Speaker Anthony Q. Farrell

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Anthony Q. Farrell

Creator, Showrunner

Canfro Productions, ULC

Anthony Q. Farrell (he/him) is a BAFTA-winning, Emmy-nominated writer/producer who has worked in Canada, the US, and the UK for over 20 years. He is the creator, showrunner and executive producer of CTV's half-hour comedy Shelved for which he is a 2024 Canadian Screen Awards nominee for Best Comedy Series as well as a Writers Guild of Canada (WGC) nominee for Best Comedy Writing for the Shelved pilot.

Farrell served as executive producer and showrunner of CBC's Run the Burbs, Overlord and the Underwoods, The Parker Andersons/Amelia Parker, and the BAFTA-winning Secret Life of Boys. Anthony's writing credits also include NBC's The Office, Nickelodeon's The Thundermans, and Little Mosque on the Prairie.

He was honored as Showrunner of the Year at the Writers Guild of Canada Awards in 2022, after receiving the same title from Playback in 2021. Farrell’s CANFRO Productions recently received development funds for several projects in the pipeline to be announced in the near future. 

Speaking on: Best Case Scenario: Canadian Industry Perspectives; Meet a Showrunner or Director

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