Key Creative Team

Director, DOP, Editing Supervisor Kate Bradford
kmb productions

Kate Bradford b-wKate Bradford’s creative work was for many years in Toronto as a Senior Production Editor at the CBC. Among other projects, Kate created award-winning documentaries for the national CBC art series, Adrienne Clarkson Presents. After leaving the network in 2000, Kate turned her attention to sculpting, training in Austria with master sculptor Gabi Berger. Sculpture and video make interesting connections visually, one informing the other, making Kate’s work behind the camera unique.

Kate continues to produce a body of tightly edited, beautiful short films for art galleries, corporate and government, which can be viewed at vimeo.com/katebradford.

CREDITS:
In production: FOUND WANTING, feature documentary, 2012.

New media, self-produced (producer, camera, editor): “Surrey Civic Treasures” 2012, 2011, 2010. “Rise & Shine” series, Ministry of Agriculture, 2011/2012. “K&M Farms”, 2011.

New Media, it’s about us productions (camera, editor): “Saving Cinemazoo”, Gary Oliver webisodes, 2010/2011. “Architectural Sheet Metal”, 2010/2011. “Swingstage” and “Makin Metals”, 2010.

Television credits (CBC), 1988 – 2000; CBC/Senior Production Editor for “Adrienne Clarkson Presents” (1993-1999):

  • BEAUTY FOR ASHES (Anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights), 1998. Awards: 1999 Festival Internationale du Film sur l’ArT  (CAN); 1999 Gabriel Award (USA) – Best Media Arts; 1999 Gemini (CAN) Nom. – Best Arts Documentary, Best Directing; 1999 Columbus International Film and Video Festival.
  • MOI, JE, UNE FEMME (Pol Pelletier), 1998. Awards: 1998 Festival Internationale du Film sur l’ArT  (CAN)
  • BLACK AND WHITE TO COLOR
    (The Making of The English Patient), 1996. Awards: 1997 Gemini (Can) Nom. – Arts Documentary Program; 1997 Columbus International Film & Video Festival – Best Media Arts.
  • THE TASK AT HAND (John Alleyne), 1995. Awards: 1996 Gemini (Can) Nom., Best Editing, Best Sound, Best Program; 1996 Silver Spire Award (USA).
  • MY BROTHER’S SOUL (Daniel Lanois), 1995.
  • ARCHITECT IN MOTION (Frank Gehry), 1994.

Producer, Director Tobi Elliott
Arise Enterprises Ltd., Blue Cyrus Media

Tobi Elliott portrait Montreal ©2010

Tobi Elliott is a young producer and filmmaker based on Gabriola Island, B.C. With an unlimited curiosity about how people make sense of their world, Tobi also wants to help other filmmakers produce media that increases awareness of how the ‘other’ lives. After graduating from Concordia University (BA Journalism, ’10) she founded Blue Cyrus Media with Charlotte Gentis to film a natural horsemanship training program for troubled orphans in Brazil (2010). Their short film Horses for Orphans screened at MissionsFest Film Festival in January 2012. (Other Blue Cyrus Media works here: vimeo.com/bluecyrusmedia)

Most recently, Tobi worked in Nunavut as production coordinator for the six-part docudrama series Watchers of the North, commissioned by APTN (Picture This Productions). She is currently associate producer for the feature-length documentary about activist grandmothers, Granny Power, by the late Montreal director Magnus Isacsson (Pleiades Productions). She is also directing and producing her first feature documentary, The Trapper of Peace River, an intimate look at one of Canada’s most maligned industries – trapping – and the losing battle for wildlife habitat in Northern BC.