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 as well as recently completed the short documentary Take a Walk on the Wildside by director Lisa Rideout, which premiered at Hot Docs.
Clique Pictures 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.
Clique Pictures’ productions include the feature film Wet Bum starring Julia Sarah Stone, which premiered at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival. Wet Bum screened at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, TIFF Next Wave, Stockholm Junior Film Festival, and Beijing International Film Festival and continues to screen at festivals around the world.
Clique Pictures also produced the feature documentary Traceable, which premiered at the 2014 Raindance Film Festival in London and screened at the 2015 Atlanta Film Festival. 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.
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. 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 on season one of the Temple Street series Killjoys through the Bell Media Executive Producer program.
In 2011, Lauren won the best live action short drama Genie Award 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. She is a member of the Canadian Media Producers’ Association Feature Film Committee.