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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 Semifinalists

American Gem and Write Brothers have announced the semifinalists of the 12th Annual American Gem Short Script and Literary Festival. American Gem Literary Festival attracted a total of 1,341 entries worldwide: 1,139 short scripts, 197 short stories and 5 Documentaries.

SHORT SCRIPT CATEGORY (in alphabetical order)
30 Miles to Mexico by Diana Densmore
Ace of Alice by Nick Wheelehon
At the Gallery by Madeline Dennis-Yates
Backward Country by Ava Black
Be Love by Nora Murphy
Beatrice Brought Dessert (Screenplay) by Lauren Young and Emma Radest
Born Angry by Aaliyah Green
Bubbly Persona by Mary Sutherland
Cat & Mouse by Jeremy Storey
Celebration En Mass by Faith Hodges
Chapina by florencia Davidzon
Charon's Way by Natalia Megas
Cleansing Acts by Carlos Perez
Concrete Jungle by Ron Podell
Confess by Scott McConnell
Daisy Doesn't Live Here by Trevor Lyman
Dakota Caves - 2 Miles by Robert J. Rogers
Damnation City by Leah Flores
Death of a Telemarketer by Khaled Ridgeway
Deep Into The Darkness by austin letson
Deli Takeout (Pilot Episode of Brooklyn Deli) by Jim Norman
Delicate Hearts by Nicola Grant
Dick - Ep. 101 - Pilot by Aaron Mara
Dirty Freaky Love by Max Oliver
Doorlocker by Tony DiSibio
Dreaming of Better Days by Deirdre Smith
Eternal Pain by Jennifer Peake
Etiquette by Michael Rights
Evil Speaks by Milton Dorris
Feeling My Heart by Lily Gray
Fireworks for a Funeral by Madeline Dennis-Yates
Freshy Face by Catherine Fridey
Furniture by Marvin Kaplan
Greek Surf by Jeanmarie Fenrich
Guarding Money by Victoria Wright
Hail Mary Country by Tannaz Hazemi
Haus Rules by Jason Rothberg
HEARTBREAK MUSEUM by Phil Saroyan Hell Hound - "The Legend of Robert Johnson" by Giancarlo Fusi
HELP WANTED by Ikechukwu Nwoko
Home by Jennifer Harrison
If It Happens Again I'll Kill You by Lisa Jay
Internal Conflicts by Suzanne Saltz
It's My World, Dog! by Jeremy Fairman
Katie's Hades by Shelley Krawchuk
Keeper of the City by Su Hodder
Leave by Alysha Haran
Let's Seal the Deal by Brandon Langdon
Living Examples by Sarah Cornish
Love Seeker by Samuel Hunt
MENTALLY EVIL by Ronnie Lewis Jr
Metal Spine by Joseph Fierro Jr.
Nick The Hat by Michael Perri
Northbound by Mark Allen
Osiris by Kathryn Ferentchak
Out to Lunch, Be Back Never by Adrian Pierce
Pencil Fight by Rob Herzog
Perfect by Anthony Pittelli
Reclaim what is Mine by Neil Metcalfe
Road to NGAF by Pablo Luis Perez
Roughly the Present by Lisa Romagnoli
Smile by Sarah Phillips
Soul Mate by Deirdre Patterson
Stairway to Love by Amelia Carlson
Sub by Deirdre Patterson
Tag by Stuart Creque
Take My Husband Please by Victor Newman
The End by kelly jean karam
The Kitchen Table by John W. Welch
The Last High by Doug Bost
The New Girl at School by Jane North
The Street Photographer by Jim Norman
The Suffering Child by Simon MacDonald
Toxic Person by Rachel Ball
Trapped by Alexis Louder
Twirling At Ole Miss by john matthew tyson
Weak Need Not Apply by Gavin Jones
WISDOM by Ben Abrass

SHORT STORY CATEGORY (in alphabetical order)
Beauty at the Music Festival by Evelyn Adams
Bloody Mary and Harry by Lilian Porter
Books by Crooks by Hannah L. Scott
Doctor Mayberry by Keith Forsyth
Dying to See the Light by Rose Graham
Familiar Voices by Stephanie Goodwin
Famine in America by Eliana Long
Gross Negligence by Lily Dickens
Heart Thieves by Liam Wallace
Know When to Fold by Joe Cameron
Light in Darkness by Nathan Jimenez
Love Me or Leave Me by Connor Wilson
Road Trip Cut Short by Dorothy White
Take A Second Look by Ava Dickens
The Executive Assistant by Una Mitchell
The Forgotten Children by Jessica Berry
The Night We Say Goodbye by Sarah Morgan
The Village Idiot by David Manning
War Nation by Ryan Murray
Your Excused! by Rebecca Rodgers

Updated: 03/02/2017
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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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