Tassie Cameron is a Gemini and Canadian Screen Award-winning screenwriter who has written for television series, MOWs, mini-series, and feature films.
Co-creator, co-showrunner and executive producer on Cameron Pictures’ cop series Pretty Hard Cases, Tassie was also the showrunner/co-showrunner and executive producer on the critically acclaimed, three-season trilogy of Mary Kills People (Cameron Pictures Inc & eOne), for Global TV and Lifetime. An executive producer on Cameron Pictures’ two-season comedy series for CBC, Little Dog, Tassie was also an executive producer on Nurses for Global/NBC, and on Private Eyes, Jason Priestley’s hit PI series for Global.
Tassie was the creator, showrunner, and executive producer of ABC’s 2017 limited 10-part series Ten Days in the Valley (starring Kyra Sedgwick). Before that, she 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.
Co-executive producer on the first season of CTV and CBS’s hit series, Flashpoint Tassie’s other credits include Degrassi: The Next Generation, Cake, Would Be Kings, The Eleventh Hour, Tom Stone, Wild Roses, Fast Food High, Raising the Bar, and Working Title’s adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s The Robber Bride.
Tassie’s numerous awards include: the 2005 Gemini Award for Best Writing in a Dramatic Series, WIFT-T’s 2009 Creative Excellence Award, the WGC’s 2011 Showrunner Award, the CSA’s 2015 Margaret Collier Award for Lifetime Achievement, and the CFC’s 2019 Award for Creative Excellence.
Tassie has an Honours BA in English from the University of Toronto, a Masters in Film from NYU, and is a proud graduate and board member 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