Monthly Archives: August 2011

#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 9th: Stuck Between a Writer’s Block and a Hard Place

Tweet Now that you have your second job, you show up for your scheduled shift, you pull out your notebook, pen and laptop and you’re ready to rock and roll! And nothing happens. Yes it’s writer’s block and yes it’s … Continue reading

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Random Sneak Attack Blog #1

Tweet So here is me, with my nose slightly out of joint after the Producer’s last email for his annoying suggestion that he doesn’t really like the opening of a short script that we are taking into production together. Harrumph! … Continue reading

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HorrorNews.net reviews Daniel Audet’s “RUSTED PYRE”

A cool piece directed by Laurence Cohen, that excels in classic storytelling frights. Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 8th: My Second Job is Writing

Tweet Every week I try to give out tips/inspiration, anything I can think of to help with writing, but I want you to know that it’s not a one way street.  I don’t just give.  This blog has proven to … Continue reading

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Tomorrow, Maybe? written by CSSC Alum, Nick Andert, going to camera?

Tweet Title: Tomorrow, Maybe? Logline: Love blooms between two street preachers, who are convinced that the apocalypse is only days away. Director: Daniel Clark Writer: Nick Andert Producer: Andrea Listenberger Cast: Brandon Sornberger Marieve Herington Nick and the team are … Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 7th: Further Musing on Characters and Story

Tweet So there was something I was trying to get at with my last two posts about characters and something I mentioned on my 3rd blog post a couple of weeks back.  It is the fact that a story is … Continue reading

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Edmonton International Film Festival to Bow Three Canadian Short Screenplay Competition Films, Including World Premiere

The Canadian Short Screenplay Competition, the most prestigious name in short film script contests, has earned one more honour: a triple play festival screening of all three CSSC short films: ‘Rusted Pyre’, “Minus Lara’ and ‘Seeing In The Dark’ as part of the 2011 Edmonton International Film Festival (EIFF). Continue reading

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Rusted Pyre set to bow at Tulsa International Film Festival (Sept 22-25, 2011)

Tweet Interview with David Cormican, Producer of RUSTED PYRE As Posted on the Tulsa International Film Festival’s website Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at 3:20PM After reading Daniel Audit’s script, what struck you as the most compelling part of the script? … Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 6th: Creating Characters Part 2: I Only Said Hello, What’s With The Life Story?

Tweet So last week I talked about the need to create believable characters by treating them as real people.  And like real people they have an entire history and life that has shaped their personality.  But now that you have … Continue reading

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Getting Paid to Write!! (An Open Letter from 2010/11 5th Place Screewriter Julian Williams)

As an emerging screen writer this is total validation that the endless days and nights and weeks merging into one – months and years – are worth the journey. Continue reading

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