Justin Black, Director of Photography
Justin Black is a DP based in Toronto, Canada. Comfortable in a diverse range of styles, his work ranges from intimate drama to VFX/motion control. His first-person POV short film as DP and co-director TERMINALLY IN LOVE was selected for Telefilm’s Not Short on Talent showcase at the Cannes Film Festival, received support from the Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council and Toronto Arts Council, won Best Short Film at the Canadian Film Festival, Jury Special Mention at Inside Out Film Festival, and was shortlisted for the Iris Prize. His most recent narrative work as DP is feature film RUNNING HOME with director Zoe Leigh Hopkins, produced by Big Soul Productions and Devonshire Productions, currently in post.
Justin received a Bachelor of Arts from the RTA School of Media at Ryerson University, during which time he won TARA Awards for Best Director, Best Post-Production and Best Cinematography for his short film projects. He is an Associate Member of the Canadian Society of Cinematographers.
Mack Calistan, Cinematographer
Mack Calistan is a Toronto based Cinematographer.
Mack resides in Toronto after completing a four year BFA program in Film at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver.
He has experience working on international campaigns for brands around the world. Mack has a love for shooting on celluloid and pushes to shoot on film as much as possible.
Adam Clark (Owner - Toronto Sound)
Adam Clark is a veteran in the film/television/web series and commercial industry in Toronto. With an honours Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film Production from York University, seven years of international industry experience under his belt as a location sound recordist and more than a thousand credits to his name - he has developed a strong identity of excellence within Toronto's film and sound industry. Adam is the co-founder of one of Toronto's leading providers of post and location sound -- Toronto Sound (www.torontosound.ca).
Jenny Cowley (Producer - CBC Marketplace)
Jenny Cowley is a journalist and associate producer with CBC News Network and CBC Marketplace. She graduated from Western and Fanshawe in 2015 with a dual degree/diploma in Media, Theory, and Production in Television Broadcasting. On her rare days off, she can be found filming documentaries and entering film festivals around the world. Her last freelance position was as a researcher on "Unstoppable: The Fentanyl Epidemic" aired on CBC's Firsthand. She also has a passion for local storytelling and investigating. See her work at www.youtube.com/jennycowley
Danielle Grant (Picture Editor)
Danielle has been the supervising Picture Editor with Corus Entertainment for 16 years, as well as the co-owner of Attic Digital, a media and design company located in Hamilton.
Dwight Grant (Graphic Designer)
Dwight is a Digital New Media, Graphic Artist, as well as the co-owner of Attic Digital, a media and design company located in Hamilton.
Samuel Lehner (Filmmaker & Web Designer)
Samuel Lehner is a Toronto based filmmaker & web designer and has worked on a number of different projects for television, film and various digital platforms. Samuel has worked extensively on projects for individuals, charitable organizations and corporations, including the Four Seasons Hotel, Sutherland Models, the Luminato Festival, LeafsTV, Channel Zero, and Rogers TV. Samuel’s recent feature length documentary, WES, had its world premiere at the Toronto Black Film Festival last year to sold out audiences. Samuel is an Affiliate member of the Canadian Society of Cinematographers.
Joey Ricottone (TV Producer - Your TV)
Joey Ricottone has been a producer with CogecoTV in Halton for over a decade. He has led production teams on everything from national soccer coverage to daily newscasts. Mentoring and training Halton high school students has been one of the most rewarding part of his job for 10 years.