TIFF and CBC announce screenwriting grant for under-represented filmmakers

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The grant offers $10K to a Canadian writer along with support to further develop their feature film project.

NSI Features First writers talk about the Toronto Screenwriting Conference

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We hear from Susie Winters, Shayne Metcalfe, Ryan Bright and Stephanie Law.

Brilliant tips from the Toronto Screenwriting Conference 2013

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NSI’s senior program manager Brandice Vivier shares LOADS of great tips from the recent Toronto Screenwriting Conference.

Apply now for a bursary to attend the WIFT-T Development Incubator

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The WIFT-T Development Incubator takes place in June. Apply now for a bursary to attend the program.

Day 2 of NSI Drama Prize bootcamp: the writers

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Our writing students tell us about their second day of NSI Drama Prize bootcamp.

It’s day 1 of NSI Drama Prize bootcamp: the writers

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The students tell us about their first day in Winnipeg for the writer’s bootcamp.

The Toronto Screenwriting Conference 2013 gears up

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Details about this year’s Toronto Screenwriting Conference.

Writing for web series – Kellie Ann Benz looks at the process

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The mechanics of performed storytelling are all the same. You need a story to tell; some people to it act out, someone who knows how it should look and sound, a whole bunch of people to help those people do

10 tips for emerging screenwriters by Elan Mastai

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From learning about the traditional three-act structure to repeated re-writes of your script, LA-based screenwriter Elan Mastai has ten tips to help budding screenwriters hone their work.

Audio interview with Shereen Jerrett

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Writer Shereen Jerrett talks about how she works with the NSI Drama Prize writing students and why she’s been involved in training them for years.