The 2016 Call for Entries Is Now Open
Will You Be Among This Year's Winners?

The Carbon Based Films Screenplay Competition is dedicated to discovering and showcasing the work of San Antonio's best new emerging screenwriters in the city.  We celebrate and share your passion for storytelling by helping to advance the careers of talented screenwriters, connecting our winners with working industry producers, agents, managers, and development executives.


Submit your short of feature screenplay today! 

Feature Screenplay Deadline: April 20  ($20)
Feature Screenplay Late Deadline: May 20 ($30)
Short Screenplay Deadline: April 20  ($10)
Short Screenplay Late Deadline: May 20 ($20)

2016 Competition Deadlines and Fees



Grand Prize winner will receive:

  • $500 cash

  • Your screenplay produced into a film by Carbon Based Films

  • A winner icon that you can display on your site


All entrants receive:

  • Free readers comments


Carbon Based Films will provide reader comments to ALL entrants in the Screenplay Competition. For FREE! Reader Comments are a brief overall summary of their notes (about a paragraph in length). The Reader Comments are not comprehensive but will provide insight into the reader’s reaction to the script.


See official rules.