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The Story

I started my career as a freelance artist, then spent five years working for local design firms where I was able to fine tune my skills in illustration, print design, web development and multimedia production.

This experience also gave me the opportunity to create designs for a wide range of clients, from local companies, to government initiatives and large corporations.

With my abilities in traditional art, digital illustration, graphic design, web design, photography and video production, I have now spent several years exercising my skills as a freelance designer and have done work for clients in Canada, the United States, England, and Ireland.

I have also worked in the position of Graphic Design Technologist, and have taught Web Development, illustration and Visual Communications at Canadore College of Applied Arts and Technology.

In recent years, my focus has shifted primarily to photography, and cinematic video production, including lending my skills to a variety of feature films, as well as shooting an athletic series now appearing on TSN.



The Highlights

- Winner at the 2010 Northern Ontario Music and Film Awards for Best Cinematographer on "The Lake"

- Winner for Best Short Film for "The Lake" at the 2010 FIlm North International Film Festival

- Best Cinematographer nominee at the 2011 Northern Ontario Music and Film Awards for "The House"

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Winner of the Northern Flicks Award
at the Cinefest International Film Festival 2012

- Winner for Best Short Film
for "Morning Zombies" at the 2012 FIlm North International Film Festival

- Winner of the Golden Palm Award
for "Boys Will Be Boys" at the 2013 Mexico International Film Festival



- Worked in the art, set decorating, and/or props departments for the following feature films;

"The Truth" starring Oscar winner Forest Whitaker,
Eva Longoria, and Andy Garcia

"Stage Fright" starring Minnie Driver and Meat Loaf

"Still" directed by Michael McGowan & starring
James Cromwell

"I'm Yours" starring Rossif Sutherland and Karine Vanasse


"Oliver Sherman" starring Donal Logue, Molly Parker and Garret Dilahunt

"Une Vie Meilleure" a French production with some scenes set in Norhtern Ontario, starring Guillaume Canet







The Experience

Below is a partial list of the companies and organizations I've done work for throughout my freelance career and past employment;

- L'Alliance des caisses populaires de l'Ontario
- Anishinabek News
- Atlas Copco
- Bay Builders
- Blue Sky Tourism
- The Brownstone
- The Capitol Centre
- The City of North Bay
- Canadian Backcountry Aircraft
- Canadore College of Applied Arts and Technology
- Cassellholme
- Cementation
- Churchill's Prime Rib House
- Community Counselling Centre
- Empire Living Centre
- Echo Boreal
- Essential Helicopters
- The Federated School of Mines
- FLXyoga
- Foraco Canada Ltd.
- Forthright Drilling Services
- Gateway Helicopters
- gd2go
- GSCM Innovative Solutions
- Health Sciences North
- Helicopters Canada
- JS Redpath
- Kirkland Lake Gold
- Laurentian Ski Hill
- Mindoka Technology Corp.
- Ministry of Northern Development and Mines
- Motorola
- Municipality of West Nipissing
- Muskoka Tourism
- Nipissing University
- North Bay Hydro
- North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit
- The North Channel Marine Tourism Council

- Northern Living Kitchen & Bath Ltd.
- Odyssey Drill Rigs
- O'Neill Academy of Dance
- Ontario Forest Industries Association
- Ontario Northland
- Ontario Tourism
- O.N. Telcom
- Ottawa Valley Tourism Association
- Proctor & Gamble
- Raven and Republic
- Rotacan
- Royal LePage
- The Federated School of Mines
- The Running Room
- Seymour Alper Inc.
- Tembec
- Three H Office Furniture
- Timmins Economic Development Corporation
- Twiggs Coffee Roasters
- TSN The Sports Network
- Voyageur Heritage Network
- WoodWorks!





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