LIFT OUT LOUD July 30 – Guest Moderator REBECCA SCHECHTER
The LIAISON OF INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS OF TORONTO present
LIFT OUT LOUD
A Bi-Monthly Screenplay Reading Series With Guest Moderator REBECCA SCHECHTER
(North of 60, Street Legal, ENG, Little Mosque on the Prairie)
UNMASKED written by Peter Scott Vicaire
Date: Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: XPACE, 58 Ossington Avenue (just north of Queen Street West)
GUEST MODERATOR – REBECCA SCHECHTER
REBECCA SCHECHTER’S career as a screenwriter took off in 1987 with the feature film “Taking Care”. Since then, she has written primarily for the small screen. She has been producer, story editor and/or writer on many of Canada’s drama series: Street Legal, ENG, North of 60 (for which she won the 1994 Gemini for Writing in Dramatic Series), Side Effects, Riverdale, and Blue Murder. In 2005, she began working on her first half-hour comedy called “Pray for Me” about a group of Muslims living in a small prairie town. In addition to re-shaping the series and working as Creative Producer on the first season, she re-christened the show LITTLE MOSQUE ON THE PRAIRE. Ms. Schechter is currently developing an hour-long dramatic series for Can-West Global. She is also President of the Writers Guild of Canada, a position she’s held since 2004.
UNMASKED by Peter Scott Vicaire
A man joins a dangerous and mysterious club in order to relive the worst day of his life.
PETER SCOTT VICAIRE is a member of Listuguj First Nation, and received his bachelors degree from the University of New Brunswick before entering the United States Marines and becoming a sergeant. After an honorable discharge, he worked in juvenile corrections for 8 years. He began screenwriting in 2004 and has been nominated and won screenplay of the month on Kevin Spacey’s popular screenwriting website – Triggerstreet.
To submit a script for a future reading or for more information please visit us at www.lift.on.ca/mt/liftoutloud.html
Wednesday 30 July 2008 19:00