2009 Canadian Screenwriter Awards

More than 600 people helped celebrate Canada's screenwriters at the 2009 WGC Screenwriting Awards.

And the Awards went to...

ANIMATION

Ricky Sprocket, Showbiz Boy “The Perfect Family”

Written by Shane Simmons

 

CHILDREN & PRESCHOOL

Captain Flamingo “Comic Slip”

Written by Christin Simms

 

DOCUMENTARY

Passage

Documentary Script Written by John Walker

 

EPISODIC ½ hour

Corner Gas “Full Load”

Written by Brent Butt

 

EPISODIC 1 hour

Flashpoint “Who’s George?”

Written by Adam Barken

 

FEATURE FILM

Blindness

Screenplay by Don McKellar

 

MOW & MINISERIES

Mayerthorpe

Written by Andrew Wreggitt

 

RADIO DRAMA

Afghanada “The Lotus Eater - Part 1 of 3”

Written by Greg Spottiswood

 

SHORT FILM

Awkward

Written by Kellie Ann Benz

 

VARIETY

This Hour Has 22 Minutes XVI “Episode 1”

Head Writer: Jennifer Whalen / Written by Mark Critch, Gavin Crawford, Kyle Tingley, Jennifer Whalen, Albert Howell, Tim McAuliffe, Dean Jenkinson, Geri Hall, Nathan Fielder

 

YOUTH

The Latest Buzz “The Gala Issue”

Written by Brent Piaskoski

 

WGC Special Awards:

 

The WGC Showrunner Award – Mark Farrell (Corner Gas, 22 Minutes)

The Jim Burt Screenwriting Prize  - Cold Rush by Riley Adams

The WGC Writers Block Award Karen Walton (Ginger Snaps, Ink Canada)

The WGC Screenwriting Awards is grateful to all of its 2009 sponsors:

Supporting Sponsors

 

Platinum

 

  

 

Gold

CBC

Canadian Film and Television Production Association (CFTPA)

Green and Chercover, Barristers & Solicitors

Shaftesbury Films

Temple Street Productions Inc.


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