Speaker Jessalyn Dennis

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Jessalyn Dennis

Vice President, Scripted

SEVEN24 Films

Jessalyn is also focused on building and strengthening relationships with screenwriters, broadcasters and other partners.

Development projects that have gone to production under her purview include the television movies Mayerthorpe and Borealis (aka Survival Code), the television series Wild Roses, Young Drunk Punk and Wynonna Earp, as well as ten seasons of Canada’s longest running one hour drama Heartland.

Jessalyn’s writing and story editing credits include the CBC series Heartland, the CBC/BBC series Shoebox Zoo and the Global/BBC miniseries Burn Up. She also served as Consulting Producer on Borealis (aka Survival Code).

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.

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