CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION

2006-2008 | Television Broadcasting Student of the Year Award | Diploma | Algonquin College | Ottawa, ON

Continuing Education and Workshops

2018 | Podcasting 101 | Pop Up Podcasting | Ottawa, ON
2015 | Photojournalism and Documentary Photography | School of the Photographic Arts | Ottawa, ON
2013-2014 | New Adventures in Sound Art (NAISA) | Experimental Sound Workshops | Toronto, ON
2013 | DOC Audio Conference | Documentary Organization of Canada | Toronto, ON
2013 | DOC Masters’ Series Class w/ Anand Patwardhan | Documentary Organization of Canada | Toronto, ON
2012-2013 | Continuing Education: Introduction to Sociology, Popular Culture | Ryerson University | Toronto, ON
2012 | DOC Cinematography Day | Ryerson University | Toronto, ON
2011-2012 | AVID Media Composer 6 (ACI) training | Roger’s Community Television | Toronto, ON
2009 | French Language Training | Alliance Francaise | Ottawa, ON
2001-2002 | Continuing Education: Visual Studies I and II, Video: The Moving Image | Ryerson University | Toronto, ON
1998 | Graphic Design Course Work | International Academy of Design | Toronto, ON

EXPERIENCE

Mark is an English and French speaking Canadian based sound recordist. He has worked on many productions in documentary, television series, film, sports and entertainment, arts, culture and education, as well as corporate and promotional. He has a passion for photography and video and an interest in digital and analog waveform synthesis, culture and current affairs, and sports and entertainment. He has traveled extensively for work and pleasure.

Mark is educated in television studio and electronic field production systems and is a proficient user of various field mixers and recorders, wireless systems, and a variety of digital and analog synthesizers, drum machines, filters, samplers, effects processors and pedals, sequencers, and mixing board and MIDI systems. He is an experienced user of Final Cut Pro, AVID Media Composer, Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator, Audition, Premiere, After Effects, and Ableton Live. He also carries a valid Ontario Driver’s License.

All jobs are notable but some jobs are more notable than others.

Those Canadians | Location Sound | Citizenship Ceremony w/ Julie Payette and Mélanie Joly, Corporate

Door Knocker Media | Location Audio | WE Day w/ Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, PSA

SensTV | Camera Operator / ENG Audio | Ottawa Senators game day production, Sports

Shopify Inc. | Location Sound | Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for Code.org, Corporate

Heart Hat Entertainment | Location Sound | HGTV’s Great Canadian Homes, Lifestyle

Story of Us Productions | Sound Recordist | Canada: The Story of Us, Documentary

Les Production Rivard | Location Sound | Chacun ca route, Documentary Series

Balestra Productions | Location Sound | Les Jumelles I, II, III, IV Television Series

J.S. Kastner Productions | Sound Recordist | Not Criminally Responsible, Documentary

Shooting Star Productions | Sound Recordist | Stateless, Documentary Short

Balestra Productions | Sound Recordist | Guide de l’extrême, Documentary Series

Gumboot Productions | Sound Recordist | Finding Peter Bryce, Documentary

The Mark Studios | Sound Recordist | ‘Lazik MD’ corporate video with Max Parrot, Promo

Force Four Entertainment | Sound Recordist | ‘Keeping Canada Alive’ for CBC, Documentary Series

First Nations Land Management Resource Centre | Sound Recordist | T’Sou-ke Nation, Documentary

Affinity Productions | Sound Recordist | Bryan Adams ‘Reckless Tour’ promo for Live Nation, Promo

Cineflix Inc. | Sound Recordist | National Geographic Mayday / Aircraft Investigation, Doc Series

Summit Media Group | Sound Recordist | Attack Dog Trainers, Corporate

McMaster University | Videographer / Editor | Urban Transformations: The Past, Present and Future of Toronto’s St. Clair Avenue West, Lecture Series

Those Canadians Media Group | Location Sound Mixer | UFC Nations: Canada vs Australia, Reality

Inkblot Media | Location Sound | Integral Man, Documentary

The Jacques Bolsey Project | Location Sound | Beyond the Bolex, Documentary

Mediatique Inc. | Location Sound | Honor Crimes, Documentary

ZED Filmworks | Boom Operator | Clown, Feature

McMaster University | Videographer / Sound | Cochrane Video Project, Interview

Slalom Productions | Boom Operator / Photographer | Motel Monstre, Series

Balestra Productions | Boom Operator | La Sacrée, Feature

Slalom Productions / Production Rivard | Location Sound | La Ruée Vers L’Or, Reality Series

CPAC | Camera Operator | Various studio and mobile productions, Current Affairs

Pinegrove Productions | Location Sound | Education / Documentary Series

Enter the Picture | Production Assistant | 2009 Genie Awards, Event

Blik TV | Boom Operator | Croquer La Gaspésie, Reality Series

Knight Enterprises | Grip | Dig In, Lifestyle

Hyperactive Productions | Video Editor, Corporate, Promo

Knight Enterprises | Grip | Road Grill, Lifestyle

CTV | Production Assistant | Canada AM, Lifestyle

Union Logic / Neural Storm | Sounds Effect Designer | Radix: Beyond the Void, Video Game