CFC Alumni Win 2019 WGC Awards
By Margaret DeRosia ● May 01, 2019 12:20
The Canadian Film Centre (CFC) is thrilled to share the great news that four of our alumni won Writers Guild of Canada (WGC) Screenwriting Awards at the WGC’s 23rd annual gala on Monday, April 29. The awards ceremony took place at the TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning’s Koerner Hall in Toronto, and celebrates the best Canadian screenwriting talent behind some of the most engaging and powerful Canadian-made TV, films, documentaries and web series.
During the ceremony, the WGC’s executive director Maureen Parker and the CFC’s chief programs officer Kathryn Emslie also announced the new
Denis McGrath Bursary Award, a joint award that will annually offer a $5,000 cash bursary to a deserving CFC TV writer in the Bell Media Prime Time TV Program – more details to follow!
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Jeremy Boxen, for 22 CHASER
This film was also produced by CFC Features, and as part of his speech, Boxen gave a warm shout out to Justine Whyte, Director and Executive Producer, CFC Features, for believing in the project over many years.
Credit: Twitter (@BletchleySF).
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Daegan Fryklind, for The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco, "Presidio"
Michael McNamara, for Catwalk: Tales from the Cat Show Circuit
Credit: CTV News.