Honors College Student Charles Dillon Ward Wins Screenwriting Award at Nashville Film Festival for His Script, ‘The Ants Go Marching’

Nashville Film Festival

This is a great achievement! Charles Dillon Ward is a student in the Honors College who designed his own major. He will present his script as part of his Capstone Experience/Thesis (CE/T) Defense tomorrow morning at 9am in Cherry Hall 210.

In the first year of the Nashville Film Festival Screenwriters Competition, the organization garnered over 1500 entries. NaFF Screenwriting Manager, Michael Wood shared, “In our first year hosting this competition, we read so many great screenplays. We can only imagine that filmmakers and producers from all over the globe will be clamoring to work with these writers.”

Background information

WKU senior Charles Dillon Ward of Murray won the Thriller/Horror Short category this weekend in the 2014 Nashville Film Festival Screenwriter Awards.

Ward, a student in the Honors College at WKU, won the award for his script The Ants Go Marching. The Nashville Film Festival’s first screenwriters competition attracted more than 1,500 entries in 25 categories.

As an Honors student, Ward has designed his own major, “Storytelling Traditions in Cinema, Literature, Art, and New Media.”

Contact: Ted Hovet, (270) 745-5782.

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