Welcome to the official website for Canadian author Ian Ferguson. Ian has enjoyed a lengthy and prolific career in the entertainment industry. He is an author, playwright, teacher, and a producer and director working in both theatre and television. He is currently based in Victoria, BC as Creative Director for Beachfire Films.
Ian is writing a non-fiction humour book for Douglas & McIntyre, a much anticipated follow-up to the bestseller HOW TO BE CANADIAN.
Ian produced and directed 13 episodes of SHE KILLS ME a comedy series featuring funny women. It aired nationally on APTN in 2014-2015. Ian also wrote, directed and produced a feature documentary GONE SOUTH: HOW CANADA INVENTED HOLLYWOOD which was broadcast on SuperChannel and screened at a number of Film Festivals in Canada and the US.
Ian created & directed the popular live comedy show SIN CITY THE LIVE IMPROVISED SERIAL produced by Broad Theatrics in Victoria. Nominated for two M Awards "Top Improv/Sketch Show" and "Favourite New Production", Season 6 & 7 was set in 1961 Las Vegas (Jan. 2016 to March 2017). www.sincityimprovserial.com
Ian grew up in Northern Alberta as one of six siblings. His unique childhood was the inspiration for his award-winning novel VILLAGE OF THE SMALL HOUSES. Ian studied set design at Mount Royal College in Calgary, going on to earn a BFA degree in Acting from the University of Alberta in Edmonton, and later, an MFA in Directing from Toronto's York University.