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Program Description

The 47th annual Nashville Film Festival is proud to open its call for entries for the 2016 Screenwriting contest. With over $90,000 in cash and prizes and potential exposure to celebrated industry executives and studios, the Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition is an incredible opportunity for talented writers to get their scripts discovered.

Deadlines and Fees

Early
July 31, 2015
Early
July 31, 2015
Early
July 31, 2015
Late
Nov. 30, 2015
Late
Nov. 30, 2015
Late
Nov. 30, 2015
Extended
Jan. 08, 2016
Extended
Jan. 08, 2016
Extended
Jan. 08, 2016
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Program Benefits

The NaFF Screenwriting Competition offers cash and prizes, including NaFF Festival Gold Laminates to finalists and Silver Laminates to semi-finalists.

 

Cash Awards:  

  • Grand Prize (All Feature Categories) $2,000 
  • Grand Prize (All Short Categories) $1,000
  • Feature - Drama: $500
  • Feature - Comedy $500 
  • Feature - Action/Adventure $250
  • Feature - Family/Animation $250
  • Feature - Historical Film $250
  • Feature - Inspirational Film $250
  • Feature - Music-Inspired $250
  • Feature - Science Fiction $250
  • Feature - Tennessee $250
  • Feature - Thriller/ Horror $250
  • Short - Drama $250
  • Short - Comedy $250
  • Short - Action/Adventure $250
  • Short - Family/Animation $250
  • Short - Historical $250
  • Short - Inspirational $250
  • Short - Music Inspired $250
  • Short - Science Fiction $250
  • Short - Tennessee $250
  • Short - Thriller/Horror $250
  • Short - Young Screenwriter: $250
  • 60 minute Pilot $250
  • 30 minute Pilot $250
NaFF names a winner and runner-up in each category. Winners receive cash awards. Runners-up win an exclusive certificate award printed at Hatch Show Print. Semifinalists win a NaFF Silver Laminate, valued at $250. All finalists win two NaFF Gold Laminates worth $798. 

Announcement Dates

Mar. 18, 2016

Semifinalists

Mar. 18, 2016

Frequently Asked Questions

http://nashvillefilmfestival.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Rules-FAQs-2016.pdf

Rules

http://nashvillefilmfestival.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Rules-FAQs-2016.pdf

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