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WarnerMedia 和 the Canadian Academy join forces to provide opportunity for experienced Canadian writers from underrepresented communities

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The Academy of Canadian Cinema&Television (the Canadian Academy) 和 WarnerMedia announced today that the WarnerMedia x Canadian Academy Global Access Writers Program, a talent activation initiative focused 上 experienced Canadian writers from underrepresented communities, is now open for submissions through Friday, December 18, 2020 上 Academy.ca/WMAccess_Writers.

WarnerMedia x加拿大学院全球访问作家计划以英语和法语提供给来自加拿大代表性不足社区的所有性别,能力和身份的讲故事者,包括土著,黑人,种族群体,残疾人,LGBTQ2 +和法语少数民族社区的成员。这些创作者是其手艺的专家,但可能没有机会发挥其全部行业潜能,需要倾听和扩大其个人声音和观点。在大约九个月的时间里,选定的八至十二名申请人将有机会磨练自己的艺术水平;获得更深的行业知识;并有机会接触WarnerMedia高管,创作者和知名行业专家,并把未完成的脚本制作成可行的草稿。

Following the closure of submissions 上 Friday, December 18, 2020, WarnerMedia 和 the Canadian Academy will conduct internal, peer, 和 juried reviews to determine the eight to 12 participants of the program. The inaugural class of the WarnerMedia x Canadian Academy Global Access Writers Program will begin in June 2021.

WarnerMedia 和 the Canadian Academy are jointly committed to elevating the voices of underrepresented Canadian creators 上 their path to achieving global success 和 exposure. Following the announcement of a multi-year partnership 今年早些时候, the WarnerMedia x Canadian Academy Global Access Writers Program is the first in a pair of programs focused 上 increasing representation 和 building a more inclusive 和 innovative industry both in front of 和 behind the camera. WarnerMedia will be launching several initiatives over the next several months for above 和 below-the-line talent across the country. The initiatives aim to nurture a sustainable pipeline of Canadian talent as the global demand for unique voices 和 authentic content grows.

The WarnerMedia x Canadian Academy Global Access Writers Program is a multi-year initiative sponsored by WarnerMedia 和 administered by the Academy of Canadian Cinema&Television, in collaboration with Telefilm 加拿大.

Learn more about the WarnerMedia x Canadian Academy Global Access Writers Program 和 submit your application at Academy.ca/WMAccess_Writers.

For announcements 和 program details, subscribe to the Canadian Academy’s newsletter at Academy.ca.

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Link: 氟氯化碳 和 网飞 announce the creators 和 TV series concepts selected for Project Development Accelerator

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The Canadian Film Centre (CFC) 和 Netflix are proud to announce the creators 和 TV series projects selected for the inaugural TV series portion of the CFC/Netflix Project Development Accelerator, an individually tailored development initiative, which runs from September to November 2020.

氟氯化碳 / 网飞项目开发加速器是一个为期三个月的加速器,旨在为四个选定的电视连续剧项目提供高级项目开发和研讨会支持。根据他们特定的创意和业务需求,加速器将看到这些创作者和项目受益于国际创意和市场专业知识以及Netflix高管以及一系列其他行业专业人士的反馈,以帮助他们提升并扩大原创作品。国际水平。

参加者及其电视系列节目:

 改变男孩
Creator/Writer: Jonathan Lawrence; Producer: Ryan Wilson Cooper
格式/类型:半小时戏剧

改变男孩 follows a group of young men who are thrust into furtive practices of conversion therapy in an isolated camp veiled by the woods. The new camp director’s aggressive program leaves the men struggling to navigate 上e summer’s haunting interplay of hope 和 ruin.

Jonathan Lawrence is a Winnipeg-based Indigiqueer filmmaker 和 actor who has produced several award-winning short 和 feature films 和 has appeared 上 both stage 和 screen. Most recently, Jonathan is working to expand his latest short film into a limited drama series. Jonathan aims to create evocative work that draws 上 a distillation of human vulnerability 和 brokenness amid visceral landscapes 和 the beauty therein.

#关系目标
创作者/作家:珍妮佛·霍尔尼斯(Jennifer Holness)和苏兹·萨瑟兰(Sudz Sutherland)
格式/类型:半小时喜剧/戏剧

 #关系目标 follows Keisha Winters, a relationship blogger, podcast host 和 artsy divorced mom, who lives with her supremely capable daughter, Kelly, 和 her very Jamaican mother, Althea. Together, these women represent three generations of Black 女孩 magic – all under the same roof, 和 all with strong opinions. 关于 everything. Through the crazy stories that land in Keisha’s inbox, to the guests 上 her podcast 和 her own complicated personal life, #RelationshipGoals explores the funny side of friendship, family, life 和 love.

Jennifer Holness is an award-winning writer, producer 和 director. She created the TV series 射击信使 和屡获殊荣的迷你剧 枪支 对于CBC。她制作了许多文档,包括 无状态 (PBS), which won the Hot Docs 2020 Special Jury Prize for Canadian Feature Documentary. Her dramatic feature, 又到家了, was nominated for two CSAs 和 earned her a DGC nomination for Best Directing. Additionally, Jennifer produced 爱情,性爱和吃骨头, which won nine festival awards, including Best Canadian First Feature Film at TIFF 2003. Currently, she is directing the feature documentary 欲望主题 并正在开发电视剧 跟我说话 with BellMedia.

Sudz Sutherland is an award-winning writer 和 director who has directed two award-winning features, 又到家了 and 爱情,性爱和吃骨头 (Best Canadian First Feature Film, TIFF 2003), as well as more than 75 hours of television 上 shows including 蝙蝠女闪光, 盲点指定幸存者统治默多克之谜,还有许多其他。此外,Sudz共同创作了该系列 她是市长 (VisionTV), 射击信使 (CBC) 和 枪支 (CBC)。他的研究工作赢得了国际艾美奖 幻影, three CSAs for Best Direction 和 上e CSA for Best Writing. Sudz is currently developing a drama series entitled Talk to Me 借助贝尔媒体以及一项功能, 一切都是一切.

永恒的
创建者/作者:Faisal Lutchmedial
格式/类型:一小时的科幻动作/戏剧

永恒的 is a serialized 上e hour sci-fi action drama that follows an elderly WWII vet, who, 上ce transformed by an age reversal experiment back into his young Nazi fighting prime, sets out to dismantle a fascist cult of the eternally young.

Faisal Lutchmedial is a screenwriter who most recently wrote 上 结局 (CBC / Hulu) 和 赎金 (CBS / Global). He was invited to develop his latest feature screenplay 内心的声音 at TIFF Writers Studio in 2019. Faisal’s director credits include the short 无用的东西, which won the Writers Guild of 加拿大 English Script Prize at the Festival Nouveau Cinema Montreal, 和 the labour rights feature documentary 我的文化鸿沟.

女孩
创建者/作者:帕特·米尔斯
格式/类型:一小时喜剧/戏剧

Taylor gets ‘mistaken’ for a 女孩 上 the first day of high school. Instead of correcting everyone, Taylor runs with it 和 learns first-hand what it’s like to be a teenage 女孩 – but is the perception of their gender more accurate than what Taylor is prepared for?

Pat Mills is a Toronto-based writer/director. His first feature, 指导, was hailed as a “Grade A” comedy by the Los Angeles Times 和 was a New York Times Critics’Pick. His sophomore feature, 唐’t Talk to Irene, won Best Comedy Screenplay at the Austin Screenplay Competition, 和 two Canadian Comedy 获奖情况 (Best Feature; Best Writing in a Feature), among other festival awards. Pat was named 上e of MovieMaker Magazine’s 25 Screenwriters to Watch 和 was University of Toronto’s Universal Studios Screenwriter-in-Residence in 2018/19. He is currently in post 上 the queer thriller 撤退 (Alyson Richards Productions/Clique Pictures), 和 recently directed 皇后区,是CBC Gem的扮装皇后喜剧系列。

 

The 氟氯化碳/Netflix Project Development Accelerator is 上e component of the larger 网飞/CFC Global Project, which supports 加拿大’s traditionally underserved creatives, including Black, Indigenous 和 People of Colour (BIPOC), women, LGBTQ2S+, Francophone creators (French as a first language), 和 creators living with disabilities.

The two additional accelerators, the Calling Card 和 Marketplace Accelerators, are yearlong accelerators, which, to date, have supported more than a dozen projects, ranging from shorts to features 和 TV series. For more information 上 specific projects 和 participants, please visit //bit.ly/2SwOLkA.

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First UK-Canadian co-production programme for 沉浸式讲故事 launches

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一项面向英国和加拿大艺术家,电影制片人和创作者的新的沉浸式人才开发和联合制作基金将于2020年11月成立,其第一批人将成为该项目。这是英国和加拿大之间第一个致力于沉浸式故事交流的计划,它将提供的联合制作总资金为510,000加元(300,000英镑)。该计划现已开放接受申请,截止日期为9月17日,它将通过汇集戏剧,表演和视觉艺术,游戏,电视,电影和其他形式的丰富背景和经验,建立国际合作,以开创沉浸式叙事的新形式数字和互动媒体。

The year-long programme is supported by a newly formed international collaboration between StoryFutures Academy (run by the National Film 和 Television School and Royal Holloway, University of London), Arts Council England, the Canada Media Fund, The 加拿大电影中心’s Media Lab (CFC Media Lab) 和 the Canada Council for the Arts.

The UK-Canada Immersive Exchange, which begins in November, will support 和 champion an international cohort of artists, filmmakers 和 creators from 加拿大 和 the UK aiming to be future leaders of 沉浸式讲故事. They will work with emerging technologies, including virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) 和 mixed reality (MR). Mentors 和 experts from across the UK 和 Canadian creative landscape will support the programme, including those highly skilled in brokering international co-productions.

总共将选择24名创意者参加,其中包括来自每个国家的6个“创意线索”和6个“创意制作人”。创意总监将由艺术家,电影制片人,剧院导演和有远见的人士组成,他们可以推动项目的创意方向,而创意制作人将带来使这些项目成为现实所需的业务技能和身临其境的制作经验。然后,该计划将为该群体提供创造性的发展机会,业务和特定领域的知识,对新国际市场的了解,关键行业联系,并有机会申请专门的资金来支持国际合作的联合制作。所有参与者将获得3,400加元(2,000英镑)的固定发展补助金,以用于他们在该计划的初期人才培养阶段所花费的时间。在以后的阶段中,参与者可以共同筹集资金,国家之间的总资金为510,000加元(300,000英镑)。这将为42,500加元(25,000英镑)和170,000加元(100,000英镑)之间的项目混合提供资金。该计划将在2021年11月1日之前完成最终项目。

Applicants are encouraged to apply now for the UK-Canadian Immersive Exchange at immersive-exchange.com. The deadline for applications is 12 p.m. EDT / 5 p.m. BST 上 Thursday, September 17, 2020. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the programme will run sessions remotely. Pending the lifting of travel 和 working restrictions in 2021, opportunities for in-person workshops 和 exchanges between 加拿大 和 the UK will be explored.

The programme was founded following an international immersive research 和 innovation symposium 和 cultural exchange organized by UK Research 和 Innovation (UKRI) 和 the 加拿大 Media Fund’s 氟氯化碳 Media Lab (CMF).

该节目标志着UKRI的“未来观众”倡议——StoryFutures Academy的首次国际联合制作。英格兰艺术理事会先前与Digital Catapult合作开发了加速器程序CreativeXR,以创造身临其境的体验,而Digital Catapult目前已经连续三年,最近宣布了20个新项目。 氟氯化碳 Media Lab是转型技术,娱乐和业务开发的领导者。自1997年成立以来,CFC媒体实验室已与数十个突破性的交互式数字媒体资源进行制作或合作,并加速了数十个数字媒体和娱乐公司的发展。

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Link: Petition looks to bring Story Coordinator under Writers Guild of 加拿大

从电视迷的布里奇特·李泽斯基(Bridget Liszewski):

Link: Petition looks to bring Story Coordinator under Writers Guild of 加拿大
“On a Canadian show, the story coordinator is the‘entry-level’job through which many TV writers break into a writers’ room. Currently, the position is not protected by the Writers Guild 和 as writers, that’s where we want to be.” 继续阅读。 

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Link: Writers Guild of 加拿大 confronts criticism over 包含:“There’s No Hidden Agenda”

好莱坞记者伊坦·弗莱辛(Etan Vlessing)讲:

Link: Writers Guild of 加拿大 confronts criticism over 包含:“There’s No Hidden Agenda”
After the Writers Guild of 加拿大 took to social media to show support for the 黑人的命也是命 movement, the Canadian screenwriters union has had to defend its policies 上 diversity 和 包含. 继续阅读。 

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