The Organization of Black Screenwriters

Slide We support and advocate for the overlooked and underestimated screenwriters seeking to diversify the images, messages, and voices emerging from the entertainment industry across all platforms. Story is Our Superpower

Slide Why Join
OBS stands out in the entertainment industry because our mission aligns with who you are and where you're trying to go. OBS would be an amazing value based on the strong peer support and impactful networking opportunities. However, we offer much, much more.
Software and Other Discounts OBS partners offer discounts to members on nearly everything you need to craft a successful career from software to shared work space to script consultants. Amazing Partnerships OBS creates advantages for members through partnerships with major brands inside the industry and major institutions in our community. Workshops Seminars Webinars The OBS member portal offers members exclusive content, a robust screenplay library, offline events for training and development, networking, as well as advocacy and career support. Screenings and Special Events OBS routinely creates chances for members to attend special events as well as obtain unique opportunities to interact with some of the most noted influencers in the entertainment industry. Writers Groups Whether it's in person or through online collaboration such as video conference, you'll gain much needed peer review and feedback all with your goals in mind. Unique Networking Opportunities You will have to work hard to build a sustainable career in entertainment. However, you will only go as far as your network of contacts. OBS offers open houses, pitch sessions, online interviews as well as table reads and other chances to collaborate with skilled peers ready to take on the world.

Slide How To Become A Member By Application or Invitation Only NEW MEMBER
Enrollment Season
December- January only Apply with Writing samples Next Year Goal Required $20 Monthly or $150 for Year NOTIFY ME
Renewals and Referrals
Earn Discounts by Membership Activity $140 for 1 year and $240 for 2 Years) Can invite new members year round (unique referral link) $15 Monthly plan LOGIN
& Industry Plans
Production Companies Creative Community Partners All OBS Features Must Sign up using partner Link Negotiated Discounts and Benefits Exchange INQUIRE

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