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Writers Talking Screen - The Podcast

Writers Talking Screen is an interview series featuring Canadian TV and feature screenwriters. Produced by the Writers Guild of Canada and hosted by WGC members, Writers Talking Screen brings you intimate conversations about the craft and business of screenwriting. (Formerly known as Writers Talking TV and Cut To.) Listen here or wherever you get your podcasts, including Apple Podcasts. (Also available on WGC YouTube, and in a live Zoom webinar format.)



Writers Talking TV

Fan Expo

Sept. 5 – Dance-Driven Drama, Writing The Next Step – Moderator Jason Leaver with writer-producers Chloe van Keeken and Rachael Schaefer, and cast member Jordan Clark.

Writers Talking TV

The Next Step

June 30, 2015 – Host Nicole Demerse talks with showrunner Frank van Keeken about his approach to The Next Step, a show for young people based on the lives of a group of dancers at the fictional Next Step Dance Studio.

Writers Talking TV


March 12, 2015 - Sunnyside co-showrunner Gary Pearson, and head writer, Jan Caruana, talk about writing sketch comedy for TV. Writer Simon Racioppa hosted the event.

Writers Talking TV

X Company

Feb. 9, 2015 - X Company's showrunners Stephanie Morgenstern and Mark Ellis talk about the WW Two spy thriller with host James Hurst. The audience was treated to a sneak preview of the show before its premiere on CBC TV. 

Writers Talking TV

Mohawk Girls

Jan. 27, 2015 - Mohawk Girls' showrunner Cynthia Knight is interviewed by Leila Basen, in Montreal. Mohawk Girls is a comedy (sometimes referred to as "Sex and the City...on the Rez,") about the lives of four twenty-something Mohawk women.