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:
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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 Contest Winners

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



SHORT SCRIPT CATEGORY

1st Place: IMMORTALITY By Gwenhyver Davies of Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
2nd Place: THE SUICIDE DIARY By Joseph C. Keller of Charlotte, NC, USA
3rd Place: NEW GODS AND OLD GLORY By Tim Viola of Royersford, PA, USA
4th Place: MORTIMER SMEDLEY'S INVENTION By Scott & Paula Merrow of Albuquerque, NM, USA
5th Place DEBRIS By Lisa Cole of Los Angeles, CA, USA


6th Place: TOMMY AND THE BEAST (AKA INVISIBLE LOSSES) By Frederick Weller of New York, NY, USA
7th Place: TIME AND TIDE By Ron Podell of Ypsilanti, MI, USA
8th Place: MISSING LINK By Ricardo Mancebo and Oliver Mancebo of Fremont, CA, USA
9th Place: THE LAST GOODBYE By Ben Cox of Northridge, CA, USA
10th Place: AMERIE'S WISH By George Allen of Toronto, ON, Canada


11th Place: A LITTLE INCONVENIENCE By Maureen Kelleher Hoboken, NJ, USA
12th Place: KIYALA By Kimberly Niall Coleman of Hendersonville, NC, USA
13th Place: OUT OF THE BOX By Aaliyah Miller of Waterbury, CT and Lawrence J. King of Ledyard, CT, USA
14th Place: PLAYA FANTASMA By Scott & Paula Merrow of Albuquerque, NM, USA
15th Place: NO NAMES PLEASE By tenelRwriters TR of Thorndale, ON, Canada


16th Place: THE KNOCK By Jason Wolfe of Banciao, Taipei, Taiwan
17th Place: YANNAD BOOBY'S DANCING WITH THE DOLLS By Daniel Pollock of Portage la Prairie, MB, Canada
18th Place: WE DON'T PLAY GAMES IN THE SOUTH By Anthony Benjamin of Mt. Rainer, MD, USA
19th Place: THE SHOOTER By Coert Voorhees of Houston, TX, USA
20th Place: POKER NIGHT By Paul Jaworsky of Phoenix, AZ, USA


21st Place: THE BORDER LAND By Faisal Qureshi of Cheadle, United Kingdom
22nd Place: SAFE PASSAGE By Michael Raymond of Seattle, WA, USA
23rd Place: SID AND WALT By Paul Rogalus of Plymouth, NH, USA
24th Place: SKIPTRASE Monday By Scott York of Purcellville, VA, USA
25th Place: STAND OFF By Vivian Lee Arber-Moore of Los Angeles, CA, USA




SHORT STORY CATEGORY

1st Place: ADDICTION: ONE'S OWN JOURNEY By Gregory Jackson of Washington, DC, USA
2nd Place: MAGGIE & SUSIE By Shana Keller of Ashburn, VA, USA
3rd Place: THE MAN WHO WOULD SING By James Sievert of Aesch, Switzerland






TREATMENT CATEGORY

1st Place: THE EXTRA MILE By Elizabeth Appell of Kentfield, CA, USA
2nd Place: PLEDGE By Chloe Harvey of Coolum, Queensland, Australia
3rd Place: SOUL FREQUENCY By Cara Heagy of Novato, CA, USA






LOGLINE CATEGORY

1st Place: FAT CAMP: TIME TO DIET By Matt Lutz of Kremmling, CO, USA
2nd Place: OBLITERATION By Randy Brown of Phoenix, AZ, USA
3rd Place: FLAT PENNIES By Robert Ward of Lakeland, TN, USA


Updated: 10/16/2008

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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