Tassie Cameron is a Gemini and Canadian Screen Award-winning screenwriter who has written for television series, MOWs, mini-series, and feature films. Tassie is the creator, showrunner, and executive producer of ABC’s fall 2017 series Ten Days in the Valley (starring Kyra Sedgwick, with Skydance Media.) Tassie is also an executive producer and writer on the critically acclaimed Mary Kills People, produced under her production company Cameron Pictures in partnership with Entertainment One for Global/Lifetime. She is an executive producer on Cameron Pictures’ new comedy series Little Dog, renewed by CBC for a second season. Previously, Tassie was the co-creator, executive producer and showrunner on the hit series, Rookie Blue, which ran for six seasons on Global and ABC, and which has aired around the world. She is also an executive producer on Private Eyes, Jason Priestley’s hit P.I. series for Global. Co-Executive Producer on the first season of CTV’s hit series, Flashpoint, Tassie’s other credits include Would Be Kings, The Eleventh Hour, Degrassi: The Next Generation, Tom Stone, Wild Roses, Fast Food High, Raising the Bar, Cake, and Working Title’s adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s The Robber Bride. Tassie was the recipient of a Gemini Award for The Eleventh Hour, WIFT-T’s 2009 Creative Excellence Award, the WGC’s 2011 Showrunner Award, and the CSA’s 2015 Margaret Collier Award for Lifetime Achievement. Tassie has an Honours BA in English from the University of Toronto, a Masters in Film from NYU, and is a graduate of the Canadian Film Centre.
At the Banff Media Festival, we met with Netflix and took a ride up Sulphur Mountain on the gondola. That’s where we made the pitch. - Naveen Prasad, EVP and GM, Elevation Pictures?