50th Annual

Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition


Tennessee Screenplay (Feature + Shorts)


Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
September 30, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 *
Regular Deadline
December 31, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 *
Late Deadline
February 15, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
WAB Extended Deadline
May 31, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 30.00.

Category Details

Approximately July 10, 2019

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

Text Files
  PDF (.pdf)

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Grand Jury Prize
Grand Jury Prize Winner of all Feature Categories. TN Category winning script is only eligible if it's a feature-length entry.
Cash Award Value: 3,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

1st Place
The winning script receives a $750 cash prize.
Cash Award Value: 750 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

Entrants must prove eligibility (TN residence) by uploading a copy of a legal drivers license, state ID or school ID or emailing a copy to screenwriting@nashfilm.org within 24 hours of entering.

The winning script of the Tennessee Screenplay category is only eligible to be considered for the Grand Jury Prize for Best Feature-length Script if it's a feature-length entry.