PRLog - April 29, 2010 - REGINA, Saskatchewan -- The list of thirteen short film scripts and writers was determined by the judges and narrowed down from the previously announced Top 25 screenplays as entered in competition from all 2009 CSSC entries.
Yorkton Film Festival 2010 poster
The grand prize winner will receive the Writers’ Block Crystal in addition to $1,000, while 2nd and 3rd place will receive $500 and $250, respectively. The announcement will be made official and the writers honoured during the Golden Sheaf Awards gala at the Yorkton Film Festival, May 29, 2010 in Yorkton, SK.
The 2009 CSSC Top 13 finalists (in no particular order) are:
“Hostage”, Scott Sullivan
“Like Magic”, Judy Vann USA
“Minus Lara”, Surita Parmar
“Trap Wax and Sumac Berries”, Kathy Para CAN
“Publish and Perish”, Mark Witteveen
“On Apollo 11”, Nick Andert
“The Conductor’s Escort”, Carolynne Ciceri
“Something Pointless”, Neil Graham
“Writer’s Block”, Sam Patterson
“Cheat ‘Em Fair”, Carey Westbrook
“Those Forgotten”, Evan Jobb CAN
“Secrets”, Tim Anderson
“The Kicker”, Jag Dhadli
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About The Canadian Short Screenplay Competition (CSSC)
The Canadian Short Screenplay Competition, administered by Year of the Skunk Productions (Regina), and established in 2008, is the premiere script contest for short film screenplays. CSSC is the single-most competitive, prestigious, short screenplay festival in Canada, a champion for screenwriters everywhere and a launching pad for writers’ professional careers.