Title: Writer, Combat Hospital
Angus John Keays Fraser is an award-winning writer/producer for the stage, television, and film.
In 1996, Fraser 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, Fraser was nominated for a Genie award in the category of writing.
In 1997, Fraser 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. In 1999, Fraser won a New York Emmy for writing and producing Witnesses and Wiseguys, a network special for NBC starring Nicolas Turturro. In 2004 he wrote The Love Crimes of Gillian Guess. It premiered in Toronto and went on to screen at the Berlin Film Festival in February, 2005. It later aired on City TV.
In 2006, Fraser 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. The show continues to sell in all major territories.
In 2008, Fraser wrote and produced an hour long pilot for CBC/GRANADA/ITV Global called The Cult. It was directed by Kari Skogland and stars Henry Czerny and Torri Higginson. In 2009/10, Fraser was the “Showrunner in Residence” at the Canadian Film Centre. In 2010/11, he wrote two episodes of Combat Hospital (ABC/Shaw) and took a creative producer credit on 13 episodes.
Also that year, he founded Gang of 2 Productions with Jayme Pfahl. They currently have four projects in development. Most recently he wrote an episode of Rogue, which is shooting now and will air next year on DIRECT TV in the US, and HBO Canada in Canada. Fraser’s next project is a four mini-series about the Gucci Family being developed for Canal Plus, ITV Studios, HBO Canada, and Movie Central.