Elan Mastai

Meet Elan Mastai who was named one of Variety’s 10 Screenwriters to Watch. Mastai wrote the hit Canadian romantic comedy “The F Word” (known in the US as “What If”), directed by Michael Dowse and starring Daniel Radcliffe, Zoe Kazan, and Adam Driver. He is currently a writer and producer on the Emmy-winning TV series “This Is Us” and has written movies for major studios including Fox, Sony, Warner Brothers, Lionsgate, and Paramount. We chat with him all about his writing experience and approach towards the craft.

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CSA’s ‘Where To Watch’ Online!

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canadian Screen Award-nominated films and content have been made available online! What better way to support Canadian artists and talent?! Watch: https://www.academy.ca/wheretowatch/   **************************************************************************************************************************************** With the Canadian Screen Awards … Continued

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Reel Inspo Episode 1

There is no bigger champion of the Canadian film industry than Warren P. Sonoda so it’s right that he’s the first guest in our monthly podcast.  From his first feature, cult hit “Ham & Cheese” to his latest, crime-caper “The Things I Do For Money” Warren has had one of the most prolific careers, spanning tv, music videos and feature films. What’s his secret? What’s his process? And most importantly, what does the “P” stand for in his name??

 

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