About

Brigitte Sachse

Founder + Executive Producer

Brigitte’s twitter bio sums her up pretty well:
“Founder and Exec Producer at Bee Video + wife, hockey mom x 3, friend, neighbour, volunteer, patriot, news junkie, lover of life.”

But here are a few more things you might not know about Brigitte: she has almost 20 years experience in the production industry. She oversees every project with passion and integrity. Her strength is in bringing a client’s vision to reality, on time and on budget. Her favourite part of the production process is picking the music. Her favourite show is Game of Thrones.

Genta Demnushaj

Creative Director

Genta has a mixed bag of educational and professional experiences. Her background in Psychology, Film & TV Production, Graphic Design and most recently Web Development, has contributed to her ability to tell your story in the most compelling way. Genta is at her best when directing and creating visual storyboards for animation as well as live-action videos.

Patrick Simas

Designer, Illustrator + Animator

Patrick has a post-graduate degree in animation from the prestigious Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro. He is a very creative artist with over 20 years of experience in both Brazil and now in Canada. His work can be seen on the animated projects we did for CBC – #Caremongering and Trickster- as well as many of the explainer videos we’ve done for corporate clients. Patrick loves spending time with his family and building wooden bikes.

Joe Cunningham

Shooter + Editor

Joe has experience shooting various TV and commercial projects. He is a veteran of the Toronto production scene, and now you can find him hiding out in Rockwood with his wife, two little girls, and his dachshund Darcy until his next gig.
He is shoots on a Panasonic 4K and in addition to being a great shooter, is skilled in lighting, sound, editing, compositing and delivery to broadcast specs. His favourite part of the production process is shooting interviews. He is also an avid guitar enthusiast. You can see his work on Royal Winter Fair, Sotheby’s, Reno Bible and Grant Connect videos.

Paulo Mauricio Macedo

Shooter

Paulo is a freelance shooter that steps in when ever we need his amazing talents on set. He has diverse experience in documentary, branded and events and is especially good at storytelling. He recently completed a doc in Antarctica. You can see his work on the CD Howe, YourTherapy, EU and Lee Valley videos.

Carlos Darcie

Animator

Carlos is an exceptionally talented animator that has created the animation for City of Toronto, Bechert Law, i Capital and many others

Dan Berman

Cameraman + Drone Pilot

Dan is a very skilled camera operator, still photographer and drone pilot. He has worked on many Bee Video projects including McRae, PlexPack, HydroStor, Deco Labels and MD Team. He is also an excellent editor, so may either step in and edit where necessary or oversee post-production if there are multiple projects on the go. He is a documentary filmmaker, videographer, TV producer, and photographer with 25 years of experience. He also has an awesome vegetable garden.

Cristina Souto

Project Manager

Cris oversees the production pipeline making sure everything is delivered on time and according to the needs of the client. She loves travelling and spending time with her adorable little girls and her talented husband Patrick (see above!)

Joel Mens

Second Camera 

Joel recently completed studying film and TV at Humber College with a primary focus in cinematography.

Joel excels in lighting and camera techniques, being very well-versed with industry-standard lighting, grip, and camera equipment. In addition to cinematography, Joel is also an experienced photographer, with a primary interest in shooting 35mm and medium format film.

Our Team

Video Producers

Our team of video producers combine high quality video storytelling infused with a knowledge of marketing, communications, and promotion to develop meaningful, differentiated, and authentic videos for small and medium sized companies. Our core values are trust, creativity, diversity and integrity.

We don’t just shoot cool videos; we help you craft a story that will reach your customer and make them fans. We’ve seen firsthand how the power of video can increase SEO, increase leads, build trust and relationships. We provide great videos and show you how to use them. The rest is up to you.