In a virtual awards presentation held Monday night, the Writers Guild of Canada announced the winners of the 24 th annual WGC Screenwriting Awards. Gavin Crawford hosted the event via the Guild’s YouTube channel. The big winners in television included Jann Arden and Jennica Harper for JANN and Noelle Carbone for Coroner.
The WGC also presented special awards, including the WGC Showrunner Award going to Dennis Heaton. Other special awards winners include 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 2020 presentation can be watched below, or on the WGC’s YouTube channel.
The full list of winners include:
Hotel Transylvania: The Series, “Better Know Your Mavis” | Written by Mark Steinberg
JANN “The Big House” | Story by Jann Arden & Jennica Harper, Teleplay by Jennica Harper
Conviction | Written by Nance Ackerman & Ariella Pahlke & Teresa MacInnes
Coroner, “All’s Well” | Written by Noelle Carbone
Sweetness in the Belly | Written by Laura Phillips
MOW & MINISERIES
Thicker Than Water | Written by David Elver & Andrea Stevens
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
ALEX BARRIS MENTORSHIP AWARD
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