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Dawn Johnston
Hamilton, Canada

I'm a Canadian screenwriter who specializes in drama, dramedy and elevated sci-fi exploring contemporary themes. My short script GOODBYE TODAY was produced and another short, LET’S TALK ABOUT KANT, (found on Script Revolution) is currently in post-production in the UK with director Michael Das. My feature script MOTHER was a Nicholl Fellowship quarter-finalist and I am developing a modern adaptation of a classic book with director/producer Barnet Bain (WHAT DREAMS MAY COME, MILTON'S SECRET). My most recent script is the sci-fi dramatic thriller THE JANUS.

I'm repped by John Ferraro. Check out my website for more info.

I also welcome feedback on my scripts. Feel free to DM. Thanks!

Awards

Coverfly All-time Overall Top 25% for
Mother
Nicholl Fellowship - Quarter-Finalist for
Mother

Endorsements

Screenplay Readers - Strong Consider for
Mother

Scripts By Dawn

The Resident
An old man who's been abandoned in a locked ward finds his way to freedom.
Short Drama, Fantasy For sale 3pp
14 readers love this script
Read Review by Steve Miles
Zero F's
When a by-the-book retiree and his friends are scammed out of their life savings, they must con the con artists to get their money back.
Feature Comedy, Crime For sale 110pp
9 readers love this script
Abilities
When two young women with disabilities suddenly develop unique super-human gifts they keep this crazy fact a secret while they figure out what happened and how to monetize it.
TV Pilot Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi For sale 58pp
5 readers love this script
Mother
An estranged daughter’s last attempt at reconciliation falls apart when her difficult, dying mother demands she do something she’s long fantasized — kill her.
Feature Comedy, Drama, Family For sale 104pp
Screenplay Readers - Strong Consider
Coverfly All-time Overall Top 25%
1 reader loves this script