NSI’s senior program manager Brandice Vivier shares LOADS of great tips from the recent Toronto Screenwriting Conference.
Informative and funny, Anneli Ekborn introduces her new blogging series, Producer’s Corner, in which she attempts to explain what a producer does.
Need help with pitching? Mickey Rogers has published an ebook: From Start to Screen – the Essential Guide to Pitching Creative Ideas.
NSI Drama Prize manager Joy Loewen explains why scripts are shortlisted for this short film training program and what makes for a rock-solid filmmaking team.
From learning about the traditional three-act structure to repeated re-writes of your script, LA-based screenwriter Elan Mastai has ten tips to help budding screenwriters hone their work.
Programmers. As a filmmaker, they are those mysterious creatures who hold our fates in their hands. An invitation from a film festival programmer can renew your faith. A rejection can fill you with doubt. Their decisions seem so arbitrary when
Part two of our interview with Erica Hargreave and Susan Brinton who talk about applying to the Canada Media Fund and share their tips and advice.
Erica Hargreave and Susan Brinton talk about applying to the Canada Media Fund.
Roberta Munroe – author of the excellent book How Not to Make a Short Film – has begun posting a series of videos that highlight some of the stuff she tackles in her book. Roberta’s ‘video tips of the week’
Anneli Ekborn has some great advice for first-time producers.
Welcome to my third, and final, installment of the ‘ShortFilm TalkFest.’ In the first two installments, we heard from six Canadian filmmakers who shared the lessons they’ve learned traversing the short film festival circuit (read part one and part two
We’re continuing this discussion with short filmmakers from coast to coast to find out how they’re collectively learning the ups and downs of making, distributing and managing a short film around the world. I’ve talked to the following filmmakers: Rob