Clement Virgo Diamond Jubilee Medal Recipient

The Historica-Dominion Institute recognized the accomplishments of thirty-eight remarkable Canadians who received Diamond Jubilee Medals for their outstanding contributions in their fields. Clement Virgo was among the recipients of this honour, who were nominated by the Institute for their work in sharing Canadian stories and experiences. The Diamond Jubilee Medal marks the 60th anniversary of […]

In Focus: Damon D’Oliveira

Astral Harold Greenberg’s IN FOCUS Series features some of Canada’s top filmmakers. If you want to know Damon’s secret to success you’ll have to watch to find out.

“Maidenhead” – Tamara Faith Berger’s new novel

Clement Virgo’s wife, Tamara Faith Berger (she wrote the novel that Lie With Mewas based on, and co-wrote the screenplay with Clement), is receiving tons of praise for her newest book, Maidenhead. It’s sexy, provocative, intelligent, and apparently it’s been selling like mad so make sure to pick up your copy soon! Read a great interview with her […]

Clement Virgo on CBC’s “Connect with Mark Kelley”

Clement Virgo and various Black Canadians discuss their experiences with racial profiling in Canada and the Trayvon Martin story on CBC’s “Connect with Mark Kelley” Full story begins approx. 21:19min Interviews with Black Canadians approx. 28 min http://www.cbc.ca/video/#/News/TV_Shows/Connect_with_Mark_Kelley/1305591601/ID=2217733573

Book of Negroes teaser

The Book of Negroes’ publisher, Harper Collins Canada, created a beautiful and haunting video for the Illustrated Edition of the novel.

Looking for Some Angels

Conquering Lion’s pitch to the National Angel Capital Organization is featured in Tech Vibes: http://www.techvibes.com/blog/award-winning-producers-and-a-video-blogger-look-for-funding-2012-02-29 (Please note that not all the info in this article is accurate – we’re still based in Toronto!)

Clement Attends the TCA Awards

New photo! Filmmaker Clement Virgo attends the Toronto Film Critics Association Awards:   http://www.torontolife.com/galleries/camera-film-critics-bash/#mar12camera3

Forget “This-Is-Good-For-You Cinema”

Shadow and Act news on Clement Virgo In Adapting “Book Of Negroes” + Revamped Western Also In Development http://blogs.indiewire.com/shadowandact/clement-virgo-not-interested-in-making-this-is-good-for-you-cinema-in-adapting-book-of-negroes-revamped-western-also-in-development#