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Samuel Goldwyn Award finalists selected

Five finalists for the 2009 Samuel Goldwyn Writing Awards have been chosen.

They are Jennifer Barclay of UCSD for her screenplay “Prank,” and four UCLA students: Rob Kotecki, for his screenplay “Blowback”; Eli Mael, “Oaktown”; Bradford Schmidt, “Landsailor”; and Joseph Tremba, “The Shoeshine Girl.”

The winners will be selected by a jury consisting of producer Colin Callender, actress/producer Hilary Swank and CAA story editor Catherine Tarr.

The awards will be presented on Nov. 2 at UCLA.