Dawn Johnston

Dawn Johnston

Screenwriter in Hamilton, Canada

About Dawn

Screenwriter, illustrator, web designer, lapsed teacher, serial career changer.

2014 - My short script Goodbye Today was produced by filmmaker and Stage 32 member David Desoeur.

2016 - I was hired by producers Barnet Bain and Fred Fuchs to write a feature script from an existing property. We are currently in development.

2016 - In collaboration with co-writer Lyse Beck, our short script The Hardest Part of Sorry will film this fall, in New Zealand.
2016 - My short script Let’s Talk About Kant was optioned by actress/producer Ayla Rose Barreau.

2016 - I am adapting, with co-writer Lyse Beck, the memoire of the first woman to fly around the world, British aviatrix Richarda Morrow-Tait.

Name: Dawn Johnston

Lives in: Hamilton, Canada

Occupation: Screenwriter

Unique traits: Unable to leap tall buildings, no matter how many bounds. I know most of the rules for curling.


  • Goodbye Today

    Goodbye Today (2014)
    Film (short) writer


  • Nicholl Fellowship - quarterfinalist

  • First - One in Ten Screenwriting competition


  • Queen's University (Kingston, ON, Canada)

  • ScreenwritingU ProSeries

Desert Island Movies

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