The Bona Fides

Everything is a deep dive.

photography

I got my first camera when I was five, my first role of film when I was ten. I spent 5 years looking through a viewfinder before I made a single picture. Photography is the longest road I've travelled.


  • Headshots, publicity, and résumé photos for over 1200 performers

  • Hundreds of portraits

  • Dozens of events

  • Architecture

videography

I make my first film in high school. By necessity, I had to learn to do everything. I enjoy working solo. I love working with others.


  • Writing, producing, directing, shooting, editing, sound, graphics, colour, finishing, delivery

  • Lighting & Grip

  • Field recording & sound

writing

In 1997, I was gifted a copy of "The Artist's Way". Since then, I've written nearly every single day.


  • story structure & consulting

  • 6 novels (unpublished)

  • curricula

  • newsletters

  • magazines

  • hundreds of website pages

studio production & voice

  • Produced hundreds of radio commercials

  • Produced over 200 one-hour news magazine shows

  • Voiced International, National, Regional, Local radio, television, corporate, film, Internet, cartoon characters, accents (2 Signature awards)

  • voiced dozens of corporate videos, documentaries, short films

broadcasting

  • built 2 radio stations

  • 11 years on-air

  • directed 3 television commercials

  • 4 seasons with CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival Broadcast crew

film

  • Actor, ACTRA member (past)

  • Production crew, various positions

theatre

  • Actor, CAEA member (past)

  • 5 major productions, 2 in leading roles

live event production

  • sound technician, crew, mixed sound for over 400 performances

  • stage management

  • logistics & design

IT

  • Infrastructure & admin (servers, network, support, systems)

  • Data storage systems, bare metal and virtual NAS, cloud, backup, archiving, cataloging, WIKI's

  • Built Request Tracker bare-metal server, ran 720 consecutive days, solved over 2000 tickets in 2 years

  • ERP upgrade for $100M company

  • Websites, media codecs and coding

teaching

  • English grammar

  • Broadcast newswriting

  • Audio Production

  • Social media

  • Workshops

public speaking

  • Competent Communicator status, Toastmasters International

  • Represented District 42 at the Western Canada finals for 2013 World Speech Competition

  • hundreds of hours of classroom lecturing

"In time, life will take everything from us.
But it cannot take the things that
we've done.
Let us be grateful for that."

Get busy.


Make stuff.