IAN WEIR (Writer, Executive Producer)
IAN WEIR is an award-winning screenwriter, playwright and novelist. Prior to Dragon Boys, he was creator and executive producer of the long-running CBC teen drama Edgemont. Other TV credits include more than 100 episodes for nearly two dozen series, ranging from Nothing Too Good For a Cowboy, Cold Squad and Odyssey to ReBoot, Beachcombers and One Life to Live.
Weir's stage plays, which include St. George, Bloody Business and The Idler, have been produced across Canada, as well as in the U.S. and England. Other credits include nine radio plays (three produced by the BBC, and six by the CBC) and three young adult novels. Current screen projects include Troll, a raucous comic mini-series about Death and a never-quite-made-it rock 'n' roller, and Reflections of Eden, the Birute Galdikas story. Ian Weir lives in Langley, British Columbia, with his wife Jude and their daughter Amy.