Lucid Productions believes in the power of art & media to inspire the thoughts & dreams that lead to change. Our goal at Lucid is to produce stories that not only entertain, but which also enlighten.

projects: film

The Blade & The Butterfly
In futuristic Tokyo a young female cyborg and a powerful samurai are pitted against each other in a battle that will bring them both to an ancient secret and to ultimate peace.
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Salvia Divinorum
After surviving an attempted suicide a young woman meets a Dark Angel who takes her on a dream-like journey that ends up showing her the value of life.
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A ground-breaking experiment using mono-atomic gold and a mysterious crystal-powered device turns a nameless white lab rat into a superbeing, with the power to manifest its thoughts into reality.
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projects: theatre

As the basis for The Blade & The Butterfly, Anime brings the story of Cyborg and Samurai, duality and harmony, to the stage in a unique and explosive spectacle.
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Sunrise Sonata
Unsure of what has brought them there a Man and a Woman stand bare before the audience and explore the unceasing nature of change.
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October 1st, 2008
Lucid Productions enters negations with financiers, and two Los Angeles nightclubs, in preparation to launch the American Premiere of anime. In the meantime, schedules and casting are being confirmed for a remount of the production at EdmontonÕs New City Suburbs, February 2009.

August 23rd, 2008
anime rises as a hit of the Edmonton Fringe Festival, attracting nearly 2000 viewers in its nine show run. Acclaimed by local press, Lucid Productions is now taking steps to remount anime in a Hollywood nightclub.

Photos of the play, shot by ChalifouxProcktor Photography may be viewed here.

March 24th, 2008
Francesco Maio (a.k.a. the protégé) resident DJ with Edmonton's GOMP and Techno Hippy Crew production companies, signs on as DJ and Music/Sound Producer for Lucid Production's World Premiere of Anime coming August 2008.

January 18th, 2008
Lucid Productions writer/producer, Keith Wyatt, receives funding from the Alberta Foundation for the Arts for production of the Anime playscript, created with support from the Canada Council for the Arts. Watch for the Anime world-premiere at the Edmonton Fringe Theatre Festival 2008.

December 7th, 2007
With character concept art completed, established artist Laura Lee begins work on The Blade & The Butterfly manga adaptation.

September 15th, 2007
Lucid ProductionsÕ artistic director, Keith Wyatt, teams up with Contraption Studios to direct the upcoming animation short, Urbanism.

April 17th, 2007
Affiliated companies Proteus Entertainment and Ecstasy Film Inc. begin pre-production for the feature film Ecstasy; based on the same-titled novel by British author Irvine Welsh and the acclaimed play by Lucid Production’s Artistic Director, Keith Wyatt.

February 14th, 2007
Visionary comic artist Patrick Henaff begins character concept art for the Manga adaptation of Lucid ProductionÕs The Blade & The Butterfly.

October 24th, 2006
The Lucid Production script The Blade & The Butterfly advances past the semi-finals and receives an ‘Honourable Mention’ in the FilmMaker’s 6th Annual International Screenwriting Awards; placing in the top 75 out of 1285 scripts.

October 10th, 2006
The Lucid Production scripts The Blade & The Butterfly and Salvia Divinorum advance to the quarter-final round of the FilmMaker’s 6th Annual International Screenwriting Awards; placing in the top 250 out of 1285 scripts.

“The imagination is not a State: it is the Human existence in itself.”
-William Blake