2008 Canadian Screenwriting Awards
The 12th Annual Canadian Screenwriting Awards.
The 2008 Canadian Screenwriting Awards ceremony was held in Toronto on April 14, 2008.
More than 125 scripts were submitted for consideration for a 2008 Canadian Screenwriting Award. In addition to the main screenwriting category awards, the April 14th presentations included the awarding of the Jim Burt Screenwriting Prize, the Alex Barris Mentorship Award and the second annual Showrunner Award.
Gavin Crawford of This Hour has 22 Minutes once again kept everyone in stitches throughout the program. Fellow WGC member Kyle Tingley will co-wrote the awards with Gavin. Canadian Screenwriting Awards honour excellence in screenwriting, with this year's awards celebrating the winning words of the 2007 film, television and radio season. All winners were announced at the 2008 Canadian Screenwriting Awards on Monday, April 14, 2008, at the Brant House in Toronto.
The Canadian Screenwriting Awards is grateful to all its 2008 sponsors:
Gold SponsorsACTRA NationalAmbition Talent Inc.
Green & Chercover, Barristers & Solicitors
Temple Street Productions