amy cameron

television executive · screenwriter · journalist · author

about the work

Amy Cameron screenplays for film and television
film & television
Currently, Cameron is a Production Executive at CBC TV Drama, working specifically on REPUBLIC OF DOYLE, HEARTLAND and the miniseries BOOK OF NEGROES. 
From 2011-2013, Cameron was Head of Development, Drama and Scripted Television at VÉRITÉ FILMS and before that a Production Executive at CBC TV Comedy (INSECURITY, LITTLE MOSQUE ON THE PRAIRIE.)

She is also the creator of...

WILD ROSES - (co-creator & co-executive producer) one-hour drama for CBC TV (2009)

SONG OF SLOMON - a short dramatic film for the Canadian Film Centre (2007)

IVY TURNBUCKLE & THE MAGIC NATION - a children's action adventure feature film (in development with Montefiore Films)

A FALSE NOTE - a musical romp in four acts (in development with Burke & Burke)

X - a half-hour dramedy

INDIA'S INK - a novel and a half-hour dramatic comedy tween series

and when Cameron has time, she works on:

GET A LIFE - a very funny feature film

    Amy Cameron books, title page of Playing With Matches: Misadventures in Dating
    A heartbreaking novel of epic proportions that will make you snort cocoa through your nose - my current project.

    My Wedding Dress: True-life Tales of Lace, Laughter, Tears and Tulle
    (Vintage Canada, 2007)
    I wrote the afterword for this collection of short stories about wedding dresses and marriage.

    Listen to Sounds Like Canada's Shelagh Rogers interviewing Amy Cameron and poet Lorna Crozier on their contributions to My Wedding Dress.

    Playing With Matches: Misadventures in Dating (Anchor, 2005)
    The book, a collection of women's hilarious dating stories, is now translated into French, Serbian and Italian.

    Amy Cameron journalism and articles, clip of Maclean's piece
    • Chatelaine
    • Maclean's
    • Owl
    • Sea Island Magazine
    • The Presbyterian Record
    • Allergic Living
    • Reader's Digest
    • Globe and Mail
    • The Montreal Gazette
    • New Brunswick Telegraph Journal
    For some samples of Cameron's work:

    I'll never grow up, not me!
    It's been dubbed a Peter Pandemic: adults determined to remain kids
    Maclean's, Aug. 02, 2004

    An utterly hopeless muddle
    Intelligent Design might be irreducibly complex but it isn't science
    The Presbyterian Record, May 2006