About JP Larocque

JP_Larocque Headshot 2JP Larocque is a TV writer, producer, and journalist.

Alongside recent work on CBC’s Sort Of, JP has written on CBC’s Coroner, CTV’s JANN, CBC’s Diggstown,  Netflix’s Another Life, CBC’s SkyMed, Shudder’s Slasher, and is creator and executive producer of the OutTV digital series Gay Nerds.

As a journalist, JP has bylines in The Toronto Star, Maclean’s, The WalrusThe Huffington Post, Flare, This Magazine,  Xtra, and The Beaverton, with additional work in the anthologies City Voices: A Book of Monologues by Toronto Artists (2012), and The Secret Loves of Geeks (“Love in Alderaan Places,” 2018).

Their short films Neutered (2015) and Where We Were (2017) have screened as part of the Inside Out LGBT Film Festival, and as a playwright, their theatre credits include Mythmaking (NIF, Alumnae Theatre, 2011), and GAY NERDS (Toronto Fringe, 2012).  JP was also a regular panelist on the MTV/Logo series 1 Girl, 5 Gays

A proud member of both the LGBTQ+ and BIPOC communities, JP is committed to diverse representation in all their work. 

IMDB: JP Larocque.

Professional Associations: Writers Guild of Canada (Council Delegate, 2020-22/2022-24; Diversity Committee, 2020-22; Canadian Screenwriter Editorial Committee, 2021), BIPOC TV & FILM (formerly Visioning Committee, now Senior Contributor).

Professional Development

2022 Inside Out 2SLGBTQ+ Film Festival, Canadian Jury

2021 CFC/Netflix Project Development Accelerator

2021 Rogers-Black Screen Office Script Development Fund

2021 Warner Media x Canadian Academy Global Access Program

2021 BIPOC TV & Film Showrunner Training Bootcamp

2021 Netflix-Banff Diversity of Voices Initiative

2015 Shaw Media Hot Docs Diverse Voices Program

2013 WGC Bell Media Diverse Screenwriters Program

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