Partner & Executive Producer
When I was 16 a big Disney movie came to my small town of 500 people. My friends and I all became extras, and spent our summer sitting on set watching the magic happen. I wasn’t interested in the actors or the extra work, rather what was going on behind the scenes. I was fascinated with how everything was put together, and knew then I wanted to Produce movies, even though I had no idea what that meant at the time. After doing my final year of high school as an exchange student in Germany, I made the move to the big city of Vancouver to follow my dream.
When I arrived in Vancouver I hit the ground running, and quickly became a Production Manager and Producer of all kinds of Indie and commercial projects. I have worked with some of Canada’s biggest selling artists including Michael Buble, Carly Rae Jepsen, Nickelback, Hedley and Marianas Trench. In 2012 I won 5 awards at the Much Music Video awards including Video of the Year for “Call me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jepsen, which has earned over 500 Million views on Youtube and was the #1 Video throughout the world.
Over the past 18 years I’ve Produced every kind of Project you can imagine from Short films, Live music specials, Children’s TV, To MMA Fight TV, as well ascommercial campaigns for Brands such as Starbucks, Bodog, Scion, Science World, and Vancity to name a few.
In 2010, I teamed up with The Vicious Brothers (Colin Minihan & Stuart Ortiz) to Produce “Grave Encounters”. In early 2011, “Grave Encounters” was acquired by Robert Deniros distribution company Tribeca Film, and premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in April 2011. Tribeca Film released “Grave Encounters” in August 2011 and it soon became their most successful title. Soon after in 2012 I teamed up with Pink Buffalo Films to Produce “Grave Encounters 2”.
The Trailer for “Grave Encounters” has earned over 30 Million Views on YouTube and was the most viewed Indie movie trailer of 2011. “Grave Encounters” 1 & 2 have been distributed throughout the globe.
Most recently I, with Pink Buffalo Films, Produced a feature film called “Extraterrestrial”, which has been released by IFC films in the USA, and has sold to over 50 countries worldwide.
My work has taken me around the globe, and introduced me to some pretty amazing people. I’m inspired by people who strive for the best quality work, and exceed expectations, and I pride myself in recognizing those talents and building strong teams.