Graeme Manson

Graeme Manson

Program Completed at the CFC

CFC Features

Title of CFC Production Involved In

CUBE

Completion Year

1997

Current Information

Biography

Graeme Manson is an award-winning television and feature film writer. He is the co-creator, executive producer and showrunner of Orphan Black. He has written and produced on Flashpoint, The Bridge, Being Erica and Endgame. Manson was writer/showrunner on the comedy Rent-a-Goalie, which earned him a 2007 Gemini Award nomination for Best Comedy Program or Series. Some of his other career highlights include writing on The 11th Hour and Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy, for which he received a Writer’s Guild of Canada Top Ten Nomination for his episode titled, “Wild Horses”. Manson co-wrote the cult Kafkaesque sci-fi thriller, Cube, directed by Vincenzo Natali, which received numerous awards, including Best First Canadian Feature at the 1997 Toronto International Film Festival, Grand Jury Prize World Sci-Fi and Fantasy at the Festival Mexico City and Best Screenplay and Best Film at Sitges Film Festival in Spain. His first feature, Rupert’s Land, the road comedy/drama, received numerous Leo Awards, including Best Feature Film, as well as five Genie Award nominations, including Best Feature Film. Manson also co-wrote Crazy Canucks as well as Lucky Girl with John Frizzell for CTV. Lucky Girl received numerous Gemini Award Nominations, including Best Writing in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series and Best Television Movie.