• Cinema & Media Arts

  • Howard Wiseman

  • Associate Professor

E hwiseman@yorku.ca

EDUCATION

MFA (USC) MFA (USC)

BIOGRAPHY

Howard Wiseman won the Writers Guild of Canada Screenwriting Award in 2004 for his radio adaptation of Mordecai Richler’s novel, Barney’s Version, and received a Gemini nomination as co-writer of  the 2007 CBC TV miniseries adaptation of Richler’s novel, St. Urbain’s Horseman. As a playwright, his credits include The Iron CurtainMother Of Pearl, and most recently, The Year of The Flood starring Gary Farmer.

Professor Wiseman has written many hours of Canadian television drama and has directed over 25 half-hour episodes for television. He was nominated for a Gemini for directing for his work on the crime series EXHIBIT A. He co-wrote the screenplay and appeared in the US/Russian comedy My Family Treasure, and was involved in the early development of the feature film Dance Me Outside for executive producer Norman Jewison. His feature screenplays have been optioned to some of Hollywood’s leading independent producers, including the producers of Dead Poets SocietyMad TV,The Squid And The Whale and Dead Ringers.

Professor Wiseman joined the full-time faculty in the Department of Film at York in 2008.

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