2018 Winners announced.

From our Screenwriters Tribute and Showtime's Tony Cox Screenplay Competitions to our Audience Awards we are proud to honor screenwriters and filmmakers who display a mastery of their craft.


For a full list of awards gifted at the festival see below.


SCREENWRITERS TRIBUTE

The Nantucket Film Festival’s most esteemed awards honor the careers of noted screenwriters who have brought distinction to the craft of writing for film. 


SHOWTIME’S TONY COX SCREENPLAY COMPETITIONS

These juried competitions recognize emerging film and television screenplays as the best from the pool of submissions each year.

2018 winners included
 

EPISODIC (60 MIN) SCREENPLAY
Legacy
BY Kellen Hertz

FEATURE FILM SCREENPLAY
Cambridge
by Henry Hayes and Zolan Kanno-Youngs

 

SHORT FILM SCREENPLAY
Cinderella war
BY Margaret Kane-Rowe

episodic (30 min) screenplay
All we do is nguyen
by huong nguyen
 

Presented by:

THE ADRIENNE SHELLY EXCELLENCE IN FILMMAKING AWARD

This $5,000 award is presented to a female in the film arts in honor and remembrance of Adrienne Shelly’s film legacy. All feature-length films in the NFF lineup are eligible.

2018 Winner:

roll Red roll
director: nancy schwartzman

 

Support provided by: Adrienne Shelly Foundation

AUDIENCE AWARDS

For this much-loved annual distinction the audience picks its favorite films. Cast your vote for Best Narrative Feature, Documentary Feature, and Best Short after the screening of each film.

2018 Winners included:
 

Narrative Feature
burden

Runner-Up
Juliet, Naked

Documentary Feature
bathtubs over broadway

Runner-Up
The sentence

Short Film
homeless: the soundtrack

Runner-Up
the driver is red


TEEN VIEW ON NFF AWARD

Nantucket teenagers screen, analyze, and discuss short films at the Festival, just like the pros. The Teen View on NFF Jury will screen this year’s shorts, discuss each one, and in the process learn the fundamentals of critical film analysis. The jury will give the Short Film Award to the filmmaker whose short best inspires discussion.

2018 WINNER:

bao - domee shi