The perfect team — combining experience, technical knowledge and creativity with understanding.

hoto Credit: ANGELA HECK

Ivan Hughes, Director, Camera, Editor

Ivan Hughes is responsible for the technical side of production. He can bring a single camera, lighting and sound or an entire crew. He comes with more than a decade of experience writing, directing, shooting and editing documentary, corporate, and videos for non-profits and social causes.

His understanding of the technical requirements of a production combined with his creativity and understanding make him an enjoyable filmmaker to work with. He strives for perfection and aims to ensure the job is done right and done on time.

Photo Credit:  Mitya Ku

Angela Heck, Producer, Digital Media Specialist

Angela Heck is a media producer and consultant with 20+ years of experience in film, television and the digital media industry. She has past experience in communications, social media and industry development consultation with the National Film Board of Canada, Whistler Film Festival, CBC, Tactica Interactive and the National Screen Institute. Her current focus is on transmedia production and social media marketing.


Simon Jaynes, Drone Technology, Motion Graphics, Post Production

Simon graduated from Swansea University in South Wales (UK) in 2001 with a degree in Media Production. From 2001-2009 Simon worked in the live Television industry in the UK, Europe and overseas working in a number of roles from Camera Operator to Vision Mixer and Studio Director. World travels and subsequent marriage led Simon to Manitoba, where his newest passions include Drone technology, motion graphics and post production.

View the Compass Drone Reel here

Tiago Mello, Motion Graphics, Post Production, Colourist, Editor

Tiago is a creative, talented and technically skilled professional with more than 10 years of experience in film editing. He specializes in post-production and motion graphics. Methodical and detail oriented, Tiago strives to meet our client's expectations. He is organized and has a thorough knowledge of pre and post production processes.

View Tiago's VFX Reel here.