Category Archives: Winner

The Gatekeeper, by Kimberley Ann Sparks Takes CSSC 2014 Top Prize

Tweet Congratulations to all of the nominees and finalists in this year’s 2014 Canadian Short Screenplay Competition. What a year of quality scripts! The final standings as determined by the industry judges are as follows: 1) The Gatekeeper – Kimberley … Continue reading

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Final 13 CSSC Scripts to Compete for Top Screenwriting Prize

These 13 lucky finalists will be granted full-accreditation to attend the 2013 Yorkton Film Festival in Saskatchewan, Canada, where they can attend industry panels, screenings and networking events, in addition to attending the Golden Sheaf Awards Gala, where the winner of the 2013 Canadian Short Screenplay will be announced as part of the Television Broadcast awards show May 25th, 2013. 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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An Interview with Catherine R. Hardin – Winner of the 2013 CSSC

First, and foremost, before anything else you have to tell a great story. Make every word count. Because in the end, nobody will care about anything else if the words don’t count. Continue reading

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Full List of the Winners at 66th Yorkton Film Festival

Canadian Short Screenplay Competition Writers Block Crystal
The Triumphant Death of Frank Bean: Writer(s) Catherine R. Hardin.

Drama
WILL: Producer(s) DAVID CORMICAN , ANDREW RAIHER ; Director(s) LAURENCE COHEN ; Writer (s) DAVID CAREY ; Production Company YEAR OF THE SKUNK PRODUCTIONS. Continue reading

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Final 13 CSSC Scripts to Compete for Top Screenwriting Prize

These 13 lucky finalists will be granted full-accreditation to attend the 2013 Yorkton Film Festival in Saskatchewan, Canada, where they can attend industry panels, screenings and networking events, in addition to attending the Golden Sheaf Awards Gala, where the winner of the 2013 Canadian Short Screenplay will be announced as part of the Television Broadcast awards show May 25th, 2013. Continue reading

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Wiatrak Announced As 2013 Director Laureate Winner

As part of the new position, Wiatrak as Director Laureate, will be attached to direct one of the top three winning scripts from the CSSC’s 2013 season. Continue reading

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SEEING IN THE DARK to play Toronto Indie Sept 11th, 2012

Tweet Gordon Pengillys short film script, SEEING IN THE DARK, directed by Helen Hatzis and David Cormican will be playing the other TIFF, Toronto Independent Film Festival in September. Congrats to the team. Director Helen Hatzis and co-star Amy Matysio … Continue reading

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2012 Final Standings Released

Tweet Congratulations to all of our winners this year and to our industry judges for their time in selecting and scoring our winning scripts. Here they are in order of final scores, 1-13: “An Incandescent Light”, David Gott USA “Oh … Continue reading

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2012 Winner: David Gott

Tweet ORIGINALLY POSTED MAY 22, 2012 David Gott is one of 13 nominees for this year’s Canadian Short Screenplay Competition’s Top Prize: The Writers Block Crystal. CSSC Founder, David Cormican, had a chance to catch up with David before the … Continue reading

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