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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We are excited to announce that Kristal Clear, the web-series created, written, and executive produced by client Amanda Fahey, is an official selection for the 2018 New York Television Festival Independent Pilot Competition. Starring Melanie Leishman (Todd and the Book of Pure Evil) and Emmanuel Kabongo (21 Thunder), Kristal Clear tells the story of an internet celebrity and […]

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Vanguarde writer-director client Kathleen Hepburn‘s feature film project, HONOR THY MOTHER, has been selected for this year’s Inside Out Film Festival Finance Forum. Kathleen is one of eight finalists selected for the second annual forum, which was established to give LGBTQ-identified creators, and creators producing LGBTQ content, the chance to pitch their projects to executives […]

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Big ups to our Director of Photography clients Daniel Grant, Ian Macmillan, Boris Mojsovski, and Bobby Shore, who were nominated (in some cases multiple times!) at this year’s Canadian Society of Cinematographers Awards, which took place on Saturday April 14th, 2018. The show was affectionately referred to as the “Bobby’s”, given Bobby Shore’s five nominations. Bobby took home the […]

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Vanguarde clients shine bright at 2018 Canadian Cinema Editors Awards. Client nominees include… Matthew Anas Best Editing in MOW/Mini-Series – CARDINAL: BLACKFLY SEASON “Toof” Tiffany Beaudin Best Editing in Documentary, Short Form – ON MY WAY OUT: THE SECRET LIFE OF NANI AND POPI Maureen Grant Best Editing in Short Film – L’AUDITION Aaron Marshall […]

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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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Vanguarde proudly congratulates all of our nominees and winners from this year’s Canadian Screen Awards, which took place during Canadian Screen Week from March 6th-11th, 2018. While we consider all our clients winners ;), CSAs went to…. Renee St. Cry Best Writing in a Drama Series – ORPHAN BLACK “To Right The Wrongs of Many” […]

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