Monthly Archives: February 2011

Three Long-Term Stable and Staple Funders of Short Film in Canada

Tweet You know how it is with “best of” lists – what’s best depends on who’s looking and what they’re looking for. When I went looking for the top groups or institutions that fund short film (besides our newly introduced … Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 34th: Holey Socks & Creative Heresy

The only sure-fire advice that I can give you on how to write a good story is just that. Write to teach yourself something. Write to learn about yourself. Write to make sense of your past, of your triumphs and failures. Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 33rd: Have You Seen My Mojo?

Until next week – get on the Internet or hit the library and read the script of an academy award winning movie and give your Mojo a shot of inspiration, your writing will thank you for it. Continue reading

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Five Places to Find Funds for YOUR Short Film

Tweet Swimming through the world of grants can be extremely daunting and time consuming if you don’t know where to look. The Internet can both help and hurt in this process. You can get a lot of mileage out of … Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 32nd: A Donkey by Any Other Name

I think, as writers, it is way more important to have a good book club than it is to have a writer’s group, to whit, because you can learn so damn much about writing without emotional attachment and insecurity about your own writing getting in the way. Continue reading

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Rusted Pyre new poster concepts

Tweet We find ourselves pretty jazzed up by the rough cut as we head into the fine and locked cuts. If nothing else, we’re pretty confident that it is ready to start sharing it with other eyeballs for feedback and … Continue reading

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What to Include In Your Film Prospectus (aka YOUR Pitch)

In order to sell people on giving you money, you need to have a plan. The better plan you have, the better chance people will show you the money. Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the say-it-ain’t-so

So let us raise a glass as a toast to Carolynne and her mischievous and clever little ways. Continue reading

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