Writers’ Perspective

The Writers’ Perspective is a group that meets monthly to discuss screenwriting and give feedback on each others scripts. The aim is create a secure environment where writers of all experience levels can meet and improve their craft.

Meetings are facilitated by screenwriters Brett Hannam and Iain MacLeod and include a discussion of screenwriting structure and conventions, feedback on individual projects and the occasional visit from other writing professionals from outside of the world of screenwriting to shed light on storytelling.

Meetings will be held on the second wednesday of every month at 6pm at the AFCOOP offices (5663 Cornwallis St, suite 101). Everyone is welcome to come whether they have a project on paper or they just need some feedback on ideas. All you need is a desire to write! There will be coffee provided and participants are encouraged to bring snacks.

Here is the schedule for the next 4 meetings:

January 8, 2014 – 6-9pm
February 12, 2014 – 6-9pm
March 12, 2014 – 6-9pm 

Facilitator: Brett Hannam
A graduate of the Canadian Film Centre, Brett Hannam is also a Fellow of the Praxis Centre for Screenwriters. In addition to receiving support for a feature script through Corus Made With Pay Fund, he was also a participant in the Atlantic Film Festival Screenwriting Lab in 2011. His current short, DEEP END, was made through the Atlantic Filmmaker’s Cooperative and has played at Frameline International Film Festival, BFI London Lesbian and Gay Film festival, and Newport Beach Film Festival, among others. He is currently developing several feature-length scripts.