The 15th Annual American Gem Short Script & Literary Festival

American Gem Short

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

Web:
http://filmmakers.com/contests/short/
Email:
info@filmmakers.com

Contact: Jennifer Brooks, Director

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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)
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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

WinningScripts Pro $5 Off Coupon

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

Contact

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

Web:
http://filmmakers.com/contests/short/
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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American Gem Short Script & Literary Festival

Contact

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

Web:
http://filmmakers.com/contests/short/
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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Contest News

American Gem Announces Top 50 Short Scripts

American Gem is pleased to announce the top fifty short screenplays in the 2003 American Gem Short Script Competition.

American Gem's 2nd Annual Short Screenplay Competition attracted a total of 632 entries worldwide. American Gem Short Screenplay Competition is sponsored by FilmMakers.com, FOX, Final Draft, Scr(i)pt magazine and Action-Cut.

THE TOP 50 GEMS ARE: (in alphabetical order)

A TOWN IN THE REAR WINDOW by Greg Shih
ADRIENNE by Katheline St. Fort
AMONG THIEVES by Sean Corrigan
ANGELA'S DECISION by Gena Ellis
BEWARE THE AMISH by Bruce W. Kahn


CHANGE PARTNERS by Sabrina Bernadette Zackery
CONFESSIONS OF A RELUCTANT BRA BUYER by Angie Comer
DARLING ROSE by Milethia Rachel Thomas
DAVID SHAKES HIS HEAD by Tamim Nashir
DAWN by Ned J. Beedie


DEATH BECOMES HIM by Jason Philps
DIVERGENCE by Don Schaab
DOLLY'S WALK by Deniz Tan
DONOR by Benedict R. Fancy
ENFORCEMENT by Hiroyasu Kitagawa


EYEWITNESS by Gary Davidson
FALLING ANGELS by Blane Suizu
FATHER OF THE MOUNTAIN by Spencer Beglarian
FRIJOLITO G0! by Tony Mosher and Mitch Larson
GROWING PAINS by Mario Diaz


HANGING OUT AT THE LEG UP by Mark Beech
HARVEST by R. Keith Harris
HELL HATH NO FURY by Linda B. Lynch
HIGHWAY 101 by Judi Davis
I NEVER DO THIS, YOU KNOW by Tamir Halaban


KLEPTO by Jnnifer D. Bandrup
LAST CONFESSION by Brian D. Young
LAST DANCE AT THE END OF THE ROAD by Jack Weyland
LOOKS LIKE SNOW by Nancy Archer
MILE ONE ELEVEN by Charles Valenza


MISSING IN ACTION by Kimberly A. Bougas
OPEN LATE by Mike Lukaszewicz
OVER-UNDER by Michael J. Wagner
PAPER ANGELS by Charles Hall
PLOTMONKEY by David C. Crosby


PROFILED LIMBO by Rich Newey
RED LIGHT RUN by Dominique J. William
SALAMANDER WOMAN by Cynthia A. Butterworth
SIGNGATE by Leo Jaramillo
SO RED THE ROSE by Anthony Luckett


STRANGERS IN PARIS by William T. Smith
SUCH GOOD FRIENDS by Jacquelyn Peake
SURVEILLANCE by Michael Compton
TERMINAL ENGAGEMENT by Josiah P. McSpedden Jr.
THE DATE by Jill Miller


THINK by Terri Lee
WE ARE SEVEN by Maria Rally
WE'RE PLAYIN' THE INDIANS! by Greg Delso
WHAT THE STORKS FLY INTO THE FUTURE by Thomas Brooks
WITH HEART by Mary Milnamow & Trish Milnamow


Updated: 07/14/2003

American Gem Short Script & Literary Festival

Contact

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

Web:
http://filmmakers.com/contests/short/
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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