Skip to main content
CSCS NEW Privacy Policy

2021 WGC Screenwriting Awards Nominees Announced

awards

The WGC Screenwriting Awards are now in their 25th year of celebrating and acknowledging the best of the best in Canadian screenwriting and the all-important creators behind the most engaging and powerful Canadian-made series, films, documentaries and webseries.

The WGC Screenwriting Awards will recognize and celebrate Canadian screenwriters and their scripts at a virtual ceremony on April 26, 2021. Details on the ceremony, including registration, will be coming soon to wgc.ca.

Congratulations to the awards finalists!  @WGCtweet #WGCAwards

2021 WGC SCREENWRITING AWARDS FINALISTS

 

CHILDREN’S

Odd Squad Mobile Unit, “Slow Your Roll” I Written by Mark De Angelis

Ollie’s Pack, “Birthday Shmirthday: A Cleo Badette Documentary” I Written by Jeff Sager

Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum, “I am Harriet Tubman” I Story by Desmond Sargeant
& Meghan Read
, Teleplay by Desmond Sargeant

 

COMEDY SERIES

New Eden, “Who Are These Women?” I Written by Evany Rosen & Kayla Lorette

Schitt’s Creek, “Happy Ending” I Written by Daniel Levy

Schitt’s Creek, “Sunrise, Sunset” I Written by Kurt Smeaton & Winter Tekenos-Levy

 

DOCUMENTARY

The Detectives, “Project Prism” I Written by Eric Sabbag

John Ware Reclaimed I Written by Cheryl Foggo

Still Standing, “Rankin Inlet” I Written by Jonny Harris, Fraser Young,
Graham Chittenden, Steve Dylan

 

DRAMA SERIES

Cardinal: Until the Night, “Adele” I Written by Sarah Dodd

Diggstown, “Willy MacIsaac Redux” I Written by Floyd Kane

Transplant, “Pilot” I Written by Joseph Kay

Transplant, “Trigger Warning” I Written by Lynne Kamm

Transplant, “Under Pressure” I Written by Tamara Moulin

Trickster, “Episode 105” I Story by Michelle Latimer and Tony Elliott and Penny Gummerson, Teleplay by Penny Gummerson

 

FEATURE FILM

Akilla’s Escape I Story by Charles Officer, Screenplay by Charles Officer & Motion

Beans I Story by Tracey Deer, Screenplay by Tracey Deer and Meredith Vuchnich

The Willoughbys I Story by Kris Pearn, Screenplay by Kris Pearn and Mark Stanleigh

 

MOW & MINISERIES

Christmas On My Mind I Written by Kirsten Hansen

Gourmet Detective: Roux the Day I Written by Becky Southwell & Dylan Neal

No Good Deed I Written by Doug Barber

 

PRESCHOOL

16 Hudson, “Tickle Tornado” I Written by Suzanne Bolch & John May

Dino Dana, “Prehistoric Hospital” I Written by J.J. Johnson & Christin Simms
& Jagjiwan Sohal

Dino Dana, “The Sound of Dinosaurs” I Written by J.J. Johnson

Kingdom Force, “Big Cat Blues” I Written by Alex Ganetakos

Remy & Boo, “The Squailer” I Written by Jiro C. Okada

 

SHORTS & WEBSERIES

Detention Adventure, “Buried Treasure” I Written by Joe Kicak

My Pride: The Series, “Rain” I Written by Maddi Patton

Queens, “Minnie and Sharron” I Written by Pat Mills

Try to Fly I Written by Simone Swan & The Affolter Brothers

 

TWEENS & TEENS

Lockdown, “Social Togetherness” I Story by J.J. Johnson & Christin Simms,
Teleplay by J.J. Johnson & Christin Simms & Nicole Stamp

Lockdown, “Stake Outing” I Written by Lakna Edilima

Malory Towers, “The Ghost” I Written by Kate Hewlett

Utopia Falls, “The World is Yours” I Written by Joseph Mallozzi & R.T. Thorne

More News

wgc

Writers Guild of Canada Statement on the 2021 Federal Budget

cut to

WGC Best Comedy Series Nominees Join CUT TO:

wgc

WGC and its Diversity Committee Release Membership EDI Report

wgc

WGC Statement on Representation and Inclusivity

emma

Emma Hunter to Host WGC Awards, Jim Burt Nominees Named

cutto

WGC Best Drama Series Nominees Join New Ep of CUT TO: Podcast

All news