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SPRING 2020 (Vol. 22 No.2)

  • floyd

    Going Deeper

    Our law & order issue leads off with a delve into Floyd Kane's legal drama Diggstown.
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  • detectives

    Criminal Effect

    The Detectives' writing team relates the real impact of violence.
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  • petermitchell

    Man of Mystery

    Showrunner Peter Mitchell reflects on 200+ eps of Murdoch Mysteries.
    Full Article

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  • smeaton


    Kurt Smeaton brings his new series Children Ruin Everything to life.
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  • heaton

    Inside/Out From the President

    WGC President Dennis Heaton looks at COVID-19 and the shape of work to come.
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  • mika

    W-Files: Mika Collins

    Mining a unique upbringing for writing inspiration.
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  • sami

    W-Files: Sami Khan

    The writer/director transplants to TV writing.
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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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spring 2020
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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 & Director of Communications  Lana Castleman
Editorial Advisory Board  Michael Amo, Sean Jara, Rachel Langer, JP Larocque, Susin Nielsen