Monday, April 11, 2011
fellow nominees Grown Up Movie Star by Adriana Maggs and Life, Above All by Dennis Foon,
The winner for documentary was The Pig Farm written by Christine Nielsen. The film examined the British Columbia serial killer Robert Pickton, who ran a pig farm.
In television, the comedy category had been dominated by three nominations for Less Than Kind II with “Coming Home” written by Chris Sheasgreen winning the award. Flashpoint was a multiple nominee in TV drama, and “Jumping at Shadows” by Mark Ellis & Stephanie Morgenstern claimed victory.
Writer Tassie Cameron (Flashpoint, Rookie Blue) was awarded the 5th WGC Showrunner Award, lawyer Peter Grant was presented with the WGC Writers Block Award for supporting Canadian film, and Denise Blinn received the Jim Burt Screenwriting Prize (which recognizes a new talent's unproduced screenplay) for her script 1936.
Complete list of 15th annual WGC Screenwriting Awards winners
The Cat In The Hat Knows A Lot About That “The Cat…Knows A Lot About Maps” - written by Karen Moonah
Children and Youth
The Latest Buzz “The Extreme Shakespeare Issue” - written by Barbara Haynes
The Pig Farm - written by Christine Nielsen
Movies and Miniseries
Barney’s Version - written by Michael Konyves
Shorts and Web Series
You Are So Undead - written by Lisa Hunter
Less Than Kind II “Coming Home” - written by Chris Sheasgreen
Flashpoint “Jumping at Shadows” - written by Mark Ellis & Stephanie Morgenstern
The WGC Showrunner Award
The WGC Writers Block Award
The Jim Burt Screenwriting Prize