Veteran screenwriter Bill Boyle has been involved in the film industry in both Canada and the U.S. for over 25 years as a writer, director, agent, producer, story editor, and mentor. His work has received recognition from the Palm Springs Film Festival Critics Choice; Atlantic City Film Festival Audience Choice; Toronto Reel World Festival Best Canadian Feature; ACTRA nomination for Best Dramatic Writer; Canadian Film Awards Finalist; Recipient of the Harold Greenberg Fund; Chicago Film Festival Special Jury Nomination.
Mr. Boyle devotes a significant amount of his time mentoring younger screenwriters through his Screenwriting Workshops and Script Coaching. He has lectured at the University of Victoria, University of Saskatchewan, The National Screen Institute, the Los Angeles Screenwriters Network, Riverside Community College, the Praxis Screenwriting Center and the Vancouver Film School. He also held the position of SaskFilms “Screenwriter in Residence.” The last time we checked, in November of 2012, he was still teaching an online course titled Visual Storytelling for the Big Screen for the Extension program at UCLA.