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
Unique traits: Unable to leap tall buildings, no matter how many bounds. I know most of the rules for curling.
Film (short) writer
Nicholl Fellowship - quarterfinalist
First - One in Ten Screenwriting competition
Queen's University (Kingston, ON, Canada)