2019 Toronto Screenwriting Conference

May 4-5, 2019, Daniels Spectrum

The Conference for Professional Screenwriters and the People that work with them

About the Toronto Screenwriting Conference

The TSC hosts over 400 professional screenwriters, showrunners, producers, and creative executives working in television, film, and digital media. Over the past decade, the TSC has become an established conference for working creative talent to come, hone their craft, network with fellow writers and producers, and get noticed through our awards, mentorships, and bursaries which serve to nurture emerging to mid-career talent. Our masterclasses are driven by some of the top showrunners, creators, and writers in the business.

Masterclasses & Executive Interviews

Hone your craft with lectures, masterclasses, and interviews with top industry creatives.

Networking & Parties

Network with writers, producers, and creative executives during events like the Screenwriters’ Social.

Workshops & Panels

Focus in on specific aspects of your writing or career, or brush up on the latest developments in the industry.

Mentorships & Awards

Gain valuable career advice from creatives at the top of their craft through sponsored award & mentorship opportunities.

Featured 2019 Speakers

More speaker and session details will be announced over the coming weeks. Sign up for our newsletter below to stay up-to-date on the latest news!

Carlton Cuse

Carlton Cuse

Writer/Showrunner, LOCKE & KEY

Christopher Cantwell

Christopher Cantwell

EP/Co-Creator/Showrunner, HALT AND CATCH FIRE

Ben Watkins

Ben Watkins

Creator/Showrunner, HAND OF GOD

Charles Randolph

Charles Randolph

Screenwriter, THE BIG SHORT

Phil Breman

Phil Breman

Vice-President, Current Programming, NBC

Valerie Creighton

Valerie Creighton

President and CEO, Canada Media Fund (CMF)

Heather Brewster

Heather Brewster

Vice President, Scripted, Global Content Division, Keshet International

Kevin Wright

Kevin Wright

Speaker and Pitching Coach

Parties & Networking

Super Channel Screenwriters’ Social

Join TSC delegates, featured speakers, and industry professionals for good food, good drinks, and great company!

Meet the Directors

Sign up for one-on-one ten-minute meetings with Directors from the DGC.


Meet the Producers

Sign up for one-on-one ten-minute meetings with Producers from the CMPA.


Pricing & Registration

Registration cancellations will be allowed until April 1, 2019, with a full refund. The transfer of a registration will be allowed until April 14, 2019. Cancellations and registration transfers must be requested by email to kent@torontoscreenwritingconference.com.

Details Price Qty
Super Early Bird Registrationshow details + $423.75 (CAD)*   Expired
Early Bird Registrationshow details + $508.50 (CAD)*   Expired
Regular Registrationshow details + $565.00 (CAD)*  

* price includes taxes

Awards & Mentorships

Telefilm New Voices Awards

Applications have now closed for the 2019 Telefilm New Voices Awards.

Magee TV Diverse Screenwriters Mentorship

Applications have now closed for the 2019 Magee TV Diverse Screenwriters Mentorship.

Breakthrough Artist Awards

Applications are now open for the Breakthrough Artist Awards.


The TSC would like to thank our 2018 sponsors and promotional partners. Without their support, the TSC would not be possible.

Gold/ Lead Sponsors

Silver/ Presenting Sponsors

Bronze/ Supporting Sponsors

Community/ Promotional Partners