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Short Fiction Screenwriting

November 3, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Dates: Nov 3, 10, 17
Time: this course with happen Tuesday evenings from 6pm to 7:30pm AST.
Location: ZOOM
Fee: $50.00 plus HST ($57.50 total)
e-transfer to info@filmpei.com preferred

NOTE: FilmPEI has a ‘pay what you can’ policy for members. Please contact info@filmpei.com for more details.

In this three-week course we will delve into writing for short form fiction.

This course is aimed to help writer/director’s hone their writing skills and prepare creative documents for submission to Film4Ward. The course is appropriate for both beginner fiction filmmakers, as well as experienced filmmakers looking to further develop their writing skills.

If you have an idea for a short film but need that extra little push to get the idea off the ground or if you’ve been working on your idea for a while and need additional information to bring your writing elements together—this course is for you!


The instructor will be workshopping and making notes on 6 participant projects during and after this workshop series. If you want to be considered for one of these spots please send us the following information to info@filmpei.com:

• filmmaker bio/resume
• short synopsis of your proposed short film

About Shereen Jarrett

Shereen has filmed everything from vampire castles in Romania to Leila’s Hair Museum in Indiana.

She has made films about neurotics, nerds and family members. She works both in indies and commercial venues and her award-winning work has screened at festivals around the world.

Shereen’s recent work includes writing a dramatic feature film script for APTN; writing/directing an hour-long documentary on Mardi Gras with Buffalo Gal Pictures; directing episodes of the Gemini winning X-Weighted III series; and she has produced, written, shot and edited the doc TV series Flat City Stories for MTS television.

She works as a freelance script editor and has been a reader and writer facilitator for NSI Drama Prize since 2001. She also teaches various filmmaking courses at the University of Winnipeg and University of Manitoba.


November 3, 2020
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm