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.
Members: 2014 Council and National Writers Forum Elections
The two-year term of the current WGC seven-member council and the fifteen-member national writers forum will be expiring on April 30, 2014. All WGC full members in good standing may, if eligible, run for a council or national writers forum position, or nominate a candidate for the two-year term that begins on May 1, 2014 and ends April 30, 2016.
All eligible members will be emailed or mailed an election information and nomination package on Feb. 18. As well, all election materials are provided on this page.
The deadline for nomination forms to be returned and received by the WGC Assistant Executive Director, Operations - by email, fax or mail - is 3 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Tuesday, March 11, 2014.
Please click here to reference and/or download the election nomination materials. If you have not logged in, you will need to do so to see the election materials.
If you have questions regarding the nomination or election process, please contact Terry Mark, Assistant Executive Director, Operations: email@example.com 1-800-567-9974 or 416-979-7907 ext. 5226.
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.
WGC Visits Rookie Blue Writers' Room
The WGC visited the Rookie Blue writers' room recently, to speak with showrunner Tassie Cameron and a team of talented writers about their work. It's part of an ongoing series of WGC set visits.
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