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Canadian Screenwriter Magazine

Canadian Screenwriter is published three times a year and is available from the Writers Guild of Canada office, at select bookstores across Canada, and by subscription. The following are  selected excerpts from the current issue of the magazine. Please see the print edition for complete articles. To view articles from past editions of the magazine, go to our digital archives.

Fall 2015

Dennis Heaton: On Fire for Motive
Showrunner Dennis Heaton's Motive, a hot "whydunnit." Here's how the writers "dunnit."
By Diane Wild

Game On
More screenwriters are turning to writing games, a burgeoning market.
By Matthew Hays

L'Adaptation
Not lost in translation: the challenges of adapting TV from French to English
By Mark Dillon
 


Fall 2015
On newsstands, or subscribe.

Photo by Jeff Weddell

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FEBRUARY 5, 2016
  • Saskatchewan Writers/Artists Retreat

FEBRUARY 5, 2016

Saskatchewan Writers/Artists Retreat

The Saskatchewan Writers/Artists Retreat is for "established and practicing writers and artists who are able to work independently," and is open to writers from around the world.

FEBRUARY 26, 2016
  • WGC 25th Anniversary Celebration, Vancouver

FEBRUARY 26, 2016

WGC 25th Anniversary Celebration, Vancouver

In 2016 the WGC celebrates 25 years of working on behalf of Canadian screenwriters. The first of a number of celebrations takes place in Vancouver on Friday, Feb. 26, and is by invitation only. Contact c.rutherford@wgc.ca for more information.

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