Monthly Archives: November 2009

Making Your Short Film Sellable!

Tweet What makes a short film sellable? CSSC founder, David Cormican addresses this issue in his latest video blog. [ There should be some useless rambling here, but I decided to keep this section empty for today’s blog… after all, … Continue reading

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Stylin', Profilin', The life of a Cormstar!

Tweet CSSC founder, David Cormican is a proud man with an abundant amount of wonderful accomplishments. As his Twitter profile bio indicates; David is a “Father, Producer, Performer, [and is very] Well-Dressed“. Recently, Style Invasion took the time to interview … Continue reading

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15 Minute Storytelling

Tweet How do you manage to turn a full idea into a 15 minute short film? Don’t worry first-time writers, this is something short film writers ask themselves all the time! And now, CSSC founder, David Cormican sets out to … Continue reading

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Industry Format

Tweet One of the most overwhelming burdens for beginner writers is to write a screenplay in the Industry Format. What is this ‘format’ you keep hearing about and why is it important? David Cormican, founder of the Canadian Short Screenplay … Continue reading

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Locations, Locations, Locations

Tweet When writing a screenplay you always have a thought in the back of your head that says; “Well how exactly will they (the film crew) make this?”. You may find yourself asking this question a lot, specifically when it … Continue reading

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Live-Action Screenplays Only

Tweet A frequent question asked is whether or not the CSSC accepts entries for animations, documentaries and lifestyle programs. In today’s V-blog, CSSC founder, David Cormican addresses the issue and finally puts the discussions to an end. Short.Is.Better!

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Do I have to be Canadian?

Tweet Oh Canada! Our home and native land! … While Canada may be the home of the aptly named; Canadian Short Screenplay Competition, we look at the entries from the world over. To answer your doubts of “do you accept … Continue reading

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Deadlines Help

Tweet Do you have a hard time understanding our (what some may call) complex deadline system? We here at the CSSC have been receiving a lot of e-mails about the contest and/or certain aspects of the competition. To clear air … Continue reading

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Top 10 Myths About Entering Screenplay Competitions Demystified

Tweet We all wonder what really happens when we put our script out there to be judged in a competition. And then we wonder: what if we could just understand the process a little better to make my entry stand … Continue reading

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