HSS Continues to Support the Arts Community at the 22nd Annual Writers Guild of Canada Screenwriting Awards

April 12, 2018 Published by
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Hogg, Shain & Scheck are, once again, proud to be gold level supporters of The Writers Guild of Canada Screenwriting Awards, which are being held Monday, April 30, 2018 at the Telus Centre’s Koerner Hall.

The Writers Guild of Canada (WGC) represents more than 2,200 professional English-language screenwriters across Canada. These screenwriters have written scripts for well-known television series such as, Kim’s Convenience and Letterkenny and the feature film Maudie, to name a few. HSS aims to recognize the achievements of Canadian screenwriters and the local theatre community in their accomplishments within Canada and Toronto.

The Writers Guild of Canada is celebrating the 22nd annual WGC Screenwriting Awards. The awards celebrate Canadian screenwriters and their work. Nominations are given to scripts placed in categories ranging from documentaries to feature films, and everything in between. This year, Gavin Crawford will be hosting the 22nd annual WGC Screenwriting awards. Gavin Crawford is a writer, comedian and host of CBC Radio’s Because News.

Check out the list (below) to see if your favourite Canadian screenwriter is up for an award. For tickets, please click here.


The Bagel and Becky Show, Season 1 “The 12 Quadrillion Days of Christmas”
Written by Evan Thaler Hickey

Mysticons, Season 1 “Heart of Gold”
Written by Elize Morgan

Mysticons, Season 1 “Sisters in Arms”
Written by Sean Jara


The Hundred-Year-Old Whale
Written by Mark Leiren-Young

The Road Forward
Written by Marie Clements

The Taming of the Queue
Written by Josh Freed

Feature Film

Written by Carlos & Jason Sanchez

Written by Jason Filiatrault

Indian Horse
Written by Dennis Foon

The Man Who Invented Christmas
Written by Susan Coyne

Mow and Miniseries

Alias Grace “Part 5”
Written by Sarah Polley

Anne of Green Gables: Fire and Dew
Written by Susan Coyne

Bruno & Boots: This Can’t Be Happening at Macdonald Hall!
Written by Adam Barken & Mike McPhaden

Bruno & Boots: The Wizzle War
Written by Mike McPhaden


Anne, Season 1 “I Am No Bird, and No Net Ensnares Me”
Written by Moira Walley-Beckett

Bellevue, Season 1 “You Don’t Understand Me At All”
Written by Jane Maggs

Ghost Wars, Season 1 “Whatever Happened to Maggie Rennie”
Written by Rachel Langer

Shorts and Webseries

The Drop In
Written by Naledi Jackson

Hotel Transylvania: “Who’s the Boss?”
Written by Mike D’Ascenzo

Spiral, Episode 101 “The Girl in the Dream”
Written by Karen McClellan

TV Comedy

Kim’s Convenience, Season 2 “Business Award”
Written by Matt Kippen

Kim’s Convenience, Season 2 “Resting Place”
Written by Anita Kapila

Letterkenny, Season 2 “Relationships”
Written by Jared Keeso & Jacob Tierney

Still Standing, Season 3 “Fort McMurray”
Written by Jonny Harris, Fraser Young, Graham Chittenden and Steve Dylan

TV Drama

Cardinal, Season 1 “John Cardinal”
Written by Aubrey Nealon

Mary Kills People, Season 1 “Bloody Mary”
Written by Tara Armstrong

Pure, Season 1 “Ordination”
Written by Michael Amo

X Company, Season 3 “Promises”
Written by Nicolas Billon

Tweens & Teens

Degrassi: Next Class, Season 4 “#FactsOnly”
Written by Courtney Jane Walker

Degrassi: Next Class, Season 4 “#RollUpToTheClubLike”
Written by Matt Huether

Raising Expectations, Season 1 “Food Fight at the Algonquin”
Written by Barbara Haynes

The Stanley Dynamic, Season 2 “The Stanley Cheer”
Written by Matt Kippen

By sponsoring events such as the Writers Guild of Canada’s Screenwriting Awards, HSS builds on and recognizes the efforts displayed by Canadians in the arts community. For more information on Hogg, Shain and Scheck’s commitment to not-for-profit organizations, the arts and other industries please visit: https://www.hss-ca.com/accountants-for-non-profits/.

For more information on the Writers Guild of Canada, please visit: http://www.wgc.ca/index.html.