Clique Pictures is a vibrant film and television production company with a focus on working with female creative talent in front and behind the camera. Clique Pictures is currently in post-production on the Wendy Morgan/Kelly McCormack feature film Sugar Daddy and the Pat Mills/Alyson Richards feature The Retreat.
Clique Pictures recently released the documentary On the Line following the Canada/US Women’s Hockey Rivalry, which premiered in Canada on TSN and Riot Girls by director Jovanka Vuckovic and writer Katherine Collins. Both films are nominated for multiple 2020 Canadian Screen Awards. Feature documentary Metamorphosis by co-directors Nova Ami and Velcrow Ripper and the short documentary One Leg In, One Leg Out for CBC Digital with director Lisa Rideout both were released in 2018.
Lauren Grant co-produced the feature film Giant Little Ones starring Josh Wiggins, Maria Bello and Kyle MacLachlan as well as co-produced 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 and won a Canadian Screen Award for Best Short Doc.
Clique Pictures’ productions include the feature film Wet Bum starring Julia Sarah Stone, which premiered at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival and the feature documentary Traceable, which screened theatrically around the world as part of Fashion Revolution Day events honouring the 1127 victims of the Rana Plaza Factory collapse in Bangladesh.
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.
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.