Cathryn Atkinson

Cathryn Atkinson

Monty's Smile Productions
Dialogue Editor, Screenwriter and Script Consultant

Vancouver, Canada

Member Since:
June 2015
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About Cathryn

I'm an award-winning, optioned screenwriter based in Vancouver, Canada.

I also have an extensive background in editing and journalism in Britain and Canada. I have eight journalism awards.

Education: M.A. in Theatre Arts - Writing for Performance; ScreenwritingU professional program.

Summer 2015 projects -

• Bumpershines: Feature-length dark comedy-drama about the monuments a family builds to love, death and betrayal.
-Dec. 2014: Whistler Film Festival Feature Project Lab.
-Nov. 2013 to June 2014: Praxis fellowship winner, Praxis Centre for Screenwriting, Simon Fraser University.

• Charley the Liar: Historical drama set in Industrial Revolution London.
-Dec. 2014: Finalist for Sundance Institute Feature Film Lab.

• The Nonsense of Waiting: An animated short about an old woman's brush with death.
-Based on my short story of the same name, a finalist for the 2009 CBC Literary Awards.

Unique traits: Strong female characters/character-driven stories, love rewrites and adaptations, experienced researcher, simplifying complex stories. Collaborative and internationally minded.


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