Tuesday, June 25, 2019

WINNERS OF THE WRITERS GUILD OF CANADA AWARDS

On April 24th, 2017, the Writers Guild of Canada held the 21st annual national awards honouring excellence in screenwriting.

Statement from Audible, Inc. re: “Creative Canada” policy framework announcement

Audible is investing $12 million over the next three years in Canadian authors and voices, developing rich and authentic audio content for its subscribers in Canada and around the world.

32 writers make the 2016 CBC Creative Nonfiction Prize longlist

The next winner of the 2016 CBC Creative Nonfiction Prize will be found among this list of 32 Canadian writers, which includes journalists Judith...

TWELVE CANADIAN CREATIVES SELECTED FOR TIFF WRITERS’ STUDIO 2018/19

The lineup features six women and six men, highlighting Canada’s best emerging writers and underscoring TIFF’s commitment to gender parity across the breadth of its talent-development programmes.

Following in the footsteps of Pi with Toronto actor Rajiv Surendra

Rajiv Surendra first heard of Yann Martel’s Booker Prize-winning novel Life of Pi on the set of Mean Girls. The young Toronto actor was...

Shepherdess of the Glaciers takes the Grand Prize at the Banff Mountain Film and...

Living 5,000 metres above sea level with her 300 goats, Tsering is one of the last shepherdesses in the far northern mountains of Ladakh,...

CRTC DECISION SPELLS POTENTIAL DISASTER SAYS WRITERS GUILD OF CANADA

Yesterday, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) dealt a major blow to Canadian screenwriters — and Canadian audiences.

To celebrate the Alias Grace TV premiere, book copies, notes from Margaret Atwood being...

To celebrate the Sept. 25 series premiere of Alias Grace on CBC, book fairies are hiding free copies of the novel and notes from Margaret Atwood in cities and towns around Canada.

SEVERAL HOLLYWOOD FIGURES BACK OPEN SCREENPLAY, A FREE ONLINE PLATFORM THAT HELPS PEOPLE WRITE...

With backing from longtime Hollywood player Sandy Climan, Khaled Sabawi has quietly launched Open Screenplay as a free online platform for aspiring screenwriters.

Canadian authors criticize UBC’s handling of Steven Galloway case

Dozens of prominent members of the Canadian literary community have signed an open letter calling for due process for former University of British Columbia...

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