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Wednz Scene: Writer’s Digest 87th Annual Writing Competition

Wednz Scene: Writer’s Digest 87th Annual Writing Competition

January 24 / 18

Last post for today. Just discovered this competition this morning. Writer’s Digest is having their annual writing competition. Plain and simple information to pass along to those who are interested in entering. Read on…


Credit source: Writer’s Digest

 

WRITER’S DIGEST 

87TH ANNUAL 

WRITING COMPETITION

BELIEVE IN YOUR WORK & BEGIN YOUR NEXT CHAPTER

Don’t miss the competition that could transform your writing life!

ONE GRAND PRIZE WINNER WILL RECEIVE:

  • $5,000

  • His or her name on the cover of Writer’s Digest (subscriber edition)

  • A paid trip to the Writer’s Digest Annual Conference

ENTER IN 1 (OR MORE!)of 9 CATAGORIES:

  • Memoir/ Personal Essay

  • Genre Short Story

  • Mainstream/Literary Short Story

  • Magazine Feature Article

  • Rhyming Poetry

  • Non-Rhyming Poetry

  • Script

  • Children’s/Young Adult Fiction

  • Inspirational/Spiritual

EARLY BIRD DEADLINE: MAY 4, 2018

DEADLINE: JUNE 1, 2018

READY TO WRITER YOUR SUCCESS? IT ALL STARTS WHEN YOU ENTER TODAY!

www.writersdigest.com/writers-digest-competitions/annual-writing-competition

If your interested, you know exactly what to do. Enjoy the rest of your Wednesday, be blessed.

 

 

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Wednz Scene: Artexpo New York 2018

Wednz Scene: Artexpo New York 2018

January 24 / 18

Hello everyone! The Artexpo New York 2018 is coming and there is a lot of information that I need to give to you. Firstly, this exhibition is celebrating 40 years. This giant exhibition has showcased artists from Andy Warhol, Keith Harring, and many more. Not only to display great artwork, Artexpo has changed the way people buy and sell art.


Credit source: Artexpo New York / Redwood Media Group

 

ARTEXPO NEW YORK 2018 / APRIL 19-22, 2018

Each year thousands of art industry insiders flock to Artexpo New York in search of the art and artists that will shape trends in galleries worldwide. Hosting more than 32,000 avid art enthusiasts annually, we’re the largest international gathering of qualified trade buyers—including gallery owners and managers, art dealers, interior designers, architects, corporate art buyers, and art and framing retailers. 

For forty years and counting, Artexpo has been changing the way people buy and sell art. Our annual, juried expo brings the biggest publishers, galleries, and collectors face to face with hundreds of established and emerging artists. In short, we’re the world’s largest fine art marketplace. 

This year, we’ll host over 400+ innovative exhibiting artists, galleries, and publishers from across the globe, showcasing exciting original artwork, prints, paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography, ceramics, giclee, lithographs, glass works and more—all under one roof at Pier 94.

For those of you who want to exhibit your artwork, they are taking applications. Click artexponewyork.com/exhibitor-application. If you’re interested in attending, here are some key notes to remember.

 

TRADE DAY

TRADE DAY HOURS

(Trade Attendees Only)
Thursday, April 19 | 12 – 7 PM
Friday, April 20 | 10 AM – 4 PM

TRADE DAY – FIRST PREVIEW PARTY

(Trade Attendees Only)
Thursday, April 19 | 5 – 7 PM

OPENING NIGHT PARTY

OPENING NIGHT HOURS

(Trade & Public Welcome)
Friday, April 20 | 4 PM – 8 PM

MAIN SHOW HOURS

SHOW SCHEDULE

(Trade & Public Welcome)
Saturday, April 21 | 11 AM – 7 PM
Sunday, April 22 | 11 AM – 6 PM

 

SHOW TICKETS

GENERAL INQUIRIES

  • Children ages 12 and under are free when accompanied by an adult

  • Discounted admission is available for seniors 60 years of age and over

  • Discounted admission is available with presentation of a valid student ID (for students in middle school through college)

  • Pets are not allowed on-site except service animals

  • A limited number of wheelchairs are available for use. Check in with security from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. upon arriving

  • Photography of the artwork is only allowed with the exhibitor’s permission

General inquiries for ticket refunds can be sent to tickets@redwoodmg.com.

 

TRADE REGISTRATION

TRADE, PRESS & MEDIA

Artexpo New York offers complimentary admission for trade and media professionals, including designers, architects, or gallery owners. Speed your registration process by registering online by April 12, 2018.

If you’re an industry buyer, such as a designer, architect, or gallery owner, register for your complimentary Trade Pass online.

ON-SITE PARKING

Open rooftop parking at Pier 92 is $35 for 10 hours or $40 for 24 hours. Please access Pier 92 parking via the automobile ramp at the intersection of 55th Street and the West Side Highway. All vehicles should follow signs for the NYC Passenger Ship Terminal parking. Please note that height restriction is 8’6”.

*Parking spaces are dependent upon cruise activity.

 

For tickets and all sorts of information, go to artexponewyork.com.

 

 

Image source: Artblend & Artexpo New York

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

90th Academy Award Nominations 2018 the Full List

January 24 / 18

It’s that time again…the 90th Academy Awards is on the rise. Some of you may have already read or heard about the Academy Award nominations. Here is the full list.


Credit source: Oscar.go.com

 

 

BEST PICTURE

Call Me by Your Name

Darkest Hour

Dunkirk

Get Out

Lady Bird

Phantom Thread

The Post

The Shape of Water

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

 

 

ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

Timothée Chalamet, Call Me by Your Name

Daniel Day-Lewis, Phantom Thread

Daniel Kaluuya, Get Out

Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour

Denzel Washington, Roman J. Israel, Esq.

 

 

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Willem Dafoe, The Florida Project

Woody Harrelson, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Richard Jenkins, The Shape of Water

Christopher Plummer, All the Money in the World

Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

 

 

ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

Sally Hawkins, The Shape of Water

Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Margot Robbie, I, Tonya

Saoirse Ronan, Lady Bird

Meryl Streep, The Post

 

 

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Mary J. Blige, Mudbound

Allison Janney, I, Tonya,

Lesley Manville, Phantom Thread

Laurie Metcalf, Lady Bird

Octavia Spencer, The Shape of Water

 

 

BEST DIRECTOR

Dunkirk, Christopher Nolan

Get Out, Jordan Peele

Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig

Phantom Thread, Paul Thomas Anderson

The Shape of Water, Guillermo del Toro

 

 

ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

The Boss Baby

Breadwinner

Coco

Ferdinand

Loving Vincent

 

 

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

Faces Places

Icarus

Last Men In Aleppo

Strong Island

 

 

DOCUMENTARY SHORT

Edith+Eddie

Heaven is a Traffic Jam on the 405

Heroin(e)

Knife Skills

Traffic Stop

 

 

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

A Fantastic Woman, Chile

The Insult, Lebanon

Loveless, Russia

On Body and Soul, Hungary

The Square, Sweden

 

 

WRITING (ADAPTED SCREENPLAY)

Call Me by Your Name

The Disaster Artist

Logan

Molly’s Game

Mudbound

 

 

WRITING (ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY)

The Big Sick

Get Out

Lady Bird

The Shape of Water

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

 

 

ORIGINAL SONG

“Mighty River,” Mudbound

“Mystery of Love,” Call Me by Your Name

“Remember Me,” Coco

“Stand Up for Something,” Marshall

“This is Me,” The Greatest Showman

 

 

PRODUCTION DESIGN

Beauty and the Beast

Blade Runner 2049

The Darkest Hour

Dunkirk

The Shape of Water

 

 

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Blade Runner 2049

Darkest Hour

Dunkirk

Mudbound

The Shape of Water

 

 

COSTUME DESIGN

Beauty and the Beast

Darkest Hour

Phantom Thread

The Shape of Water

Victoria & Abdul

 

 

SOUND EDITING

Baby Driver

Blade Runner 2049

Dunkirk

The Shape of Water

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

 

 

SOUND MIXING

Baby Driver

Blade Runner 2049

Dunkirk

The Shape of Water

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

 

 

MUSIC (ORIGINAL SCORE)

Dunkirk

Phantom Thread

The Shape of Water

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

 

 

SHORT FILM (ANIMATED)

Dear Basketball

Garden Party

Negative Space

Lou

Revolting Rhymes

 

 

SHORT FILM (LIVE ACTION)

DeKalb Elementary

The Eleven O’Clock

The Silent Child

All of Us

My Nephew Emmett

 

 

VISUAL EFFECTS

Blade Runner 2049

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Kong: Skull Island

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

War for the Planet of the Apes

 

 

FILM EDITING

Baby Driver

Dunkirk

I, Tonya

The Shape of Water

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

 

 

MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING

Darkest Hour

Victoria & Abdul

Wonder

That’s it! Catch the 90th Academy Awards on March 4, 2018, on ABC. Jimmy Kimmel will host. Set the date!

 

 

Image source: LA Times & Heroic Hollywood