DAROLD BLACK, DGC - PRODUCER/DIRECTOR

Darold is an award winning producer/director with more than 20 years experience in the television and film industry. He has worked in commercial television, news and public affairs and educational television. He has produced and directed television series, educational dramas, television commercials, documentaries, expedition films, corporate and marketing videos and interactive disc productions. He is a member of the Director's Guild of Canada.

JOHN NURSALL - WRITER/PRODUCER

John has over 20 years experience writing and producing television series and documentaries. He has been a producer/director at ACCESS Network, a Medical Media Producer and a freelance Writer/Producer. John was also a full time instructor in the Cinema, Television, Stage and Radio department at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology.

STEPHANIE MORGAN-BLACK - CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Stephanie is based in Vancouver and heads up the West Coast operation. She is a writer, producer and director with extensive experience in advertising, marketing and brand management. She has traveled the world representing a major international airline and has won many awards for television excellence.

ROBERT SWIFT-HILL - WRITER

Bob is an award winning writer/researcher with more than 20 years of experience in commercial advertising, educational television scriptwriting at ACCESS Network Television and writing/authoring interactive software. In his educational scriptwriting role, Bob has written more than 100 projects that have been screened nationally and internationally.

AMANDA WARENKO - EDITOR

Amanda is the newest addition to the Black Media Works team. She is a graduate of the renowned television and film program at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology. Amanda edits corporate videos, television programs and commercials and is valued for her youthful exuberance and unique insights into the creative process of filmmaking.

   

JOHN BANNERMAN, M.A. (JOURNALISM) - NEW MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS

John develops and implements effective communications strategies to achieve solid business results, using traditional media and emerging microcomputer technologies. He has performed communications analyses for companies ranging from small entrepreneurial concerns to major corporations such as TransCanada PipeLines, and is a noted web designer with a passion for "usability".

   

TOM COUCHMAN- DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Tom is a 20 year film and television veteran. He has worked as a DOP on over 200 dramatic and documentary television programs plus numerous sporting events. You can see his work on the ACCESS Network, OutDoor Life, Discovery Television, CTV Sports, Country Music Television, Vision Television and CBC. Tom is an energetic, creative and charismatic filmmaker.

    PETER LADIGES - DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Peter has been shooting film, television and video programs since the early 80's. He learned his craft shooting commercials at CFCN Television in Calgary. Since 1996, he has freelanced on productions ranging from documentaries to high end television commercials. Peter is renowned for his visual composition and creativity and has received numerous awards for his work as a Director of Photography.

    IAN MATHESON- DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Ian has over 20 years experience shooting film and video. He began his career in television and has since worked all over the world on productions ranging from documentaries in the Arctic for RAI-Italy to the Japanese feature film "Heaven & Earth". Known for his beautiful lighting design, Ian is an artistic and sought after television and film professional.

    DAVID LOCKWOOD - ANIMATOR

Dave is a versatile media professional with expertise in media design, graphics and computer animation. He has produced interactive CD roms for a variety of clients and has also produced "live" cross country multi-media events that have been beamed across North America for such high profile companies as Canadian Pacific Railway.

   
FREELANCERS AND SUBCONTRACTORS

To assist with special production needs, Black Media Works hires the best support facilities and people available. Whether it is "on-camera" talent, aerial photography, or set construction, we always find the right resource to enhance and serve the production.