Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition

Nashville Fest

Contact

161 Rains Ave
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 742-2500 (voice)
(615) 649-0001 (fax)

Web:
Click here
Email:
cat@nashfilm.org

Contact: Cat Stewart, Screenwriting Competition Manager

Report Card

Overall: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.3/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.2/5.0)
Report Cards: 17    
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Objective

Founded in 1969 as the Sinking Creek Film Celebration, Nashville Film Festival (NashFilm) is one of the longest-running film festivals in the country and one of the most acclaimed festivals in the South. Hosted in Music City, NashFilm attracts enthusiastic film lovers from all across the country and has been praised by film-goers and filmmakers alike for its unique combination of big city festival atmosphere and laid back Southern hospitality. Showcasing approximately 200 films from over 30 countries, a screenplay competition, episodic competition, live music showcases, and a Creators Conference. Even in a virtual format, NashFilm was able to find a way to include creatives in networking and provide excitement for award winners through a virtual awards ceremony. Show More

Deadline/Entry Fees

Deadline Date Entry Fee Days till Deadline
Early Bird February 28, 2021 $40 Feature, 60 min pilot; $30 Short, 30 min Pilot
Regular April 25, 2021 $50 Feature, 60 min pilot; $30 Short, 30 min Pilot 2
Late May 30, 2021 $60 Feature, 60 min pilot; Short, 30 min Pilot 37
Extended June 13, 2021 $75 Feature, 60 min pilot; $45 Short, 30 min Pilot 51

Notification: July 10, 2020

Rules

Please see website.

Rules - https://nashvillefilmfestival.org/screenwritingrules/

Awards

Nashville Film Festival offers cash and in-kind sponsor prizes to screenwriters with winners selected by our all-industry jury including active producers, reps from top management companies, readers from top screenwriting labs, and industry executives.

Nashville Fest

Contact

161 Rains Ave
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 742-2500 (voice)
(615) 649-0001 (fax)

Web:
Click here
Email:
cat@nashfilm.org

Contact: Cat Stewart, Screenwriting Competition Manager

Report Card

Overall: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.3/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.2/5.0)
Report Cards: 17    
Have you entered?
Submit a Report card

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Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition

Contact

161 Rains Ave
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 742-2500 (voice)
(615) 649-0001 (fax)

Web:
Click here
Email:
cat@nashfilm.org

Contact: Cat Stewart, Screenwriting Competition Manager

Report Card

Overall: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.3/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.2/5.0)
Report Cards: 17    
Have you entered?
Submit a Report card

Contest News

Nashville Fest Names Screenplay Contest Winners

Lisa Gold's The Secret of Shangri-La has been named the Grand Prize Winning Feature Screenplay Winner of the 2017 Nashville Film Film Festival Screenwriting Competition. Raj Trivedi's Del Rio, Texas was named the Short Screenplay Winner. [Updated: 05/11/2017]

Nashville Fest Names Screenplay Contest Finalists

The Nashville Film Festival has named the 54 Finalists selected for their 4th annual Screenwriting Competition. Finalists were selected from over 1,300 submissions from all over the world. [Updated: 04/21/2017]

Nashville Film Festival Announces Screenwriting Competition Awards

The Nashville film Festival has announced the winners of the 2015 Screenwriting Competition. The competition garnered more than 1,350 submissions from all over the world. Finalists and semi-finalists won all-festival passes to attend the festival, network with filmmakers and industry, and attend educational panels and presentations. [Updated: 04/25/2015]

Nashville Fest Names Finalists

The Nashville Film Festival Screenplay Competition has announced their Feature Screenplay, Short Screenplay, TV Script Contest Finalists. [Updated: 03/20/2015]

Nashville Film Festival Announces Screenwriting Competition Finalists

The Nashville Film Festival has announced the finalists for its inaugural Screenwriting Competition. The 76 finalists represent the best of 1,511 entries from all over the world. Winners will be announced at the Nashville Film Festival Awards Ceremony on April 24th. [Updated: 03/13/2014]

Interviews

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Nathan Ludwig

An interview with screenwriter Nathan Ludwig regarding the Nashville Fest Writing Competition. [Updated: 05/02/2014]

Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition

Contact

161 Rains Ave
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 742-2500 (voice)
(615) 649-0001 (fax)

Web:
Click here
Email:
cat@nashfilm.org

Contact: Cat Stewart, Screenwriting Competition Manager

Report Card

Overall: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.3/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.2/5.0)
Report Cards: 17    
Have you entered?
Submit a Report card

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