Winnipeg writers are invited to attend an information session on WIFTV’s genre contest From Our Dark Side from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 13 at the National Film Board, 145 McDermott Ave. in Winnipeg. The information session is hosted by the National Screen Institute and the National Film Board, North West Centre.
From Our Dark Side contest producer Sharon McGowan and mentor Karen Lam will tune in from Vancouver to describe the program.
Sharon McGowan will discuss the contest guidelines and the tropes of Genre Film (sci-fi, thriller, fantasy and horror, or any combination of these).
Karen Lam will also screen one of her short films and take participants through the creative process she utilizes when developing Genre Film concepts with a strong female edge.
Have your questions prepared, as Sharon and Karen will Q&A with the audience.
RSVP your attendance to Elise Swerhone at firstname.lastname@example.org.
From Our Dark Side is a contest seeking the best ideas in Canadian female-driven genre films and is sponsored by Super Channel, Telefilm Canada and Creative B.C.
Application deadline is January 15, 2015.