The winners of the 26th annual Writers Guild of Canada (WGC) Screenwriting Awards were recognized at a virtual ceremony Monday, April 25.
Among those claiming wins were CBC comedy Sort Of, which was named Best Comedy Series, and Super Channel’s The Parker Andersons and Amelia Parker, which won in the Teens & Tweens category. Both series had led nominations heading into this year’s awards.
Additionally, The Parker Andersons/Amelia Parker showrunner, producer and writer Anthony Q. Farrell was honoured with the Showrunner Award. The Parker Andersons is a family sitcom about a blended, interracial family, while Amelia Parker carries those interconnected storylines and characters forward from the point-of-view of a teen with selective mutism. Shot in Toronto, the series is produced by marblemedia and also airs on BYU TV in the U.S.
Find the full list of winners here:
Odd Squad Mobile Unit, “H2 Oh No”, Written by Lakna Edilima
Sort Of, “Sort of Gone”, Written by Bilal Baig & Fab Filippo
Pretty Hard Cases, “Bananas”, Written by Tassie Cameron & Sherry White
All My Puny Sorrows, Written by Michael McGowan
MOW & MINISERIES
As Gouda As It Gets, Written by James Phillips
Elinor Wonders Why, “Olive’s Tree”, Written by Michael Foulke
SHORTS & WEBSERIES
My Pride: The Series “Fire”, Written by Maddi Patton
TWEENS & TEENS
The Parker Andersons and Amelia Parker, “Joy”, Written by Amanda Joy
SONDRA KELLY AWARD
ALEX BARRIS MENTORSHIP AWARD
DENIS MCGRATH AWARD FOR SERVICE TO THE WGC
Anthony Q. Farrell
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