The principal of Clique Pictures, Lauren Grant established her company in 2006 to focus on developing fiction and documentary productions with a focus on working with female creative talent both in front and behind the camera.
Lauren recently completed the documentary Traceable and executive produced the documentary Homemade. Lauren’s previous productions include the feature film Picture Day and the futuristic short film Frost, which both premiered at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival. Picture Day won the Borsos Competition 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.
In 2011, she won the best live action short drama Genie Award for the residential school musical Savage. The film has screened at over 40 film festivals including Berlinale Forum Expanded, BFI London Film Festival, SXSW and the NYC Children’s Film Festival.
Lauren is a Trans Atlantic Partners alumna and was selected to the inaugural Bell Median Producer Accelerator Lab and TIFF Studio. Previous festival activity includes the Producers Lab at TIFF (2012), the Sundance Film Festival with the CFC North South Marketplace program (2012), the Banff Media Festival on a CTV Fellowship (2009) and Women in Film Scholarship (2011), as well as attending the 2011 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.