WGC Writers Win Big at Canadian Screen Awards
WGC screenwriters won big last night at a packed gala for the Canadian Screen Awards, hosted by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television. Of particular note: the Margaret Collier Award was presented to Tassie Cameron, showrunner of Rookie Blue. The Margaret Collier Award is presented to a writer for "a body of work in Canadian film and/or television, or for significant contribution to the international profile of Canadian film and/or television." Congratulations to Tassie, and to all of the winning writers!
WGC Screenwriting Awards Finalists
Congratulations to the finalists in the 19th annual WGC Screenwriting Awards. The awards take place on Monday, April 27, 2015, at the TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning's Koerner Hall, and are hosted this year by Ryan Belleville, and written by Jeremy Woodcock in collaboration with Ryan Belleville. View the WGC Screenwriting Awards finalists here.
Writers Talking TV: Sunnyside
The next Writers Talking TV event features Sunnyside co-showrunner, Gary Pearson, and head writer, Jan Caruana. Fellow writer Simon Racioppa will host the evening, which includes a screening of an episode of Sunnyside, followed by a Q&A with audience members. You are invited to be one of those audience members! The event is free, and open to the public, but RSVP to Elaine Jacob, firstname.lastname@example.org to secure a seat.
When: March 12, 7 p.m. at TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King St. West, Toronto
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WGC Screenwriting Awards Update
We’re pleased to announce that writer, actor, and comedian Ryan Belleville will host the 19th annual WGC Screenwriting Awards, held on April 27, 2015 at the TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning’s Koerner Hall in Toronto. The show will be written by stand-up/sketch comedian and writer Jeremy Woodcock, in collaboration with Ryan Belleville.
Finalists for this year’s WGC Screenwriting Awards will be announced on Monday February 23. Stay tuned!
Please note that nominations are still open for two key awards:
WGC Showrunner Award: Deadline, March 10, 2015
The Sondra Kelly Award: Deadline March 6, 2015
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