Write Over Here: Screenwriting Residency - Fall 2022
Banff, Alberta, Canada
This three-week online and in-person screenwriting residency, allows for writers to put time aside and engage in their practice.
Write Over Here is a three-week hybrid screenwriting residency, that offers participants the opportunity to focus on tools to create the time and space to write from home and at Banff Centre through online and in person programming.
Intermixed with faculty to support their practice as required, participants will meet with the cohort online for the first week, and on campus for the following two weeks. These will include daily gatherings, where we share readings, workshops, deeper discussions around process, and Q&A sessions.
What Does the Program Offer?
Writers will deepen their screenwriting artistry and technical application through faculty mentorship, podcast workshops, access to Screenwriting software, group discussions, and concluding Q and A sessions.
The residency provides the opportunity for writers to build peer relationships and expand their professional networks to support and create collaborative opportunities in the future.
This is a self-motivated residency and encourages participants to discover best practices to engage and inspire writing to happen at home and away.
Who Should Apply?
This program invites emerging to mid-career Indigenous writers and screenwriters from across Canada and International. Screenwriters can apply with experience from any genre and script length.
Featured Writers Include:
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Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity
Founded in 1933, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity is a learning organization built upon an extraordinary legacy of excellence in artistic and creative development. What started as a single course in drama has grown to become the global organization leading in arts, culture, and creativity across dozens of disciplines.
Banff Centre’s Literary Arts programs provide an inspiring space and focused time for emerging and established writers to push the boundaries of their talent and realize their potential. Our programs prepare writers in all genres for literary success on a national and international scale.Since the first summer playwriting program was offered in 1937, Banff Centre has provided writers with exceptional opportunities for artistic development within a community of supportive peers. Today, our year-round roster of intensive thematic residencies involves many of Canada’s most celebrated writers.
From our home in the stunning Canadian Rocky Mountains, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity aims to inspire everyone who attends our campus – artists, leaders, and thinkers – to unleash their creative potential.