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About Dawn

I am a Canadian screenwriter who specializes in drama, dramedy and elevated sci-fi exploring contemporary themes. My short script GOODBYE TODAY was produced and another short (LET’S TALK ABOUT KANT) is currently in post-production in the UK with director Michael Das. My feature script MOTHER was a Nicholl Fellowship quarter-finalist and I am developing a modern adaptation of a classic book with director/producer Barnet Bain (WHAT DREAMS MAY COME). My most recent script is the sci-fi dramatic thriller THE JANUS.

Goodbye Today (short) – 2014
Produced by filmmaker David Desoeur.

Let's Talk About Kant (short) – 2022
By filmmaker Michael Das.

Mary, Mary (drama feature)
Developing a feature adaptation of a classic book with director/producer Barnet Bain.

Radical Spirits (1 hour, tv drama)
In development with producers John Ferraro and Joseph DiPasquale.
In the mid-nineteenth century, a young woman struggles to find her public voice by channeling voices of the dead.

Mother (dramedy feature)
Feature screenplay optioned by producer Sean Moussavi. This script was an Academy Nicholl Fellowship quarter finalist (2015).

Girls with Disabilities
Out Front – CBC Radio
Wrote and produced the radio documentary: Girls with Disabilities which aired nationally.

Hold the Halo – It Makes Me Impatient
Globe and Mail
Wrote a Facts & Arguments article on the social implications of working with students with disabilities.

Step Dance Camp
Metro Morning – CBC Radio
Wrote and produced a humorous radio piece about attending sleep-away camp and learning to step-dance with a bunch of kids.

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


  • The Resident

    The Resident Sci-fi Romance An old man who's been abandoned in a locked ward finds his way to freedom.


  • Goodbye Today

    Goodbye Today (2014)
    Film (short) writer


  • Nicholl Fellowship - quarterfinalist

  • First - One in Ten Screenwriting competition


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