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The 15th Annual American Gem Short Script & Literary Festival

American Gem Short Script & Literary Festival

Contact

Attention: C/O FilmMakers Magazine LitFest
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Web: Click here
Email: info@filmmakers.com

Contact: Jennifer Brooks, Director

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.2/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.3/5.0)
Report Cards: 21    
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Objective

To promote and support new talent by creating real and original opportunities.

To make Hollywood more accessible than ever before to more aspiring screenwriters, American Gem Short Script Writing Contest: presented by Filmmakers Magazine and Write Brothers, is forming strategic alliances with the powers that be in Film, TV and Literary Publishing.

SHORT SCRIPTS | SHORT STORIES | SHORT TV SCRIPTS | TELEVISION AND PILOTS OR EXISTING | SITCOMS | TV SHOWS | REALITY SHOW ON TV OR THE WEB | TREATMENTS | DIGITAL OR WEBSERIES | GAME SHOWS | ETC.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Expired. Previous Deadline: 07/30/2019

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Rules

For rules please visit us at: http://filmmakers.com/contests/short/index.htm#Rules

Awards

Short Story and Short Script Writing Awards & Prizes

Top 10 SCRIPTS (including short stories) to be READ by Leading Hollywood Television Producers, Publishing Houses, Development Executives, Management Companies & Agents for Representation, and/or Production Consideration and/or or Publication.

GRAND PRIZE WINNER (from all submissions)

A) 1000 (USD) +
B) a copy of screenwriter or Dramatica Pro by Write Brothers +
D) Emerging Artist Award Certificate for Best script of the Year +
E) an Official Selection laurel

ELITE PRIZE WINNER - SHORT SCRIPT OR TV SCRIPT

A) $250 (USD) +
B) a copy of Movie Magic Screenwriter by Write Brothers +
D) Emerging Artist Award Certificate for best or 2nd best short script
E) an Official Selection laurel

ELITE PRIZE WINNER - SHORT STORY

A) $250 (USD) +
B) a copy of Dramatica Pro by Write Brothers +
D) Emerging Artist Award Certificate for best or 2nd best short story
E) an Official Selection laurel

DIAMOND PRIZE WINNER - SHORT SCRIPT OR TV SCRIPT

A) $150 (USD) +
B) a copy of Movie Magic Screenwriter by Write Brothers +
D) Emerging Artist Award Certificate for 2nd or 3rd best Script
E) an Official Selection laurel

DIAMOND PRIZE WINNER - SHORT STORY

A) a copy of Movie Magic Screenwriter by Write Brothers +
B) Emerging Artist Award Certificate for 2nd best or 3rd best short story)
C) an Official Selection laurel

PLATINUM PRIZE WINNERS - SHORT SCRIPT OR TV SCRIPT

A) $50 (USD) +
B) a copy of Movie Magic Screenwriter by Write Brothers +
D) Emerging Artist Award Certificate for 3rd or 4th place
E) an Official Selection laurel

PLATINUM PRIZE WINNERS - SHORT STORY

A) a copy of Movie Magic Screenwriter by Write Brothers +
B) Emerging Artist Award Certificate for 3rd or 4th place
C) an Official Selection laurel

PLATINUM PRIZE WINNERS - ONE HOUR, NEW OR EXISTING

A) Emerging Artist Award Certificate for 3rd Best Script in a category
B) an Official Selection laurel

10 RUNNERS-UP

A) an Official Selection laurel

American Gem Short Script & Literary Festival

Contact

Attention: C/O FilmMakers Magazine LitFest
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Web: Click here
Email: info@filmmakers.com

Contact: Jennifer Brooks, Director

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.2/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.3/5.0)
Report Cards: 21    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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American Gem Short Script & Literary Festival

Contact

Attention: C/O FilmMakers Magazine LitFest
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Web: Click here
Email: info@filmmakers.com

Contact: Jennifer Brooks, Director

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.2/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.3/5.0)
Report Cards: 21    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Contest News

American Gem Names Short Screenplay Contest Winners

American Gem and Write Brothers have announced the winners of the 13th Annual American Gem Literary Festival. The Competition attracted a total of 1309 entries worldwide, including 1,026 short scripts, 221 short stories, 51 TV scripts, 5 treatments and 6 documentaries.

Updated: 03/29/2018

American Gem Names Semifinalists

American Gem and Write Brothers have announced the semifinalists of the 12th Annual American Gem Short Script and Literary Festival. American Gem Literary Festival attracted a total of 1,341 entries worldwide: 1,139 short scripts, 197 short stories and 5 Documentaries.

Updated: 03/02/2017

American Gem Names Quarterfinalists

American Gem and Write Brothers have announced the quarterfinalists of the 12th Annual American Gem Short Script and Literary Festival. American Gem Literary Festival attracted a total of 1,341 entries worldwide, 1,139 short scripts, 197 short stories and 5 Documentaries.

Updated: 12/31/2016

American Gem Names Contest Winners

American Gem and Write Brothers have announced All Tapped Out by Sean Corrigan as the Grand Prize Winner of the 11th Annual American Gem Short Script and Literary Festival.

Updated: 03/19/2016

FilmMakers.com Interviews American Gem Short Script Winner Amber Rapp

Amber Rapp graduated from Baker University. She spent the better part of her career before becoming a mother in the IT industry. Always a secret dream, Amber began writing while taking care of her young children. One a whim, she wrote a short screenplay "Wrong Number" that was a finalist in the KCWIFT short competition. The President of KCWIFT mentored Amber as a writer and a filmmaker assisting her in seeing that work from page to screen.

Updated: 07/21/2015

American Gem Names Contest Winners

American Gem has named Southern Justice by Amber Rapp as their Short Script Category Winner.

Updated: 02/04/2015

American Gem Announces Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists have been announced for the American Gem Short Screenplay Competition.

Updated: 03/02/2013

American Gem Announces Contest Winners

American Gem has announced the winners in 7th American Gem Literary Festival in the Short Script, Short Story, Treatment and Loglin categories.

Updated: 10/16/2008

American Gem Announces Semi-Finalists

American Gem Literary Festival and Write Brothers have announced the semi finalists in the American Gem Short Script Competition. American Gem's 6th Semi-Annual Competition attracted over 1200 entries worldwide.

Updated: 02/01/2008

American Gem Announces Quarter Finalists

The American Gem Literary Festival and Write Brothers have announced the quarter finals in the American Gem Short Script Competition. American Gem's 6th Semi-Annual Competition attracted over 1200 entries worldwide.

Updated: 11/24/2007

American Gem Announces Second Round Finals

American Gem Literary Festival and Write Brothers have announced the Second Round Finals in the American Gem Short Script Competition.

Updated: 11/06/2007

American Gem Announces 1st Round Qualifiers

American Gem Literary Festival and Write Brothers have announced the First Round Qualifiers in the American Gem Short Script Competition. American Gem's 6th Semi-Annual Competition attracted over 1200 entries worldwide.

Updated: 10/30/2007

American Gem Announces Contest Winners

American Gem and The Write Brothers have announce the Winners of the 2006 American Gem Short Screenplay Competition.

Updated: 01/25/2007

American Gem Announces Top 25

American Gem and The Write Brothers have announced the top 25 screenplays in the American Gem Short Script Competition. American Gem's 5th Competition attracted a total of 1176 entries worldwide.

Updated: 12/29/2006

American Gem Announces top 50 Screenplays

American Gem and The Write Brothers are pleased to announce the top 50 screenplays in the American Gem Short Script Competition.   American Gem's 5th Competition attracted a total of 1176 entries worldwide.

Updated: 10/06/2006

American Gem Announces Top 101 Screenplays

American Gem and The Write Brothers have announced the top 101 screenplays in the American Gem Short Script Competition.

Updated: 09/18/2006

American Gem Announces Top 200

American Gem and The Write Brothers have announced anounced the top 200 screenplays in the American Gem Short Script Competition. American Gem's 5th Competition attracted a total of 1176 entries worldwide.

Updated: 09/13/2006

American Gem Announces Top 325 Scripts

American Gem and The Write Brothers have announced the top 325 screenplays in the American Gem Short Script Competition.  American Gem's 5th Competition attracted a total of 1176 entries worldwide.

Updated: 09/06/2006

American Gem Announces Top 55 Screenplays

American Gem and The Write Brothers have announced the top 55 screenplays in the American Gem Short Script Competition. American Gem's 4th Competition attracted a total of 1024 entries worldwide.

Updated: 11/29/2005

American Gem & Write Brothers Announce Top 102 Short Screenplays

American Gem and The Write Brothers have announced the top 102 screenplays in the American Gem Short Script Competition. American Gem's 4th Competition attracted a total of 1024 entries worldwide.

Updated: 11/07/2005

American Gem Announces Top 300 Short Screenplays

American Gem and Write Brothers have announced the top 300 Short Screenplays in the American Gem Short Script Competition, which attracted a total of 1024 entries worldwide.

Updated: 08/26/2005

American Gem Announces Winners

Marc Calderwood's THE CHRISTMAS CARD has been selected as the winner from among the 978 entries in this American Gem short screenplay competition.

Updated: 09/17/2004

Producers Request American Gem's Four Winning Screenplays for Production Consideration

Producers Michael Lonsdale and Kelsey Geisler have requested to read the 2003 four winning short scripts in the Amnerican Gem Short Screenplay Competition.

Updated: 02/02/2004

FilmMakers Magazine Interviews American Gem 1st place Winners Tony Mosher and Mitch Larson

FilmMakers Magazine interviews Tony Mosher and Mitch Larson, who won the recently announced American Gem screenwriting competition for their short script, "FRIJOLITO G0!"

Updated: 10/21/2003

American Gem Announces Contest Winners

American Gem has announced the 5 WINNERS in the 2003 American Gem Short Script Competition. The contest attracted a total of 632 entries.

Updated: 10/20/2003

American Gem Announces 2003 Finalists

American Gem has announced the ten finalists in the 2003 American Gem Short Script Competition.

Updated: 08/01/2003

American Gem Announces Semifinalists

American Gem has announced the top twenty-five short screenplays in the 2003 American Gem Short Script Competition.

Updated: 07/22/2003

American Gem Announces Top 50 Short Scripts

American Gem has announced the top fifty short screenplays in the 2003 American Gem Short Script Competition.

Updated: 07/14/2003

Fox requests to read top 25 scripts in The 2001 American Gem Short Script Contest

Updated: 06/14/2002

The 2nd Annual 2002 American Gem Short Script Competition

Updated: 04/30/2002

The 2001 American Gem Short Script Contest Announces Quarterfinalists

The first annual 2001 American Gem Short Script Competition attracted a total of 472 entries worldwide.

Updated: 04/18/2002

Call for Entries: American Gem Short Script Contest

FilmMakers Magazine has announced its sponsorship of a new competition, The 2001 American Gem Short Script Contest.

Updated: 04/11/2001

American Gem Short Script & Literary Festival

Contact

Attention: C/O FilmMakers Magazine LitFest
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Web: Click here
Email: info@filmmakers.com

Contact: Jennifer Brooks, Director

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.2/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.3/5.0)
Report Cards: 21    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Interviews

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Michael Ugulini

An interview with screenwriter Michael Ugulini regarding the American Gem Writing Competition.

Updated: 01/25/2007
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