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The 15th Annual American Gem Short Script & Literary Festival

American Gem Short Script & Literary Festival

Contact

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

Web: Click here
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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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

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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 Script & Literary Festival

Contact

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

Web: Click here
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    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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American Gem Short Script & Literary Festival

Contact

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

Web: Click here
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    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Contest News

American Gem Names Contest Winners

American Gem and Write Brothers have announced All Tapped Out by Sean Corrigan as the Grand Prize Winner of the 11th Annual American Gem Short Script and Literary Festival.

CATEGORY ONE - SHORT SCRIPT

GRAND PRIZE WINNER
All Tapped Out
Written by
Ron Podell
of Laramie, WY United States

SECOND PLACE WINNER
Sarah's Sensitive
Written by
Sean Corrigan
of Austin, TX United States

THIRD PLACE WINNER
Glory Hole
Written by
Kristen Alario
of Tomball, TX United States

4TH PLACE
The Confession
Written by
Bob Pondillo of Murfreesboro, TN United States

5TH PLACE
Gasolina
Written by
Tannaz Hazemi of Brooklyn, NY United Statess

6TH PLACE
Wishbone
Written by
Jeremy Storey of Seattle, WA United States

7TH PLACE
Secrets of the Stars
Written by
Darlene Inkster of West Hollywood, CA United States

8TH PLACE
Pioneer
Written by
Joel Stephen Fleming of Zuid Holland, Australia

9TH PLACE
Saber-Toothed Cat
Written by
Larry A. Jaggard of Elwood, NJ United States

10TH PLACE
Brain Invaders from Planet X
Written by
Paul Mitchell of san antonio, TX United States

RUNNERS UP
(in order of rank)

Bernard's Ashes BY Mike Bevins of Charleston, SC United States
INSIDE/OUT BY Tom Coash of New Haven, CT United States
The Experimentalist BY Allan Staples of Port Chester, NY United States
THE CONTRACT BY Sean Corrigan of Austin, TX United States
A Dandy Afternoon BY Ashley Gwen Patrick of BALTIMORE, MD United States
Overchoiced Shopper BY Tal Almog of Pembroke Pines, FL United States
A Nice Day For a Drive BY Daniel A. Chomistek of Medicine Hat, AL Canada
Rehearsal BY Linda Rumney of North Vancouver, BC Canada
COMEUPPANCE BY Martin Bartlett of roseville, CA United States
The Good Morning Guy BY Panita Chanrasmi-Lefebvre of New York, NY United States
Have You Seen Me? BY Jeff Dawson of Los Angeles, CA United States
The Tutor BY Gilli Messer of Los Angeles, CA United States
Veil BY Anthony Pittelli of Hialeah, FL United States
The Devil and Mrs. McGuire BY George Petersen of San Diego, CA United States
Adelaide BY Kimberly Seilhamer of Temecula, CA United States

Honorable Mention
(in alphabetical order) Curtains BY Martin Bartlett of roseville, CA United States
F-CK, FIGHT, F-CK BY Corey Wilcosky of Los Angeles CA United States
It Was The Butler in the Library with the Candlesticks By Anthony Kurdilla of Frackville, PA USA
Ms. Littlefield (Pilot) BY David Minaskanian of Richmond, VA United States
Father's Day BY Danielle Dunn of Los Angeles, CA United States

CATEGORY TWO - SHORT STORY WINNERS

FIRST PLACE
Too Late for Regrets
Written by
Micheal Kuehner
of London, United Kingdom

SECOND PLACE
A Father's Wish
Written by
Sean Corrigan
of Austin, TX, United States

THIRD PLACE
Wild & Green
Written by
Sitasaran Singh CMC
of Patna, Bihar, India

Honorable Mention
Bloody Halloween BY Aria Wright of Los Angeles, CA, United States
Genocide, The Final Chapter BY Cora Coleman of New York, NY United States

Updated: 03/19/2016
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American Gem Short Script & Literary Festival

Contact

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

Web: Click here
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    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Interviews

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Michael Ugulini

An interview with screenwriter Michael Ugulini regarding the American Gem Writing Competition.

Updated: 01/25/2007
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