March 13, 2014

‘Mr. Young’ Writer Nominated for WGC Award

Congratulations to Cole Bastedo – writer of Mr. Young episode “Mr. Love Letter” – for becoming a finalist at this year’s WGC Screenwriting Awards in the Children & Youth category!

Writer’s Guild of Canada

We’re happy to announce the finalists for the 18th annual WGC Screenwriting Awards. The WGC Screenwriting Awards celebrate the excellence of Canada’s best screenwriters with a gala event on April 28, 2014, at Toronto’s Koerner Hall.

This year, more than 190 scripts were nominated for awards in seven categories, with 30 chosen as finalists. In total, 50 screenwriters are up for awards. Several special awards, including the WGC Showrunner award and the Alex Barris Mentorship Award, will also be handed out at the gala event.

The WGC is very pleased to welcome writer, actor and comedian Seán Cullen back to host the awards. The show will also be written by Seán Cullen, in collaboration with award-winning writer Luciano Casimiri.