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14th February 2013

2013 Writer’s Guild Screenwriting Awards Nominations Announced

Writer's Guild of CanadaThis year, more than 145 scripts were nominated for awards. First-round judging put forward 29 finalist scripts across the Awards’ seven categories, with 37 screenwriters up for awards. Find out who will take home the trophies on April 22nd, 2013 when the Writers Guild of Canada presents the 2013 Screenwriting Awards at Toronto’s Uniun Nightclub. The ceremonies will be hosted by Ryan Belleville; the show will be written by Bob Kerr with Ryan Belleville.


  • Johnny Test “Johnny vs. The Tickler” – Written by John Derevlany
  • League of Super Evil “Kinderprison” – Written by Phil Ivanusic-Vallee & Davila LeBlanc
  • Scaredy Squirrel “Grand Ole Grocery” – Written by Terry McGurrin
  • Sidekick “I, Sidebot” – Written by Dan Williams & Lienne Sawatsky

Children & Youth

  • Finding Stuff Out “Animals Big and Small” – Written by Lisa Hunter
  • How To Be Indie “How To Make a Christmas Miracle” – Written by John May & Suzanne Bolch
  • My Babysitter’s a Vampire “Independence Daze” – Written by Simon Racioppa & Richard Elliott
  • My Babysitter’s a Vampire “Hottie Ho-Tep” – Written by Miles Smith


  • A Sorry State – Written by Mitch Miyagawa
  • Surviving: The Teenage Brain (for Nature of Things) – Written by Robert Lower
  • We Were Children – Written by Jason Sherman

Movies & Miniseries

  • The Phantoms – Written by Andrew Wreggitt
  • Picture Day – Written by Kate Melville
  • The Samaritan – Written by Elan Mastai & David Weaver
  • Still – Written by Michael McGowan

Shorts & Webseries

  • Bill & Sons Towing “Bikini Calendar” – Written by Mark De Angelis
  • Ruby Skye P.I.: The Haunted Library “#Creepy” – Written by Julie Strassman-Cohn & Jill Golick
  • The Runner “Things Just Got Outta Hand, Right?” – Written by Liz Scully
  • Totally Amp’d “Episode 9” – Written by Karen McClellan

TV Comedy

  • Less Than Kind “Danger, Wrestling” – Written by Denis McGrath
  • Less Than Kind “Fugue State” – Written by Mark McKinney
  • Less Than Kind “Jerk Chicken” – Written by Kim Coghill
  • Todd & the Book of Pure Evil “B.Y.O.B.O.P.E.” – Story by Ian Malone, Charles Picco & Craig David Wallace; Teleplay by Ian Malone & Craig David Wallace

TV Drama

  • Bomb Girls “Jumping Tracks” – Written by Michael MacLennan
  • Continuum “End Times” – Written by Simon Barry
  • Heartland “Life is a Highway” – Written by Leila Basen
  • Heartland “Breaking Down and Building Up” – Written by Heather Conkie
  • The L.A. Complex “Down in L.A.” – Written by Martin Gero
  • Saving Hope “Bea, Again” – Written by Esta Spalding
This entry was posted on Thursday, February 14th, 2013 at 11:24 am and is filed under Awards, Events, National News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.
  1. Tami Quiring (@VillageGamer)
    3:25 am on February 14th, 2013

    2013 Writer’s Guild Screenwriting Awards Nominations Announced http://t.co/b6qhbADo Congratulations to all of the nominees! #cancon

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