Our Team

Claudia Ferris

John McGee

Martin Livingston



Claudia Ferris
Claudia specializes in bringing stakeholder groups together for positive dialogue through video production, by focusing on best practices and examples. Using her news focus and ability to tell stories visually, initial concepts are developed using story lines that best describe the client's message. This initial focus results in original and powerful stories that deliver the client's story in a fresh and positive way.

Claudia easily navigates the approval processes needed to get from the initial client objective to successful project completion and distribution. She has developed an incredible team of talent and all the in-house equipment needed to make the process enjoyable and smooth for her clients. Claudia takes pride in her ability to respond immediately to client concerns and questions and deal with any details that come up in the course of production.

John McGee
As Production Manager of Clarity Video, a full service shooting and editing facility. John's notable technical expertise has linked with his solid management skills to capture a loyal client base. John has managed the company through the steady technological changes that have affected the industry; from the introduction of the first personal computers and on-line A/B role edit systems, to the current digital non-linear editing and encoding for web, DVD and CD-rom. Throughout the years, John has provided Production Magic's clients with the latest and highest quality technology.

John has extensive experience in Electronic Field Production (EFP). His thorough knowledge of various lighting and shooting techniques combined with strong interpersonal skills result in excellent rapport with clients and talent. John is the consummate visual storyteller, with a passion for beautiful shots, detail and emotion. He never misses the magic shot, while ensuring we never miss the human connection in the story.

Martin Livingston
Principal
Living Communications Inc.

Martin Livingston is an accomplished public relations professional adept at cutting through complex issues, clarifying corporate messages and crafting compelling stories.

With more than 25 years of experience in strategic communications planning and issues management, Martin has developed and implemented corporate communications programs and conducted media training for a diverse range of organizations including RBC Canada, Vancouver Foundation, HSBC Investment Management Inc., Ethical Funds Inc., Westminster Savings Credit Union, Coast Hotels & Resorts, Western Forest.

Products Ltd., Plutonic Power Corporation, Emgold Mining Corporation, Forbes Medi-Tech Inc., Certified General Accountants of Canada, NOVAGOLD, Geoscience BC and the Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia, among others.

Prior to starting his consulting practice, Martin served as Vice President, Marketing and Communications for Vancouver Foundation responsible for all integrated marketing communications for Canada's largest community foundation, which annually grants $46 million to registered charities across Canada and manages approximately $870 million in assets. He also worked as Director of Investor Relations for a TSX/Nasdaq listed biotechnology company in Vancouver and served for five years as Vice President of NATIONAL Public Relations' Vancouver office, heading up the company's financial communications practice in BC.

As a former financial journalist, Martin's articles have appeared in the Financial Post, Financial Post Magazine, The Financial Times of Canada, Canadian Business, Marketing and many other business and special interest publications.

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