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WGC Awards Winners Announced

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In an awards presentation unlike any other for the Writers Guild of Canada, host Gavin Crawford announced the winners of the 24th annual WGC Screenwriting Awards via the Guild’s YouTube channel this evening.

WGC special awards were also presented, with the WGC Showrunner Award going to Dennis Heaton, the Sondra Kelly Award to Cynthia Knight, and Nathalie Younglai receiving the Alex Barris Mentorship Award. 

In light of the cancellation of the 2020 physical awards ceremony due to COVID-19, this year’s winners will also be celebrated at the 25th Annual WGC Screenwriting Awards, which are set for April 26, 2021 at Toronto’s Koerner Hall. In the meantime, the very funny and fast-paced 2020 presentation will remain posted on the WGC YouTube channel and is available below.

A digital program, listing all nominations, nominees and special awards winners, is available HERE. A full list of 2020 nominees can be found HERE.

2020 WGC SCREENWRITING AWARDS WINNERS

CHILDREN’S
Hotel Transylvania: The Series, “Better Know Your Mavis” | Written by Mark Steinberg

COMEDY SERIES
JANN, “The Big House” | Story by Jann Arden & Jennica Harper, Teleplay by Jennica Harper

DOCUMENTARY
Conviction | Written by Nance Ackerman & Ariella Pahlke & Teresa MacInnes

DRAMA SERIES
Coroner, “All’s Well” | Written by Noelle Carbone

FEATURE FILM
Sweetness in the Belly | Written by Laura Phillips

MOW & MINISERIES
Thicker Than Water | Written by David Elver & Andrea Stevens

PRESCHOOL
Dino Dana, “Dino Prints” | Written by J.J. Johnson & Christin Simms & Amish Patel

SHORTS & WEBSERIES
Save Me, “Birdie’s End” | Written by Fabrizio Filippo

TWEENS & TEENS
Creeped Out, “The Takedown” | Written by Emma Campbell

SONDRA KELLY AWARD
Cynthia Knight

ALEX BARRIS MENTORSHIP AWARD
Nathalie Younglai

WGC SHOWRUNNER AWARD
Dennis Heaton

Congratulations to this years nominees and winners!

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