Janet Hetherington

Janet Hetherington

Best Destiny / Hetherington/Sutton Studio
Actor and Screenwriter

Ottawa, Canada

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September 2012
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About Janet

Janet L. Hetherington is a journalist, screenwriter and graphic storyteller. A graduate of Carleton University's School of Journalism, she is the creator of the Eternal Romance comic book series and scripted the Elvira: Mistress of the Dark comic book (published by Claypool Comics) for six years. Janet frequently collaborates with her studio partner, artist Ronn Sutton, and a recent project was a 2013 Honey West/Kolchak the Night Stalker crossover comic book for Moonstone Publications, which Janet wrote. Another collaboration is set to appear in the One Tribe anthology. Janet’s comics work (story and art) has also appeared in Girls Drawn Wild, Love in Tights, Drawing the Line, More Fund Comics, True North II, Mean magazine and many other places. Janet has branched out into screenwriting, and her short horror thriller script, THE HOUSE ON ARCH LANE, was produced by Germany’s StoneHope Entertainment in 2011. Janet co-scripted THE LAST OUTLAW for Brett Kelly Entertainment (released in 2014), and also scripted JESSE JAMES: LAWMAN for BKE, which is premiering at Ottawa's Mayfair Theatre on May 28, 2015.

Unique traits: Speak French as well as English; artist; screenwriter

Credits

  • Jesse James: Lawman

    Jesse James: Lawman (2015)
    Film by Brett Kelly (Western) Writer When a small town is overrun by the gang of outlaws. The Mayor finds that they are under the thumb of the gang's leader, villainous Hoyt Killian. The town's sheriff takes it upon himself to hire famed outlaw Jesse James to infiltrate the gang and stop their evil plans from inside their ranks. Its outlaw versus outlaw and to the winner goes the town and it's secret treasures. An action packed western featuring Kevin Sorbo and the legendary Peter Fonda.

  • Debris

    Debris (2015)
    Film (short) by Nicole Jones-Dion (Horror) Producer A down-on-his-luck treasure hunter discovers a cursed samurai sword washed ashore a California beach.

  • THE SECRET LOVES OF GEEK GIRLS anthology

    THE SECRET LOVES OF GEEK GIRLS anthology (2015)
    Print by Bedside Press Writer (contributor)

  • JESSE JAMES: LAWMAN western feature

    JESSE JAMES: LAWMAN western feature (2015)
    Film by Brett Kelly Entertainment Writer

  • Hit by Lightning

    Hit by Lightning (2014)
    Film by Ricky Blitt (Comedy, Crime and Romance) Actress When Ricky Miller, a single, quiet 40-year old aspiring writer and manager of Debbie's (think Denny's) and probably the last person you'd notice in a crowd is 'hit by lightning' and meets the love of his life, the beautiful Danita on E-Happily.com, he is catapulted into a relationship online but it's a lot more than what he bargained for - this includes being asked to kill! Hounded by his best friend Seth who thinks no "10" would even go out with a guy like Ricky unless she had ulterior motives (or needed glasses), Ricky starts to get skeptical himself. Turns out, Danita confesses she's actually married to a handsome affable crime novelist and former Rabbi, Ben Jacobs. Is Danita telling Ricky the truth when she says wants to leave her husband but fears for her life if she does? Will Ricky go through with the plan to kill him so he and Danita can live happily ever after? Written by Official site

  • Spyfall

    Spyfall (2014)
    Film by Brett Kelly (Comedy) Actress Its Airplane meets Casino Royale in this hilarious Spy parody from the makers of My Fair Zombie and Jurassic Shark & winner of Best Comedy Feature at the Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival - When a fellow agent fails in his mission to recover the MacGuffin, Canada's greatest Spy is called in to finish the job.

  • Homicycle

    Homicycle (2014)
    Film by Brett Kelly (Horror) Actress In a city riddled with corruption, drugs and gangs, a veteran cop is murdered by a vicious kingpin, sparking a brutal crime wave. Only one man can stop the bloodshed - a brutal, motorcycle riding vigilante bent on bloody revenge called HOMICYCLE - now picking off the killers one by one. Armed with an arsenal from Hell, he's cleaning the streets by decapitation, nail gun and motorcycle madness! Is he a gun-toting savior on a path of righteous redemption, or is he literally HELL ON WHEELS?

  • The Last Outlaw

    The Last Outlaw (2014)
    Video by Brett Kelly (Western) Writer Johnny Ringo teams up with his nemesis Bat Masterson in order to stop a counterfeit Ringo from committing crimes in his name.

  • Raiders of the Lost Shark

    Raiders of the Lost Shark (2014)
    Film by Scott Patrick (Action, Horror and Sci-Fi) Producer Four friends set out by boat for an idyllic vacation on a private, remote island. But unknown to them, a weaponized shark has escaped from a top secret military lab nearby, a shark that was genetically engineered with hate in its blood, and programmed to hunt any human within range. Now, these friends must band together to battle an all new brand of predator who will stop at nothing to remain at the top of the food chain. Written by Wild Eye Releasing

  • NO WINE. JUST SPIRITS (promo short for Cellar Door Film Festival)

    NO WINE. JUST SPIRITS (promo short for Cellar Door Film Festival) (2014)
    Film (short) by Best Destiny Writer/director/editor

  • THE LAST OUTLAW western feature

    THE LAST OUTLAW western feature (2014)
    Film by Brett Kelly Entertainment Co-writer

  • KOLCHAK THE NIGHT STALKER / HONEY WEST crossover comic book

    KOLCHAK THE NIGHT STALKER / HONEY WEST crossover comic book (2013)
    Print by Moonstone Publications Writer

  • The House on Arch Lane

    The House on Arch Lane (2011)
    Film (short) by Alexander Steinhoff (Drama and Thriller) Writer When a delivery man brings a parcel to a secluded house, he unexpectedly becomes a featured guest at a sinister birthday party.

  • THE HOUSE ON ARCH LANE horror thriller short

    THE HOUSE ON ARCH LANE horror thriller short (2011)
    Film (short) by StoneHope Entertainment Writer (story)

  • M-THEORY

    M-THEORY (2010)
    Video by Lloyd Deane, BikeBoy Productions Actor, MRS. DILLWORTH

  • THE LIST (appearing in GIRLS DRAWN WILD comics anthology)

    THE LIST (appearing in GIRLS DRAWN WILD comics anthology) (2008)
    Print by Happy Harbour Comics Writer/artist

  • MONSTER LOVE (Comic Book Challenge)

    MONSTER LOVE (Comic Book Challenge) (2008)
    Internet by Platinum Studios Writer/artist (creator)

  • DANGEROUS SEDUCTIONS (myromancestory.com)

    DANGEROUS SEDUCTIONS (myromancestory.com) (2006)
    Internet by Arrow Publications Writer

  • ADVENTURES INTO DIGITAL COMICS documentary

    ADVENTURES INTO DIGITAL COMICS documentary (2006)
    Documentary by Sebastien Dumesnil, TopTwoThree Films Research (Special Thanks)

  • THE BRAVE LITTLE BANDAGE (appearing in DRAWING THE LINE)

    THE BRAVE LITTLE BANDAGE (appearing in DRAWING THE LINE) (2004)
    Print by Comics Benefiting Cancer Research Writer/artist

  • I WAS A TEEN-AGED LOVE ZOMBIE (appearing in BROAD APPEAL)

    I WAS A TEEN-AGED LOVE ZOMBIE (appearing in BROAD APPEAL) (2003)
    Print by Friends of Lulu Writer/artist (creator)

  • 5-ALARM CHARLIE (appearing in MORE FUND COMICS)

    5-ALARM CHARLIE (appearing in MORE FUND COMICS) (2003)
    Print by Skydog Press Writer/letterer (co-creator)

  • ETERNALLY YOURS: ILLUSTRATED STORIES OF ETERNAL ROMANCE (graphic collection)

    ETERNALLY YOURS: ILLUSTRATED STORIES OF ETERNAL ROMANCE (graphic collection) (2000)
    Print by Best Destiny Writer/artist (creator)

  • ELVIRA, MISTRESS OF THE DARK comic book

    ELVIRA, MISTRESS OF THE DARK comic book (2000)
    Print by Claypool Comics Writer

  • BY THE BOOK feat. Pi-Force (appearing in STORY TIME)

    BY THE BOOK feat. Pi-Force (appearing in STORY TIME) (2000)
    Print by Friends of Lulu Writer/artist (creator)

  • OOD GIRL OUT feat. Pi-Force (appearing in LOVE IN TIGHTS)

    OOD GIRL OUT feat. Pi-Force (appearing in LOVE IN TIGHTS) (2000)
    Print by Slave Labor Graphics Writer/artist (creator)

  • ETERNAL ROMANCE comic book series

    ETERNAL ROMANCE comic book series (1997)
    Print by Best Destiny Writer/artist (creator)

  • FIENDS (Friends parody appearing in MEAN #1)

    FIENDS (Friends parody appearing in MEAN #1) (1996)
    Print by Millennium Comics Writer

  • PERF & GAUGE bilingual comic book

    PERF & GAUGE bilingual comic book (1996)
    Print by Canada Post Writer

  • SPINNERETTE (horror comic series)

    SPINNERETTE (horror comic series) (1995)
    Print by Millennium Comics Writer (co-creator)

  • JANNIE WEEZIE newspaper comic strip

    JANNIE WEEZIE newspaper comic strip (1994)
    Print by Ottawa Citizen Writer (co-creator)

  • BAD GIRL BACKLASH (Nightveil)

    BAD GIRL BACKLASH (Nightveil) (1991)
    Print by AC Comics Artist

  • TRUE NORTH II (contributor)

    TRUE NORTH II (contributor) (1990)
    Print by Strawberry Jam Writer/artist

Awards

  • EERIE HORROR FILM FESTIVAL, Quarter-finalist, screenplay INFECTIOUS or SQUID-TONGUE SLEEPWALKING MONSTER APOCALYPSE
    (2015)

  • CANADIAN SHORT SCREENPLAY COMPETITION, Top 25 semi-finalist for screenplay, THE HOUSE ON ARCH LANE
    (2008)

  • PRIX AURORA AWARD (Canada, Excellence in science fiction and Fantasy)
    (1999)

Education

  • Carleton University (Ottawa, Canada)

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