IFP’S SCRIPT TO SCREEN CONFERENCE, MARCH 5
PRESENTED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NFF:
IFP’s Script to Screen Conference explores new opportunities available to indie filmmakers and writers with a full day of workshops, seminars, and networking. Continuing our mission to support the art of screenwriting, the Festival proud to partner with this year’s Script to Screen.
NFF Newsletter subscribers can now receive discounted member-price tickets at $80!
to buy tickets.
Use discount code: S2SNFF%
The Festival will be presenting the day’s keynote speaker, veteran writer/director and NFF 2010 Screenwriters Tributee Barry Levinson (DINER, AVALON, SLEEPERS), and a live reading of scenes from screenplays in IFP’s Emerging Narrative Program, moderated by NFF Artistic Director Mystelle Brabbée. The day will also feature a conversation with Mark Heyman (BLACK SWAN); a look at new platforms for writers with Carol Kolb, Head Writer of the Onion News Network; a case study with the creative team behind Sundance breakout MARTHA MARCY MAY MARLENE; a networking coffee, and once again a chance for selected attendees to pitch their script idea to a panel of experts.
Learn more about the event HERE.
PAST SCREENPLAY COMPETITION WINNERS:
Recently, we caught up with some past winners of our Tony Cox Screenplay Competition. Here is what they had to say since winning our competition:
(Screenplay Competition finalist John Dummer (left)
and winner Tommy Butler (right), with Screenwriter
Tributee Barry Levinson at a mentor brunch.)
“The Festival…exceeded all of my expectations. Perfect!”
– Tommy Butler, 2010 Screenplay Competition Winner, ETOPIA.
“The advisors were fantastic. And thanks to Nantucket Film Festival, Lili Taylor will
play the teacher role [in the film]. She is a big fan of the project, so we’re very excited.”
– Jenny Deller, 2009 Screenplay Competition Winner, FUTURE WEATHER.
Submissions for our Screenplay Competition close on March 11. The winner will receive a $5,000 cash prize and a spot at the prestigious Screenwriters Colony, a 30-day writers retreat on Nantucket. We are also accepting submission for Films. The Regular Deadline for Film submissions is March 7.
Click HERE for more info and to submit through WithoutABox.
PATRON PASSES, 10% OFF THROUGH MARCH 16:
For a limited time only, we’re offering a special “Early Bird” discount on our Festival’s all-access Patron Pass:
Buy through Wednesday, March 16, and save 10% off the purchase of your Patron Pass! Discount code: NFF16.
Click HERE to buy now. Our Patron Pass offers you “No Tickets Required” access to all films and Signature Programs, priority seating, and invitations to VIP-only parties. A Patron Pass is also great way to support the Festival in its mission to champion and nurture the art of screenwriting.
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