"Here in Nevada County" Screenplay Contest


Calling all writers, producers, actors, editors, and filmmakers! "Here in Nevada County" is a chance to create and submit a 10-page screenplay about the people, places, and events that make our community such a unique place to live with the hopes of being selected as one of the top 10 "Winning Selections." The ten winning screenplays will then be turned into a 10-minute movie by a cast and crew put together by you!

Call for screenplay entries is NOW. $20 per entry.  Download UPDATED Timeline (PDFPNG ZIPDOC)
Download UPDATED Entry form & Production Outline (PDF, PNG ZIP, DOC); Download UPDATED Official Rules (PDF, PNG ZIP, DOC)

To assist in the writing of your screenplay we offered screenplay formatting workshops for those who have dreamed of writing a screenplay or have one to polish up and submit. Workshops were $50 for two, 3-hour classes (6 hours total).

They were held at NCTV and conducted by filmmaker (award winner too!) Gerald Martin Davenport. Please click here for class information. 

NEW DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING SCREENPLAYS IS MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2014. Submit to: NCTV, 134 East Main Street, Grass Valley, CA  95945. $20 non-refundable check (per screenplay) made payable to NCTV, or cash.

Cast and Crew call will be in mid-May. Finished films are due the first week in September.

The PREMIERE and showing of the films will be on a Sunday afternoon in October at a local theater. There will be a Producer's Choice Award and Audience Award. The prize is prestige and a whole lot of bragging rights .

The screenplay contest is an NCTV collaboration with Breckport Media Solutions and Aria Pictures. Thanks guys!

For more information, call Cheryl at NCTV, 272-8862 or stop by the office at 134 East Main Street in Downtown Grass Valley.