Entries are now being accepted for the the Rod Serling Conference's Short Feature Scriptwriting competition. The conference, scheduled for October 2-3, 2009, will coincide with the 50th anniversary of the first airing of The Twilight Zone.
The script competition is open to nonproduced or nonoptioned writers only. The deadline for entries is April 1, 2009.
Serling taught at Ithaca College from 1967 until his death in 1975. Ithaca College is also home to the Rod Serling Archives consisting of television scripts, movie screenplays, stage play scripts, films, published works by Serling, unproduced scripts, and secondary materials.
"Celebrating 50 Years of The Twilight Zone," an interdisciplinary academic conference dedicated to the works of Rod Serling, is set for Friday, October 2, and Saturday, October 3, 2009, at the Roy H. Park School of Communication. Proposals for sessions are now being accepted.
For Ithacans, Rod Serling isn’t just the creator of the Emmy-award winning show The Twilight Zone. He’s also remembered as the caring man who opened up his heart and home as he lectured at Ithaca College for nine years. IC is home to the Rod Serling archives, the largest and most complete collection of his work, which includes television...
ITHACA, NY—A script deemed too sensitive for television in 1956 will have its first-ever reading as part of the Ithaca College conference on “The Life and Legacy of Rod Serling” March 28–29. The conference will include a presentation on how Serling had to turn a black teenaged boy into an elderly Jewish man in order to have his script...