Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition

Nashville Fest

Contact

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

Web:
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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 39
Regular April 25, 2021 $50 Feature, 60 min pilot; $30 Short, 30 min Pilot 95
Late May 30, 2021 $60 Feature, 60 min pilot; Short, 30 min Pilot 130
Extended June 13, 2021 $75 Feature, 60 min pilot; $45 Short, 30 min Pilot 144

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?
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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?
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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: 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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