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Faculty Profiles

Maureen  McKeon

Coordinator, Advanced Television and Film

Email: maureen.mckeon@sheridancollege.ca

Contact Info: Ext. 8753

Maureen McKeon taught full-time in the Advanced Television and Film postgraduate program and the Media Arts undergraduate program since 2006. She also works actively in the film and television industry. She is currently working as a writer and story editor on the series “Janestown,” created by “Durham County” screenwriter Laurie Finstad. The series is set in Canada’s wild west in the 1860s, currently in development with CBC.

Previous to joining the faculty at Sheridan, Maureen had worked for all the major Canadian networks as a writer, story editor, and producer, on such Gemini-award-winning series as “Traders,” “Bliss,” and “The Associates.”

Maureen has also taught Screenwriting at the Banff Centre, the University of Toronto, and Western University’s Continuing Studies Department. Her students’ films have won multiple “Best Student Film” Golden Sheaf awards and have screened in hundreds of festivals. She also participated as a tutor at the “Engage” conference in Edinburgh in 2011. She led a session on idea development at the National Association of Writers in Education conference in York, England, in 2012.