November 13, 2018
The TIFF-CBC Films Screenwriter Award will provide $15,000 to a Canadian writer of an outstanding feature film screenplay, supporting them to develop their project. The Award is open to experienced screenwriters who are female, Indigenous, belong to a visible minority, or who identify with a disability. Applicants must have a writer or director credit on a feature film that has been presented at one of this Award’s recognized festivals. The deadline to apply is December 5. The list of the Award’s recognized festivals are on the second page of the application form.