The entire Vanguarde team sends a big congratulations to our writer client Jill Golick, who has been named Exec Director of Women in View, a not-for-profit organization that champions gender and cultural diversity in the Canadian media landscape. For more information about the organization and Jill’s new role, check out Playback‘s coverage here. Congratulations, Jill!

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CAVENDISH, a new comedy series from Vanguarde writer-director client Andy Bush (Co-Creator/Executive Producer/Star), will debut on the CBC in Winter 2019! Co-created with Mark Little and Garry Campbell, Cavendish tells the story of a pair of brothers who become embroiled in the superstitious world of their PEI hometown when they return to their roots to care for […]

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Vanguarde Creator-Showrunner Floyd Kane’s series DIGGSTOWN has been greenlit by the CBC! The new legal series is the first original Canadian drama to focus on a black female protagonist, and follows Marcie Diggs, a high-powered corporate lawyer whose legal perspectives shift when her aunt commits suicide after a life-shattering prosecution, emboldening Marcie to join a legal […]

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Kristal Clear, the web-series that Vanguarde client Amanda Fahey created, wrote, and executive produced, won big at the HollyWeb Festival on April 8. The web-series took home the awards for Best Series and Best Lead Actress in a Comedy for Melanie Leishman’s performance as Kristal. A big congratulations to Amanda and the entire Kristal Clear team! Stay tuned […]

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April is National Humour Month, an annual designation established to highlight the many incredible benefits laughter can have on our health and happiness. Vanguarde represents a prolific group of comedy writers, directors, and below-the-line talent who bring just such therapeutic laughter into the world through their remarkable work. In celebration of this year’s National Humour […]

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The SXSW Film Festival has announced its official selections for the 2018 program, and the Vanguarde team is thrilled to see the diverse work of so many talented VAM clients reflected in this year’s lineup: The New Romantic – Official Selection, Narrative Feature Competition – World Premiere (Feature Film) Director of Photography: Mike McLaughlin Editor: […]

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Female Filmmaker Friday is a growing social media trend that encourages those working in the Film and Television industry to take a moment to recognize the talent and contributions of women working behind the scenes. Vanguarde is thrilled to kick off our own female filmmaker series with a spotlight on powerhouse writer-director client Kathleen Hepburn. Kathleen […]

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The Vanguarde team is happy to announce that our client, multi-award nominee Matt Hannam (Editor), will be a featured guest at this year’s EditCon! Presented by the Canadian Cinema Editors Association, EditCon is an all-day conference that brings together some of Canada’s most talented editors for a celebration “of the art and craft of editing”. […]

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Last night Philip Sternberg sent me a note about his wife and our new client Writer-Director Catherine Reitman.   Catherine had gotten off the plane from LA just in time to help out her brother Jason Reitman in his live table read of The Princess Bride. Filling in for Gael Garcia Bernal (held up by a delayed […]

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