Dawn Wilkinson

Dawn Wilkinson

Program Completed at the CFC

Cineplex Entertainment Film Program (Directors' Lab), Short Dramatic Film Program

Completion Year

1999, 2000

Current Information


Dawn Wilkinson is a film and television director. She has directed many of Canada's top drama series including Murdoch Mysteries, Degrassi, and Republic of Doyle. Dawn also directed award-winning feature film Devotion as well as shorts Wilderness, Girls Who Say Yes, Instant Dread, and Dandelions. She is a graduate of the Canadian Film Centre and The University of Toronto and a recipient of Women in Film and Television Toronto and the Director's Guild of Canada's Emerging Television Director Award. Wilkinson recently directed two episodes of new comedy series Sunnyside for Rogers/City TV and American comedy-drama Single Ladies for Queen Latifah's Flavor Unit Entertainment and BET Network's Centric. As writer/director Dawn is developing the comedy-drama Revealing Rachel and crime thriller Ellis Hawkes: Vigilante. She recently completed the webisodes for Shaw Media's Remedy and was nominated for a 2014 DGC Award for the Degrassi episode "Better Man"