Werewolf wins $100K Rogers Best Canadian Film Award

Werewolf / Link to The Globe and Mail

Werewolf, the debut feature from Ashley McKenzie and Nelson MacDonald (both NSI Drama Prize), has been named the Rogers Best Canadian Film of 2017.

The award comes with a $100K prize, received by director Ashley at a Toronto Film Critics Association gala on January 9.

Werewolf depicts a couple struggling with methadone treatment and its impact on their lives while living in a small town.

NSI nominated Werewolf for the Telefilm Canada Micro-Budget Production Program in 2015.

Previously Ashley was featured in the The Globe and Mail‘s runners-up list of Canadian artists of the year for her work on the film.

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