Selected Writings by Wendy Hopkins

Television

MOFO: Birth of a Motherfucker
An action-comedy one hour pilot about a middle aged stay-at-home-mom who, fed up with being invisible and unappreciated, becomes a vigilante.
One of the top scripts on The Black List, August 2016.
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FANCY – Canadian Comedy Award nominee for Best TV show
Half-hour comedy about the very adult private life of a Children’s television host. Created and written by Wendy Hopkins for the CBC
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FANCY Ep 2
On “Kid’s Kingdom” Queen Maureen teaches kids about the importance of being a good sport, while in her “real life” Maureen will do anything to finally beat her perfect sister.
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THE TOURNAMENT – Gemini Award winning series
A mockumentary series for CBC (co-created by Howard Busgang, Marty Putz and Wendy Hopkins) about hockey parents.
The Tournament on Amazon

PLUS ONE – Written for Rogers and Storypark Productions
Half hour pilot about a chronically single gal who starts a business being a professional “plus one”.
Contact Wendy for this script

Feature Film

FREAKS ON ICE
A Canadian “Strictly Ballroom” set in 1979 about a 13 year-old figure skater who refuses to give up her dream of being in the Ice Capades despite an incredible growth spurt that leaves her at 6’2”. Based on a true story.
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Essays

FUCK YOUR COMFORT ZONE
Premiered as part of the play, That Shitty Sweater. Performed most recently at The Moth Storyslam (LA) and LA’s Funny Women Festival.
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THAT PART OF JOAN VAN ARK
Recorded for Bob Carlson’s Unfictional, KCRW radio
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WIGGLE LOVE
Published on Fresh Yarn. Performed at Dani Klein’s storytelling show, Afterbirth.
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Theatre

ON THE WAY OUT
Manners, Common Sense and The Truth don’t seem to be valued anymore. They’re on their way out and in this absurdist one-act, they discuss it.
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Songs

THE DAY THE GUNS WERE GONE
A music video written and performed by Wendy Hopkins.
Watch the video here.

For full scripts and more samples, Contact Wendy