Nantucket Film Festival
The Nantucket Film Festival Screenwriters Tribute
The NFF Screenwriters Tribute is a celebration of a noted screenwriter who has brought distinction to the craft of writing for film. Thisevent is hosted by Brian Williams, NFF Board member and NBC News anchor. Past honorees include: Walter Bernstein, Charlie Kaufman, Ring Lardner Jr., Steve Martin, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, Jay Presson Allen, James Schamus, Paul Schrader, Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor, Judd Apatow, Harold Ramis, Barry Levinson, Michael Arndt and Davis Guggenheim.
Late Night Storytelling
Six storytellers (writers, actors, filmmakers or Nantucketers) tell their tales without the benefit of notes or scripts. Past storytellers include; Jim Carrey, Jerry Stiller, Tina Fey, Laird Hamilton, Jesse L Martin, Brian Williams, Joe Pantoliano, Alan Cumming, Mos Def, Olympia Dukakis, Ted Hope, Paul Rudd, Celia Weston, John Shea, Kristen Johnston, Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly, Anne Meara, Rosie Perez, and Ben Stiller.
Nantucket Film Festival Awards
The NFF Official Juries announced in May and the NFF Official Awards are presented to recipients on the last day of the festival in June.
The Screenwriters Colony
The Screenwriters Colony is a month long, all-expense-paid event on the island of Nantucket. Writers are invited to work on their screenplay projects with guidance from more experienced people. Participating writers live together at Almanack Farm, on the edge of Nantucket's cranberry bog conservation land.