Nevada Film Office Screenwriting Competition

Nevada Film FestivalName of Contest:
Nevada Film Office Screenwriting Competition

Sponsoring Organization:
Nevada Film Office

Danette Tull

555 E. Washington Ave. Suite 5400, Las Vegas, NV 89101

702 486 2711

702 786 2712



Purpose of Contest:
The NFO Screenwriting Competition seeks to provide unsold writers an opportunity for recognition and networking with the Hollywood market, and to encourage the creation of scripts specific to Nevada. The small size of the competition improves a writer’s chances of finishing well, and our judges provide professional notes and useful criticism to each writer that enters.

Number of years this contest has been running:

August 31st

Entry Fees:
$25 PDF submission,
$50 Hard copy submission

Kinds of scripts accepted (i.e. Teleplays, features, MOWs):
Full length feature scripts.

75% of locations must be filmable in Nevada
Must be industry standard full length feature
See website for complete rules and guidelines

Description of Prizes:
The winning script will be eligible for consideration to be pitched to production companies willing to read the winning script. Winner will also receive a one on one professional script consultation with an industry professional, complimentary posting of logline, synopsis and full script on, pair of VIP passes to the Las Vegas Film Festival.
The Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) has graciously extended the winner of the 2010 Nevada Film Office Screenwriting Competition membership eligibility in their Independent Writers Caucus.

Readers and Judges:
Judging for the 2010 Nevada Screenplay Competition will be done by experienced, professional writers and story analysts from a script service company. Judges will provide constructive criticism through notes that you will receive at the close of the competition. By having industry professionals read and score your script, you will get an honest and realistic view of the Hollywood screenwriting scene and valuable feedback in order to improve your screenwriting skills.

Success Stories:
Last year’s winner, April Rouveyrol, currently signed with a Manager and is currently working on pitching and promoting her script. We wish her all the best!