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Industry Links

Industry Unions, Guilds & Associations


Australian Writers' Guild

Directors Guild of Canada


International Affiliation of Writers' Guilds


New Zealand Writers' Guild

Professional Writers Association of Canada

Playwrights Guild of Canada


SARTEC - Société des auteurs de radio, télévision et cinéma

Union of BC Performers/ACTRA

Writers Guild of America, East

Writers Guild of America, West

Writers Guild of Great Britain

Writers Guild of Ireland

Writers Union of Canada


Industry Organizations

Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television

Alberta Media Production Industries Association

Canadian Media Production Association

Canadian Writers' Foundation

Documentary Organization of Canada

International Standard Audiovisual Number

On Screen Manitoba

PEN Canada

Saskatchewan Media Production Association

Visual Researchers' Society of Canada

Women in Film & Television - Atlantic

Women in Film & Television –Toronto

Women in Film & Television - Vancouver

Woman in Film & Television International


Benefits and Assistance




Government Agencies

Alberta Foundation for the Arts

Canada Council for the Arts

Canada Media Fund

Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission

Creative BC (British Columbia's Creative Industry Catalyst)

Department of Canadian Heritage

Film and Creative Industries Nova Scotia

Global Affairs Canada

Innovation PEI

Manitoba Film and Music

National Film Board of Canada

New Brunswick Multimedia Initiative

Newfoundland and Labrador Film Development Corporation

Ontario Arts Council

Ontario Creates

SODEC (Quebec)

Telefilm Canada

Yukon Film and Sound Commission



Atlantic Filmmakers Cooperative

Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers

Charles Street Video

Cinevic/Society of Independent Filmmakers

FAVA – Film and Video Arts Society of Alberta

Independent Filmmakers Co-operative of Ottawa

LIFT - Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto

Main Film

New Brunswick Filmmakers' Co-operative

NIFCO - Newfoundland Independent Filmmakers Co-operative

SAWVideo Media Arts Centre

Trinity Square Video



The Film Reference Library (TIFF) 

TV Writing



About Film Schools

Accessible Writers’ Lab by the Reelabilities Film Festival

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity

BIPOC TV & Film (Toronto):
Episodic TV Writers’ Lab
Kids’ TV Writing Incubator

Canadian Film CentreThe Norman Jewison Film Program Writer’s Lab and the Bell Media Prime TV Program

Cultural Human Resources Council

Future of Film Pitch Competition

Gender Equity in Media Society (Vancouver) Tricksters and Writers Screenwriting Program

National Screen Institute (Winnipeg):
NSI Series Incubator

New York Film Academy

OSM/MFM Script Angel Feature Film Accelerator by ON Screen Manitoba

Pacific Screenwriting Program (Vancouver) Scripted Series Lab

Praxis Centre for Screenwriters

Reelworld Screen Institute (Toronto) Level UP 2 Program and Training Lab presented by Amazon Studios

Screen Nova Scotia (NS) Screenwriter Internship Program

Warner Bros Discovery Access X Canadian Writers Program

The Whistler Film Festival (Whistler) Screenwriters Lab


Post Secondary Institutions

Algonquin College Scriptwriting Program

Centennial College, Advanced Television & Film

Centennial College, Broadcasting - Radio, Television, Film & Digital Media

Centennial College, Children’s Media

Confederation College

Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning

Langara College Film Arts Program

Red Deer College

Ryerson University

Seneca College

Sheridan College, School of Animation, Arts & Design

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

University of British Columbia, Dept. of Theatre, Film & Creative Writing

Vancouver Film School

York University, School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design


Screenwriter Blogs

Brioux TV (TV Feeds My Family)

Complications Ensue

Legion of Decency

Travel Day

Inkcanada Facebook group

Miscellaneous Screenwriting & Film Sites

Go Into the Story



LA Screenwriter

Movie Bytes

Save the Cat!




Simply Scripts

The Bitter Script Reader

The Blacklist: Where Filmmakers and Material Meet

The Script Lab