Nomination Results for WGC Council and National Writers Forum
We had a great response from members nominating candidates for the WGC Council and National Writers Forum term from May 1, 2014 to April 30, 2016. Nominations closed yesterday and most national forum delegate positions have been filled and we have several returned councillors across the country. Two elections, one for central region councillor positions and one for Quebec region national forum delegate will be held. Election details will be provided to all eligible members on Monday, March 17th.
For a complete list of all results, please click here.
If you have questions regarding the nomination or election process, please contact Terry Mark, Assistant Executive Director, Operations: firstname.lastname@example.org 1-800-567-9974 or 416-979-7907 ext. 5226.
Congratulations, Elan Mastai, on CSA Win for The F-Word
Canadian Screen Week has wrapped with Sunday night's gala broadcast on CBC TV. And we're very happy to announce that WGC member Elan Mastai won the Canadian Screen award in the Adapted Screenplay category for his feature, The F-Word.
We're also pleased to announce the following WGC members who won in other writing categories. (Please continue reading.)
Announcing...the WGC Awards Finalists
We are excited to announce the finalists for the 18th annual WGC Screenwriting Awards. The WGC Screenwriting Awards celebrate the excellence of Canada’s best screenwriters with a gala event on April 28, 2014, at Toronto’s Koerner Hall.
This year, more than 190 scripts were nominated for awards in seven categories, with 30 chosen as finalists. In total, 50 screenwriters are up for awards. Several special awards, including the WGC Showrunner award and the Alex Barris Mentorship Award, will also be handed out at the gala event.
Click here to see the complete list of finalists. And congratulations to all of the very fine writers who are nominated.
WGC President Jill Golick Wins CSA for Best Original Interactive Production
Congratulations to WGC President Jill Golick and her colleagues Kelly Harms and Steven Golick on their win for Best Original Interactive Production Produced for Digital Media, for Ruby Skye P.I., at Tuesday night's Canadian Screen Awards. And good luck to the many WGC writers nominated for more awards during Canadian Screen Week.
WGC Member Runs Master Class in Halifax
WGC Member Ruba Nadda will be in Halifax to present The First Ten Pages, a master class aimed at screenwriters.
This class, as part of WIFT-AT's Women Making Waves conference, will consist of 10 screenwriters who will receive feedback and be critiqued on the first ten pages of their own screenplays and up to 15 observers (writers/directors/others) who will be able to attend the whole master class, but will not receive direct feedback on their work.
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