49 DN #7 – Dennis Heaton

Episode 7 Dennis Heaton (Ghost Wars, Motive) teases the upcoming Ghost Wars, recalls the origins of Fido, and why we should be making short-films and web-series. teases the upcoming Ghost Wars, recalls the origins of Fido, and why we should be making short-films and web-series.   Ghost Wars premieres on October 5th on SyFy and be … Read More »

49 DN #6 – Ken Kabatoff

Episode 6 Ken Kabatoff (Travelers) discusses his experience in the Travelers season two writers room, being Dolph Lungdren’s assistant, and why we need co-productions. Subscribe & listen If you enjoy the show please leave a review as this helps other people find it.       Credits Logo design: Peppercorn Creative. Podcast theme song: “We … Read More »

49 DN #5 – Todd Ireland

Episode 5 Todd Ireland (ReBoot: The Guardian Code, Continuum) discusses his journey from comic book creator to TV writer, and his excitement at working on the upcoming show ReBoot: The Guardian Code. Subscribe & listen Credits Logo design: Peppercorn Creative. Podcast theme song: “We wanna rock” by Чокнутый Пропеллер licensed under creative commons with attribution.

49 DN #4 – Karen Lam

Episode 4 Karen Lam (Evangeline, Ghost Wars), award-winning writer-director-producer, discusses cannibal fairy-tales, the journey from courtroom to writers room, and DIY filmmaking.   Check out Karen’s website for more information about all her projects.   Subscribe & listen     Credits Logo design: Peppercorn Creative. Podcast theme song: “We wanna rock” by Чокнутый Пропеллер licensed … Read More »

49 DN #3 – SB Edwards

Episode 3 This week SB Edwards (Travelers) discusses her upcoming debut-feature Fall Back Down, going to art-school in New Zealand, and the highs and lows of working in TV. Please check out SB’s website for more information about her current projects. Subscribe & listen     Credits Logo design: Peppercorn Creative. Podcast theme song: “We … Read More »

49 DN #2 – Jennifer Siddle

Episode 2 John chats with Jennifer Siddle (Some Assembly Required) about web-series Plaid Men (the lost – sock-puppet – season of Mad Men), first jobs, Letterman, and the West Edmonton Mall – all while avoiding any mention of the Oilers.   Subscribe to the podcast at the links below and follow us on FACEBOOK to … Read More »

49 DN #1 – Natty Moher

Episode 1 Natty Moher (Some Assembly Required) chats with John about writing his first TV script as a 12 year old, shooting his own TV pilot, and making the transition from comedy to drama.   Subscribe to the podcast at the links below and follow us on FACEBOOK to stay up to date. Subscribe & … Read More »

49 degrees north writers podcast

You read that right. I’m starting a writers podcast! What is it? The 49 degrees north writers podcast is an informal chat with Canadian writers about writing and working in the Canadian film & TV industry.   I wanted to speak with other writers about their writing processes, breaking-in, and their thoughts on the  TV … Read More »