Do you find yourself asking these questions: How do I get my film made?” How do I get a professional credit and listed on IMDb?” Who will finance or fund my short film script?”

“I just want to make my short film!”

Check out three of the five CSSC-produced short films below:

Rusted Pyre” - Screenwriter Daniel Audet’s 2008 3rd place winner.

CBC Television Premiere, a dozen film festival screenings, including Cannes, and five awards including Audience Choice and Best in Canada.

Minus Lara” - Screenwriter Surita Parmar’s whimsical 2009 2nd place winner.

Will” - Screenwriter David Carey’s epic WW1 2008 2nd place winner

Wide Angle Media Commissioned Short Prize winner. Best Drama winner from 2013 Yorkton Film Festival.

Don’t forget to visit our other CSSC-produced shorts!

Elijah the Prophet and Seeing in the Dark

Learn how the Canadian Short Screenplay Competition can help answer these questions.

Submit your script TODAY!

Need more? Check out the PRIZES and these TESTIMONIALS before you ENTER this one-of-a-kind script contest!

Welcome to the official site of the CSSC

The Canadian Short Screenplay Competition, established in 2008, has been hailed as the premiere screenwriting contest for short film scripts that produces short film scripts from the contest winning entries. CSSC, having produced 5 short films to date, is the single-most competitive, prestigious, short screenplay festival open to writers worldwide, a champion for literacy and screenwriters everywhere and a launching pad for writers’ professional careers; winners are announced as part of the Golden Sheaf Awards gala as part of the oldest film festival in North America, the Yorkton Film Festival.

Important Dates and Deadlines for screenwriters:
Early-Bird deadline: October 31
Half-Time deadline: November 30
Final deadline: December 31
I-Missed-The-Deadline deadline: January 31

CSSC Winner Announced: last weekend in May (during the Yorkton Film Festival)

1st Place (GRAND PRIZE) prize pack includes:

a 1 in 3 chance of being produced by Year of the Skunk Productions, a purchase agreement for Five Hundred Canadian Dollars (CAD $500.00), personalized Writer’s Block crystal award and accreditation to attend the Yorkton Film Festival (including complimentary shuttle ground transportation from Regina (YQR) airport to and from Yorkton and one (1) ticket to attend the Golden Sheaf Awards gala event).


Enter NowWhat you could win!The CSSC BlogCSSC Shop

Still not convinced? Check out the page on Rusted Pyre, Minus Lara or Seeing In The Dark; all three of these short films were produced from amongst the winning screenplay entries to the CSSC.

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Short. Is. Better.

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