Chief Executive Officer

Chris McIvor

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With more than 20 years as a respected, award-winning documentary and commercial editor, Chris is also a director of photography with dozens of projects under his belt. Chris’ understanding of the production process and the importance of client relations is a valued asset at FRANK Digital.

While much of Chris' time is spent behind the scenes as CEO, he still makes a point of directing projects or picking up a camera and shooting for the day. This “hands on” approach allows him to keep current with the technology while nurturing his love of production.


President, Executive Producer

Jeff Peeler

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For more than 20 years, Jeff has been working with brands to create internationally distributed long and short form content, installations and advertising. Clients include Coca-Cola’s NOS Energy Drink, Walmart, Verizon, MTV, and the Government of Canada.

Jeff has also served as Executive Producer on longer form projects like Cadbury Canada’s “Wheels of Change”, “Forever Changed” for The Canadian Museum for Human Rights, the Gemini Award winning “Peter Jordan’s Grey Cup Adventure” for CBC Sports and more recently as producer on “Fuelled By Passion: The Return of the Jets” for CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada and “The 13th Man” for TSN.

Valued for his extensive production experience and unquenchable passion for our industry and our clients, Jeff is an integral part of the FRANK Digital team.


Creative Director

Bill Stewart

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Bill has designed, created and directed a number of award-winning TV commercials and short format videos for clients such as The Canadian Museum for Human Rights, The Government of Manitoba, Cambrian Credit Union, furniture and appliance retailer Dufresne, and Manitoba Hydro.

Working hand-in-hand with a talented pool of animators and designers, Bill constantly strives to push the creative boundaries to find solutions to marketing & communication challenges based on the goals of our clients.


Chief Financial Officer

Adeline Elias

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Adeline has been a part of Winnipeg’s film community in the role of production accountant for more than 12 years. She has worked on a wide range of award winning productions.

Adeline’s attention to detail and efficient work help keep projects running on time and on budget.


Director, Post Production

Lawrence Garry

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Lawrence has more than 32 years experience in both film and broadcast television. He's been involved in the creation and production of many local, national, and international television commercials and promotional videos. Some of our clients prefer to work only with Lawrence; they include The Canadian Curling Association, Oreck and Hummer Productions.


Manager, Duplication

Gord Higham

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Gord brings extensive industry experience to FRANK Digital, including TV station operations, news, and programming production in both studio and field settings. Current responsibilities include supervising FRANK's duplicating department in an ever evolving and complex multimedia world.

Gord strives to deliver an unparalleled level of customer service to our local, national and international clientèle whether they require broadcast deliverables or retail ready DVD and CD packages. Before working in the film & television industry Gord spent 5 years in the Canadian Armed Forces serving primarily with 17 Wing at CFB Winnipeg as an aerospace technician.


Senior Producer

Donalee Jones

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For more than a decade, Donalee has developed keen expertise in developing relationships with many corporate and commercial clients. She has successfully produced campaigns for clients such as Fusion Communications, ChangeMakers Marketing & Communications, the Canadian Tourism Commission and the Manitoba Government's Communication Services Department.

Donalee has a solid understanding of the needs of corporate and commercial clients. She's proven that, with the right team, an outstanding production can be pulled together, no matter what the time-line or budget.


Project Manager

David Kornas

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Dave spent a number of years leading a team of technical operators and developing departmental strategy, as a department head in a UK broadcasting company. Dave has years of experience in production coordination and key production assistant roles.

Managing the daily operations of a busy post-production facility, Dave balances the workflow and needs of a number of staff & crew to accomplish the assigned goals with each production that comes in the door.


Executive Assistant

Lorraine Krywy

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Lorraine has over 30 years experience as an Executive Assistant. Her experience in the television industry began in 1991, working for MTN in Portage la Prairie. Along with her duties as Secretary to seven department managers, she also wrote all public service announcements for the station and appeared in various commercial campaigns as well as Station Promotion ID’s. If you're looking for an answer Lorraine has got it.


Animation/Visual Effects

Denise Maitan

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Denise moved from Brazil to Canada in 2008 to pursue a career in 3D Animation & Visual Effects. She is an honours graduate of the 3D Computer Graphics Program of Red River College.

Upon graduation, Denise was invited to join the Frantic Films team. There, she honed her skills in 3D modelling, texturing, rigging, animation, lighting & rendering, compositing and motion graphics. Denise's work has been awarded two Summit Creative Awards, and three local Signature Awards.


Online Editor/Colourist

Jamie Mierau

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Jamie has been working in the film and television industry for the past 15 years in Toronto and Winnipeg. As both an editor and director of photography, Jamie has been involved in numerous projects ranging from documentaries and corporate videos to commercials and feature films. As a director, Jamie has also made numerous short films, corporate videos, commercials and music videos. Jamie has a true passion for story telling and loves to be part of the creative process.


Duplicating Technician

Courtland Orvis

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Courtland has been in the motion picture industry for more than 39 years. Courtland works as a duplication technician and is experienced with Photoshop and Illustrator for DVD label design.


Chief Audio Engineer

Howard Rissin


Howard is Frank’s chief audio engineer, sound designer and mixer. With more than 30 years experience in the music and post-production industries, his skills and knowledge have brought him accolades in both; including his most recent industry nod---the 2014 Canadian Screen Award for Best Sound in a Documentary.

Having been a part of both the Vancouver and Winnipeg production communities, Howard has put his creative touch on hundreds of projects, including award winning albums, documentaries, TV services and films.


Senior Online Editor/Colourist

Andrew Shire

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Andrew is a seasoned post production editor & colourist, and our resident technology guru. He has worked with hundreds of corporate, commercial, and film clients locally, nationally, and internationally.

For more than 15 years, Andrew has been at the forefront of post production technology from digital standard-definition to high-definition to ultra-definition (4k & 5k). An expert in AVID, Final Cut Pro, DaVinci Resolve, RED, Arri Alexa, Sony and Panasonic; Andrew has been able to consult and design efficient digital film workflows for numerous feature film studios like FOX and Universal.

Whether you need conforming, offline / online editing in AVID / Final Cut Pro, colour correction in DaVinci Resolve, finishing in AVID, versioning, QC, HDCAM SR output, or delivery to any broadcaster, studio, distributor or festival, **GASP** Andrew is your guy!


Producer | Marketing Director

Paul Vieira

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Paul is an experienced communicator, writer, producer and innovator. He spent the early part of his working life travelling abroad as a motivational speaker and published author. He has written and produced a number of educational & informational media properties over the last several years.

Paul is the creator & digital show runner of WindCity, a locally-branded web TV series. His passion is to leverage new media, connecting talented storytellers with the client’s personality and marketing objectives. The result is a highly-engaging video content that attracts audiences and encourages them to share.

As a FRANK producer, Paul liaisons with clients to ensure that production requirements are met on time and on budget.

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