2011/12 CSSC Top 13 Finalists Revealed!!

Zachary Herrmann accepts the Writers Block Crystal in 2011 at the Yorkton Film Festival Golden Sheaf Awards Gala for his short film screenplay ELIJAH THE PROPHET, which was filmed in April of 2012 and is currently in post-production

Good things are worth the wait. And fortunately, these good things aren’t just good– they’re GREAT! We are proud to present to you our top 13 Finalists for 2011/12 in the Canadian Short Screenplay Competition.

These lucky scribes are all invited to attend the 2012 Yorkton Film Festival, where they will be festival accredited screenwriter nominees as part of the Golden Sheaf Awards Gala.

One of these lucky writers below will crowned May 26, 2012 as the CSSC’s top scribe for 2012 and be walking away with a cool $1,500 cash and the coveted Writers Block Crystal.

Good luck to all the nominees and congratulations to all of our quarter and semi finalists this year, what an amazing bunch of talents you have all proven to be.

Here are the 2011/12 Top 13 Finalists, in no particular order:

“Cowboys and Indians”, Paul Adamian USA
“Aleksandar Waiting”, Frank Canino CAN/USA
“Joe Blow, the Cyclone Kid”, Kamila Sediego CAN
“I Should Have Stayed Home”, Michael Angelella USA
“Cells”, Brian Flory USA
“A Cabin In The Woods”, Joshua Bartolome CAN
“Pretend Friends”, Matthew Allcock CAN
“An Incandescent Light”, David Gott USA
“No Answers In A Gun”, Ken Wallace AUS
“Letters From A Stone Cold Killer”, Sean Harris Oliver CAN
“Please Bring A Plate of Sandwiches”, Julian Williams UK
“The Day”, Gregory John Schatz USA
“Oh Bananas”, Dennis Goldberg USA

About David Cormican

DAVID CORMICAN is an award winning blogger (2010 Canadian Weblog Award winner – best literature & writing category), father, performer, producer and founder of the prestigious Canadian Short Screenplay Competition (CSSC), an organization he formed to showcase and promote emerging screenwriters through recognition and the production of their winning work. In 2010 Cormican was a nominee for the Regina Mayor’s Arts & Business Award for Innovation in the Arts and a recipient of the National Screen Institute’s Drama Prize. In addition to establishing the CSSC's Short Film Fund, he is also a partner with Minds Eye Entertainment where he is in charge of development for the production company’s feature film, television and branded content. Recent producing credits include THE TALL MAN (Jessica Biel) and FACES IN THE CROWD (Milla Jovavich, Julian McMahon) for Minds Eye and RUSTED PYRE (Brooke Palsson, Samantha Somer Wilson) and MINUS LARA (a Bravo!FACT funded short starring Romina D’Ugo) for the CSSC. He is a board member for Regina Downtown Business Improvement District, a counselor for ACTRA Saskatchewan and board member representing the arts portfolio for SaskCulture. He also sits on various committees for SaskFilm, SMPIA and the Canadian Media Producers Association.
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