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WGC Screenwriting Awards Winners

April 24, 2018

Canadian screenwriters were in the spotlight at the 22nd annual WGC Screenwriting Awards gala, held on April 30 at Koerner Hall in Toronto. The awards were hosted by Gavin Crawford, written by Kyle Tingley and included a special tribute to the Guild's outgoing president, Jill Golick, who has made a tremendous contribution to the Writers Guild of Canada over many years. Many thanks to Jill! And, of course, congratulations to all the award winners.
 
CHILDREN’S
Mysticons, Season 1 “Sisters in Arms”
Written by Sean Jara
 
DOCUMENTARY
The Hundred-Year-Old Whale
Written by Mark Leiren-Young
 
FEATURE FILM
Entanglement
Written by Jason Filiatrault
 
MOW & MINISERIES
Alias Grace “Part 5”
Written by Sarah Polley
 
BEST SCRIPT FROM SEASON ONE
Anne, Season 1 “I Am No Bird, and No Net Ensnares Me”
Written by Moira Walley-Beckett
 
SHORTS AND WEBSERIES
Spiral, Episode 101 “The Girl in the Dream”
Written by Karen McClellan
 
TV COMEDY
Letterkenny, Season 2 “Relationships”
Written by Jared Keeso & Jacob Tierney
 
TV DRAMA
Cardinal, Season 1 “John Cardinal”
Written by Aubrey Nealon
 
TWEENS & TEENS
The Stanley Dynamic, Season 2 “The Stanley Cheer”
Written by Matt Kippen
 
SPECIAL AWARDS
 
WGC SHOWRUNNER AWARD
Michael MacLennan
 
DENIS MCGRATH AWARD FOR SERVICE TO THE WGC
Mark Ellis
 
ALEX BARRIS MENTORSHIP AWARD
Sherry White
 
SONDRA KELLY AWARD
Sarah Dodd
 



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