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WGC Script of the Month

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Created in 2018, the WGC Script of the Month initiative is designed to help emerging screenwriter members from diverse backgrounds move forward in their careers. Here's a recap of the writers and their scripts that have been selected for the program so far:

2018

July:  Nadiya Chettiar, current Executive Story Editor on CBS sitcom Life in Pieces, for her half-hour comedy Love Marriage. 

August: Ryan Spencer, a writer on Boat Rocker's tween drama The Next Step, for his one-hour drama, Westlake High.

September: Jagjiwan Sohal, who's written for kids series Dino Dana, Addison and Nina's World, for his half-hour comedy Seven Deadly Singhs.

October: Nile Seguin, who has made his name as a comedian, for his one-hour drama Deep Water. 

November: Gillian Muller, whose writing credits includes Travelers, for her one-hour drama The Blue Division.

 

2019

March: Sabrina Sherif, with writing credits on upcoming Netflix sci-fi series Another Life, for her supernatural drama script, Something Wicked. 

April: Thomas Conway, with credits on Odd Squad and Endlings, for his comedic grand space opera, Illegal Alien.

May: Hiro Kanagawa, whose writing credits include Da Vinci City Hall and Blackstone, for his gritty feature film script The Day Player

June:  Sara Beth Edwards, whose first feature film Fall Back Down is in post-production, for her one-hour drama impregnation.

July: Carmine Pierre-DuFour, currently a story editor on upcoming drama Transplant, for her one-hour drama Privileged. 

August:  Ethan Banville for his one-hour drama Lady Luciano. 

September: Richard Young and Vas Saranga for their half-hour comedy Kandu Attitude. 

November: Brier Sanderson for her feature film script One Night

 

2021

January: Nile Séguin for his half-hour comedy Texas Troy.

February: Brier Sanderson for her feature film Whistle of a Far-off Train.

March: Alejandro Álvarez Cadilla for his half-hour comedy Shooting the Talent.

April: Scott McGuirk for his half-hour dramedy jocKWEENS.

May: Ravi Steve Khajuria for his short film The Pros and Cons of Killing Yourself.

June: Maryan Haye for REP, a half-hour dramedy.

October: Richard Young for EXALT, a one-hour sci-fi thriller.

November: Vanessa Magic for Venom Like Viper, a one-hour sci-fi/action series. 

December: Martina Monro for feature film Nice Jewish Girl.

 

2022

March: Natasha Semone Vassell's feature film Brown Baby

April: Jade Stone's dark comedy TV pilot Pretty Smart Popular Girls

May: Spencer Levine's one-hour queer teen drama Prism High

June:  Diane De La Haye's movie-of-the-week Steppin’ on Holly Mistle’s Toe

July: Tony Tran's coming-of-age, queer feature film Oscar

August: Brishkay Ahmed's dystopian drama Aisha 

September: Taf Diallo's dramedy pilot Touch Road

October: Adam Hussein's legal drama Tamer's Law

November: Stephanie Herrera's half hour TV comedy Hispanic-ish

December: Renuka Singh's half-hour comedy Brown Girl Town
 

2023

January: Lorimer Shenher’s one-hour TV drama The Miracle-Signs

February: Karolyn Carnie's one-hour drama Liquid Gold

March: Joan Digba's one-hour supernatural drama Daughter of Mine

April: Angela Hanna Goulene's half-hour animation primetime pilot Tykoonshou

May:  Sage Daniels's original half-hour comedy Vanilla

June: Qaseem Fazal's original comedy feature The Family Value

July: Rob Michaels's super hero comedy Habib

September: Nadine Bhabha's half-hour comedy Sugar Shack

October: Rebecca Grenier's half-hour comedy The Rainbow Curse 

November: Leandro Matos's one-hour drama series Millennials 

 

2024

March: Jadiel Dowlin's half hour series Black Black Comedy 

 

Congratulations to all!

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