Ken Hegan has just directed his first feature film, the comedy thriller Outrunners, based on his original screenplay which was a finalist in the ScreenCraft Film Fund in L.A.
Ken has writing/producing credits on 20 TV shows. Thanks to his Rolling Stone articles on sports mascots, he was hired to co-write the Opening Essay for the Vancouver Winter Olympics (narrated by Donald Sutherland) with 13 million viewers on CTV and TSN.
Ken has written/directed 11 short films that have screened at 100+ festivals and on The Comedy Network and CBC. Ken was the first-ever Screenwriter in Residence for both the Vancouver Public Library and the Kamloops library system.
Ken is facilitating Workshop 2A on Saturday afternoon, August 6:
How to Write a Killer Opening Scene
Ken is a feature presenter at the Festival Gala Saturday evening.
Photo courtesy of Vancouver Public Library. Photographer: Jeff Vinnick