Category Archives: Canadian Short Screenplay Competition

#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 17th: Script Types Part 4

Tweet Today I present you my 4th and final outing into the world of script types.  With the 3 presented today I will bring the total number of script types I have offered to 9.  I wanted to reach 10 … Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 16th: Script Types: Part 3

Tweet This week I’m continuing my series and looking into how to fix up common mistakes in 2 more types of scripts.  Enjoy. Action for Action’s Sake This type of film, as implied by the name, is more interested in … Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 15th: Script Types Part 2

Tweet Continuing on from last week, I will once again be presenting my thoughts on two types of scripts that I often find when reading scripts or watching short films.  So without further adieu. Message Script This type of script … Continue reading

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Top 25 Scripts Announced for 2014

Tweet Ahem. Ladies and Gentlemen, we bring to you, the even creamier, in no particular order of importance whatsoever (we promise), of the previously announced Top 50 have been whittled down to… the Top 25 Semi-Finalists for 2014:     … Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 14th: Script Types

Tweet Before I start with my tips for the week, I have to do a little self-promotion.  My film, Those Forgotten, which placed 4th in the CSSC back in 2009 has been accepted to the American Online Film Awards in … Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 13th: Splitting the 2nd Act

Tweet For this weeks I am taking a tip from the legendary director Sam Peckinpah.  Sam Peckinpah (according to the late screenplay master Syd Field) made sure that his films always had a midpoint to help break up the 2nd … Continue reading

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Top 50 scripts announced for 2013/2014

Tweet Here, without further adieu, we bring to you the creme de la creme for the 2014 competition year. In screenwriter’s alphabetical order, here are the Top 50 Quarter-Finalists for 2014:   Franco & The Snake - Ali Kemal Guven No … Continue reading

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Top 50 scripts announcement coming soon for 2014

Tweet Have no fear! The announcement for the top 50 is quite near! Thank you for your patience and will follow up with the top 50 by Monday March 24th.  

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 12th: Last Words

Tweet Last week we looked at how to start your story, so this week we’ll go to the other end of the spectrum.  Ending the story. By now it should be clear that near the start of your story there … Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 11th: First Words

Tweet So you have a story in your head, you have a protagonist, you have the struggles and conflict that affect them and you have an antagonist who will do all they can to ensure the protagonist fails.  Now all … Continue reading

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