2017 COMPETITION COMING SOON

Kevin Spacey

"I SEE THE LIGHT IN SO MANY EMERGING TALENTS’ EYES WHEN THEY’RE GIVEN A CHANCE. IT’S ALL THE REWARD I NEED."

Kevin Spacey

Trigger Street Productions

What's it
all about?

HOW MANY GREAT UNTOLD STORIES ARE OUT THERE? JAMESON FIRST SHOT WANTS TO PROVIDE A PLATFORM FOR BURGEONING FILMMAKERS WHO HAVE A VISION AND A VOICE, BUT DON’T HAVE THE BENEFIT OF AN INFLUENTIAL UNCLE IN THE MOVIE BUSINESS.

With a little help from Kevin Spacey and Dana Brunetti, three writers/directors will be selected to have their scripts made into short films by the award-winning Trigger Street Productions.

The Hollywood treatment doesn’t end there, as you will also have the life-changing opportunity to direct an Oscar-winning star.

Not bad for a first shot.

Kevin Spacey

Who's behind
the scenes?

The team behind Jameson First Shot has quite an impressive reel.

Trigger Street Productions had massive success recently with The Social Network and Captain Phillips, while Maggie Gyllenhaal has demonstrated her talent and versatility as an actress, following her Oscar nomination for "Best Supporting Actress" in Crazy Heart and her Golden Globe film nominations for her leading roles in Secretary and Sherrybaby.

To get better acquainted with the guys, click the link below.

Meet the team
Characters from various productions

How to enter

AT THE HEART OF EVERY GREAT FILM IS A GREAT STORY. ALL YOU NEED TO ENTER JAMESON FIRST SHOT IS AN INTERESTING STORY AND A VISION FOR BRINGING IT TO LIFE.

Applicants must be at least 25 years old and living in South Africa, Russia, the US, UK, Ireland, India, Australia, Canada, Bulgaria and Kenya. Submissions should be no more than 7 A4 pages and your story should be around the great and/or unexpected things that can happen when you fear less and invite life in.

For further details on Jameson First Shot, check out the competition rules here.

Kevin Spacey

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2014 Winner USA

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2014 Winner South Africa

THE GIFT

2014 Winner Russia

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