Toronto — In a funny, engaging and lively virtual ceremony, held on April 26th, host Emma Hunter announced the winners of the 25th-annual Writers Guild of Canada Screenwriting Awards.
Some winners of 2021’s top prizes include Daniel Levy (Schitt’s Creek), Tracey Deer & Meredith Vuchnich (Beans), Penny Gummerson (Trickster), and Jonny Harris, Fraser Young, Graham Chittenden and Steve Dylan (Still Standing).
Special Awards were also presented to Kate Hewlett, winner of the Sondra Kelly Award, and Travis McDonald, who was awarded the Jim Burt Screenwriting Prize. Morwyn Brebner, creator and showrunner of hit CBC series Coroner, received the night’s final prize, the WGC Showrunner Award.
Please see below for the complete list of winning scripts and screenwriters.
The 26th Annual WGC Screenwriting Awards are set for April 25, 2022 at Toronto’s Koerner Hall, where the WGC will also celebrate the 25th anniversary milestone. In the meantime, 2021’s presentation will be posted to the WGC YouTube Channel.
A digital program, listing all nominations, nominees and special award winners, is also available for download.
Congratulations to our finalists and winners!