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FALL 2019 (Vol. 22 No.1)

  • group

    From pratfalls to flatfalls

    To kick off our all-comedy issue, Canadian comedy-writing talent talks hits, misses and the ones that got away.
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  • beaverton

    Fake news. Real laughs.

    How the writers of The Beaverton are sharpening its satire and growing its reach. 
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  • tall

    The long and the short of it

    Writing tinged with absurdist humour and real heart fast-tracks sketch troupe Tallboyz from stage to TV.
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  • brander

    The Graduate

    Heidi Brander moves up to head writer of This Hour Has 22 Minutes at a juicy time in Canadian politics.
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  • heaton

    Inside/Out From the President

    WGC President Dennis Heaton makes the case for quantity creating quality when it comes to the production of CanCon. 
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  • neweden

    W-Files: Kayla Lorette & Evany Rosen

    Meet the co-creators and co-showrunners of January 2020 Crave true-crime satire New Eden.
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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 Fall 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