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February 24th – The Filmpool 24 Hour Write-In

“ Planning to write is not writing. Outlining, researching, talking to people about what you’re doing, none of that is writing. Writing is writing. ” – E.L. Doctorow

“To make a great film you need three things – the script, the script and the script.” – Alfred Hitchcock

The Filmpool’s 24 Hour Write-In is a free screenwriting event that will take place over 24 straight hours. It will begin with an hour instructional lecture, followed by 23 hours to work on a new screenplay or continue a screenplay you’ve already started. If you have trouble finding time to commit toward your next script, this is that time.

Sat Feb 24th


Filmpool Office

The 24 Hour Write-In will kick off at 9am on Saturday, February 24th at the Filmpool office with an hour long instructional presentation on Screenwriting & Storytelling by local writer David Gane. The next 23 hours will primarily focus on writing! At regular intervals there will also be optional opportunities for brief feedback sessions & writing prompts. Food, snacks and beverages will be provided throughout the day & night. Door prizes will be drawn for at regular intervals & an endurance prize will be given to all participants who last the full 24 hours!

David Gane’s bio: David is the second half of Counios & Gane, the internationally award winning writing team of the Shepherd & Wolfe mystery series. When he’s not working on their third book, he’s busy teaching screenwriting at the University of Regina or being a stay-at-home dad and husband.

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