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Emily Weedon

Canadian Screen Award winning screenwriter and novelist Emily A. Weedon was raised in Coe Hill, Ontario and grew up on a subsistence farm with her hippie parents, at times without electricity or running water. She’s had many jobs, including screenwriter, legislative page, cherry picker, receptionist, scenic/set painter, graphic designer, art director in film and television, musician and band leader, film producer, and book cover designer. Weedon had a speaking role in The Bride of Chucky, released 3 EPs of original music, wrote and produced a Fringe Festival play, and cowrote, co-produced and co-created two seasons of the multi award winning Canadian series Chateau Laurier. She can’t sew or tap dance and does not care to. She is no fan of authoritarianism, petty or great. Autokrator will be her first published novel. Red Ketchup on Teletoon/Adult Swim with Corus media is her broadcast screenwriting debut with new episodes airing October 2023. She lives in Toronto with her daughter, Ginger.


  • Canadian Screen Award Best Writing in a WebSeries 2023 Chateau Laurier, Writing

  • Skopje MD Art Film Awards 2023 – Chateau Laurier - Writing 

  • 1st Monthly Film Fest Belgrade Awards 2023 – Chateau Laurier - Writing 

  • Fox International Film Fest, Rome, Italy Awards 2023 – Chateau Laurier - Writing

  • London Movie Awards, Gold Award, Awards 2023 – Chateau Laurier - Writing

  • Milan Gold Awards, Awards 2023 – Chateau Laurier - Writing

  • Sundarben International Film Fest, Awards 2023 – Chateau Laurier - Writing

  • Because You Can Short Story Contest, “An Officer and a Fiction” 2020

  • WINNER Best Writing, Sao Paolo Webfest 2018

  • Nominee: Chateau Laurier Season 1, Writer’s Guild Awards 2019

  • Nominee, Chateau Laurier Season 1, CSAs 2019

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