CALL FOR ENTRIES: 17th Annual Regent Park Film Festival’s
TV Writing with Ins Choi
Presented by Ins Choi in association with BIPOC TV & Film
The Regent Park Film Festival (RPFF) is looking for eight writers of colour to participate in a TV writing workshop led by Kim’s Convenience creator Ins Choi.
The purpose of this workshop is to take writers through the experience of creating a TV show. Participants should have some writing experience and be game to pitch ideas, develop stories, work well with others and write dialogue.
Instructor: INS CHOI is an actor and a writer who was born in South Korea, grew up in Scarborough and now lives in Toronto with his wife and 2 children. His inaugural, award-winning play, Kim’s Convenience, was first produced at the 2011 Toronto Fringe Festival and now will be enjoying its 4th season as a TV show on CBC this January. He is a writer and an executive producer on the show.
Date and Time: Friday, November 22nd from 10-4 pm (includes 1 hour lunch break), CSI Regent Park Meeting Room #1. Breakfast, lunch and TTC tokens provided. Free childcare on site.
- Any age with priority for Regent Park residents and marginalized communities. (ie. Black, Indigenous, Person of Colour, Person with Disabilities, LGBTQSAA+, Women)
- No prior TV writing experience necessary. However, applicants must have writing experience. (ie. plays, screenplays, novels, blogs, sketch comedy, stand-up, etc.)
- Must be available for the entire duration of the workshop.
How to Apply:
- Submit a one page cover letter introducing yourself, your writing experience and how participating in this workshop will assist you in your professional development.
- Submit three pages of a writing sample. (Funny is good.)
- Deadline is Sunday October 27, 11:59pm EST. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.
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