Kimberley Ann Sparks is an award-winning screenwriter who works in film, television, and video games. She’s written episodes of preschool series which have been broadcast on Treehouse, TVO, and BBC Kids. Kim’s scripts have placed in a number of screenwriting contests, including the Page Awards, BlueCat Screenwriting Competition, and Scriptapalooza, and her short script The Gatekeeper won the Canadian Short Screenplay Competition. She has pitched at festivals and conferences, including the Banff Media Festival and the Female Eye Film Festival. Kim also writes scripts and dialogue for AAA video games, and she has worked on games such as Assassin’s Creed Odyssey and Ghost Recon: Future Soldier.

Kim has an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia. She is also a graduate of the Canadian Film Centre’s Prime Time Television Program and UCLA’s Professional Screenwriting Program. She teaches writing courses (film, television, video games, radio) at universities and colleges in the GTA.


Video Games

  • Unannounced Game (Sleeping Giant Interactive) – Writer of script and NPC Dialogue
  • Assassin's Creed Odyssey – NPC Dialogue
  • Ghost Recon: Future Soldier – NPC Dialogue
  • Diva Days – I wrote text and dialogue for this game.
  • AAA title (Silicon Knights) – I co-wrote the script as well as subplots, character descriptions, and dialogue.
  • Writer and co-developer of online world


  • Backyard Bug Adventures (TVO, BBC Kids) – 3 episodes
  • Ants in Your Pants (Treehouse TV) – 15 episodes
  • Snit Station (YTV) – interstitials
  • YTV links for Toronto Santa Claus Parade


  • Adapted The Unprecedented Discovery of the Dragon Islands to be made into a 3D IMAX film


  • Will Your Next Job Be in an Alternate Reality” – Canadian Screenwriter, Spring 2009
  • Playing Mommy” – The Escapist, September 2008

Corporate Video

  • Connected Health & Wellness Project (Seneca College and NexJ Systems) – I wrote 10 videos to help patients manage their own health and to introduce health coaches as part of a patient’s healthcare team.

Speaking Engagements

  • WCDR and WCYR - Workshops on Screenwriting and Video Game Writing – 2020, 2022, 2023
  • Digital Vixens & Female Zombies: From Script to Screen in Game Writing – NXNE, June 2012
  • Tales from the Script (moderator) – IGDA Toronto, May 2012
  • The Role of the Writer and Producer in Today’s Video Games – Fan Expo, August 2010
  • Write Club – Future Play Conference – October 2006, November 2007, November 2008
  • Women and Games in the Future – Game Developers Conference – March 2007
  • How to Pitch – Society of Independent Digital Moviemakers – November 2006
  • The Future of Women in Game Design and Game Development – Future Play Conference – October 2006
  • Perception and Reality of Women and Girls who Game – New Perspectives on Popular Culture, Science, and Technology Conference (Seneca College) – June 2005


  • Live Pitch Finalist – Female Eye Film Festival – 2015 & 2017
  • Quarter-Finalist – Page Awards – 2016
  • Quarter-Finalist – BlueCat Screenplay Competition – 2016
  • Winner of the Canadian Short Screenplay Competition – 2014
  • Semi-Finalist (Top 25) – Page Awards – 2011
  • Fifth Place, New Screenwriters – Great Loglines Contest – 2010
  • Semi-Finalist for reality TV series – Scriptapalooza TV – 2010
  • CBC TV/DGC: Drama Award Finalist – Innoversity Summit – 2004
  • New Players Pitch Finalist – Banff Television Festival – 2002
  • Cyberpitch Finalist – Baddeck International New Media Festival – 2001
  • CBC WIFT-T Emerging Screenwriter Award – 1999
    With co-writer Chris Sweeney:
  • Quarter-Finalist for tween pilot Emerging Screenwriters Family & Holiday Competition
  • Quarter-Finalist (Top 20%) for tween pilot WeScreenplay TV Contest
  • Second Rounder for tween pilot Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition


E-mail me at kim followed by the at symbol followed by kimsparks and a dot com.