Nantucket fest lauds Apatow

Capo-Garcia, Paola
June 2008
Daily Variety;6/24/2008, Vol. 299 Issue 56, p3
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The article offers information on the 13th annual Nantucket Film Festival held June 19-22, 2008 in the U.S. The event honored screenwriters and filmmakers both established and green. Judd Apatow, Meg Ryan and Nanette Burstein received tributes. During the awards night on Sunday, the Showtime-sponsored Tony Cox Screenplay Competition winner was F. M. Strype for the film "Anna Down East." The Tony Cox Award for screenwriting went to Daniel Schechter for the film "Goodbye Baby."


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