Join us for ISA's Third Thursdays - Calgary!
Come meet other local filmmakers and have a chance to win a door prize! Join us for this fun evening of socializing, and let's build a community of screenwriters! This event is free and open to all. Producers, directors, actors and all other members of the film and television community are encouraged to attend.
WHEN: March 19th, 2020 - 7:00pm
WHERE: Buchanan’s Chop House & Whiskey Bar - 738 3 Ave SW, Calgary
HOW MUCH: Free and open to all!
DOOR PRIZES for the night include:
MEET YOUR HOST: Christopher Collom
Christopher has been writing prose & verse for more than thirty years (unavoidable when your father is a published poet) but has focused on screenwriting since 2014. His main genres are drama, historical drama, and thrillers. He has adapted the pilot teleplay of his Herod the Great TV series into a graphic novel, which had a successful Kickstarter campaign in 2017 and is available online at Comixology. Prior to screenwriting, he taught geology and paleontology at colleges and universities in Calgary, Alberta – where he lives with his wife Fotina and their Pomeranians. In their free time, they compete in conformation (dog shows) and canine agility.
The Great American Script Contest will be bringing not only legit and first-rate chances for you to connect with industry decision makers, agents and producers in Los Angeles, but also provide opportunity to network at live events in Chicago and LA. Script Con will not only be one of the best opportunities for you to get your writing seen and discovered, finalists will all be part of the physical film festivals in Chicago (March) and in LA (June). Teaming with Chicago Comedy, LA Comedy Film Festival and Chicago Independent Film +TV Festivals, The Great American Script Contest is set to give you unbelievable access and connections to the industry.
The Capital Fund Screenplay Competition is where your scripts are read directly by investors who buy projects and fund films at the studio level - domestically and abroad. Investors or Funds may elect to option or purchase your script at any time regardless of whether or not your script places in the contest. All current and previous years winners and The Hot 100 Lists are showcased at investor meetings at the major film markets worldwide. Your summary and logline will get exposure year after year. Our entrants have been optioned and sold at AFM, Cannes, Berlin, Toronto and Shanghai film markets.
Page Turner Screenplays Regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation or economic background, Page Turner is focused on finding and supporting great original stories with a strong voice that grip the reader from the first page to the last. Whether the story you tell is a genre film or an indie pic, a network procedural or an edgy cable drama, we want to find the most compelling, unique, page-turning scripts out there.
We are looking for scripts that we CAN’T put down. Send us your best. We look forward to supporting and helping you grow as a writer.
The FIRST 15 is a unique competition where your script will only be judged based upon your opening FIRST 15 pages. This competition is designed to help you get your script in the best possible shape you can should you choose to use the notes option and if not to test your script in competition before you may be submitting to or to prepare you to be read by managers and agents.
To attend this event please upgrade your membership to ISAConnect.
Not only will you be able to submit to exclusive Events but you can
*Add an unlimited number of loglines to the ISA Showcase, searched by over 4500 Industry Pros looking for writers and screenplays
*Add awards, success stories, posters and more to your screenplays
*Receive exclusive discounts on most resources, including contests!
(If you are a writer and want to be considered for the TOP 25, you must be an ISAConnect Member)