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Chicago International Reel Shorts

Posted on December 7th, by Reed in News. No Comments

‘Valor’s Dawn’ has been selected to this excellent top five festival in Chicago.  Thanks to my collaborators for their many contributions and talents.


Austin Revolution Film Festival

Posted on July 24th, by Reed in News. No Comments

Reed Clare’s multiple award winning action film, ‘Valor’s Dawn’ was accepted in to the excellent and highly regarded Austin Revolution film festival in sept., ’16 where the film will make its U.S. screening debut.


L.A. Short Awards

Posted on April 9th, by Reed in News. No Comments

Valor’s Dawn has been officially selected for the 2016 L.A. Short Awards.


Action On International Film Festival

Posted on March 24th, by Reed in News. No Comments

Reed Clare’s award winning film, “Valor’s Dawn” has been officially selected for the 2016 Action On International Film Festival.


Toronto Film Week Official Selection

Posted on March 24th, by Reed in News. No Comments

Valor’s Dawn has been officially selected for the 2016 Toronto Film Week Film Festival.


Dark Matter

Posted on March 8th, by Reed in News. No Comments

Reed Clare landed a principal role on the hit SyFy series, “Dark Matter”, playing a villain/torturer.


Private Eyes

Posted on January 30th, by Reed in News. No Comments

Reed Clare landed a principal role playing an edgy, menacing hitman in the new drama/romance/comedy series, “Private Eyes”, starring Jason Priestley.  Filmed in Toronto and airing on Global in 2016.


Valor’s Dawn Wins ‘Best Action’

Posted on January 30th, by Reed in News. No Comments

Reed wrote, directed, executive produced and played the lead in his award winning film, “Valor’s Dawn”.


Poor Winners

Posted on September 9th, by Reed in News. No Comments

Reed Clare landed a breakout film role playing the principal character, “Stallworth”, a menacing, violent, rogue assassin of the Casino Boss in the gritty, edgy, dark and amusing casino crime drama, “Poor Winners”.  Being filmed in Las Vegas, NV and Albuquerque, NM in 2016.


Valor’s Dawn

Posted on September 8th, by Reed in News. No Comments

Reed Clare directed, played the lead, wrote and executive produced this award winning period dramatic action short film, “Valor’s Dawn”. The film is about the corruptible nature of man and specifically man in war dealing with loss.  Through the outward and inward experience of war and conflict, how does man deal with his own morality, loss and salvation?  There are no absolutes, clear paths, definitive answers or resolutions in conflict…with ebbs and flows, highs and lows, action and reaction, the real and surreal, the measured and unforeseen consequences all being experienced simultaneously by an individual both as a first hand agent/participant and as a passive observer.  As we experience, perceive and interpret these themes and ideas through events and actions, we come to the understanding through experience and wisdom that we are all essentially light and dark encapsulated in our nature as human beings … Read More »


Touring T.O.

Posted on January 30th, by Reed in News. No Comments

Reed Clare starred in the Bell Media comedy series Touring T.O. as Rickshaw Johnny in this hilarious comedy showcasing Toronto landmarks and travel/tourist destinations.


Reign

Posted on August 8th, by Reed in News. No Comments

In Season 2 of the hit CW/CBS drama, “Reign”, Reed plays the leader of the King’s guard in a recurring role. In the the hit TV series, Reed showcases his acting talent, diverse physical abilities and weapons training. Reed is currently preparing for upcoming roles in Toronto and has his film, “Valor’s Dawn”, premiering in festivals across North America during the fall/winter of ’14.

See photos here.


Warehouse 13

Posted on October 22nd, by Reed in News. No Comments

Reed landed the possible recurring role of special agent “Lars” on the hit SyFy series, Warehouse 13.  The show follows U.S. Secret Service Agents when they are assigned to the government’s secret Warehouse 13 for supernatural artifacts.  As they go about their assignments to retrieve missing artifacts and investigate reports of new ones, they come to understand the importance of what they are doing in this dramatic comedy.

See photos here.


Wolverine Hotel

Posted on September 4th, by Reed in News. No Comments

Reed Clare, in an audition for the character of Big Dog in award-winning Director, Patricia Chica’s upcoming film, Wolverine Hotel, delivers an authentically raw, thoroughly engaging interpretation of a ruthlessly charming, unapologetically chilling maelstrom of politically incorrect vitriol, as penned by the unflinching Screenwriter, Andrew Lynch.

View audition video here.


Hell Hath No Fury

Posted on May 21st, by Reed in News. No Comments

Reed Clare plays the super villain, “Chaos Theory” and lead in this Bravo!FACT comedy film directed by Dug Rotstein.  The film will debut in film festivals in North America and abroad while also being shown in limited theatrical release.  Reed puts his comedic talents and range on display in this very funny and stylish parody of the superhero and romantic comedy film genres.

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Flashpoint

Posted on February 20th, by Reed in News. No Comments

In the Season 5 – Episode 1 premiere of the hit CBS/CTV drama, “Flashpoint”, Reed played drug kingpin, “Nick Hastings”, in a possible recurring role.  In the the hit TV series, Reed showcased more of his talent, diverse physical abilities and weapons training in many scenes opposite the lead, Hugh Dillon who plays Ed, in which an intense physical exchange and climactic showdown unfolds between Ed and Nick.  Reed looks forward to more opportunities working on Flashpoint in the near future.  Reed is currently preparing for upcoming work and roles in Toronto and abroad.

View photos here.


‘The Bulletin’ Article

Posted on October 3rd, by Reed in News. No Comments

Actor leaves Broadway for Cityplace, TV career

www.TheBulletin.ca

By Kimberly Spice

Reed Clare has a long list of acting roles to his credit but one engagement stands out above all the rest when after a performance in New York his father at last recognized Clare’s talent and his commitment to the profession.

“After that theatrical experience in that comedy (How to Speak Woman), in which I made my father laugh, then I had the full support of him and he began to invest in my career more than he had before,” Clare told The Bulletin. “Monetarily and otherwise he took a genuine interest.”

His father, Thomas Clare owner of Petronas Carbide Technologies Inc., committed to Clare’s acting career and set up a subsidiary office in New York where Clare worked as an executive sales manager for the company. This gave Clare the opportunity to pursue … Read More »


Scene from ‘Nikita’

Posted on August 13th, by Reed in News. No Comments

In this scene from the the hit TV series Nikita, Reed showcased his talent, range and diverse physical abilities in exemplary fashion having performed his own stunts in a scene opposite the lead, Maggie Q, in which a very intense physical and verbal exchange unfolds between Nikita and his character.  Reed looks forward to more opportunities working on Nikita in the future after having made a strong overall impression with the production. Reed is currently preparing for upcoming work and roles in Toronto and abroad.


Nikita

Posted on April 14th, by Reed in News. No Comments

Congratulations! Reed booked his first audition with Oldfield for the TV series Nikita, back in February.  He showcased his talent, range and diverse physical abilities in exemplary fashion having performed his own stunts in a scene opposite the lead in which a very intense physical and verbal exchange unfolds between Nikita and his character.  Reed looks forward to more opportunities working on Nikita in the future after having made a strong overall impression with the production. Reed is currently preparing for upcoming work and roles in Toronto and abroad.

View scene

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Oldfield Management

Posted on February 7th, by Reed in News. No Comments

Reed is excited to announce having signed with Oldfield, a top Toronto-based Talent Management Company. As individuals, Oldfield’s agents possess an enviable reputation as cooperative, focused communicators as well as being skillful and adept negotiators, combining 35 years of expertise in the entertainment industry. Reed is proud of this new found relationship and keen to be making strides with his acting career and Oldfield.


Muay Thai

Posted on May 2nd, by Reed in News. No Comments

Reed has been training and sparring in Muay Thai (Thai Boxing) at Old School Muay Thai in Toronto for over a year.  He has fought in several fights and is scheduled to fight again in June. As a dynamic and versatile actor he has reaped great rewards from his Muay Thai training thus far including: increased endurance, strength and muscle while learning the technique, form and function of this amazing martial art. He has also developed greater mental focus and discipline along with a sense of spiritual well-being.  Other combative arts in Reed’s arsenal include Tae Kwon Do and Western boxing.


Canadian War Drama

Posted on October 2nd, by Reed in News. No Comments

Reed is currently developing and writing a feature length screenplay to serve as a contemporary war drama about a court marshaled Canadian Army Captain back from the war in Afghanistan. The story delves into the inhumanities of the war and the atrocities committed by good men with strong familial like bonds and obligations who have reached their breaking point, in the face of great stress, emotional strain and turmoil.  Reed is consulting with several associates who are in the armed forces in Canada, Australia, and the U.S. to develop this project.


Kingdom Come

Posted on September 21st, by Reed in News. No Comments

Reed completed an ambitious period action film, ‘Kingdom Come’, which he co-wrote, played the lead and executive produced. The film was produced in association with Relativity Media, a prominent Hollywood Finance company.

This epic period action film, ‘Kingdom Come’, was born when Reed assembled a group of talented filmmaking and theater colleagues and embarked on an extraordinary journey.  They realized that collectively with their vision, energy, expertise and resources, they had an excellent opportunity to create a film that would be unique to the short film genre. This was to be a micro epic in the vein of grand ‘Gladiator’ style films, complete with professional fight choreographers, lavish costumes and equipment, special effects, professionally trained fight extras and ancient looking indoor/outdoor locations and sets.  In essence, they had a true synthesis of indie spirit and filmmaking, with professional technique, grand scale, … Read More »


Macbeth At The Met Opera In NYC

Posted on September 19th, by Reed in News. No Comments

Reed performed in The Metropolitan Opera’s production of ‘Macbeth’ in New York City, where he played the First Murderer and Lennox the nobleman. The Opera was simulcast in HD to theaters worldwide. Macbeth was an elaborate production and huge success that ran for fifteen performances over a six month period. This adaptation of Verdi’s ‘Macbeth’ was directed by Adrian Noble, an award winning director who’s recent credits include ‘Hamlet’ at the Stratford Shakespeare festival.

“…Some of the scenes were stunning, especially Banquo’s final moments as he and his young son walk through the forest, realistically portrayed by several murderers who confront and slay him with cunning, menacing and savage intensity on a diagonal across the Met’s stage.  Another great visual is the carrying of King Duncan’s body to downstage center by his noblemen after he’s been murdered…”

Steven Cohen
The Opera Critic
Macbeth / … Read More »