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Announcing WGC Screenwriting Awards Finalists

February 26, 2018

The Writers Guild of Canada is pleased to announce the finalists for the 22nd annual  WGC Screenwriting Awards. The awards celebrate Canadian screenwriters and the scripts they write in a gala evening hosted by Gavin Crawford, writer, comedian, and host of CBC Radio’s Because News. Gavin’s long-time accomplice, screenwriter Kyle Tingley, is this year’s awards show writer. This year's awards are held on April 30, at Koerner Hall in Toronto. Please continue reading to see the complete list of finalists. Many thanks to our generous sponsors. And congratulations to our finalists!
The Bagel and Becky Show, Season 1 “The 12 Quadrillion Days of Christmas”
Written by Evan Thaler Hickey
Mysticons, Season 1 “Heart of Gold”
Written by Elize Morgan
Mysticons, Season 1 “Sisters in Arms”
Written by Sean Jara
The Hundred-Year-Old Whale
Written by Mark Leiren-Young
The Road Forward
Written by Marie Clements
The Taming of the Queue
Written by Josh Freed
Written by Carlos & Jason Sanchez
Written by Jason Filiatrault
Indian Horse
Written by Dennis Foon
The Man Who Invented Christmas
Written by Susan Coyne
Alias Grace “Part 5”
Written by Sarah Polley
Anne of Green Gables: Fire and Dew
Written by Susan Coyne
Bruno & Boots: This Can’t Be Happening at Macdonald Hall!
Written by Adam Barken & Mike McPhaden
Bruno & Boots: The Wizzle War
Written by Mike McPhaden
Anne, Season 1 “I Am No Bird, and No Net Ensnares Me”
Written by Moira Walley-Beckett
Bellevue, Season 1 “You Don’t Understand Me At All”
Written by Jane Maggs
Ghost Wars, Season 1 “Whatever Happened to Maggie Rennie”
Written by Rachel Langer
The Drop In
Written by Naledi Jackson
Hotel Transylvania: “Who’s the Boss?”
Written by Mike D’Ascenzo
Spiral, Episode 101 “The Girl in the Dream”
Written by Karen McClellan
Kim’s Convenience, Season 2 “Business Award”
Written by Matt Kippen
Kim’s Convenience, Season 2 “Resting Place”
Written by Anita Kapila
Letterkenny, Season 2 “Relationships”
Written by Jared Keeso & Jacob Tierney
Still Standing, Season 3 “Fort McMurray”
Written by Jonny Harris, Fraser Young, Graham Chittenden and Steve Dylan
Cardinal, Season 1 “John Cardinal”
Written by Aubrey Nealon
Mary Kills People, Season 1 “Bloody Mary”
Written by Tara Armstrong
Pure, Season 1 “Ordination”
Written by Michael Amo
X Company, Season 3 “Promises”
Written by Nicolas Billon
Degrassi: Next Class, Season 4 “#FactsOnly”
Written by Courtney Jane Walker
Degrassi: Next Class, Season 4 “#RollUpToTheClubLike”
Written by Matt Huether
Raising Expectations, Season 1 “Food Fight at the Algonquin”
Written by Barbara Haynes
The Stanley Dynamic, Season 2 “The Stanley Cheer”
Written by Matt Kippen

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