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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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)
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 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.

THE QUARTER FINALISTS ARE: (in alphabetical order)

2.5 Million Light Years Away... by Hyun-Been Jo
Alone by Scott Mills
Ancestral Passage by Richard Hewitt
Annie and Greg by Jasmin Tekiner
Anodyne by Michael Deschamps
ARTS WALK by Vivien Lim
At Large by Michael Beaton
BAYOU BOOTY by Daniel A. Chomistek
BEST SERVED COLD by Pamela Stovall
BITTERSWEET by Greicy Torres
BREAD by Rhonda S. Hogarth
BROKEN MIND by Gordon Clark
Building Better Pumpkins by George William Hicks
Burger Chef by Matthew Scott
Burn or Bury the Ones You Love by Lawrence Whiteside
Burt's Used Cars by Greg Rebman
COAL FOR CHRISTMAS by Michael E. Vollmer
COMBAT MEDIC BLUES by R. Scott Smith
DAMNED YANKEE by Cindy L. Keller
DANCING SHADOWS by Mahee Sanapareddy
DAY AT THE BEACH by Margaret Vadnais
Der Besucher (The Visitor) by Warren Page
DRASTIC MEASURES ON TOP OF THE WORL by Kent Wicklander and Yashar Kassai
ENCAPSULATED by Sarah Warner
Falling Flash Burtrum by J.R. Wicker

FINE PRINT by Marianna J. Moneymaker
Five Strangers by Michael Lea
FROM THE POLAR CRATER by Milethia R. Thomas
Full Circle by Joe M. Sawicki
God's Nursery by Spencer McDonald
Goggles by Robert Rogers
Harmonica by Linda Nieves-Powell
HEARD by Sarah Lotfi
Hillbilly Bluegrass by James Michael Blackburn
HIT OR MISS by Jay Deas
Homo Ludens by Acim Vasic
INNOCENT WHEN YOU DREAM by Matt Stasi
KILLER INSTINCT by Jay Deas
Kursed & Karma by Pharah Jean-Philippe
Lancaster by Andrew Reese Hoffman
Laughter by Jason D. Buch
LIFE AFTER by Carrie Lynn
Little Bro by Christopher Cawley
Lo Scrittore by Christopher Hlas
LUCKY DAY by Wendy Grube
MARCH TWENTY-FIRST by Eric T. Bornhauser
MARCHING ANTS by Kevin Hauser
Missing Link by Ricardo Mancebo and Oliver Mancebo
MotherWoman by Elizabeth Nolan
MY SCARLET LETTER by Karen Dee Carpenter

NIGHT TRAIN by James Rabbitts
No More Spiders by CarrieAnn Lee
One Last Breath by Rick Roberts-Kercheff
OUTRAGE by Dennis Michael Jones
Parked by Adam Hodge
PRAYING ON THE RAIN by Phil Yuhas
Precious Moments by Dexter Neblett & Mourice C. Bell
Quality Time by Ken Kristensen
RED CARPET by Kristina Sisco
RED RAG TOP by Annette Murphy
REGRETS by Brian W. Wright
REPENTANCE by Nimer Basha
RETURNING by Marianna J. Moneymaker
Saving Grace of Numbers by Mary Carroll-Hackett
Scrambled Eggs and Other Tragedies by Angie M. Comer
Sidewinder by Domenic Migliore
Sin Fronteras by Howard Rayner
Skeletons by Matt Gilbert
Small Broken Dream by JeaHyun Park
Snake by Perry T. Schwartz
Snap by Maya N. Vaughan-Smith
Son of a... by Ken Kristensen
Speak Easy by Lauren Barnett
Speak Up by Paula Tiberius
Speechless by Jez McMillan

STEPSISTER (THE MEETING) by Erica Soto
Strange Isn't It? by Mark Rochell
Suffer Little Children by Corbett W. Uzel
SUNNIER DAYS by Olivia Silver
SWEETER THAN SWEET POTATO by Chuks Nwanesi
TELL NO TALES by JAMES M. O'DONOGHUE
THE BEST YEARS OF MY LIFE by John Martin
The Black Umbrella by Daniel Maree
The Boy Who Would Be King by Austen Rachlis
The Break-Up Pool by Gary Epting
The Cactus Flower Wedding Chapel by Steve LaMontagne
THE CHOSEN by Todd Ciaciuch
The Climb by Jason W. McKinnon
The Eagle and the Dove by Cynthia
The Elusive Punch Line by Colin Corrigan
The End by Aron Gerson
The Goodbye Song by Dillon VanOort
The Great Belief by Aron Gerson
The Harlot's Philosophy by William Bienes
The Hunted by Jonathan Sturak
THE JUROR by Daniel Harmeling
The Kindness of Strangers by Paul Alexandrou
The Memory Painter by Jessica Lockhart
The Moment by Shana Selway
The Monster of Delray Beach by Stuart Creque

THE OBITUARY WRITER by Jason Carroll
The Old Man and the Garden by James Decker
The Pool Party by Sean Jourdan
THE RECRUITING OF A KLANSMAN by Bill Wellburn
The R-Word by Chad Sekerchak
The Sacrifice by Diane Namm
The Sisterhood of Women Helping Women by Claire Hutchinson
THE SLING by Douglas Herbert Bradway
The Truth About Fish and Dogs by Margaret Laney
The Well by Pearse Cullinane
The Winemaker's Wife by Caroline Carrigan
Through the Lense by Annie Elizabeth Ryan
Ticket by Bizhan M. Tong
Ticket to Heaven by Hugh A Lowe
To Rest in Peace by Fawaz Al-Matrouk
TWO OF A KIND by Jay Deas
Vise 34 by Viorica Georgina Baln
W. INC COUNTY by Romel Ellis
Waking Dreams by David Sawyer
WAR GAMES by Wayne E. Johnson
WATCHING CLOSELY by diana Nile
Welcome Home Soldier by Michael Wheeler
William's Christening by Joshua Hume
Wish by B. Reeves
Yonderwindow Breaks by Nick Miller
Younger Brothers' Union by Jill Miller

Updated: 11/24/2007

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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