Cal Coons Hosts Saving Hope Podcast
The podcast of the most recent edition of Writers Talking TV, our series at TIFF Bell Lightbox featuring some of the best Canadian creators, is available now. Listen to Saving Hope showrunners Morwyn Brebner and Adam Pettle in conversation with Cal Coons.
France TV buys Jason Leaverís Out With Dad
Out With Dad, Jason Leaver’s successful web series, now has the international funding to match its growing global audience. France TV recently bought season three and will debut the episodes this month. The licence fee covers one-third of the budget, with donations from fans supporting the rest, according to Playback.
WTTV with Morwyn Brebner, Adam Pettle, moderated by Cal Coons
Daniel Kay wins the WGC/Jimmy Lee Prize
Congratulations to Daniel Kay on winning the WGC/Jimmy Lee Prize for English language screenplay as part of SODEC's Sprint for Your Script competition.
The WGC's Quebec councillor, Anne-Marie Perrotta, presented Daniel Kay with a cheque in the amount of $500 for his script, The Mountain Clinic, an adaptation of The Mountain Clinic by Harold Hoefle, published by Oberon Press.
WGC Writers Talk Future of TV at "Flash Conferences"
As the WGC has reported previously, the CRTC is hosting a conversation on the future of TV in Canada (Let's Talk TV: A Conversation With Canadians). The WGC is participating in “flash conferences” across the country in December and into January, to discuss and explore pertinent issues. We will be working with the CMPA, ACTRA, the DGC and others to make sure that creators are involved in the discussion.
More Current News