Nathan King was one of 4 winners of the Virginia Screenwriting Competition for 2009. The winners were announced Nov. 7 at the VA film Festival in Charlottesville. The annual competition is open to all Virginia residents and presented by the Virginia Film Office, awards a cash prize to each winner. Over 100 screenplays were entered. Nathan won with his script “Best”. It is 1973, the world is at a turning point, and 18 year old Mason experiences his last summer of boyhood. Every screenplay receives a written critique from a 1st panel of judges and the screenplays selected as finalists are judged by industry professionals actively producing feature films.
Nathan King is a cinema Junior attending Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. He has had other scripts chosen for production within the school and had a slide selected in “SlideSlam” at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Nathan is the son of Cindy and Gordon King of Southwest Roanoke County.
Submitted by Cindy King