Camera Assistant

Ashley Phinney

Place of Residence: 
Fredericton, NB
Bio: 

Ashley is a filmmaker with a passion for cinematography. She has a degree in Media Arts and Cultures (Film Production) from the University of New Brunswick, is an active Film Co-op member and has been volunteering and working in the provincial film community for the past few years. Ashley has been involved in outreach projects promoting film and education in the community including the 'Cyber Violence Research Project,' 'What’s Up Doc?’ and 'Young Citizens’ programs.

Ty Giffin

Place of Residence: 
Fredericton
Bio: 

Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Ty moved to Sussex, New Brunswick when he was ten. He moved to Fredericton in 2014 to study film at the University of New Brunswick, from which he recently graduated. Ty writes, directs and edits projects of his own, and has shot projects for others. He has been known to act as Script Supervisor on various shoots as well.

Sam Hawkes

Place of Residence: 
Fredericton
Bio: 

I am 15 and will be a sophomore in the fall. Have made my own films, but have not worked on an nb film coop set yet.

Michelle Chlow

Place of Residence: 
Burton
Bio: 

I was an Executive Producer for a short film, My Younger Older Sister where I worked with the writer-director on the script, the casting, and the editing as well as taking part in the filming process. This experience made me go from thinking I wanted to work in film to knowing it. From there I moved to England and searched for any opportunity I could get.

Jeff Picka

Place of Residence: 
Fredericton
Bio: 

I have been working with the Film Co-op since 2005, mostly doing stills but also being a camera assistant and doing other general assisting. I have been a film fan since being traumatized by the Manchurian Candidate at the age of 2, and have been photo editor at a UofT student newspaper and a programmer & projectionist at a University of Chicago rep cinema.

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