TVOkids Original series ‘Interstellar Ella’ scores two Writers Guild of Canada nominations 

Interstellar Ella graphic for the WCG Screen Aware finalist

Two episodes from season one of the space-themed series honoured 

Toronto, Ontario, March 21, 2023 – TVOkids Original series Interstellar Ella has been recognized with two 2024 Writers Guild of Canada (WGC) Screenwriting Award nominations.  

WGC Screenwriting Awards Finalists, Children’s 

Interstellar Ella,Big Little Problems” | Written by Emer Connon 

Interstellar Ella,A Star is Born” | Written by Anne-Marie Perrotta 

The annual WGC Screenwriting Awards celebrates the very best Canadian screenwriters behind the most engaging and powerful Canadian-made series, films, and shorts. TVO is proud to have an original series receive two nominations in the children’s category and congratulates the noted screenwriters on this well-deserved recognition.  

Winners will be announced at the 28th annual WGC Screenwriting Awards ceremony taking place on May 13, 2024, in Toronto. For the full list of nominees, visit the WGC website.  

Watch Interstellar Ella on the TVOkids website, YouTube channel and Smart TV app. TVOkids also offers four Interstellar Ella online games that support learning STEM skills.  



Interstellar Ella is a TVO Original series that follows intrepid eight-year-old Ella who goes on space adventures with her friends Slippy and Madhu. Set in the year 2031, the series engages children with STEM concepts and discoveries about our solar system.  


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