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Toast to Film Fest

by Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie Festivals are aplenty in the summertime of Nantucket. Almost every weekend you can find the island full of luminaries and experts of a certain craft, along with budding enthusiasts who wish to meet and greet the people who have somehow influenced their lives. The Nantucket …

The Reel World, Acting as a Sommelier

by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier + Certified Wine Educator, Proprietress of Épernay Wine & Spirits Becoming an Advanced Sommelier requires a tremendous amount of time, effort and diligent study in order to learn about different grape varietals from around the globe, keep up-to-date with ever-changing wine regions and perfect the …

Nantucket Film Festival, 2016

Nantucket Film Festival Turns 21

For more than two decades, Nantucket has been the venue for a festival designed to promote the awareness and appreciation of screenwriting. This week through June 27, screenwriters, actors, producers, agents, and fans will gather on our island for the 21st Annual Nantucket Film Festival. Films that have premiered at …

The Festival’s Teen View Jury Award, selected by a group of Nantucket junior high school students, went to BIRTHDAY, written & directed by Chris King.

Nantucket Film Festival Announces Winners

The 20th Anniversary Nantucket Film Festival (NFF) today announced the winners of the prestigious Showtime Tony Cox Screenplay Competition, which recognizes the best unproduced screenplays and television pilots by emerging writers. Kristen Dávila’s COUNTERINTELLIGENCE received the top prize as the winner of the Feature Screenplay Competition. The Television Pilot nods …

Nantucket Film Festival

Nantucket Film Festival Celebrates 20 Years

Twenty years ago, Jonathan and Jill Burkhart founded the Nantucket Film Festival to promote the awareness and appreciation of screenwriting. This week through June 29, screenwriters, actors, producers, agents, and fans will gather on Nantucket for the 20th year of NFF. Throughout this year’s festival, NFF will commemorate the late …

Robin Wright will be one of several special guests at the Nantucket Film Festival for 2015.

Nantucket Film Festival Honors Anne Meara, Announces Special Guests Robin Wright & Jacqueline Bisset

The 20th annual Nantucket Film Festival announced that Golden Globe®-winning actress Robin Wright, and Academy® and Emmy®-Award nominated House of Cards creator and screenwriter Beau Willimon will participate in an In Their Shoes… ® conversation moderated by Chris Matthews at the Nantucket High School on Sunday, June 28. Additionally, Chris Matthews will also …

Donick Cary | Nantucket Film Festival

Getting Weird with Donick Cary

• by Sarah Teach • Not many Hollywood comedy writers have spent 18 consecutive years on a tiny island flung nearly 30 miles into the North Atlantic. But come the annual Nantucket Film Festival (NFF), many from that small group make like The Beatles and get back to where they …