Jeremy Boxen

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Jeremy Boxen
Jeremy Boxen at the Gale Anne Hurd Masterclass (6829984489).jpg
Occupation screenwriter and producer
Known for winning a Gemini Award

Jeremy Boxen is a Canadian filmmaker. He has been a producer or screenwriter on close to a dozen Canadian television series, and won the Gemini Award for Best Writing in a Dramatic Series in 2010.[1] The episode of the series Cra$h and Burn was entitled "Sunday Bloody Sunday".[2]

Boxen's writing credits include: Endgame, Lost Girl, Orphan Black, Killjoys, Imposters, Iron Belly and the feature films Cottage Country and 22 Chaser.[3][4][5]

In 2013, Bell Media picked Boxen and two other writer/producers to participate in their annual Showrunner Bootcamp.[6] The program is co-run by the Canadian Film Centre.

In 2014 Boxen collaborated with Jonathon Sobol on a script entitled Iron Belly, about the crew and prisoners on a prison ship transporting convicts to Australia.[4] Nicholas Tabarrok of Darius Films was to produce a 10 episode series for Bell Media and BBC America.[7]

Boxen's script for 22 Chaser won an award from the Writer's Guild of Canada in 2019, for best feature film.[8]


  1. Diane Wild. GEMINI AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED, Tv-Eh, 2010-11-03. Retrieved on 2022-02-11.
  2. Gemini award for best writing in a dramatic series, Awards and winners. Retrieved on 2022-02-11.
  3. LIFT OUT LOUD April 4 – Guest Moderator Jeremy Boxen. Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto. Archived from the original on 2021-03-04. Retrieved on 2022-02-11.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Katie Bailey. Bell Media, BBC America order Iron Belly to script, Playback online, 2014-06-09. Retrieved on 2022-02-12. “Inspired by a family story, Sobol was struggling to write a script about 19th century trans-oceanic prisoner transport ships when he had a chance meeting with writer-showrunner Jeremy Boxen (Lost Girl, End Game) to riff on film ideas.”
  5. Regan Reid. In Brief: Al Magee joins the NSI Features First program, Playback online, 2017-07-20. Retrieved on 2022-02-12. “Canadian writer and producer Jeremy Boxen (Orphan Black, Killjoys) has joined season two of Universal Cable Production’s Imposters as co-showrunner.”
  6. Danielle Ng See Quan. Bell Media showrunner bootcamp underway in Toronto, L.A., Playback online, 2013-02-25. Retrieved on 2022-02-11. “Writer/producers Jeremy Boxen, Jenn Engels and Joseph Kay are in the midst of this year’s Bell Media Showrunner Bootcamp, which runs to mid-March.”
  7. Etan Vlessing. Electus Sells BBC America, HBO Canada on ‘Iron Belly’: The period drama was created by Canadian director Jonathan Sobol and writer Jeremy Boxen and will be co-produced by Darius Films., The Hollywood Reporter, 2014-06-10. Retrieved on 2022-02-12. “Canadian director Jonathan Sobol (The Art of the Steal) created the series along with writer Jeremy Boxen (Lost Girl).”
  8. Margaret DeRosia. CFC alumni win 2019 WGC awards, Canadian Film Centre, 2019-05-01. Retrieved on 2022-02-12. “This film was also produced by CFC Features, and as part of his speech, Boxen gave a warm shout out to Justine Whyte, Director and Executive Producer, CFC Features, for believing in the project over many years.”