Posted: March 12, 2015

Huge congratulations to St.John's, NL born writer/director Jordan Canning - who was just awarded the prestigious Women In the Director's Chair Award from the Creative Women Workshops Association.

WIDC-logo-130920-12blue-300x128The 2015 WIDC Feature Film Award, is a $120,000 in-kind prize designed to encourage more feature films directed by women in British Columbia and supported by some of Canada’s most influential screen-industry companies.

Ms.Canning will be using the prize to complete her sophomore feature film, SUCK IT UP - a dramedy about two best friends in mourning who take off on a debaucherous weekend in the BC mountains in hopes of getting over the man they both loved.

jordan canning WIN 2015 WIDC Award

Jorden emailed us to say she's still developing the film and hopes to go to camera in either August or September of this year - with the movie being finished to screen by early 2016.

We Were Wolves - Poster - 300dpiCanning also revealed they're in the midst of finalizing distribution details for her debut feature WE WERE WOLVES - we'll keep you posted on dates for that once they're in place.

Can't wait to report on all the good news ahead for that amazing filmmaker! SABS

While you're here watch our feature interview with Jordan Canning at the 2014 Atlantic Film Festival click here for that.

Watch the trailer for her debut feature film WE WERE WOLVES and check out her Cool People Profile.

Jordan-Canning with SEA AND BE SCENE TV at the 2014 AFF

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