The 15th Annual American Gem Short Script & Literary Festival

American Gem Short

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Attention: C/O FilmMakers Magazine LitFest
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Contact: Jennifer Brooks, Director

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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

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

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

Contact: Jennifer Brooks, Director

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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)
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Contest News

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.

The top 102 short screenplays are: (in alphabetical order)

#19 Written by Curtis Pennington
A DAY OF CHANGE Written by Jared Dunne
A DOG TALE Written by William King
A FAMILY THING Written by Rubin Flores
A LETTER FROM AVRAM Written by Tom Rossi
ABSENT Written by Adam Yoelin
ABSOLUTE ZERO Written by Alan Woodruff
AMERICAN GIRL Written by Donna Clark
B and E Written by Philip G. Kopp
BALLCOCK Written by Dan Roth

BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR Written by Alan Brash
BETH OUT OF BREATH Written by Mary R. Sawyer
BLIND EYE Written by Thomas P. Dineen
C.P.R. Written by Mathiew B. Reagan
CAREER VIRGIN Written by Angie M. Comer
CLEVE MASTERS: DAY OF RECKONING Written by Calvin H. Neal, Jr.
COURTING DEATH Written by Michael Croney
COYOTES OF HOLLYWOOD Written by Mark Joseph Wasserman
CURIOSITY Written by Robin Lonborg
DEAR SIDNEY Written by Mark Smith

DEATH BED Written by Sydney Daniels
DEATH BLOOMS Written by Paul D. Cavanaugh
DEATH IS THE ULTIMATE SPACESHIP Written by Howard Kingkade
DETOUR Written by Julie Mata Sanchez
DINK-SPEAK Written by Michael S. Casey
DOLORES Written by Vicki Speegle
DON'T FORGET TO SAY GOODBYE Written by B. Tyler Wilson
ENDOMORPHS, UNITE! Written by Mark Saunders
EYE CONTACT Written by Margot Jewers
FALLING ANGELS Written by Blane Suizu

FLOWERS EVERY DAY Written by Russell Bennett
FOUR FRIENDS Written by Kathy Vogel
FURNITURE Written by William D. Prystauk
GHOST OF TOKYO STATION Written by Thomas Kobara
GUSTAV'S BRUSH Written by Mark Albracht
HIGHER MOMENTS Written by Angela Hansberry
IMAGINARY Written by Annie Wong
JOANNE Written by Brian Herskowitz
JOSEPH HENRY Written by Phil Allocco
KALI MA Written by Soman Chainani

LAST DAYS OF EXODUS Written by Hana Abdul
LESS COMPASSIONATE Written by Mathew Evan Walsh
LIONS AND ELEPHANTS Written by Jane Arrowsmith Edwards
LOTTERY Written by Dale Raphael Goldberg
LOVERS Written by Kenneth Staples
LUNCH SHIFT Written by Jason Bryan Cooper
MAGGIE Written by Martine Meah
MANGOS FOR MANNY Written by Kristin Braswell
MARISOL'S MIRACLE Written by Hilary Ginger-Sorolla
MAYA: THE ILLUSION Written by Maya Baker

MIDNIGHT SUN Written by Adam Davenport
NAMES ON A GROUND Written by Jennifer A. Elamparo
NECK OF THE WOODS Written by Gary Kohatsu
NEVERMORE Written by E. Rene Leal & Gabriel E. Leal
NICK OF TIME Written by Be Garrett
NO COMPRENDO Written by Marcieanna Jasko
ONE NIGHT IN ELKO Written by Sean Patrick Devine
PARADISE Written by Chislan Lin
PHOOEY WHAT'S THAT SMELL? Written by Daniel Pollock
PIANO MAN Written by Tim Simpson

PLAYING POSSUM Written by Mark Beech
POTOK POWER Written by Wout Brusselaers
PRISONER OF LOVE Written by William Bienes
PROMISES KEPT Written by Aimee Lamb
PROMISES PROMISES Written by William B. Demeritt
REALITY SUCKS Written by Aaron Kennedy
REVOLVING DOORS Written by Ram G Jagadeesan
ROUTE OF ALL EVIL Written by Nevada McPherson
ROUTINE PROCEDURE Written by Nick Rondinelli
SABER-TOOTHED CAT Written by Larry A. Jaggard

SALMON SON Written by Mario Panagiotopoulos
SECOND CHANCES Written by Rodney E. Cook
SECOND HORIZON Written by Hannah Sanderson
SHERMAN'S MARCH Written by Michael J. Wagner
SINGLE WHITE WAITRESS Written by Juli King Royea
SITTING ON TOP OF THE WORLD Written by Roger Maxson
SLOW BURN Written by Richard B. Quebral
THAT NIGHT Written by James Bodine
THE ABSURDITIES OF ART Written by Ethan Spencer
THE ATTIC Written by Wayne Johnson

THE AXE MAN Written by Wade Ballance
THE BEE'S KNEES Written by Pete Schultz
THE BOOK Written by Anay Tarnekar
THE CAVE Written by Patrick M. Lauer
THE EXECUTIONER Written by Bruce Smolen
THE FARM Written by Philip DiGiacomo
THE GRANITE ORCHARD Written by Dan Borengasser
THE GRAVEL DRIVE Written by Kevin Crawford
THE GREENING OF MR. CHIP Written by Bret Eckhardt
THE MAN NEXT DOOR Written by Francesco Gangemi
THE NECKLACE Written by Katherine Worrell

THE NEXT PRESIDENT Written by J. Jesse Klubok
THE PAPER BOY Written by Brenda Ray
THE STATEMENT Written by Rory Douglas Abel
THE VETERAN Written by Ronald Bramhall
THE WEARY TRAVELLER Written by Aaron Charles
THE WRITE STUFF Written by Stacy Dymalski
TONY'S PLACE Written by Shawn Whitney
TRIP OF A LIFETIME Written by Christopher J. Schnakenberg
UNLIKELY PLACES Written by Eric Edson
WAKE Written by Robert Bear
WINGNUT Written by Joseph Allen Costa

Updated: 11/07/2005

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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