Founders Letter


On Valentines Day, “Love Language” means something different to us.

More than a romantic gesture, it’s a call to action.
One you can enjoy alone:

Tonight, slip into some cozy clothes.
Order in from your favorite restaurant.
Fire up a spicy candle.
Turn on some inspiring tunes.
And crack open the beverage of your choice.


Flip open your laptop,
(or, if you’re old school, 
peel back the cover of that college-ruled notebook,
and yank the top off your rollerball).

And Love that script Language of yours till the small hours.

Write on.
Nitza & Elizabeth

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Congratulations to our Alumni
who placed as CineStory Foundation's
2023 TV Contest Quarterfinalists.
Wash Your Birdie: 101 Things That Can
Crawl up Your Vagina and Kill You.

by Stephanie Bast (TWL 2022)

by Nancy Duff (TWL 2016)

Read more HERE!
The English translation of the novel BREAKWATER, 
by Marijke Schemer (TWL Europe 2022 ) will be be published this spring!

Learn more HERE about this haunting examination of memory and trauma as seen through the eyes of a woman who seemingly has it all.
Congratulations to Robin Shanea Williams (TWL 2022), who has been brought on as a Consulting Producer on Anthony Hemingway's Sugar Daddy, which focuses on the health consequences of sugar overconsumption targeted at Black Americans.
Read more HERE.


Congratulations to steadfast TWL Mentor Susan Cartsonis on the release of True Spirit, about the youngest person to sail solo, non-stop and unassisted around the world. Based on the true story of Jessica Watson, the movie is now streaming on Netflix. #TrueSpirit


To celebrate Black History Month, our partner Roadmap Writers is offering a special week-long program of webinar events to shine a spotlight on Black Voices in TV and film!

Applications are now OPEN for 
Coverfly's Fee Waiver Program,

for those interested in entering a competition or program
who need financial assistance.

Want to find work with top studios, showrunners,
producers, and agents?

Check out the new LISTINGS on Coverfly's Industry Mandates.

Check out these great screenwriting competitions 
closing this month.

Don't miss your chance to ENTER!
Film Fatales is seeking a dedicated Program Manager and a part-time Fellowship Coordinator to begin as soon as possible.
Apply HERE.
Screen Nova Scotia is here to support your film/television/animation production. We’re the first point of contact to find out more about locations, financial incentives, production partners, industry resources and infrastructure. Visit our WEBSITE.
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