Y3W crew - just chilllin’ after their 3-month mentorship marathon.
Left to right: Vincent Ternida, Mike Gosselin, Todd Ireland, Tricia Collins, Jamie Hrushowy, Shevon Singh. There in spirit: Neil Champagne and Kristen Ross.
In December 2012, the Bell Media Diverse Screenwriters Program welcomed eight new participants to Vancouver for a one-week intensive workshop led by Chuck Lazer. They are…
Top Row: Neil Champagne, Shevon Singh, Vincent Ternida, Todd Ireland
Front Row: Mike Gosselin, Kristen Ross, Workshop Leader Chuck Lazer, Tricia Collins, Jamie Hrushowy
The writers have now been paired with some of the WGC’s most experienced members for a three-month mentorship. At the end of the Program, each of them will have developed the polished script materials they can use as their calling card to the industry. And in May 2013, one participant will be selected for a paid internship in the writing room of a Bell Media series. Stay tuned for the internship announcement in the Spring.
(l to r) Trevor Cameron, Peter Mohan & Faisal Lutchmedial - The Listener showrunner and his interns reunite at the WGC holiday party
Eastern Canada Session - 2012
Top Row: Stella Meghie, Sam Ruano, Adriano Valentini, James Nadiger, Workshop Leader Sugith Varughese
Bottom Row: Cara Mumford, Faisal Lutchmedial, Devjani Raha, Naomi Ward
These up-and-comers went through the Program’s week-long workshop in Toronto led by Sugith Varughese in April. They were then paired with some of the WGC’s most experienced screenwriters for a three-month mentorship. Faisal Lutchmedial came out of the program with a paid internship, and is currently in the writers room on The Listener.
Western Canada Session - 2011-2012
Top row – Daniel Nammour, Trevor Cameron (Bell Media Diverse Screenwriter Program Intern)
Middle row – Katie Yu, Michael Chen, Chuck Lazer (Workshop Leader), Shannon Masters, Allan W. Hopkins
Bottom row – Sandy McDougall, S.B. Edwards
This is our first group of screenwriters representing Western Canada. They went through the Vancouver-based workshop in December of 2011, and completed the full program in Spring 2012. Trevor Cameron was chosen as the Bell Media Diverse Screenwriters Program Intern. Please see the latest accomplishments of these talented writers in Alumni News.
Eastern & Western Canada - 2010
Photo by Christina Gapic
Top Row: Tyler Smith (Bell Media Diverse Screenwriters Program Intern), Vincent Lui, Louis Taylor, Diego Guzman
Bottom Row: Stephanie Law, Priscilla White, Nathalie Younglai, Pat Mills
This is the first group of up-and-coming screenwriters to participate in the inaugural Bell Media Diverse Screenwriters Program (2010-2011). Tyler Smith was selected for the paid internship and was assigned to the writers room of CTV's The Listener. Please see the latest accomplishments of these talented writers in Alumni News.