Monthly Archives: April 2012

#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 43rd: Make a Film, See the World

Tweet I typed up the first draft of this post on an electric typewriter that Alyssa bought for me.  It still had the ink ribbon in it.  But talk about spelling mistakes.  It’s one thing to be be a terrible … Continue reading

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – ‘Seeing In The Dark’ DOP Hubick Wins Best Cinematography At Sunset Film Festival

The Canadian Short Screenplay Competition, the most prestigious name in short film script contests, has earned one more honour: The CSSC’s 2008 1st place winning script ‘Seeing In The Dark’ director of photography Colin Hubick has won the Best Cinematography Category for Foreign Film at the Sunset Film Festival Los Angeles. Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 42nd: Write What You Know

Tweet “Write what you know” is a common phrase used by anyone giving advice to screenwriters.  But I have never been a fan of the phrase, I have often found it misleading and troublesome. The phrase does have it’s merits.  … Continue reading

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ‘Rusted Pyre’ Nominated For Ruth Shaw’s Best Of Saskatchewan Award At Yorkton

The Canadian Short Screenplay Competition’s 2008 3rd place winning script ‘Rusted Pyre’ written by Daniel Audet and directed by Laurence Cohen, has been nominated in the category of Best of Saskatchewan as part of this year’s Golden Sheaf Awards. Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 41st: What a Coincidence

Tweet Everyone knows that your protagonist has to be actively seeking what he or she wants.  They have to be fighting the events in their life and they have to be overcoming obstacles.  The protagonist must never be given a … Continue reading

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Passover Prophet Wraps Principal Photography with Art Hindle Playing Prophet Elijah

Canadian Short Screenplay Competition winning script, ELIJAH THE PROPHET, brought to life by crowd-funding completes principal photography before Passover Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 40th: Open a Conversation

Tweet Today I have a topic that all writers must know but many writers don’t realize the importance of the skill to their job. Giving advice. The mentality seems to be that writing is a solo journey, that the writer … Continue reading

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