Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Steve Martin, Screenwriters and the Stiller Family: 20 Years of the Nantucket Film Festival

READ MORE: Aaron Sorkin in Nantucket on How He Almost Didn't Pitch 'The West Wing' For 20 years, the Nantucket Film Festival has been bringing art house fare to the sunny Massachusetts island south of Cape Cod. Founded by brother and sister team Jill and Jonathan Burkhart, who live there year round, the festival has carved out its identity as a writer's festival. Since its first year, the festival has hosted the Tony Cox Screenplay Competition, which recognizes promising screenplays by emerging writers. Past winners include Patrick Tobin's "Cake," which went to be made into a film starring Jennifer Aniston, and "Down the Bone," Debra Granik's eventual directorial...

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