Jennica Harper as Showrunner for SSL in Landmark Year
Jennica Harper (JANN, SkyMed, The Order) has been selected as the Showrunner in Residence for the 2023 Scripted Series Lab.
SSL 2023 Set To Launch
The PSP is thrilled to launch our fifth Scripted Series Lab beginning next week! This year's cohort includes Tanvi Bhatia, Kaylyn Johnson, Toby Marks, Kay Shioma Metchie and Kurt Mungal. We can't wait to get the room up and running. Further announcements, including...
Pacific Screenwriting Program Scripted Series Lab 2023
Information Session + Q&A
Thursday, August 11th
Creekside Community Centre, Mulitpurpose Room #4, upper level (elevator available)
Facebook Event: Click here
Participants from previous Scripted Series Labs will be in attendance andavailable for Q&A.
Public PSP Panel: First Jobs in the Writers’ Room
The team of support staff on a show is a crucial part to keeping the writers' office working and these opportunities are a very common path for a new writer. A conversation with a Writers' Assistant, Writers' PA, Showrunner's Assistant and a Script Coordinator. These...
PSP Industry Panel: Literary Managers’ Panel
For a new writer, having a literary manager can be incredibly beneficial. While agents are more deal-oriented, managers are typically more career oriented. They are there to help you develop your material and get it out into the marketplace. They are also there to...
Spotlight on the Porter: Authentic Storytelling
The Porter (CBC, BET+) is set in the Black community of St. Antoine, Montreal in the 1920s. The series follows an ensemble of characters who hustle, dream, cross borders and pursue their ambitions on and off the railways that crossed North America. It's a gripping...
VIFF Talks: Yellowjackets Co-Creators Ashley Lyle and Bart Nickerson
Yellowjackets (Showtime, Crave) has been seen by over 4 million viewers since its November 14, 2021 debut. The show picked up a Critics’ Choice nomination for ’Best Drama Series’, and has already been renewed for a second season. We are thrilled to present Ashley Lyle...
Scripted Series Lab Info Night
Join the PSP for an info session on next years Scripted Series Lab. Hear from our Program Director and past participants about their experience and have your questions answered. Date: Thursday, July 8th Time: 7pm Location: Zoom Webinar Register...
John Wells, Creator of Shameless
The PSP is proud to support VIFF’s Creator Talk with John Wells, Creator/Executive Producer of Shameless. February 18, 6pm PST (Livestreamed on VIFF Connect) For More Information & Tickets: http://goviff.org/ct-shameless
Co-Creators of The Great North
Join showrunners Wendy Molyneux and Lizzie Molyneux-Logelin as they take us for a deep dive into writing and creating an animated tv series – from envisioning the town of Lone Moose, stocking it with eccentric residents to casting the superb vocal talents. Tickets: http://goviff.org/ct-the-great-north
Diversity and Inclusion Workshop For Storytellers in Media
4 hours of training tailored to the needs of storytellers in media. Feb 17, 10am -12pm PT and Feb 24, 10am -12pm PT
Jennifer Whalen Q&A (Recording Available)
Recording of our Q&A With Jennifer Whalen Available For Viewing Now