About

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ANDREW WREGGITT is an award winning screenwriter, producer and show runner. He has written over 90 hours of network television for one-hour dramas such as Pure, Heartland, Flashpoint, The Dealership (pilot), Tom Stone (creator), Black Harbour, North of 60 and Destiny Ridge as well as sixteen movies and mini series. His CBC movie The Phantoms won a 2014 International Emmy award. Borealis, a movie for the Space Channel which he wrote and executive produced, won the 2014 Canadian Screen Award for Best Movie or Mini Series as well as Best Writing. Other movies include Jack: The Jack Layton Story; Wrath of Grapes: The Don Cherry Story; Mayerthorpe (Gemini Winner); Sticks and Stones; One Dead Indian (Gemini Winner); Shades of Black; Corner Gas “The Movie”; four in the North of 60 Mystery series; and three in the Joanne Kilbourn Mystery series. There have been seven Canadian Screen Award / Gemini nominations for writing and three wins; five Writers Guild of Canada nominations and three wins; and nine AMPIA nominations and six wins.

Andrew has also written several plays including (with Rebecca Shaw) The Wild Guys which has had 80 productions worldwide, was made into a feature film and has twice been translated into French for productions in Quebec. He also has written five books of published poetry and is a past winner of the CBC National Literary Competition for Poetry.