Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition

Nashville Fest

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

Web:
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Email:
cat@nashfilm.org

Contact: Robin Robinson, Programming Manager

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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)
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Objective

The Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition leverages one of the oldest and largest film festivals in the U.S. Each year, NashFilm draws hundreds of filmmakers, musicians and industry to ten days of films, panels, red carpet events, live music showcases and parties. NashFilm is an Academy® Award Qualifying Festival in three short film categories.

For screenwriters, NashFilm offers 8 categories in feature, short and teleplay lengths with both cash and prizes including the fact that all semifinalists and finalists win festival passes! That’s not a discount on a pass but the whole pass.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Expired. Previous Deadline: 06/26/2020

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 industry power players - including studio representatives, producers and fellow filmmakers.

The winning short films in the Narrative, Animated and Documentary Short Film Competitions are eligible for Academy Award® consideration without the standard theatrical run, provided the film otherwise complies with the Academy rules.

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: Robin Robinson, Programming 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?
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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: Robin Robinson, Programming 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?
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Contest News

Nashville Fest Names Finalists

The Nashville Film Festival Screenplay Competition has announced their Feature Screenplay, Short Screenplay, TV Script Contest Finalists.

FEATURE: Finalists – alphabetical by entry name

DRAMA FEATURE
“Code Blues” – Gary Wallach
“Glen Sherley” – Joe Rassulo, Robert Gibson
“Independence Pass” – Brian MacEvilly
“Oil and Water” – Alfred Thomas Catalfo, Morgan Webster Dudley
“Shadowman” – Mike Miller
“The Acadian” – David Vincent
“The Oracle of Jerald’s Bay” – Sarah Bewley


COMEDY FEATURE
“Alliance” – Charlie Robinson, Carla Robinson
“Canadian Holiday” – David Rocchio
“Miss Loving” – Bernard Smith
“My Bad Day in Hell” – Eric Carlson
“Poe Boys” – David Van Hooser
“The Full Irish” – Brian MacEvilly

MUSIC INSPIRED FEATURE
“Blind Boone” – Moss Hall, Max Morath
“Chris Gaines Saves the World” – Donald Driscoll
“Stride” – Rick Whelan

FAMILY FEATURE
“Darby Petty and the Lost Treasure” – DC Sayre
“Eleven Days” – Jaginder Singh
“The Creepy House” – Shoshana Rosenbaum

INSPIRATIONAL FEATURE
“Heart Stringz” – Barbara Ashdown
“In-Between” – Sandra Webb Smith
“One Small Step” – Patrick Sherman

ANIMATED FEATURE
“My Monster Burrufu” – Alberto Corral
“The Mythfitz” – Nicholas Julius

ACTION/ADVENTURE FEATURE
” D.T.” – Ken Comer
“Guns and Grace” – Odin Ozdil
“The Third Bomb” – Phillip Parker

HISTORICAL FEATURE
“In Spite of It All” – Rebecca Boyd
“Kid Convict” – Julie Umbreit
“Samson: A Savior Will Rise” – Shawn Hoffman

SCIENCE FICTION FEATURE
“Bioterror Conspiracy” – Louis Lio
“Eden” – Jessica Chou
“No Man’s Land” – Michelle Davidson, Jeffrey Field
“Populous” – Michael Quintero

THRILLER/HORROR FEATURE
“A Texas Story” – David Martin-Porras, Julia Fontana
“Bad Blood” – Billie Bates
“Empathy” – Elvis Wilson
“Ginseng” – Josh Barkey
“Lifers” – Phil Burdette
“The Apocalypse Chronicles” – Nathan Ludwig, Charles Hill
“Why the Willow Weeps” – Dwight Jolivette
“Zombie Ward” – Harry Oxnard

TENNESSEE SCREENWRITER FEATURE
“Empathy” – Elvis Wilson
“Sink Swim” – Elvis Wilson
“The Acadian” – David Vincent
“The Last Drop” – A. D. Smith




Finalists – Shorts

COMEDY SHORT
“That Other Crazy Thing You Do” – Michelle Leibel
“U Got Tagged” – Andrew Roxby

DRAMA SHORT
“Illuminate” – Robert Pawloski
“Which Spoke of Freedom” – Aria Marrogi, Chris Germiller

FAMILY SHORT
“The Home of Rock” – Brian MacEvilly
“Wiindigoo the Cannibal” – Michael O’Rourke, Winona LaDuke

GENRE SHORT
“Guest” – Charles Dillon Ward
“Lumen 18” – Darren Tibbits

TENNESSEE SCREENWRITER SHORT
“The Ice Road” – Taylor Albertson
“Incident at Broadway and Grand” – Francis Wolff

YOUNG SCREENWRITER SHORT
“The Favor” – Jack Fossett
“The Pride Club” – Kirill Dyshlovoy




TELEPLAY Finalists – alphabetical by entry name

DRAMA – TELEPLAY
“Limbo” – Jessica Chou
“Long Lost” – Deanna Shumaker
“Renegades” – Conway Preston
“Tip & Keeper” Carol Caldwell

COMEDY – TELEPLAY
“It Could Be Worse” – Tracy Reilly
“Star Pupils – Tom Ruprecht
“The Knot” – Adam Rosenbaum

Updated: 03/20/2015

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: Robin Robinson, Programming 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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