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Protocols for Writers Session 1

March 10, 2017, 10:00 - 11:00 AM

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.

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 19 Genie / CSA 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 mostly recently completed the 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. She is currently directing the feature Doc THE BOARD GAME MOVIE a co-production with Germany.

This session takes place at the Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour St., Vancouver.

Registration is full.