WINNERS OF THE WRITERS GUILD OF CANADA AWARDS

On April 24th, 2017, the Writers Guild of Canada held the 21st annual national awards honouring excellence in screenwriting.

On April 24th, 2017, the Writers Guild of Canada held the 21st annual national awards honouring excellence in screenwriting. The WGC Screenwriting Awards took place at Koerner Hall in Toronto and were hosted by Laurie Elliott, and written by Terry McGurrin and Laurie Elliott. Congratulations to the winners, marked in bold below.
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CHILDREN’S
Numb Chucks, Season 2 “The Chucks Get Stuck in a Hole”
Written by Josh Gal
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Odd Squad, Season 2 “Drop Gadget Repeat”
Written by Tim McKeon

Odd Squad, Season 2 “Failure to Lunch”
Written by Mark De Angelis

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DOCUMENTARY
Not Criminally Responsible: Wedding Secrets
Written by John Kastner
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Quebec My Country Mon Pays
Written by John Walker
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FEATURE FILM
ARQ
Written by Tony Elliott
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Maudie
Written by Sherry White
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Two Lovers and a Bear
Written by Kim Nguyen
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MOW & MINISERIES
Bruno & Boots: Go Jump in the Pool
Written by Adam Barken
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Odd Squad: The Movie
Story by Mark De Angelis, Tim McKeon / Teleplay by Mark De Angelis, Tim McKeon, Adam Peltzman
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Unclaimed
Written by Dennis Foon
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BEST SCRIPT FROM A ROOKIE SERIES
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Letterkenny, Season 1 “Ain’t No Reason to Get Excited”
Written by Jared Keeso & Jacob Tierney
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Private Eyes, Season 1 “Family Jewels”
Written by Shelley Eriksen
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Second Jen, Season 1 “Couch Surfing”
Written by Amanda Joy & Samantha Wan
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Wynonna Earp, Season 1 “Bury Me With My Guns On”
Written by Alexandra Zarowny
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TV COMEDY
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Kim’s Convenience, Season 1 “Ddong Chim”
Written by Garry Campbell
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Kim’s Convenience, Season 1 “Janet’s Photos”
Written by Ins Choi & Kevin White
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Letterkenny, Season 1 “Super Soft Birthday”
Written by Jared Keeso & Jacob Tierney
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TV DRAMA
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19-2, Season 3 “Fall”
Written by Nikolijne Troubetzkoy
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This Life, Season 2 “Destruction as Creation”
Written by Celeste Parr
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X Company, Season 2 “August 19th”
Written by Stephanie Morgenstern & Mark Ellis
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TWEENS & TEENS
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Degrassi: Next Class, Season 2 “#CheckYourPrivilege”
Written by Cole Bastedo
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Degrassi: Next Class, Season 1 “#TeamFollowBack”
Written by Ian MacIntyre
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Degrassi: Next Class, Season 2 “#TurntUp”
Written by Courtney Jane Walker
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Degrassi: Next Class, Season 1 “#YesMeansYes”
Written by Alejandro Alcoba
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SHOWRUNNER AWARD
Aaron Martin
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DENIS MCGRATH AWARD FOR SERVICE TO THE WGC
Andrew Wreggitt
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SONDRA KELLY AWARD
Diana Frances
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JIM BURT SCREEN WRITING PRIZE
Daniel Whidden

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