Tuesday, April 12, 2011

WGC Screenwriting Awards

Last night marked the 15th annual WGC Screenwriting Awards. Hosted by three-time winner of Best Female Stand Up, Laurie Elliott, the event celebrated the words of Canadian screenwriters.

And the winners are…

In Animation

Karen Moonah
The Cat In The Hat Knows A Lot About That, “The Cat In The Hat Knows A Lot About Maps”

In Children & Youth

Barbara Haynes
The Latest Buzz, “The Extreme Shakespeare Issue”

In Documentary

Christine Nielsen
The Pig Farm

In TV Comedy

Chris Sheasgreen
Less Than Kind, “Coming Home”

In TV Drama

Mark Ellis & Stephanie Morgenstern
Flashpoint, “Jumping at Shadows”

In Movies & Miniseries

Michael Konyves
Barney’s Version

In Shorts & Web Series

Lisa Hunter
You Are So Undead

The WGC Showrunner Award – Tassie Cameron
The WGC Writers Block Award – Peter Grant
The Jim Burt Screenwriting Prize – Denise Blinn


Anonymous said...

I saw Barbara Haynes' episode of The Latest Buzz. It was a refreshing spin on Taming of the Shrew. Very imaginative.

Lorna London said...

I thought it was pretty clever too.