The 2016 WGC Showrunner Award

Showrunners are the writers/producers who hold the creative vision for a television series. He or she controls all creative decisions and oversees the series from development, through prep and production, to the completion of post. In other words, the showrunner is the creative force driving the series. The WGC Showrunner Award brings Canada’s best showrunners centre stage to be celebrated by their peers.

The winner of the 2016 WGC Showrunner Award is Frank van Keeken, who was presented with the award on May 2, 2016 at the WGC Screenwriting Awards.

 

------- Previous WGC Showrunner Award Winners --------

2015 - Bruce Smith

2014 - Peter Mitchell

2013 – Mark Ellis & Stephanie Morgenstern

2012 - Mark McKinney

2011 - Tassie Cameron

2010 - Heather Conkie

2009 - Mark Farrell

2008 - Peter Mohan

2007 - Brad Wright

 


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SEPTEMBER 29, 2016
  • Writers Talking TV

SEPTEMBER 29, 2016

Writers Talking TV

Writers Talking TV: The WGC presents Emily Andras, showrunner of Wynonna Earp, in a conversation hosted by screenwriter Nicole Demerse, at TIFF Bell Lightbox.

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