Big Sky Film Production

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Bring together the best Master-Level Producers, Directors, Cinematographers and Technical Innovators in the business.
Apply that considerable collective experience to consistently deliver benchmark results for every client's project
- regardless of size or budget - and do it all at a reasonable cost in a nimble and collaborative environment.

Production Reel


  • Reels


    Devon Burns DOP Reel 2016
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    Devon Burns Cinematography Reel 2016
    Editor: Devon Burns
    Devon Burns: Sports Reel 17/18
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    Devon Burns Sports Reel 2017/18
    Editor: Devon Burns
    Devon Burns: Sports Reel 2016
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    Devon Burns Sports Reel 2016
    Editor: Devon Burns
    Devon Burns: Food Reel 2016
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    Devon Burns Food Reel 2016
    Editor: Devon Burns
    UAV Cinematography Reel
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    Aerial UAV Cinematography Reel
    Aerial Director: Steve Couzens
    To check out our Advanced Aerial (UAV) Cinematography division, click on the AerialCineMedia link at the top of this page.
    George Willis csc, sasc Demo Reel
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    George Willis Cinematography Reel
    Producer: Steve Couzens
    Editor: Sasha G Avramov
    George Willis Food Reel One
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    George Willis: Food Reel One
    George Willis Food Reel Two
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    George Willis: Food Reel Two

    Work


    Video Library: Big Sky projects and projects by our group members.

    Food

    Weight Watchers: One Pot Pasta
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    Media: Web / Cross Platform
    Client: Weight Watchers
    Director: Devon Burns
    DOP: Devon Burns
    Producer: Big Sky / Kristi McNeil
    Editor: Devon Burns / Craig Chambers
    Weight Watchers: Beef Skewers
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    Media: Web / Cross Platform
    Client: Weight Watchers
    Director: Devon Burns
    DOP: Devon Burns
    Producer: Big Sky / Kristi McNeil
    Editor: Devon Burns / Craig Chambers
    Weight Watchers: 2 Ingredient bread
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    Media: Web / Cross Platform
    Client: Weight Watchers
    Director: Devon Burns
    DOP: Devon Burns
    Producer: Big Sky / Kristi McNeil
    Editor: Devon Burns / Craig Chambers
    Weight Watchers: Bananna Ice Cream
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    Media: Web / Cross Platform
    Client: Weight Watchers
    Director: Devon Burns
    DOP: Devon Burns
    Producer: Big Sky / Kristi McNeil
    Editor: Devon Burns / Craig Chambers
    PC Black Label "Easter Ham"
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    Media: Broadcast TVC
    Client: Loblaws
    Director:  Viktor Cahoj
    DOP:  Viktor Cahoj
    Producer: Kristi McNeil
    Production: Big Sky
    PC Black Label "Sponge Cake"
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    Media: Broadcast TVC
    Client: Loblaws
    Director:  Viktor Cahoj
    DOP:  Viktor Cahoj
    Producer: Kristi McNeil
    Production: Big Sky
    Dove/MLS: Dove Caring Coaches
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    Media: Web
    Client: Unilever / Dove Mens Care / MLS
    U.S. Creative: Edelman NYC
    Director:
    DOP: Devon Burns
    2nd Camera: Bob Lyte
    Producer: Big Sky / Kristi McNeil
    Bell/C.O.C.: Travis Gerrits
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    Media: Broadcast Sports feature
    Client: Bell / C.O.C.
    Director:
    Producer:
    DOP: Devon Burns
    PSP: Big Sky
    SPORT CHEK: Damian Warner
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    Media: Cross Platform
    Client: Sport Chek
    Edit Director: Devon Burns
    DOP: Devon Burns
    Producer: Big Sky / Kristi McNeil
    Editor: Devon Burns/Matt Sutherland
    SPORT CHEK: Mark de Jonge
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    Media: Cross Platform
    Client: Sport Chek
    Edit Director: Devon Burns
    DOP: Devon Burns
    Producer: Big Sky / Kristi McNeil
    Editor: Devon Burns/Matt Sutherland
    SPORT CHEK: Ryan Cochrane
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    Media: Cross Platform
    Client: Sport Chek
    Edit Director: Devon Burns
    DOP: Devon Burns
    Producer: Big Sky / Kristi McNeil
    Editor: Devon Burns/Matt Sutherland
    SPORT CHEK: Rosie MacLennan
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    Media: Cross Platform
    Client: Sport Chek
    Edit Director: Devon Burns
    DOP: Devon Burns
    Producer: Big Sky / Kristi McNeil
    Editor: Devon Burns/Matt Sutherland
    Willow Lee Sod Farms
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    Media:
    Client: Willow Lee Sod Farms

    D.O.P: Devon Burns
    PSP: Big Sky
    #CreateMoreFund
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    Media:
    Client: Creemore Springs

    D.O.P: Devon Burns
    PSP: Big Sky
    RBC/TIFF
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    Media:
    Client: RBC / tiff

    D.O.P: Devon Burns
    PSP: Big Sky
    The Butterfly Child
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    Media: Sports Documentary Feature
    Client: TSN
    Director:
    Producer:
    DOP: Devon Burns
    PSP: Big Sky
    Award: Best Sports Feature
    "Stay Awhile": Documentary 
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    Media: Documentary Feature
    Director: Jessica Edwards
    DOP: Vinit Borrison
    Line Producer: Kristi McNeil
    Production: Big Sky
    UAV Aerial Division Project: Mandir
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    Media : Web, Internal Broadcast System
    Client: BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir
    Aerial Director: Steve Couzens
    Edited: Sasha G. Avramov
    UAV Aerial Division Project: Bridgepoint
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    Media: Web, Corporate
    Client: Bridgepoint Active Healthcare
    Director: Greg van Riel
    Aerial Director: Steve Couzens
    Producer: Greg van Riel
    Edited: Sasha G. Avramov
    University Health Network
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    Media: Web, Corporate, LAN
    Client: University Health Network
    Director: Devon Burns, Steve Couzens
    DOP: Devon Burns
    Producer: Kristi McNeil
    Production: Big Sky
    Johnson Crook "Minedosa"
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    Media: Music Video
    Client: Johnson Crook
    Director: Sasha G. Avramov
    DOP: George Willis / Jake Levinsky
    Producer: Big Sky Film Production
    Production PSP: Big Sky
    The Balconies "WAR"
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    Media: Music Video
    Client: The Balconies
    Director: Sasha G. Avramov
    DOP: Sasha G. Avramov
    Producer: Golomb Productions
    Production PSP: Big Sky
    Cola Heads "Die Young"
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    Media: Music Video
    Client: Cola Heads
    Director: Alison Honey Woods
    DOP: Sasha G. Avramov
    Producer: Golomb Productions
    PSP: Big Sky
    Bartlett Guitars Web Promo
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    Media: Web / Promo
    Client: Bartlett Guitars
    Director: George Willis
    DOP: George Willis
    Production: Big Sky
    Producer: Kristi McNeil
    Editor: Sasha G. Avramov
    Hank to Hendrix Guitar Web Promo
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    Media: Web / Promo
    Client: Hank to Hendrix Guitars
    Director: George Willis
    DOP: George Willis
    Production: Big Sky
    Producer: Kristi McNeil
    Editor: Sasha G. Avramov
    HSIT “High Speed Imaging Test”
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    Media: Technical / Corporate / Web
    Client: William F White
    Director: George Willis
    DOP: George Willis 
    Editor: Sasha G. Avramov
    Producer: Kristi McNeil/ D an St. Amour
    Production: Big Sky / William F White
    Country Day School
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    Media: Web
    Client: Country Day School
    Director: Jamie Way/Devon Burns
    DOP: Devon Burns
    Editor/Graphics: Devon Burns 
    Producer: Marc Whitehead
    PSP: Big Sky
    Credit Canada "Dignity"
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    Media: Broadcast TVC / Web
    Client: Credit Canada
    Director: Jamie Way
    DOP: Jeremy Benning
    Producer: Kristi McNeil
    Production: Big Sky
    Credit Canada "Reverse the Blues"
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    Media: Broadcast TVC, Web
    Client: Credit Canada
    Director: Jamie Way
    DOP: Ian Leech
    Production: Big Sky
    Producer: Kristi McNeil
    Bliss Ball
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    Media: Web, Corporate, Live event
    Client: The Dilawri/Foundation/Sick Kids Hospital
    Director: Devon Burns/Steve Couzens
    DOP: Devon Burns
    Editor/Graphics: Devon Burns/Jeffrey Nesker
    Production: Big Sky
    Producer: Kristi McNeil
    CIL Paint "Paint Chips For Men"
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    Media: Cross Platform / Web, SM
    Client: CIL Paints
    Director: Jamie Way
    DOP: Devon Burns
    Producer: Kristi McNeil
    Production: Big Sky
    AWARD: Bronze CLIO
    LePage Super Glue "Family"
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    Media: Broadcast TVC
    Client: LePage/Henkel
    Director: Jamie Way
    DOP: Dylan MacLeod
    Producer: Kristi McNeil
    Production: Big Sky
    LePage PL Premium "P.O.V."
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    Media: Broadcast TVC
    Client: LePage/Henkel
    Director: Jamie Way
    DOP: Dylan MacLeod
    Producer: Kristi McNeil
    Production: Big Sky
    "Hi Honey" Short Film
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    Media: Short Film
    Client: Black Box Films
    Director: Pete Henderson
    DOP: Brett Van Dyke
    Producer: Kristi McNeil
    Production : Big Sky/Steam Films
    Awards: 6 World Film Festival Awards
    VH "Life Unjarred": Episode 16
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    Media: Cross Platform, Web, Social Media
    Client: VH Sauces/ConAgra Foods
    Director: Brett Heard
    DOP: Ian Leech
    Producer: Kristi McNeil
    Production: Big Sky
    VH "Life Unjarred": Episode 14
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    Media: Cross Platform, Web, Social Media
    Client: VH Sauces/ConAgra Foods
    Director: Brett Heard
    DOP: Ian Leech
    Producer: Kristi McNeil
    Production: Big Sky

    Bios




    Kristi McNeil | Partner
    Executive Producer, Production Manager, Aerial Operations Producer
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    Kristi is a highly regarded and award-winning Executive/Line Producer in the Toronto Film industry, leading creative productions for over 25 years. Her comprehensive expertise has been built on producing more than 600 TV Commercials, award-winning digital Web Content, Web Serials, Documentaries, Branded Content and multi-platform Digital Media.
    Steve Couzens | Partner
    Head of Production, 1st A.D. , Aerial Operations Manager, Aerial Director
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    Steve is a veteran First Assistant Director with more than 30 years experience managing well over 1000 Broadcast TV Commercials, Digital Web Media projects, and award-winning Independent Short Films. Along with mainstream productions, Steve became a specialist in managing film projects involving aircraft, watercraft, camera car, motion control and VFX work. In 2013, Steve spearheaded the creation of Aerial CineMedia Flying Cameras, our UAV Cinematography division, which delivers unprecedented low altitude aerial imagery using custom designed remote control flying camera platforms. (click on the Aerial CineMedia link above to learn more.)
    Devon Burns | Partner
    Director, Cinematographer, Photographer, Editor
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    Devon is a visual craftsman with a gift for the creative process who consistently elevates productions to a higher level. As a seasoned veteran, he has won numerous awards for his cinematography; including the Edmond Long CSC award for Excellence and shares a Bronze Clio with us at Big Sky. Recent projects include directing, shooting and post-production for a 100-video Web Series for President’s Choice Black Label brands, and a collaborative series for the Canadian Olympic Committee and TSN. Devon joined us at Big Sky as an affiliate in 2012 and became a partner in 2015.
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    George Willis csc, sasc – Director, Cinematographer
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    George Willis is one of Canada’s most prolific and gifted Director/Cinematographers. Widely recognized as a technical innovator, he has a classic cinematic style that consistently defies and outlasts trends. George has a true love for his craft, and has the skill and vision to turn it into art. His work is recognized internationally with Cinematography Craft awards from New York and South Africa and with Clios and Bessies here in Canada. George is currently president of the Canadian Society of Cinematographers. 

    Awards




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    Clients




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    Contact


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    Kristi McNeil
    Partner
    Executive | Line Producer | PM
    416.806.2449
    kristi@bigskyfilmproduction.com


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