James Hurst

Writer · Producer · Executive Producer
IVA Star Rating : 34
James Hurst is an award-winning writer/creator/producer of television series with a wealth of experience in scripted drama and comedy series in Canada. He launched his career with the ground-breaking teen drama series DEGRASSI: THE NEXT GENERATION, writing thirty episodes and show-running seasons five and six. He went to write/produce many notable... read more

James Hurst is an award-winning writer/creator/producer of television series with a wealth of experience in scripted drama and comedy series in Canada. He launched his career with the ground-breaking teen drama series DEGRASSI: THE NEXT GENERATION, writing thirty episodes and show-running seasons five and six. He went to write/produce many notable series, including FLASHPOINT, BEING ERICA, SOPHIE (CBC), TODD AND THE BOOK OF PURE EVIL (Space) and most recently THE LISTENER. As creator, James developed the concept and wrote the pilot for the long running teen music drama INSTANT STAR. Along with celebrated novelist Andrew Pyper, James is co-creator of a number of series in development. A graduate of York University, James has won two Canadian Screenwriter Awards and received three nominations. He has also received two Gemini nominations. Wearing a different hat, James has also contributed to WIRETAP and THIS AMERICAN LIFE, both for Public Radio International.

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