Deborah Wakeham

Founder/Writer/Producer. Deborah started her career as an award winning dancer, choreographer, actor, writer and director before launching her production company, Lucid Dreams Inc. which has offices in Vancouver, Los Angeles, Winnipeg, and Toronto.

Deborah has written, developed and is producing a slate of projects: Buried, The Way Out, La Vida Loca, My Lucky Regret, The GOD Project, based on the book by John Saul, Heaven, and the animated musical Insect Idol developed with support from Canadian majors Telefilm, Movie Central and Corus Entertainment.

As a writer, Deborah has written for TV series and feature length films which were produced in India, S. Africa, and S. America and has just finished a social allegorical modern fairy tale Ego and Pride which is being adapted into an animated film.

Deborah recently co-executive produced and co-authored Sony’s, Breakout, starring Brendan Fraser. In addition to numerous film and television roles, Deborah wrote, starred in and produced her play UNVME, which garnered Critics Choice Awards as well as awards for Best Writer, Best Actor and Best Production. The Los Angeles Times called her a “gifted comedian” and compared her satirical writing to that of Woody Allen.

Lucid is producing the theatrical teen thriller, Night Wings which Deborah co-authored. Lucid Dreams secures financing, both equity and debt and provides P&A to all Lucid’s slate of product. Deborah oversees all the business transactions and recently set up a film fund in Asia with a pipeline of projects to be produced as Canadian/Chinese co-productions. The Honorable John Reynolds, PC. of Canada, has recently joined Lucid’s board of advisers. Panda Girls and Ego and Pride are currently in development and will be Canadian Chinese Co Productions.

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