The 2017 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. The showrunner truly is the creative force driving the series, and the WGC Showrunner Award brings Canada’s best showrunners centre stage to be celebrated by their peers.

The winner of the 2017 WGC Showrunner Award is Aaron Martin (Slasher). Congratulations to Aaron! 

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

2016 - Frank van Keeken

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 14, 2017
  • Atlantic Film Festival

SEPTEMBER 14, 2017

Atlantic Film Festival

Atlantic Film Festival, Sept. 14-21, atlanticfilm.com

SEPTEMBER 20, 2017
  • Calgary International Film Festival

SEPTEMBER 20, 2017

Calgary International Film Festival

Calgary International Film Festival, Sept. 20-Oct. 1 calgaryfilm.com

SEPTEMBER 28, 2017
  • Edmonton Film Festival
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SEPTEMBER 28, 2017

Edmonton Film Festival

Edmonton Film Festival, Sept. 28-Oct. 7 edmontonfilmfest.com


Vancouver International Film Festival

Vancouver International Film Festival, Sept. 28-Oct. 13 viff.org

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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