Jahnome (Jay) McEwan

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Jahnome (Jay) McEwan

Profile Details

  • Country:   Canada
  • Province/State:   Ontario
  • City:   Toronto
  • Age:   28
  • Experience Level:   Emerging
  • Field of Work:   Fiction/Scripted, Comedy Series, and Drama Series
  • Union:   Non-Union
  • Interested In:   TV Writing Room, Developing my own Film/TV/Digital Material, For-Hire Work, and Shadowing
  • Favourite Movies:   Till Gladje, A Thin Line Between Love & Hate, Origin, Boiling Point, Boomerang, Match Point, The Following, Before Sunrise.
  • Favourite TV Shows:   I May Destroy You, Marcella, Some Girls, Bad Sisters, Catastrophe, Fleabag, The Fall, The Capture, Black Books.
  • Pitch a Project:   Set in Toronto, Canada, To The End is a half-hour dramedy series about Darrel and Amaya, an interracial couple in their late-20s who find out that they’re pregnant. The problem is they’ve been hiding their relationship from Amaya’s family for eight years.
  • Authorized to work in the USA?:   No
  • Contact Information:   jahnome@outlook.com

Bio

I’m a Toronto/GTA-based screenwriter who can write within both the crime drama and dramedy spheres. I’m currently in the latter end of my Associate Degree in Script Writing for Film and TV at the Toronto Film School. I do intend in participating in the CFC Bell Media Prime Time TV Program in the latter end of 2024, once applications open. Within drama, my near-future drama pilot “Back To Sleep” became a Filmmatic Drama Screenplay Awards Semi-Finalist’ as well as in 2022, where “Back To Sleep” became a FilmmaticPitch Now No. 4 Quarter-Finalist. I have crime drama and dramedy pilot scripts that have garnered some recent industry interest in North America and the EMEA region.