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2023 WGC Award Winners Announced!

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In a funny, lively ceremony hosted by Vance Banzo, the winners of the 27th annual Writers Guild of Canada Screenwriting Awards were announced on April 24 at Koerner Hall in Toronto. The first in-person WGC Awards ceremony since 2019, the gala brought together hundreds of Guild members, industry professionals, and fans—all in celebration of the Canadian screenwriters behind the programming and films viewers enjoy in Canada and around the world. 

THE WINNERS

CHILDREN’S
The Guava Juice Show, “Adventure 9000” I Written by Christine Mitchell

COMEDY SERIES
Children Ruin Everything, “Road Trips” I Written by Kurt Smeaton 

DOCUMENTARY
My Tree I Written by Jason Sherman

DRAMA SERIES
The Porter, “Episode 104” I Written by Marsha Greene

FEATURE FILM
Brother I Written by Clement Virgo

MOW & MINISERIES
Written in the Stars I Written by David Elver

PRESCHOOL
Dino Ranch, “Wings Over Dino Ranch” I Written by Ben Joseph & Mike D’Ascenzo

SHORTS AND WEB SERIES
Second Life I Written by Darrin Rose

TWEENS & TEENS
Astrid & Lilly Save the World, “One Rib” I Written by Veronika Paz

JIM BURT SCREENWRITING PRIZE
Adrian Morphy for The 300 Year Old Man

SONDRA KELLY AWARD
Laura Good 

SHOWRUNNER AWARD
Susin Nielsen

Congratulations to all! The winners announcement is available here.

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