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, 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 is her broadcast screenwriting debut. She lives in Toronto with her daughter, Ginger.
11:45AM - 12:45PM
The Women Behind Red Ketchup (presented by SPHERE)
Red Ketchup is a badass hero who works as an FBI agent. He always accomplishes his missions, even if it means collateral damage in the process. Meet the creative and production team behind the series. Learn more about the women that turned this action-packed, high-adrenaline series into a hit on AdultSwim Canada and Télétoon la nuit.
Moderator: Camila Francisco CG Animation Lead