March 6, 2015

Protocols for Writers

The writers’ ability to approach a producer and have their work read is key to a successful writing career. Join producer Elizabeth Yake for a one hour discussion about business protocols particularly in regard to cold email contact and initial pitch meetings.

Date:  Friday March 6

Time: There are two sessions available, 10:00am - 11am and 11:30 - 12:30

Location:  VIFF's Vancity Theatre Atrium, 1181 Seymour St.

Registration is necessary for this event.

Cost: Members $9 / Non members $11 (plus GST)

To register click on the Register button above.

Elizabeth Yake 
Elizabeth Yake is President of True West Films based on the west coast of Canada. As producer, her films have been nominated for more than 15 Genie Awards and each of her features and shorts have premiered at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival. Films/TV include PILGRIMS, EVERYTHING’S GONE GREEN, IT’S ALL GONE PETE TONG, MISS TEXAS. TWF focuses on structuring international coproductions for the world market. Elizabeth is in post with her feature docu-drama HADWIN’S JUDGEMENT based on the story of The Golden Spruce in coproduction with the NFB and Passion Pictures, UK, Oscar winners 2013 for SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN. 

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