2023 Events

Past Events

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...

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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...

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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...

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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:

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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:

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Info Session

View a recording of the The Story Department Internship Information Session held Jan 13, 2021

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The Pacific Screenwriting Program thanks the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations for their continued stewardship of the unceded and occupied land on which our work takes place. We are committed to collaborating with and supporting Indigenous storytellers.


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