Canadian Short Screenplay Competition Names Top 13 Screenplays of 2009

David Cormican, founder of the Canadian Short Screenplay Competition, is pleased to announce the top thirteen finalist selections for the 2009 CSSC.
Yorkton Film Festival 2010 poster
Yorkton Film Festival 2010 poster
April 29, 2010 - PRLog -- 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.

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   USA
“Like Magic”, Judy Vann   USA
“Minus Lara”, Surita Parmar   CAN
“Trap Wax and Sumac Berries”, Kathy Para   CAN
“Publish and Perish”, Mark Witteveen   USA

“On Apollo 11”, Nick Andert   USA
“The Conductor’s Escort”, Carolynne Ciceri   CAN
“Something Pointless”, Neil Graham   UK
“Writer’s Block”, Sam Patterson   CAN
“Cheat ‘Em Fair”, Carey Westbrook   USA

“Those Forgotten”, Evan Jobb   CAN
“Secrets”, Tim Anderson   USA
“The Kicker”, Jag Dhadli   CAN

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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.

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