If you crave to discuss your genre film with a top-notch writer, now’s the chance. Showrunner and writer Dennis Heaton (Motive, Call Me Fitz, Fido) has confirmed he’ll join the #FromOurDarkSide mentor pool again in Season 2. Heaton mentored 2015 recipient Kate Lingley on the first draft of her screenplay In The Same Vein. Continue reading
The From Our Dark Side Genre Concept Competition closed submissions on January 16 and we were blown away by the response. Over 250 entries from across the country. Women clearly have stories they want to tell and voices they want to be heard. Continue reading
In just a few days, on Thursday January 15th, 2015 – at the midnight hour (11:59 p.m. Pacific Time, to be exact), the From Our Dark Side genre writing contest submission phase ends. We hope your story will have made the deadline!
From Our Dark Side is a national English-language contest seeking the best in Canadian female-driven Genre Film ideas, written by women. Continue reading
Women in Film & Television Vancouver is pleased to host a free information session about the From Our Dark Side Genre Concept Contest, followed by a seasonal meet-and-greet networking event.
Tuesday, December 9, from 7-10 PM
Location: Pull Focus, #4-306 Abbott Street (Buzz Code: #8) Vancouver, B.C. Continue reading
Amanda Tapping is best known for her role as Colonel Samantha Carter on Stargate SG-1. She went on to produce, direct and star in Sanctuary, which lasted for 4 seasons and is seen in over 170 countries. She continues to act in film and television, but has been spending the majority of her time directing for such shows as Continuum, Primeval: New World, Arctic Air, Strange Empire and Olympus.
She proudly sits on The Directors Guild of Canada’s Directors Advisory Committee and Women in Film and Televisions Advocacy Committee. She also runs the non-for-profit Sanctuary for Kids. Continue reading
Rupert Harvey is a producer and writer, known for Pump Up the Volume, A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child, The Blob and Critters.
For more info on Rupert please check his IMDB listing.
What is genre?
An overused word.
Why is genre important?
It’s incredibly important in the film world, because it’s history. Continue reading
The From Our Dark Side genre writing contest teams up as community partner with the Toronto Blood in The Snow Festival, which celebrates independent Canadian horror films, and focuses on genre films from across the country.
From Our Dark Side is proud to co-present the festival screenings of Audrey Cummings’ Berkshire County on Friday November 28h at 7 and 9:45 pm. Continue reading