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Mark Leiren-Young


Mark is an award-winning author, screenwriter, director, playwright and journalist. His documentary, The Hundred Year Old Whale won the 2017 WGC Award for Best Documentary. His debut feature, The Green Chain, which he wrote and directed, was a finalist for a Writers Guild of Canada Award. Mark won the prestigious Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour ... See full bio »

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(2007)
ReBoot Writer
(1996)

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 2019 The Perfect Match (TV Movie)
 2018 ReBoot: The Guardian Code (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Network Interference (2018) ... (written by)
- Mainframe Mayhem (2018) ... (written by)
 2017 The Hundred Year Old Whale (Documentary short)
 2014 The 16th Annual Leo Awards (TV Special)
  RollBots (TV Series) (Writer - 4 episodes, 2009) (written by - 1 episode, 2009)
- The Cathedral (2009) ... (Writer)
- Inferno (2009) ... (Writer)
- 09: F9:11 (2009) ... (Writer)
- Crontab Trouble (2009) ... (Writer)
- Inside Outside Upside Down (2009) ... (written by)
 2007-2008 Class of the Titans (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Phantom Rising: Part 2 (2008) ... (writer)
- Phantom Rising: Part 1 (2008) ... (writer)
- Pandemonium (2007) ... (writer)
- Forget Me Not (2007) ... (writer)
- Star Quality (2007) ... (writer)
 2008 The Green Film (Short) (writer)
  Blood Ties (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- Wrapped (2007) ... (written by)
- Gifted (2007) ... (writer)
 2007 The Green Chain (written by)
 2007 Pucca (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Cat Scratch Fever (2007) ... (writer)
- Evil Love (2007) ... (writer)
 2005-2006 Dragon Booster (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Cain's Mutiny (2006) ... (writer)
- Paynn Rising (2006) ... (writer)
- Prophet's Motive (2005) ... (writer)
 2006 The Collector (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The V.J. (2006) ... (written by)
 2002-2004 Ace Lightning (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- The Master Plan (2004) ... (writer)
- The Search for Sparx (2004) ... (writer)
- A Secret Life (2004) ... (writer)
- There's No Place Like Home (2002) ... (writer)
 2003 The Great Canadian Music Dream (TV Mini-Series) (writer)
 2003 Air Master (TV Series) (international version)
 2002 I Love Mummy (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Cincinnati Smith (2002) ... (writer)
- Bye Bye Mummy ... (writer)
 2000 The Toy Castle (TV Series)
 2000 Life and Times (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Silver Lining: The Brian Orser Story (2000) ... (writer)
 2000 Mentors (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Nothing But Net (2000) ... (writer)
 2000 PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Wendigo (2000) ... (writer)
 1999 Greenpieces (TV Special short)
 1999 SketchCom (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1998 Terminal City (TV Series) (writer)
 1998 The 27th Annual Juno Awards (TV Special)
 1998 Grand Illusions: The Story of Magic (TV Series) (writer)
 1998 Freaky Stories (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1998 Stickin' Around (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Great Race/The Ghost & Mr. Coffin (1998) ... (written by - segment "The Ghost & Mr. Coffin")
 1997 Beast Wars: Transformers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Law of the Jungle (1997) ... (writer)
 1996 Jonovision (TV Series)
 1996 ReBoot (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Web World Wars (1996) ... (writer)
- Trust No One (1996) ... (writer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Free Magic Secrets Revealed - A Memoir) Harbour Publishing ISBN 13: 978-1-55017-607-0 See more »

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Personal Quote:

I thought writing was about showing off your vocabulary. The stories I wrote in Grade 8 had more syllables in each word than the entire paragraph. 'Cat's Cradle' was responsible for me becoming a writer. Iy was also responsible for me losing my A in Grade 10 English because my teacher declared all my post-Vonnegut writing 'too creative'. See more »

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Winner 2009 Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour for Never Shoot a Stampede Queen. See more »

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