Angus John Keays Fraser is an award-winning writer/producer for the stage, television, and film.
Wrote and produced a one hour pilot for CBC and Granada called The Cult. It was directed by Kari Scogland and stars Henry Czerny and Torri Higginson. Angus is currently completing an eight hour mini-series entitled Insurgency (TMN and MC), and launching a new company called Gang Of 2 with Jayme Pfahl. The new company has a blind pilot deal with the CBC. Under the new banner, GANG OF 2 is producing Adam Higgs’s 100 Things Every Man Should Know; and Nathan Blacklock’s Floorwalker. These new projects are in development with the CBC.
Finished adapting A Complicated Kindness for UK based Company Pictures and Film Four. The novel won the 2004 Governor General's award for literature.
Created, wrote, and produced, Terminal City. The 10 hour television mini-series premiered on the Sundance Channel in March 2008 and garnered rave reviews. It stars Gil Bellows and features Maria Del Mar. Episodes were directed by Rachel Talalay, Lynne Stopkewich, Kari Skogland, and Stephen Surjik. Channel 4 International is handling foreign sales. Awards include: six Leos, the DGC award for Best Directing, an ACTRA award for Best Lead Actress in a mini series, and a Gemini for Best Supporting Actor.
Wrote The Love Crimes of Gillian Guess. It premiered in Toronto and went on to screen at the Berlin Film Festival in February, 2005.
Won a New York Emmy for writing and producing, Witnesses and Wiseguys, a network special for NBCstarring Nicolas Turturro.
Co-wrote, A Girl Is A Girl, with Reginald Harkema. The film is directed by Mr. Harkema and produced by Regent Films. It premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Co-wrote Kissed with director Lynne Stopkewich. The film, which introduced and stars Molly Parker, won a Special Jury award at the Toronto International Film Festival, and competed at Cannes, Berlin, Sundance, and numerous other festivals. The following year, Angus was nominated for a Genie award in the category of writing.
Started having his work read regularly at Naked Angels in New York City. In 1995, Angus Fraser’s first play, LA, enjoyed critical success and a four-week run at the 28th Street Theatre in Manhattan.