2008 Canadian Screenwriting Awards Winners

Children & Preschool

Iggy Arbuckle “Petition Impossible”
Written by Kenn Scott

Documentary

Toxic Trespass
Written by Barri Cohen

Drama Series - ½ hour

Corner Gas “Seeing Things”
Written by Mark Farrell & Robert Sheridan

Drama Series - 1 hour

Across the River to Motor City “Happy Birthday, Mr. President”
Written by Denis McGrath & Robert Wertheimer

Feature Film

Normal
Written by Travis McDonald

MOW or Miniseries

Dragon Boys
Written by Ian Weir

Radio Drama

Afghanada “Episode 12”
Written by Jason Sherman, Adam Pettle & Greg Nelson

Variety

This Hour Has 22 Minutes XIV “Episode 17”
Head Writer: Kevin White / Written by Kevin White, Mark Critch, Irwin Barker, Gavin Crawford, Gary Pearson, Jennifer Whalen, Carolyn Taylor, Albert Howell, Dave Nystrom, Geri Hall, Todd Allen, Tim McAuliffe

Youth

Naturally Sadie “In or Out of Africa”
Written by Brent Piaskoski

WGC Special Awards

The WGC Showrunner Award

– Peter Mohan

The Jim Burt Screenwriting Prize 

- Tony Elliott for Stranger Than You

The Alex Barris Mentorship Award

- Allan Magee

The WGC Writers Block Award

- Jack Blum, Jeremy Hole, & Ann MacNaughton

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  • Atlantic Film Festival

SEPTEMBER 14, 2017

Atlantic Film Festival

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SEPTEMBER 28, 2017

Edmonton Film Festival

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SEPTEMBER 30, 2017
  • Daryl Duke Prize Deadline

SEPTEMBER 30, 2017

Daryl Duke Prize Deadline

The Daryl Duke Prize is for excellence in a screenplay for an unproduced longform dramatic film. Details at daryldukeprize.ca

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