20+ years of production experience on long and short format features and television series
Member of the Directors Guild of Canada
Member of the Location Managers Guild International
Member of the Durham Region Film Advisory Board
Member of the City of Kingston Film Advisory Board

2020 panelist at FOCUS 2019 – The Meeting Place for International Production
2020 panelist at the Zagreb Film Office Pro Film Days 2020 Digital Conference

2020 moderator for Comic-Con International @ Home  LMGI Panel

LMGI - Hollywood Location Scouts | Comic-Con@Home 2020


2020 panelist at the Economic Development Council of Ontario Annual Conference
2019 panelist at FOCUS 2019 – The Meeting Place for International Production – London, UK
2019 moderator at Comic-Con International: San Diego LMGI Panel

 

Comic-Con 2019: Hollywood Location Scouts (Panel)

2019 panelist at DGC Quebec Locations A Window on the World Forum
2019 panelist at DGC BC /LMGI Location on Leadership Forum

The Art of Location Management: Where Talent Meets Energy + Heart

2019 panelist at the 10th Ontario Creates Regional Film Forum
2019 panelist at the Film Durham: Locations Seminar
2018 panelist at the 9th Ontario Creates Regional Film Forum
2016 panelist at Comic-Con International: San Diego

Comic-Con 2016: Hollywood Location Scouts (Panel)

Interviews/Articles

Sep 9, 2016 Filmmakers find UTSC “perfect for production”
Fall 2017 – LMGI Compass Magazine (pg 22)”In My City :Toronto”
Jan 2018 – BSS.com – Exclusive Interview: Shadowhunters Location Manager 
Apr 2019 – BasicStuffMagazine.com – Shadowhunter Debriefs – Location Manager
May 2019 – Hollywood Reporter – Inside Ontario’s Visual Effects Boom
July 2019 – ABC Radio Australia – Interview
Sept 2019 – Hollywood Reporter – Ontario’s Hollywood Film Boom Spreads Beyond Toronto
Jan 2020 – KFTV – Climate change impact on the screen industry is “enormous”
Feb 2020 – KFTV – Q & A with John Rakich LMGI, Toronto based Location Manager and Scout
May 2020 – On Location with Jared Cowan Podcast – Episode 14 (16:20)
July 2020 – San Diego Comic-Con @ Home Interview
August 2020 – Locations On Two Podcast