Josh MacDonald

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Josh MacDonald is the writer of the stage plays Halo, Whereverville, The Mystery Play and Degrees. Published by Talonbooks, Halo and Whereverville are both curriculum titles in Nova Scotia high schools. Halo has been produced around North America, and been adapted into the feature film Faith, Fraud & Minimum Wage (eOne Entertainment), for which Josh wrote the screenplay. Josh is also the writer of the successful, slow-burn horror feature The Corridor (IFC Films; D Films), which won Best Screenplay at Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas– one of the world’s top genre festivals. He is also the writer-director of the short film Game, which has won prizes at festivals around the world, been selected as a Vimeo Staff Pick, and been viewed over 700,000 times online. Josh has written for CBC TV & Radio, the National Film Board, the Smithsonian Channel, Reelz, Blue Ant, AMI and Teletoon. Josh has taught creative writing at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD), the Dalhousie University Department of Theatre, and the Writer’s Federation of Nova Scotia (WFNS). Josh is also an actor for stage and screen, and he’ll appear in Neptune Theatre’s first main-stage production of the 2018-2019 season.

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