Clique Pictures is a vibrant film and television production company with a focus on working with female creative talent both in front and behind the camera. Clique Pictures is currently in post- production on the feature documentary Metamorphosis by co-directors Nova Ami and Velcrow Ripper and production on the documentary One Leg In, One Leg Out for CBC with director Lisa Rideout.
Recently, Lauren Grant co-produced the feature film The Parting Glass for CASM Films. Directed by Stephen Moyer, The Parting Glass stars Ed Asner, Rhys Ifans, Melissa Leo, Cynthia Nixon, Denis O’Hare, and Anna Paquin. Lauren also served as executive producer on the short documentary Take a Walk on the Wildside by director Lisa Rideout, which premiered at Hot Docs in 2017.
Clique Pictures’ productions include the feature film Wet Bum starring Julia Sarah Stone, which premiered at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival. Wet Bum is represented by Reel Suspects and was released theatrically in Canada by Search Engine Films and in the USA by Arc Entertainment.
Clique Pictures also produced the feature documentary Traceable, which premiered at the 2014 Raindance Film Festival in London. Traceable had its broadcast premiere on MTV, E! M3 and Bravo in Canada and on Pivot in the USA. The film screened theatrically around the world as part of Fashion Revolution Day events honouring the 1127 victims of the Rana Plaza Factory collapse in Bangladesh. Traceable was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award in 2016.
Previous productions include the feature Picture Day and the futuristic short film Frost, both premiered at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival. Picture Day won the Borsos Award for Best Film and Best Performance at the Whistler Film Festival for lead actress Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black). Frost won Best Canadian Short Film at the Edmonton International Film Festival and was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for Best Live Action Short Film. Lauren worked as production consultant on season one of the Temple Street series Killjoys.
In 2011, Lauren won the best live action short drama Genie Award (Canada’s Oscar) for the residential school musical Savage. The film has screened at over 50 film festivals including Berlinale, BFI, SXSW and the NYC Children’s Film Festival.
Clique Pictures is currently financing and casting the feature films Riot Girls with director Jovanka Vuckovic and writer Katherine Collins with Telefilm Canada, NOFHC, Harold Greenberg Fund and OMDC; the feature film Sugar Daddy with director Wendy Morgan, writer Kelly McCormack and producer Lori Lozinski (Violator Films) with financing from Telefilm Canada and Harold Greenberg Fund; and developing the feature film The Art of Being Busy with writer/director Chris Ross and producer Lauren Corber (LoCo Motion Pictures).
The Hollywood Reporter named Lauren one of 15 Talents to Watch in their Next Gen Canada 2014 edition. Lauren is an alumna of Trans Atlantic Partners, Bell Media Executive Producer Accelerator Lab, TIFF Studio, Producers Lab at TIFF, Rotterdam Lab, and Berlinale Talent Campus. Lauren holds a Bachelor of Arts from UBC with a double major in Film Production and History and attended the Canadian Film Centre’s Producers Lab. She is a member of the Canadian Media Producers’ Association Feature Film Committee.