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
Book

Summer 2014
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Photo by Christina Gapic

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OCTOBER 1, 2014
  • World Conference of Screenwriters

OCTOBER 1, 2014

World Conference of Screenwriters

Taking place in Warsaw, Poland, the World Conference of Screenwriters takes as its focus the "golden age of television."

OCTOBER 6, 2014
  • Bell Media Diverse Screenwriters Application Deadline, Western Canada

OCTOBER 6, 2014

Bell Media Diverse Screenwriters Application Deadline, Western Canada

Today is the deadline for applicants to the Bell Media Diverse Screenwriters program (Western Canada).

OCTOBER 17, 2014
  • Memory & Myth: Transforming Personal History

OCTOBER 17, 2014

Memory & Myth: Transforming Personal History

WGC member Peter Behrens leads a workshop called Memory & Myth: Transforming Personal History.

OCTOBER 28, 2014
  • Innoversity Creative Summit

OCTOBER 28, 2014

Innoversity Creative Summit

Innoversity Creative Summit: For more than a decade, Innoversity Creative Summit has reached out to media industry leaders, and creators from a broad diversity of backgrounds and skills.

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