Director, cameraman, composer, audio guru. How could you not have an individual of John’s caliber on any project? With over two decades of experience, John’s credentials are far too expansive to list. The consummate professional, John is an extremely versatile Director, who is equally comfortable working with actors and everyday people. His accomplishments are astounding; he has directed commercials, television documentaries, television series, corporate videos, and music videos. He is Atlantic Canada’s only Bessie Craft Award winner for sound design and he is the audio mastermind behind our 7.1 audio mix facility. The experience John has gained while shooting in 30+ countries allows him to embrace the unexpected. John strives for the perfect execution of creative concepts and always adds those additional layers of his invaluable expertise to any project he touches.
Production & post manager, occasional editor, dog lover, font police. Whether you’re the talent, the crew, the agency, or the client, chances are you already know Ashley very well. When not exploring Canada’s backpacking playground, Ashley is tediously arranging for an exceptionally well executed project. An integral part of the RPM team, she is involved throughout a project from concept development to delivery. Smart, passionate, solutions driven, and always developing new skills. Whether it be a new editing software, or the latest social media trend, Ashley is on it.
A graduate from Saint Mary’s University with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Sociology, Ashley understands people and why clear communication is important. Ashley began her career in media through music, as a coordinator for the Halifax Pop Explosion, spent some time in the world of print and web media with The Coast, where she developed her love for design and production, and then in early 2010, moved on to video where she took a strong interest in digital marketing, technology, and post production.
Her biggest downfall is that she uses too many emojis in her emails. 🤠
Social commentator, techie, audiophile. Richard’s world has recently expanded into the realm of RPM tech support, media management, and equipment overlord. But make no mistake, his true calling, strength, and passion is that of sound engineering and design. A graduate from the Audio Engineering program at the Centre for Arts & Technology, he has worked on several television programs for CBC, Food Network, and HGTV including the award winning “French Food At Home”. Richard is poised and ready to record, mix, shape, and design your latest sweet sounding project.
With over 28 years in the film industry, Christopher Darlington works as an editor, animation and effects artist. An outstanding audiovisual storyteller, he is equally adept in short and long format drama, documentary and comedy. Selected credits include My Ancestors Were Rogues and Murderers (dir. Anne Troake), Crackie (dir. Sherry White), Safe Home (dir. Rosemary House). His most recent completed feature documentaries I Heard the Birch Tree Whisper in the Night, Immaculate Memories: The Uncluttered Worlds of Christopher Pratt, and It Was All So Wonderful: The Everyday Magic of Mary Pratt, in collaboration with director Ken Harvey have been garnering acclaim across the country. When not locked in a small dark edit room, Christopher enjoys locking himself in his apartment watching movies, reading books and, when lucky, venturing outside to see local dance and theatre. And the sun.
Graeme is RPM’s lead story editor, tech nerd, and the office’s daily lunch envy. He prides himself on having impeccable taste and know-how when it comes to crafting an engrossing tale. Whether it’s behind the camera or in the edit suite, his endgame is always the same: make people feel things. He’s also been diving into the directing world with great success.
Graeme is an active member of the NS film and TV community having worked on many noteworthy projects such as festival favourite documentary “Perfume War”, psychological horror film “The Child Remains”, CBC’s “Land and Sea” and “Canada’s a Drag“, and “Trailer Park Boys“. He has also edited a multitude of music videos including Classified, Gloryhound, Like a Motorcycle, and Christina Martin. Graeme’s biggest accomplishments however, are his beard and meeting John Cleese in an Atlantic Superstore.
Meaghan graduated from the Screen Arts program at NSCC, holds a Bachelor of Arts diploma from Mount Allison University in History and English, and a certificate in Applied Media and Communications from NSCC.
Bringing her fresh ideas and style to the team, Meaghan is always learning and pursuing new interests in the film and video world. Quite frankly, she doesn’t stop. Which is so important in today’s digital world. (What’s a bitcoin?)
Meaghan is full of valuable skills, on and off set, where her enthusiasm and endurance meet head to head. Meaghan continues to hone her skills, as she finds passion in the post-production realm. When her head isn’t in the clouds daydreaming about travelling the world (and cats), or with a bowl of popcorn watching the new Denis Villeneuve film, she will always be looking for new stories to tell and to capture.
Bio coming soon!
Jessi is a wearer of many hats: Production coordinator. Taste-maker. Lover of black clothing and all things wool.
With a background in customer service and hospitality and a certificate in Marketing from NSCC, Jessi understands how to deal with people and constructively communicate their stories. Her journey in the film world first began with working on commercials, music videos and her own personal films. She has since flipped over to the management portion of things and has now coordinated a number of documentary projects, effectively turning a client’s vision into reality. She handles the complex moving parts of production: scheduling, planning, communication and then some. And even though she might seem like a computer nerd, she thrives on set, as an assistant director. When she isn’t being a coordinating oracle, Jessi finds fun in learning. She can be found editing films, dancing, making delightful dinners or telling the best/worst dad jokes she can. Jessi is always down to try something new.
Alex’s love for television started at a very young age. She spent her nights hosting her own television show in the reflection of the kitchen window; her brother sitting in as co-anchor. It’s safe to say her passion for television never died. She just upgraded to a TV screen.
After graduating from NSCC’s Radio and Television and Arts Program, she started producing and hosting her own show, Eastlink Magazine, which lead to a career at Global News. There, Alex co-hosted the Morning News and worked as the station’s Weather Specialist for three years. She then went on to co-host two seasons of a national show, Eyes For The Job, hosted a segment for Your Two Cents TV, and another in That DIY Show. Aside from her gift of gab, she equally loves the creative side of storytelling through shooting and editing. Sharing stories and meeting people from all walks of life is what Alex is passionate about
When she’s not in front of the camera you’ll find her hiking with her golden retriever, Jace, or hugging any dog within range. Alex can not help but dance when a beat comes on and should not be trusted around pizza and ice cream.