Supporting Canadian Screenwriters

May 13, 2019 Published by
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Hogg, Shain & Scheck are proud supporters of the Writers Guild of Canada (WGC) Screenwriting Awards. Being a gold sponsor, we are always excited to recognize Canada’s talent and emerging local artists.

In the 23rd year, 2019 WGC Screenwriting Awards were held on April 29th, at the TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning’s Koerner Hall in Toronto. The awards celebrated Canadian-made TV, films, documentaries, and webseries.

For the first time in history, 2019 WCG Screenwriting awards in TV Drama and TV Comedy were entirely represented by women.  Here are the 2019 Writers Guild of Canada Screenwriting Awards winners:

BEST NEW SERIES SCRIPT

The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco “Presidio,” written by Daegan Fryklind

CHILDREN’S

Wishfart “I Wear This Hat Ironically,” written by Josh Sager & Jerome Simpson

COMEDY SERIES

Schitt’s Creek “RIP Moira Rose,” written by Rupinder Gill

DOCUMENTARY

Catwalk: Tales from the Cat Show Circuit, written by Michael McNamara

DRAMA SERIES

Cardinal: Blackfly Season “Red,” written by Sarah Dodd

FEATURE FILM

22 Chaser, written by Jeremy Boxen

MOW & MINISERIES

Odd Squad: World Turned Odd, written by Tim McKeon

SHORTS & WEBSERIES

We’ve Come to the End of Our Time, written by Alex Epstein & Lisa Hunter

TWEENS & TEENS

Star Falls “The Picnic Auction,” written by Cole Bastedo

JIM BURT SCREENWRITING PRIZE

Pat Holden for Mirsada and Amir Kahnamouee for Harbour House

McGRATH SERVICE AWARD

Bruce Smith

SONDRA KELLY AWARD

Jinder Oujla-Chalmers

WGC SHOWRUNNER AWARD

Emily Andras

 

Congratulations to all of winners from Hogg, Shain and Scheck!

 

 

Image source: https://www.writersguildofcanada.com/node/96920