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:
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.
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.
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.
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
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
Congratulations to all!