Slapping Al Capone
by Colin Aussant
Colin comes from a print journalim background. He was born in Saskatchewan, educated in Alaska and breathes best on Canada's west coast. He has written two feature film screenplays — his first, November, has been optioned by May Street Entertainment out of Victoria.
by Alan Borden
Vancouver-based Alan Borden has been a working screenwriter for over a decade. He has sold and optioned numerous screenplays, his credits including several episodes of the television drama Catwalk. Alan recently received Leo writing nominations two years running for his shorts Untitled and What Else Have You Got?, the latter having taken audience-favorite awards at film festivals in Vancouver and Toronto.
by Louise Deschamps
Louise was born in Ottawa and has lived in Vancouver for the past 10 years. Following years of various musical studies, Louise graduated from UBC with a music degree in 1997. She has since worked in the film industry, moving towards her goal of writing, producing and directing. A film buff at an early age, Louise hopes to pursue a career in film where she could combine her interest in music with her love of cinematic storytelling.
The Ormering Tide
by Neil Every
Neil was born and raised in Jersey, a rock in the English Channel between England and France. He graduated from VFS in 1995, then became an active member of the Vancouver film community working as a camera assistant on a multitude of tv series, features and indies. As writer and director, he won the coveted NSI Drama Prize in 1998 with the short film The Fare. In the last 12 months he has directed two shorts for a project with inner city kids called Indie Kids n' Video, co-wrote, edited and directed the award-winning short film Such a Fine Girl and directed his first feature High Incentive, a digital dogme style film shot in three days which is currently in post. The Omering Tide is Neil's first feature script.
Predicament in Mexico
by Armen Evrensel
An NYU Tisch School of the Arts graduate of 2001, Dramatic Writing Department. He has written plays produced in Japan, Switzerland, and the West and East coasts of the United States. He was a finalist in the Edward Albee Theater conference play lab of 2001, a semifinalist in the O'Neil play competition 2001. His current projects include developing TV scripts, features, and a video journalism project in the Arab Emirates.
sex, drugs and edgar allen poe
by Maria Stanborough
Maria has been a magazine editor, college instructor and columnist during her writing career. Currently she works as a lighting technician for film and tv where she gets to watch what happens to script on set. sex, drugs and edgar allen poe is her first feature length script.
Kenny Clarkes' Best Friends
by Garry Wallace
Garry received his BA in English Literature from UBC and then graduated from the Film Program at UBC. One of his short films, Hustle, produced at UBC, was shown at the Montreal World Film Festival. Garry has recently completed another short, Detour, which was produced with funding from a Kickstart grant from the DGC, BC Film and Rainmaker Digital Pictures post production.