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Cours écrire ton court


Come to the launch of the competition and presentation of the finalists, their mentors and partners of the event: October 16 at 5 pm at the FNC Headquarters.

The 15th edition of COURS ÉCRIRE TON COURT revealed the winners on October 16 at 5 pm at the FNC Headquarters. 

Aimed at emerging screenwriters, this special edition dedicated to Quebec literary adaptation is a laboratory that offers collective workshops, as well as individual mentorship, in short fiction film adaptation.The part of the competition open to the public will take place during the 36th Montreal Book Fair, offering a master class with Dany Laferrière and other events. An initiative of SODEC’s “Programme d’aide aux jeunes créateurs.”

The winners and the selected projects are : 

Ariane Louis-Seize-Plouffe
Camille, les yeux grand ouverts / Adaptation of Camille adopte un serpent by Fannie Loiselle, taken from Les enfants moroses, Marchand de feuilles

Guillaume Laurin and Patrice Laliberté
L’École Baloney  / Adaptation of Gifles by Étienne Lepage, Dramaturges Editions

Élisabeth Desbiens
Était une bête / Adaptation of Était une bête by Laurence Ouellet Tremblay, La Peuplade

Julie Gauthier
Fruit Loops / Adaptation of the short story Fruit Loops de Stéphanie Pelletier, taken from Quand les guêpes se taisent, Leméac

Carmine Pierre-Dufour
Le futile et l’essentiel  / Adaptation of Le futile et l’essentiel by Monique Proulx, Éditions du Boréal

Daniel Kay
The Mountain Clinic / Adaptation of The Mountain Clinic by Harold Hoefle, Oberon Press

Meryam Joobeur 
Tobey / Adaptation of Rebecca: Born in the Maelstrom de Marie-Claire Blais, Éditions du Boréal