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

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Email:
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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

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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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 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.

THE TOP 50 SCRIPTS ARE: (in alphabetical order)

A DOG'S LIFE by Lee Morton
A SOLDIER'S PSYCHOSIS by Reid Michael Goldberg
A TOOTH FOR A TOOTH by German Eduar Casineros Gonzal
ALONE IN A CROWD by Alan R. Baxter
AS HUMANS BE by Ben Cox
AUTOMATA by Lawrence Whiteside
BON VOYAGE, MR. HICKEY by Stuart Creque
BURIED by Garett Edde
BY THE HAND by Alexandra Torterotot
CONFESSIONS OF A LINGERIE SALESMAN by Stanley Heisler

COOKIES by Kent Young
EL OTRE LADO (THE OTHER SIDE) by Matt Tegtmeier
FAT CLUB by Robert Heske
FLAMINGO by Sam Walker
HONEYMOON HEAVEN by Ken Kristensen
JUMP! by Chase-Julian Cheatham
KIDNEY'S 'R US by Matthew Brown
LILY by Hiroshi Nakajima
MOMENTS OF DECISION: ANNA'S PRAYER by Michael Mack
NARROW ESCAPE by Ralph Pritchard

NEVER TO FORGET by Chris Laverty
NIGHT by Douglas Stark
NO LIMIT: THE EXTREMELY SHORT STORY OF MY POKER CAREER by Scott A. Magie
ORANGE by Michael Paul Stephenson
ORDINANCE by Susan M. McNally
OVARIAN LOTTERY by Valerie Edwards
PARCHED by Michael Ugulini
PIGEON CAMERA by Stanley Ray
PIT STOP by Dave S. Larson and De Veau Dunn
POWER SHOP by Patrick Rushin

PRETEND TOUGH, CRAZY BRAVE by Jordan Dale
RAVENOUS by Robert Watson
RHYTHM CITY RHAPSODY by Nathan McGarigal
SANCTUARY by Harley Hay
SOMEWHERE BETWEEN CALM AND PASSION by Hyemin Koo
SPOILED by Christian Fusco
STEAL AWAY by Andre Ware
TABLOID by Jason N. Zimmatore
THE BASEMENT by Joe Fagundo
THE DAY OUR PARENTS DIED by Austin R. Hartman

THE ELEPHANT ASSASSIN by Taylor Gardn Jones
THE FORTUNE TELLER by Marcellus Thurman
THE GARDENER by Musa Jackson
THE OIAD SHOW by Jeremy Montgomery
THE RENDERING by Dale Culpepper
THE WOODMAKER'S DOLLS by David Leon Todman
UNBROCKEN FALL by Meredith Rose
VINCENT'S EAR by Drew Miller
VOYEUR by Diana Kemp-Jones
WINGS by Mary E. Blackford

 

Honorable mention (in alphabetical order)

BLACKOUT by Maisha Fishburne
CHANGE TODAY by Dana Davidson
LOST IN THOUGHT by Stephen Gauer
RED LIGHT RUN by Dominique Williams
THE EXECUTION by James Walker
THE HOARDERS by Maree Gutterson
THE WAR WILL BE by Fatemeh Mighiassi
TSUNAMI by Stuart Creque

Updated: 10/06/2006

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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