Co-Founder and President of GAPC, Ken boasts 35 years of experience with a background in the Corporate Communications, Training and Broadcast Sector. He has worked as a cameraperson, editor, technical producer, technical director, director, producer, executive producer, teacher and consultant. As an entrepreneur Ken has been involved over the years in the start-up of several businesses not just in the production sector, but music and hi-tech as well. Ken has also been involved as Board member and Chair of many Industry Boards and Advisory groups always focusing on the promoting and growth of independent production, opportunities for youth and community service. He also can be funny at times!
AUDIO CREATIVE DIRECTOR / MUSIC COMPOSER
At 17 Andrew signed a 3 year recording contract with Beatles producer George Martin. If Andrew could sing he would have become a Rock and Roll star. Fortunately, his lack of vocal ability has become GAPC's gain.
Andrew has been with the company 20 years and has created numerous award winning music tracks and audio soundscapes for a multitude of projects and clients.
A graduate of the Television Broadcasting program at Algonquin College, Jamie won the Video Editor of the Year award in his graduating class. After school, Jamie worked on Movie of the Week sets in the art department before moving to GAPC to edit full time, working on vastly different projects ranging through Corporate to Broadcast. He's also allowed out of the office from time to time to help out on set in a variety of key roles and preps all of the camera and gear packages that go to set.
MEDIA SERVICES MANAGEMENT & TECHNICAL ADVISOR
Ken Hovey (AKA Obi-wan Ken Hovey ) has over 35 years of experience in the film, television and multimedia industries. Using this experience (and the force), he manages the media services department which deals with all types of media and file formats and produces very creative and often complex authored DVDs for our clients.
PRODUCTION COORDINATOR / OFFICE MANAGER
Amelia's passion for films and filmmaking has followed her since adolescence. Always watching behind-the-scenes features on DVDs, Amelia set her sights early on starting a career as a production assistant in the Ottawa film, TV, and media industry. She officially entered the local production scene in 2014, when she collaborated on an Ottawa 72 Hour Film Festival entry and P.A.’d on Brett Kelly’s “Spyfall”. In the following years, Amelia worked on a variety of film sets as a production assistant, assistant director, boom operator, and props manager, among other titles. A B.A. Honours graduate of Carleton University’s Film Studies program, Amelia’s affinity for all-things-visual and her knack for organization brought her to the front desk of GAPC, where she does a little bit of everything. From social media management and scheduling studio sessions to assisting on the sets of corporate videos and the upcoming theatrical documentary “Dragon Horse” (which follows the Ottawa leg of the La Machine tour), Amelia is excited to have a hand in a wide range of local and international projects through GAPC!
Hoda has created and produced award winning concepts in the children's and factual programming genres. She has collaborated with and produced for most Canadian broadcasters, with work that is also showcased internationally. From doc series to biopics, from specials to unscripted dramas, she brings a depth and unique perspective to all that she produces, working with teams across the country and around the world.
From when he was very little Shayne always loved to count. With over 20 years of accounting & small business experience 15 of which as a CGA, Shayne has kept GAPC and GAPC Entertainment and its subsidiaries on the right side of the balance sheet over the past 5 years. Implementing financial controls and processes is key to a strong and healthy business able to respond in quick order to any type and size of project. Although Shayne does not get out too often, he has been know to let his hair down from time to time.