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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Brooklyn Brothers Win Canadian Short Screenplay Competition Top Script Prize

David Cormican, founder of the Canadian Short Screenplay Competition, announced Jesse & Zachary Herrmann as co-winners of the CSSC for their short film script “Elijah the Prophet”. Continue reading

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The Road to #YFF11 (Yorkton Film Festival) 11-Days-to-Go: IRA HENDERSON

Submit early. It’s cheaper. Continue reading

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The Road to #YFF11 (Yorkton Film Festival) 12-Days-to-Go: EVAN JOBB

I first entered because I was just curious to see if I was any good. It’s not like it cost a lot to enter, the hardest part is probably waiting from January till March to find out the top 50.
Also before you enter, rewrite and edit and then rewrite and edit some more. Turn the script on its head and see if it looks better, take it out of the dark and examine it in the light, look at all possibilities until you know that what you have written is the best it can be. And don’t stop till the deadline. You could argue that you should submit early so that your script isn’t lost in the flood of last minute script, but I submitted all my scripts on the deadline. If I submit earlier, then I have just thrown away editing time. Edit all the way up to the deadline (and if you’re still not done, there is always the January deadline). Continue reading

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Canadian Short Screenplay Competition Announces Top 13 Finalist Screenplays

The grand prizewinner will receive the Writers’ Block Crystal and an Apple iPad, in addition to the largest cash prize of any short film screenplay competition, $2,500.00. Second and Third place entrants will receive $500.00 and $100.00, respectively. The grand prizewinner will be announced and made official during the Golden Sheaf Awards gala at the Yorkton Film Festival, May 28, 2011 in Yorkton, SK. Continue reading

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Countdown to #YFF2010 begins for EVAN JOBB, TIM ANDERSON & JAG DHADLI

And then there were 3. The CSSC Profiles the remaining 3 nominees in a field that includes 13 of the best short film script writers of 2009. Continue reading

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Countdown to #YFF2010 begins for SAM PATTERSON & CAREY WESTBROOK

Find out more about Westbrook, the King of the Crackers and Patterson, Columbia College Chicago graduate, both finalists in the CSSC for their short film scripts. Continue reading

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Countdown to #YFF2010 begins for SURITA PARMAR & KATHY PARA

Tweet For those of you new to the blog or just tuning in, as we approach the announcement of our winner of the 2009 CSSC at this year’s Yorkton Film Festival Golden Sheaf gala, we thought it would be aproppo … Continue reading

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Countdown to #YFF2010 begins for JUDY VANN & SCOTT SULLIVAN

CSSC profiles 2 screenplay writing finalists leading up to #yff2010 Continue reading

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And the Top 13 short film scripts of 2009 are….

David Cormican, founder of the Canadian Short Screenplay Competition, is pleased to announce the top thirteen finalist selections for the 2009 CSSC. Continue reading

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Half of 50 emerge as Semi-Finalists

We bet you thought this moment wasn’t coming and that we were bluffing about the top 25 today! But here they are. Continue reading

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