Tag Archives: Screenplay

#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 5th: When a Story is a Story

Tweet I have now written 3 screenplays for this competition that I am apart of, all of which have been written based on a random assignment of a genre, location and object and the most amazing part I have discovered … 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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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 16th: Straight to the Punchline

Tweet Nothing like a teachable moment, eh?* Last Friday night, after plenty of missed opportunities, I finally attended one of FilmGym’s short film screening programs. I enjoyed all four films screened – an impressively diverse slate – and could probably … Continue reading

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The Road to Yorkton 2012: Introducing CSSC Finalist Frank Canino

Tweet Frank Canino 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 Frank before the big night and ask him … Continue reading

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Canadian Short Screenplay Competition’s THE Blog Bows Nova Scotia Writer as Second Ever #WW Laureate

Tweet Canadian Short Screenplay Competition’s THE Blog Bows Nova Scotia Writer as Second Ever #WW Laureate FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Canadian Short Screenplay Competition, proclaims three-time finalist Evan Jobb as second ever Official Writer’s Wednesday Laureate blogger on the CSSC … Continue reading

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#WW Blog the 51st: Beginning of the End

What I’ll take away from my year as CSSC Writer Laureate is perhaps for the first time in my life, a strong belief in myself. It may surprise some of you to learn that most of the time I don’t think much of me. I’ve been told I hide it well. But there has been something truly transformative about creating this blog week after week, forcing myself to look at what was going on in my head and continually examine and re-examine my writing process. So there it is. I’m a better writer, a more humble writer, and I like myself a whole lot more than when we began last June. Continue reading

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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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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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#WW Blog the 43rd: Severed Demon Ears

And so I return to you with fresh wounds and old scars newly opened, a bloody rag bound around my brow and a definite limp on the left leg. But that is also a fierce and terrible grin on my face and a sack of severed Doubt Demon ears dragging behind.
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#WW Blog the 42nd: Skeletons of Chicken Past

Where will my exact geographical location be whilst I enjoy this excursion into my imagination? I could tell you, but a then you might be tempted to crash. Continue reading

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