Emily Weedon is screenwriter of feature film 15 Kinds of Casual Sex, (recipient of The Harold Greenberg Fund development funding) which was also an NBC/Universal WIFT Feature Film Incubator project.
She wrote the story and co-wrote the screen play for Chateau Laurier The Web Series, (Best Writing, Best Production and Best Art Direction at the Sao Paolo WebFest, WGC best web series nominee, Canadian Screen Awards nominee best web series nominee). Chateau Laurier has received CMF and Ontario Creates funding for a second season, greenlit for production in 2021. Chateau Laurier stars Fiona Reid and the late Bruce Grey and with rising stars Kate Ross Leckie and Luke Humphries.
Emily is author of the unpublished dystopic sci-fi novel Autokrator , edited by Adrienne Kerr. She has also written a collection of short stories about dating in the post-romance age of tech including the Yes You Can Contest award winning short story An Officer and a Fiction. Emily has written for Now Magazine, Canadian Musician and created the educational workbook for the Vermi Worman Show for the Recycling Council of Ontario, which was distributed to schools across all Ontario.
She works as an Art Director in Fim and TV, including Malory Towers, Murdoch Mysteries and The Baroness Von Sketch Show. In addition to working in film for many years, yes Emily is behind the roots-rock band Emily Weedon and Delta, available on itunes, featured on CBC radio and on the series Slings and Arrows. Aaaand - is the same Emily Weedon credited as Girl In Parking Lot in The Bride of Chucky.
Emily grew up on a subsistence farm in Coe Hill Ontario, and survived being the child of feckless hippies. She lives in Toronto with her daughter Ginger and a huge Maine Coon Cat and is currently writing a Young Adult scifi novel, involving mines and aliens in the far North.