Vancouver writer scores Daryl Duke prize for first screenplay

Source: Vancouver Sun By Dana Gee Sometimes, summer jobs can really pay off. That is certainly the case for Vancouver’s Kate Bond, who drew on several years spent working as a tree planter in northern B.C., a historical tour guide in the Yukon, and a wildfire lookout...

Ride bus. Write screenplay. Win big: Kate Bond’s story

Source: National Observer By Carl Meyer Kate Bond has the kind of voice that dances joyfully all over the vocal register, fiercely introspective yet disarmingly whimsical.  “Writing a screenplay is very different from writing a novel. There’s so much white space on...

CBC News: Local screenwriter Mark Hoffe wins $25K prize

May 4, 2016 The first ever Daryl Duke Prize has been awarded to a Newfoundlander and Labradorian. The $25,000 award will help Mark Hoffe develop his fictional screenplay, No Voices in the Sky, into a feature-length film. “There’s a certain maverick justice...