Speaker Jessalyn Dennis

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Jessalyn Dennis

Vice President, Scripted

SEVEN24 Films

In her role as VP Scripted, Jessalyn serves as a creative producer for SEVEN24 Films as well as managing the company’s extensive development slate. Select projects that have gone to production under her purview include the one-hour series Family Law for Global (Corus) and airing on the CW, now filming its fourth season, four seasons of the supernatural western and two-time People’s Choice Award-winning series Wynonna Earp and the upcoming Wynonna Earp Tubi special as well
as the hit family series Heartland, the longest running one-hour series in Canadian history, now in its seventeenth season on CBC. 

Jessalyn originated and developed the one-hour period drama Fortunate Son for CBC and NBCU International. Additional writing credits include the CBC series Heartland, the CBC/BBC series Shoebox Zoo and the Global/BBC miniseries Burn Up

Jessalyn has her bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Carleton University and her MFA in Creative Writing from UBC. She is a member of the Writers Guild of Canada and the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television. She is focused on building and strengthening relationships with screenwriters, broadcasters and other partners while finding new and exciting projects for Canada and the global marketplace.

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