Inaugural From Our Dark Side genre writing competition announces top five winners

DarkSide-websiteVampires, werewolves, zombies, space travel, ghosts and suspense– Oh my! Women know their genre. Women In Film + Television Vancouver’s (WIFTV) inaugural #FromOurDarkSide genre writing competition has received over 250 imaginative film concept submissions written by Canadian women. The national English-language competition seeks to discover the best in Canadian women-driven Genre Film ideas.

“We were blown away by the sheer number of applications from across the country for this competition’s debut. It is exceptional and kudos to all that applied,” says Melissa Kajpust, Head of Development, Super Channel. Continue reading

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Frontières Market partners up with Genre Writing Contest From Our Dark Side

The Frontières International Co-Production Market is the first and only co-production market to connect North America and Europe with a specific focus on genre film. Started in 2012 as part of the Fantasia International Film Festival (which has been featuring genre films since 1996), Frontières has since developed into a biannual transatlantic circuit – taking place in Montreal in July at Fantasia, and Brussels in April at the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival.  Continue reading