What do you get when you cross a struggling college student, a diamond thief, and an exchange gone wrong? Find out in ‘Diamond in the Rough’.

Leilani cares for her terminally-ill younger brother following the untimely death of their parents. Inundated with monthly bills and medical bills, she finds it difficult to make ends meet. But their lives are about to be flipped upside-down when Leilani unknowingly crosses paths with a diamond thief who flees from an exchange gone wrong.


  • Brian K. Palmer: Writer, Diamond in the Rough


  • Script Type: Screenplay
  • Genres: Action, Adventure, Suspense, Thriller
  • Number of Pages: 136
  • Country of Origin: United States
  • Script Language: English


  • World Series of Screenwriting United States of America
    WINNER: 3rd Place, Best Short Script
  • American Gem Short Script Competition United States of America
    FINALIST: Short Script
  • Richmond International Film Festival United States of America
    QUARTER-FINALIST: Short Script