Founder

Gilles Gagnon
GILLES GAGNON
Producer, Director, Videographer, Editor

Gilles is the founder of True Connections Video Productions. He combines 25 years of experience in Information Technology, web development, audio engineering and video production. Gilles has worked for companies such as Digital Equipment of Canada, Wesco, Bank of Bermuda, Andres Wines Ltd, the National Film Board of Canada and True Connections Computer Consulting and Web Development. Gilles' personal project is The Wisdom Speakers (www.TheWisdomSpeakers.com) – an inspirational website which features 5-minute video vignettes of interesting people he has met in his travels. As a musician and composer, Gilles has also produced, engineered, mixed and recorded 3 CDs.

 

Associates

Nicole-Arends-portrait NICOLE ARENDS
Consulting Director/Voice-Over Artist
Nicole joins the TCVP team with an extensive background in theatre and film, having directed and performed in a mirad of plays, videos, and radio spots in Toronto and Ottawa. Her strengths are in her storytelling abilities and use of metaphor to create compelling visual evidence using image, sound, voice, and creative editing ideas. As a professional voice artist since 1997, she can lend her voice to any project to add to its particular style and feel. Her strong intuition and attention to detail for each project that she undertakes, ensures a quality product at every turn. We are thrilled to have her as part of our team.
Pierre-Louis-portrait PIERRE LOUIS BERANEK
Videographer
/Photographer
Pierre Louis is a multilingual videographer and photographer who consistently surpasses our clients' expectations. He has worked extensively in Canada and Brazil. One of the reasons we chose to have Pierre Louis on our team is his professionalism, attention to details and the keen, creative eye he possesses. His motto? "If something is worth doing, it's worth doing great!"
Jay-portraitJAY IRVING
Videographer

Born in Toronto, Jay Irving is an accomplished filmmaker, with an extraordinary eye for detail. Jay has traveled all over the world, looking for, and finding inspiration for his creative projects. Most recently, Jay produced and directed the feature length documentary called "The Night Cook", which he sold to TVO.
Tom-portraitTOM PAUNCZ
Videographer
Tom Pauncz brings more than 10 years experience in developing high quality video production services to the corporate and non-profit sectors. Prior to focusing attention to these markets, Tom Pauncz was involved in independent filmmaking and film and digital photography for private clients for over 25 years. True Connections Video Production is happy to have Tom as an associate who brings a very high level of technical expertise.
Sheena-portraitHO YAN ISACK
Graphic Designer

Ho Yan comes to us from beautiful New Zealand and she has a Bachelors degree in Media Design. She has a natural eye for design and a strong grasp of all major graphic design software. Ho Yan has an extensive portfolio of design work ranging from: magazine, trade, retail, advertising, point of purchase, and web design. She lives in Toronto.
Joanne-portrait JOANNE ALEXANDER
Transcriber/Translator

Joanne has over 30 years of experience and is our top notch bilingual transcriber and translator. Need a transcript of your video shoot to work from? Joanne will gladly come to the rescue! Joanne has translated the Mercedes-Benz and Honda operation manuals to French.