CineCity looking for visible minority and aboriginal filmakers… Here's your chance!

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
Alibi Unplugged.


· 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
Film Festival

· One project will be awarded a $5,000 development prize from Citytv.

For complete guidelines and an application form: 

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.

November 16
The IronWorks
235 Alexander Street
Vancouver, BC

Doors/Casting 7pm
Reading 8pm
Admission: FREE
Reception + complimentary refreshments to follow reading.

The Scripts:

Finding Llorona , by Claudia Medina

Gassy Jack is Paying my Rent, by Jason Friesen

Bingo Road, by Keith Lawrence

Grand Opening, by Seth Ranaweera

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