CineCity looking for visible minority and aboriginal filmakers… Here's your chance!
Citytv is committed to supporting emerging and established Canadian
filmmakers. Through the CineCity: Vancouver's Stories initiative we are
continuing our commitment to the local film community by helping
emerging visible minority and Aboriginal filmmakers produce short,
dramatic films in British Columbia. These projects are supported
through development, production and ultimately, Citytv will broadcast
the finished productions.
In addition to yearly calls for submissions, CineCity participates in
supporting festival competitions and community events. Below you will
find information on some upcoming deadlines and events.
Citytv/Whistler Film Festival Short Script Competition Deadline Extended to October 28
The Whistler Film Festival is seeking submissions from
culturally-diverse B.C. screenwriters for its Short Scripts Competition
presented by Citytv’s CineCity: Vancouver’s Stories and co-hosted by
· B.C. screenwriters are asked submit an 8 minute short-film scripts on the theme “Transformation”
· The screenwriter or two of three development team participants
(writer/producer/director), must be of visible minority or of
Aboriginal heritage to be eligible.
· Three semi-finalists will participate in a live script reading,
hosted by Alibi Unplugged on Saturday, December 3, 2005 a the Whistler
· One project will be awarded a $5,000 development prize from Citytv.
For complete guidelines and an application form: www.whistlerfilmfestival.com
LIVE SCRIPT READING – Wednesday, November 16, 2005
Citytv presents a CineCity Cold Reading Series Event
4 Brand New CineCity Scripts. Professional Actors. All in front of a LIVE audience.
235 Alexander Street
Reception + complimentary refreshments to follow reading.
Finding Llorona , by Claudia Medina
Gassy Jack is Paying my Rent, by Jason Friesen
Bingo Road, by Keith Lawrence
Grand Opening, by Seth Ranaweera