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SUMMER 2019 (Vol. 21 No.3)

  • andras

    Fighting for Wynonna

    How Emily Andras, her writers’ room, and some social media savvy made Wynonna Earp the people’s choice.
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  • jann

    Laughs Imitate Life

    The writers behind comedy JANN borrowed from musician Jann Arden’s real life to craft a series that’s uproarious, poignant — and a genuine Canadian hit.
    Full Article

  • horror

    Canadian Horror Story

    Screenwriters chime in on the sinister streak running through the collective Canuck psyche.
    Full Article

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  • heaton

    Inside/Out From the President

    WGC President Dennis Heaton wants you to know the reasons why he loves horror as a genre he really f***ing loves it.
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  • fryers

    W-Files: Caitlin D. Fryers

    Caitlin D. Fryers talks about the importance of mentorship and how following her storytelling instincts led her to work on shows like Wynonna Earp
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  • floyd

    W-Files: Floyd Kane

    Floyd Kane on his transition from the boardroom to the writers' room.
    Full Article

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News from WGC Members

Each issue of Canadian Screenwriter features the latest news on WGC members. We've got lots of updates on screenwriting for docs, TV drama, comedy, and the new novels, plays and adaptations in the works. There's also news on option agreements, greenlights and awards won. Phew. They have been busy. 
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Canadian Screenwriter Magazine Summer 2019
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Canadian Screenwriter magazine is published three times a year by the Writers Guild of Canada. It is written for, and by, television and film writers and is an important source of industry news and policy decisions that impact screenwriters. For further information please contact Lana Castleman or click on the following links to subscribe or advertise.

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Publisher  Maureen Parker
Editor  Tom Villemaire
Director of Communications  Lana Castleman 
Editorial Advisory Board  Michael Amo, Rachel Langer, Michael MacLennan, Susin Nielsen, Simon Racioppa