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Alum. Kurt Mungal Script Coordinating for “Bet”

Alum. Kurt Mungal Script Coordinating for “Bet”

We’re thrilled to learn that Kurt Mungal (SSL 2023) is script coordinating in Simon Barry’s room for “Bet,” a live-action adaptation of the Japanese Manga “Kakegurui” series from Boat Rocker Media coming to Netflix.

Alum. Jessie Anthony on ‘Snotty Nose Rez Kids’

Alum. Jessie Anthony on ‘Snotty Nose Rez Kids’

We are thrilled to learn that Jessie Anthony (SSL 2020) is the Showrunner’s assistant, and has earned an associate producer credit, on the “Snotty Nose Rez Kids” series recently announced by CBC. She was also a story editor in the development room!

Two PSP Alumni in ‘Murder In a Small Town’ Writers Room

Two PSP Alumni in ‘Murder In a Small Town’ Writers Room

Congratulations to Alyssa Aussant, SSL 2022, (development portion Script Coordinator) and Sarah Kelley, SSL 2021 & SDI 2024, (Writers Assistant) for their work on the BC shot crime drama ‘Murder in a Small Town’. Led by Showrunner Ian Wier, the series is based on the Karl Alberg novel series by late Canadian author L.R. Wright. and has been picked up by Fox.

IPF / CMF Funding for Alum. Tammy Tsang

IPF / CMF Funding for Alum. Tammy Tsang

The Independent Production Fund and CMF have announced alumna Tammy Tsang’s (SSL 2022) web series, ‘Tabletop Games’, as a recipient of their program development funding!

SSL Alumna Toby Marks picked for GEMS Genre Film Lab

SSL Alumna Toby Marks picked for GEMS Genre Film Lab

Disco’s Not Dead, written by Toby Marks, will be supported as one of five feature film projects in the 2024 Genre Film Lab. The film’s producer just happens to be Kay Shioma Metchie, another SSL alumna, along with BC Director Panta Mosleh.

SSL Alumnus Manny Mahal co-writes CBC Allegiance episode

SSL Alumni on “Allegiance”

We’re thrilled to have these Scripted Series alumni working on the Allegiance series! (Lark, CBC):
Manny Mahal (SSL 2022) Writer
Renuka Singh (SSL 2020) Story Editor
Kaylyn Johnson (SSL 2023) Writers’ Assistant
Tanvi Bhatia (SSL 2023) Writers Room Intern

SSL Alumna Jessie Anthony Wins Leo Awards

SSL Alumna Jessie Anthony Wins Leo Awards

Congrats to Scripted Series Lab grad Jessie Anthony, who recently took home TWO Leo Awards for best direction and best screenwriting in a motion picture for her debut feature Brother, I Cry.

SSL Alumna Jessie Anthony Nominated for Best BC Film

SSL Alumna Jessie Anthony Nominated for Best BC Film

Congratulations to PSP Scripted Series Lab alum, Jessie Anthony. Her film Brother I Cry has been nominated for Best BC Film at the Vancouver Film Critics Circle Awards, and Jessie is a nominee for the One To Watch category. Way to go Jessie!

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