festival. This is the third year in a row Vicki has won this category at Action on Film.
2015-09-03 HE IS MY MUSIC screenplay has been chosen as an Official Selection by Urban MediaMakers Film Festival in Norcross, GA.
2015-09-01 Action on Film has Nominated THE BIRTHDAY written by Vicki Bartholomew for Best Produced Screenplay Short.
2015-08-15 HE IS MY MUSIC chosen Short Screenplay Winner at Moondance International Film Festival in Boulder, CO.
2015-08-14 HE IS MY MUSIC and BLINDA named Official Selection Screenplays at Action on Film in Monrovia, CA.
2015-07-31 THE BIRTHDAY chosen Official Selection Short Film at 2015 Action on Film International Film Festival in Monrovia, CA and will be shown in September. Written by Vicki Bartholomew and Directed by Sammy Pendergrast of Franklin, TN.
2015-07-21 HE IS MY MUSIC, a bilingual screenplay set in Honolulu, is one of eight short screenplays selected at San Diego International Kids Film Festival.
2015-07-06 CREAM CAKES chosen Official Selection Feature Screenplay at 2015 San Francisco Global Movie Festival.
2015-04-18 BLINDA awarded Second Place in Family/Faith Script category at NOVA Film Festival.
2015-04-06 BLINDA, live action/animation script, nominated Best Family/Faith Short Screenplay at NOVA in Fairfax, VA.
2015-04-04 SOMEONE TO LOVE chosen Winning Screenplay at Illinois International Film Festival in Aurora, Illinois.
2015-03-19 Attended Jr. Thespian Festival at Ensworth School in Nashville, TN, and met many teachers and students from middle schools across the USA.
2015-03-11 Visited Nashville Film Institute in Nashville and met Premawathie Thiagarajah, Founder and CEO of NFI.
2015-02-14 CREAM CAKES chosen Finalist Screenplay at Pasadena International Film Festival in Pasadena, CA.
2015-01-05 SOMEONE TO LOVE, CREAM CAKES, and BLINDA are named Official Selection Screenplays at Northern Virginia International Film Festival in Fairfax, VA.
2014-11-14 Filming begins on THE BIRTHDAY in Nashville, TN. Directed by Sammy Pendergrast. Starring Judy Jackson and Dottie Tubbs.
2014-11-09 DRAGONFLIES AND ELEPHANTS is chosen Winner of Feature Drama Screenplay at International Family Film Festival 2014 in Hollywood, CA.
2014-10-18 THREE FATHERS is awarded 5th Place Screenplay at Urban Mediamakers Film Festival in Norcross, GA.
2014-08-28 SOMEONE TO LOVE wins Best Script Family/Youth at Action on Film.
2014-08-07 THE BIRTHDAY, SOMEONE TO LOVE, and DRAGONFLIES AND ELEPHANTS are named Official Selections at Action on Film International Film Festival 2014 in Monrovia CA. THE BIRTHDAY is nominated for Best Dialogue Short Script. SOMEONE TO LOVE is nominated for Best Script Family/Youth.
2014-03-20 CREAM CAKES is named Finalist Screenplay at Beverly Hills Film Festival, CA.
2014-03-09 THE BIRTHDAY is named Top Three Finalist in Short Screenplay at Bare Bones International Film & Music Festival in Muskogee, OK.
2-14-03-02 CREAM CAKES is chosen among the Top Five Short Screenplay Finalists at Richmond International Film Festival, VA.
2014-02-27 WEDDING BETS was chosen Finalist Screenplay at Universe Multicultural Film Festival in Rolling Hills Estates, CA. It will be featured in a Showcase Reading on April 5th at 2PM in a meeting room in Peninsula on the Promenade, followed by a Screenplay Panel and an evening Reception.
2013-12-15 THE BIRTHDAY is chosen as a Screenplay Finalist at Back in the Box Competition in Tolucca Lake, CA.
2013-11-10 THE HICKORY HORSE wins a Distinctive Achievement Award for Best Unproduced Screenplay at Wild Rose Film Festival in Desmoines, IA.
2013-10-16 CREAM CAKES Wins Second Place in Best Screenplay at Urban Mediamakers Film Festival, Norcross, GA.
2013-09-23 CREAM CAKES is chosen Finalist Screenplay at American CineRockom International Film Festival in Hollywood, CA.
2013-09-14 CREAM CAKES is an Official Selection for Feature Screenplay by 2013 Urban Mediamakers Film Festival in Norcross, GA.
2013-09-11 CREAM CAKES is chosen an Official Selection Short Screenplay by 2013 Silent River Film Fest in Irvine, CA .
2013-09-02 BLINDA is named Finalist Short Screenplay at 2013 Pollygrind Underground Film Festival Las Vegas.
2013-08-22 FIVE FROGS AND A PRINCE (revised) is an Official Selection Stage Musical for Kids at Moondance International Film Festival in Mystic, CT.
2013-08-22 CREAM CAKES wins Best Script - Family/Youth at Action on Film International Festival in Monrovia, CA.
2013-08-11 CREAM CAKES nominated for Best Dramatic Short Screenplay and for Best Script - Family/Youth at 2013 Action on Film International Festival.
2013-08-09 CREAM CAKES is named Official Selection in Screenplay at Action on Film International Festival.
2013-05-05 CREAM CAKES wins Best Short Screenplay Comedy at International Family Film Festival. One scene was
performed in the Screenplay Showcase moderated by Kerry Liethen.
2013-05-04 REFILLS wins Silver Lei Award for Feature Screenplay at Honolulu Film Awards.
2013-05-04 CREAM CAKES places Third in Best Short Screenplay at Honolulu Film Awards.
2013-04-29 Performance of COOL MIKE wins Third Place in Texas for a One Act Play Festival at Canyon High School in New Braunfels. Performed by Smithson Valley Middle School.
2013-04-14 CREAM CAKES wins Best Short Screenplay at Universe Multicultural Film Festival at Rolling Hills Estate, CA. All Chinese cast. Set in China.
2013-01-27 WEDDING BETS chosen Semi-finalist at Charleston International Film Festival.
2012-08-30 Vicki Bartholomew accepted into WGAw-Independent Writers Caucus.
2012-08-27

Moondance results announced:) CREAM CAKES wins Short Screenplay at Moondance Film Festival 2012.

REFILLS chosen Finalist in Feature Screenplay at Moondance.

THE HICKORY HORSE is Semi-finalist in Feature Screenplay for Kids.

2012-07-31 REFILLS is one of five screenplays nominated for Best Screenplay at Naperville Independent Film Festival (IL).
2012-04-20 BLINDA is Honorable Mention at Bare Bones Film Festival Muskogee (OK).
2012-03-26 THREE FATHERS wins Third in Short Screenplay at Honolulu Film Festival.
2012-03-25 REFILLS reading at IFFF Screenplay Showcase and wins Finalist (2nd in Comedy Screenplay.
2012-03-19 REFILLS chosen Finalist at Sacramento International Film Festival (CA).
2012-03-06 REFILLS named Finalist at Beverly Hills Film Festival (CA).
2012-02-12 REFILLS named Finalist at 2012 Charleston International Film Festival (SC).
2012-01-20REFILLS Selected at Feature Best Comedy Screenplay at International Family Film Festival (Burbank).
2011-12-22DRAGONFLIES AND ELEPHANTS eBook is now available on AsiaBooks.com and the print book will soon follow.  An international company, AsiaBooks is located in Bangkok and has bookstores throughout Thailand.
2011-11-03REFILLS wins Distinctive Achievement (second place) in Best Unproduced Screenplay at 2011 Wild Rose Independent Film Festival (IA). 
2011-10-28REFILLS wins Silver Award in Best Screenplay at 2011 JamFest Film Festival in Louisiana.
2011-10-14THE WEDDING BET is Feature Script Selection at 2011 Urban Mediamakers Film Festival (GA).
2011-08-22THE WEDDING BET is a Finalist at 2011 Moondance Film Festival (CO).
2011-08-10BLINDA is an Official Script Selection at 2011 Columbia Gorge Film Festival (WA).
2011-05-03BLINDA wins 2010 Best Screenplay for Kids 5-8 at KIDS FIRST Film Festival (NM).
2011-04-25BLINDA nominated 2010 Best Screenplay for Kids 5-8 at KIDS FIRST Film Festival in Santa Fe (NM).
2011-04-15Vicki Bartholomew is a quarterfinalist at FADE IN in Hollywood (CA). Semi-finalists to be named May 31st.
2011-04-01DRAGONFLIES AND ELEPHANTS is named Aloha Accolade Award Winner at Honolulu Film Awards (HI).
Set in Thailand.
THE WEDDING BET is Best Short Screenplay 1st Place Winner at Honolulu Film Awards (HI). All Thai cast.
THE HICKORY HORSE is named a Finalist for Best Feature Screenplay at Honolulu Film Awards (HI).
Set in Kentucky.
2011-02-28THREE FATHERS is named Finalist Screenplay Competition at Charleston International Film Festival (SC). Set in China.
2011-02-08 THE WEDDING BET selected by 2011 International Family Film Festival in Burbank. This romantic comedy screenplay is set in Bangkok with all Thai cast.
2010-12-21 DRAGONFLIES AND ELEPHANTS now for sale at Amazon.com and at Lighthouse Christian Publishing.
2010-11-16 THREE FATHERS screenplay set in China is recommended by 2010 KIDS FIRST Film Festival.
2010-10-10 DRAGONFLIES & ELEPHANTS published by Lighthouse Christian Publishers as a juvenile novel. Coming soon to Amazon.com.
2010-09-22 THREE FATHERS wins Spirit of Moondance Best Feature Screenplay for Kids at Moondance Film Festival in Boulder, CO. BLINDA is semi-finalist at Moondance Film Festival, and REFILLS is semi-finalist in Short Screenplay.
2010-10-30 THREE FATHERS selected at Naperville Independent Film Festival in IL. The screenplay is set in Yinchuan, China.
2010-06-15 BLINDA recommended by KIDS FIRST Film Festival.
2010-03-10 THE HICKORY HORSE has been selected for Script Development in both the Good to Go and Script Readings at the Female Eye Film Festival in Toronto. THE HICKORY HORSE goes on to win Best Reserve Screenplay.
2010-01-15 BLINDA is a Finalist (Third Place) at International Family Film Festival, Hollywood, in Short Screenplay Sci-Fi/Fantasy. The screenplay is live action/animation script.
2009-12-05 THE HICKORY HORSE wins Third Place at KIDS FIRST Film Festival in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The screenplay, recommended for 12 to 18 year olds, takes place in KY.
2009-11-15 DRAGONFLIES AND ELEPHANTS is selected by Queens International Film Festival, NY. The screenplay takes place in Thailand.
2009-09-01 THE RED CAT OF CHIANG MAI wins Stageplay for Kids at Moondance Film Festival, Boulder, CO.
2009-08-15 DRAGONFLIES AND ELEPHANTS and THE HICKORY HORSE are top five Finalists at Naperville Independent Film Festival in IL.
2009-04-01 DRAGONFLIES AND ELEPHANTS is a Finalist at the 2009 Charleston International Film Festival in Charleston, SC.
2009-Mar/June School productions of THE LAST GIFT at New Providence Middle School in Clarksville, TN, and Woodland Middle School in Brentwood, TN; and FRIENDS FOREVER at West Park School in Manitoba, Canada.
2009-02-15 THE HICKORY HORSE is a Feature Drama Screenplay SemiFinalist at the 2009 International Family Film Festival in Hollywood, CA.
2009-02-15 COOL MIKE performed at Oregon Trail Junior High School in Olathe, KS.
2008-11-06 COOL MIKE performed at Barat Academy in Dardenne Prairie, MO.
2008-09-01 SOMEONE TO LOVE wins Spirit of Moondance Stage Play Award at Moondance International Film Festival in Boulder, CO.
2008-05-19 DRAGONFLIES AND ELEPHANTS is Quarterfinalist at Page International Screening Award in L.A.
2008-04-20 DRAGONFLIES AND ELEPHANTS is Finalist in Original Screenplay Contest at Swansea Bay Film Festival, UK.
2008-04-18 COOL MIKE is performed at Texas State Play Competition in Ft. Worth, TX, by Highland Middle School.
2008-02-18 DRAGONFLIES AND ELEPHANTS is selected by KIDS FIRST Film Festival in New Mexico. Screenplay recommended for ages 8-12 and 12-18.
2008-02-18 THE RED CAT OF CHIANG MAI, a short folk style comedy which takes place in Thailand, published by www.DramaSource.com .
2008-02-16 SOMEONE TO LOVE performed at Shortgrass Playhouse in Hobart, OK.
2008-02-15 DRAGONFLIES AND ELEPHANTS is Screenplay SemiFinalist at Gloria International Film Festival in West Valley, UT; and Vicki attends screenwriting workshop by Rob Tobin at the Festival.