American Gem Short Script Writing Competition promotes and supports new talent by creating real and original opportunities.

WINNING SHORT SCREENPLAY PRODUCED!

SHORT SCRIPT/TV SCRIPT CATEGORY

CASH PRIZES

1ST PLACE: $1000

2ND PLACE: $ 250

3RD PLACE: $ 150

TOP THREE WIN SCREENWRITING SOFTWARE FROM WRITE BROTHERS.

1ST PLACE WINS IN DEPTH STUDIO STORY NOTES WITH A PROFESSIONAL SCRIPT ANALYST. SPONSORED BY GREENLIGHT SCRIPT COVERAGE.

TOP 3 WILL EACH RECEIVE AN EMERGING ARTIST AWARD CERTIFICATE*

TOP 25 SHORT SCRIPTS WILL EACH RECEIVE A CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT AWARD**.

*EMERGING ARTIST CERTIFICATE AWARD
(Digital format)

**CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
(Digital format)

The script/entry must have title page containing: the title, author's name, E-mail address, phone number and home address.
Students who qualify for the discount entry fee must supply a letter from the head of the film/writing department and/or equivalent declaring such status, include with entry a copy of a valid student ID Card, at the time of entry, and submit via email as an attachment,
All submitted material must be written in the English language.
Multiple entries are permissible, but each entry must be accompanied by an Entry Form and an entry fee.
Once material has been entered, no substitutions of new drafts or corrected pages will be considered. You may submit a revised draft of your script as a new submission, fill in an entry form and pay the appropriate entry fee.
Adaptations from other works are permissible provided you have the writer's written permission to adapt the work. Adaptations of works in the public domain are permissible. Collaborative work is eligible. The writers are responsible for the distribution of the contest prize (s).
Writers under the age of 18 years old must have parent/guardian enter on their behalf. .
Full contest rules available here: http://www.filmmakers.com/contests/short/rules.htm

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  • Fredric Collins

    This organization is excellent at communicating as the contest progresses.

    December 2017
  • Mariam Lomitashvili

    Thanks for all staff ✌️

    November 2017