Monthly Archives: October 2010

The Top 3 Tips to a Perfect Pitch

Once you make it into a meeting with someone in a position to buy your work, there are a few key elements of which you need to be aware. Many people blow their meetings with producers or executives because of nerves—which often come from not being fully prepared—or because they try too hard to sell the script right out of the gate. Though there are a plethora of tips on how to pitch once you finally get that meeting with someone who can buy your script, here are the three that stand out: Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 19th: Part II: Producers, the Care and Feeding Of

When in Hollywood don’t act like a Seal and you’ll be fine. Continue reading

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An Interview with Screenwriter: Mark Witteveen

Be bold. Keep learning. Develop your tastes. A rush to judgment serves no purpose. Future competitors? Write a good story. Continue reading

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A Message from the Yorkton Film Festival

Tweet For immediate release from the Yorkton Film Festival: As of Monday, October 25th, The Yorkton Film Festival is now accepting submissions for its 2011 festival season. Submissions will be accepted until the deadline of January 31, 2011 at which … Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 18th: Meet Pablo, My Muse

this week’s exploration of the current state of my neural net with respect to the occupation of creative writing. Continue reading

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We’ve Picked Up a Few Nominations for this #WW!

Tweet The Canadian Weblog Awards are intended to promote good weblogs of all genres from across Canada year round through regular interviews, articles, and the nomination, judging, and award process that culminates with the announcement of the top three weblogs … Continue reading

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An Interview with Screenwriter: Neil Graham

Well as Canada has been so generous to me I think I will return the favour. This year I saw Chris Lavis and Maciek Szczerbowski’s Madame Tutli-Putli for the first time. It is a work of art. There is something to admire in every frame. And of all time? How about Richard Condie’s The Big Snit. Surely the funniest game of scrabble in film history!! Continue reading

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Try Our Student Discount

Win $2,500 cash, an iPad, have your screenplay produced, attend Yorkton Film Festival, receive our Writer’s Block award—and, most importantly, get your name out by winning the most prestigious short film screenplay competition in North America. Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 17th: Why Pickles are Funny

I grump off to the fridge to eat a pickle, because it seems like I must somehow. Continue reading

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 – ABC Life Literacy Canada and the Canadian Short Screenplay Competition team up to tackle Literacy for Life



The alliance with ABC Life Literacy Canada, a non-profit organization that inspires Canadians to increase their literacy skills, will see the donation of one dollar for every CSSC entry received in the competition year from around the globe for ABC Life Literacy Canada.
 
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