Monthly Archives: April 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Canadian Short Screenplay Competition Announces Top 13 Finalist Screenplays

The grand prizewinner will receive the Writers’ Block Crystal and an Apple iPad, in addition to the largest cash prize of any short film screenplay competition, $2,500.00. Second and Third place entrants will receive $500.00 and $100.00, respectively. The grand prizewinner will be announced and made official during the Golden Sheaf Awards gala at the Yorkton Film Festival, May 28, 2011 in Yorkton, SK. Continue reading

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And then there were 13!!!!!!!!!!!!!

We started with hundreds from all over the world, slimmed it to 57, next 25 and now settling on these… the final 13. Continue reading

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#WW Blog the 43rd: Severed Demon Ears

And so I return to you with fresh wounds and old scars newly opened, a bloody rag bound around my brow and a definite limp on the left leg. But that is also a fierce and terrible grin on my face and a sack of severed Doubt Demon ears dragging behind.
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Canadian Short Screenplay Competition Winner Rusted Pyre to Bow at Festival de Cannes Telefilm Screening

The Cannes bow will mark the first screening for Daniel Audet, David Cormican, Laurence Cohen and the Canadian Short Screenplay Competition at the Cannes Film Festival. The Canadian short program “Not Short On Talent”, sponsored by Telefilm Canada will screen Monday May 16th, 2011 at 3h30pm in the Lerins 1 Theatre as part of the Festival de Cannes. Continue reading

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#WW Blog the 42nd: Skeletons of Chicken Past

Where will my exact geographical location be whilst I enjoy this excursion into my imagination? I could tell you, but a then you might be tempted to crash. Continue reading

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Canadian Short Screenplay Competition Winner Minus Lara to Bow at 65th Yorkton Film Festival

The Canadian Short Screenplay Competition’s 2009 2nd place script ‘Minus Lara’ written by Surita Parmar will have its world premiere bow as part of the 65th Yorkton Film Festival in Yorkton, SK, May 26-29, 2011. Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 41st: The Raisin Bread of Me

On the huge plus side, they always ask what I’m working on and have the good grace to appear both excited and deeply awed by my response. It makes me feel special and a girl can really never get too much of that. So I’ll take the rah-rah and figure out the toilet scrubbing and wine payments for myself, simply because my friends are so much better at making me feel positive and special than I am myself. Continue reading

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Those Forgotten? Not this time

Tweet We are currently not in production on any of the previous top three films. But Evan Jobb’s 4th place THOSE FORGOTTEN is going in to production next week (April 14th, 2011). Way to go Evan. Evan Jobb is a … Continue reading

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The Blank Page #scriptchat

Show that blank page who’s boss by filling it with words worth reading. Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 40th: Gagging the Inner Child

The weird part is that I know people think I should be flattered that they are asking me, that it shows in what high esteem they hold me. But not high enough apparently to understand that I only have one brain and two hands and am made of mortal stuff, therefore I am given x amount of time and y amount of energy to produce z amount of story product. Continue reading

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