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Attention Film Buffs: American Express wants your movie idea for the big screen. AmEx has already announced its five finalists from Round One of its “My Movie Pitch” contest, launched earlier this year in search of one unique independent movie idea for the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival. Viewers voted for their favorites and the American Express panel of directors selected the finalists. They will receive a Filmmaker Toolkit with a laptop computer, movie editing software package and portable video camera. The finalist movies include “Gesundheit,””Mr. Stache,” “Psychic,” “Doppleganger” and “Chalklines.” With this will commence Round Two of “My Movie Pitch,” in which you are invited until September 15 to submit your 60-second movie pitch ideas at, for which the general public and the American Express panel of Tribeca Film directors will again vote for and select the second set of five finalists.

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