The NFO competition seeks to provide unsold writers a means to hone their craft as writers, get them a proverbial "a foot in the door" into the filmmaking industry, while encouraging the creation of scripts (and hopefully future productions) specific to Nevada.
|Deadline||Date||Entry Fee||Days till Deadline|
|Final||August 31, 2013||$25 (PDF entries)||102|
$25 for PDF submission, $50 for Hardcopy submission.
FREE FOR NEVADA RESIDENTS (2 script limit)
Notification: By year-end, subject to change
Submission period: May 1- August 31, 2013
Visit www.nevadafilm.com for complete rules and guidelines.
The winning script will be eligible for consideration to be pitched to production companies, agents, and managers. Winner will receive a complimentary posting of logline, synopsis and full script on the premier screenwriting marketplace InkTip.com.
In addition, the Writer's Guild of America West (WGAW) has graciously extended the winner membership eligibility into the Independent Writers Caucus.
Winner will also receive two (2) complimentary roundtrip tickets on Southwest Airlines and two (2) complimentary room nights at Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas. (* restrictions may apply)
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The Nevada Film Office has announced Adam Bellamy's Cover with the Moon as the winner of their 2008 Screenwriting Competition.
Script Title: Cover with the Moon
Logline: A young man leaves behind his humdrum life and hops a freight train to embark on a journey straight out of hobo lore.
Synopsis: Abandoning his dead-end job and his banal existence, a young man "hops" a train in search of something more. He and a veteran hobo embark on a journey to Mexico, finding freedom, beauty, and deadly peril on the rails.
Nick Welter & Kevin Schweer
Script Title: Pornslappers
Logline: A listless Midwesterner travels to Las Vegas in search of easy fortune only to unexpectedly find his destiny as messiah of the local indigent street peddlers.
Synopsis: After helplessly watching his pitiable life unravel in Chicago, ne'er-do-well Stan Archer is goaded by his raunchy best friend Ray into searching for easy fortune in the absurd world of the card toting Vegas street peddlers. But even the absurd has a dark side. When the tyrannical Cucaracha attempts to crush their scheme, Stan finally discovers his destiny in the most unlikely of talents as he fights to free Sin City's meekest from their oppression.
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