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And the winners are...

It was loud and lively in downtown Toronto on April 22 as we celebrated Canada’s screenwriters at the 17th annual WGC Screenwriting Awards. More than 700 revelers from the film, TV and digital media industry came together to congratulate the finalists and cheer the winners. And those winners are...


Sidekick “I, Sidebot” 
Written by Dan Williams & Lienne Sawatsky


Children & Youth

How To Be Indie “How To Make a Christmas Miracle”
Written by John May & Suzanne Bolch


A Sorry State
Written by Mitch Miyagawa

Movies & Miniseries

The Phantoms 
Written by Andrew Wreggitt


Shorts & Webseries

Ruby Skye P.I.: The Haunted Library “#Creepy”
Written by Julie Strassman-Cohn & Jill Golick

TV Comedy

Less Than Kind “Jerk Chicken”
Written by Kim Coghill

TV Drama

The L.A. Complex “Down in L.A.”
Written by Martin Gero



WGC Showrunner Award – Mark Ellis & Stephanie Morgenstern (Flashpoint)

The Jim Burt Screenwriting Prize – Wild Medicine by Adam Garnet Jones

Writers Block Award – Anne-Marie Perrotta, Simon Racioppa & Lienne Sawatsky

Congratulations to all the nominees, finalists and winners!

Thank You to our very Generous Sponsors!













Media Sponsor


9 Story Entertainment
ACTRA National
Corus Entertainment Inc.
Deluxe Toronto Ltd.
DGC Ontario
Nerd Corps Entertainment
Shaw Rocket Fund
Vanguarde Artists Management



Back Alley Films Productions & Muse Entertainment Enterprises
Bell Broadcast and New Media Fund/Cogeco Development
     Fund/Independent Production Fund
Breakthrough Entertainment
Canada Film Capital Corporation/EP Canada Film Services Inc.
     & Comweb/William F. White International
Epitome Pictures Inc.
Fresh TV
Goodmans LLP
the Jennifer Hollyer Agency inc.
Marinucci & Company, Chartered Accountants
Matteau Poirier, avocats
STARLIGHT - The Canadian Movie Channel
Telefilm Canada
Temple Street Productions
Toronto Film, Television & Digital Media Office


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Photo by Christina Gapic

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