BOUNDARY PUSHING CREATIVE ENERGY
LEAN, BRANDED DIGITAL FILM PRODUCTION
509 Media Group is a collection video and interactive production companies based in Winnipeg Manitoba and Vancouver British Columbia and is owned and operated by Chris McIvor and Lisa Nield. The company employs 17 full time staff as well as a multitude of freelance personnel on a per project basis.
We strive for the best quality production possible using the best equipment and relying on or decades of experience in the production field. With a focus on high quality, socially responsible marketing 509 Media Group’s companies strive to be not only be a supplier but a trusted partner with all of our clients.
Principal Owner & CEO
With more than 20 years as a respected, award-winning editor, Chris is also a director of photography with dozens of projects under his belt. While much of his time is spent behind the scenes as CEO, he still directs projects or picks up a camera whenever possible.View profile
For more than 20 years, Jeff has been working with brands to create internationally distributed long and short form content, installations and advertising. Clients include Coca-Cola’s NOS Energy Drink, Walmart, Verizon, MTV, and the Government of Canada.View profile
Chief Financial Officer
Adeline has been a part of Winnipeg’s film community in the role of production accountant for more than 12 years. She has worked on a wide range of award winning productions. Adeline’s attention to detail and efficient work help keep projects running on time and on budget.View profile
FRANK DIGITAL is a new, full service company that combines the expertise of two of Manitoba’s foremost media production companies – Mid Canada Production Services and Frantic Films’ commercial production division. We work with advertising agencies, marketing companies, film studios and directly with clients, from idea consultation and generation through to production, post production and delivery.
Blending state-of-the-art technology and boundary pushing creative energy, FRANK is a force to be reckoned with. Big budget or small – it actually doesn’t matter. What you need is the right budget. Without that, you could be hurting the brand you’ve worked so hard to build. Frank has the creativity, experience, facility and integrity to ensure that the content you’re putting out in the world works for you. Our combined teams are proud to have provided solutions for hundreds of happy clients including Cadbury-Kraft, Huggies, The Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Manitoba Public Insurance, Workers Compensation Board SafeWork, Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries, Cangene, Coca-Cola’s NOS Energy Drink, Oreck, and the Canadian Curling Association.
Frank is Manitoba’s most comprehensive, fully HD production house with more than 10,000 square feet of audio and video post-production facilities, providing services for international film studios and television networks along with web design and multimedia. Post production services include eleven HD/SD edit suites, three DaVinci Resolve colour timing and finishing suites, closed captioning, down-conversion, descriptive video, visual effects and animation, duplication and multi-format transfer. Frank also has Manitoba’s only Dolby Certified 5.1 digital audio mixing theatre and print master facility featuring 14′ ceilings and a Heintzman grand piano as well as multiple pro-tools suites available for recording, editing, mixing and ADR.
SKINNY FILMS is a lean video content studio specializing in branded digital film production. We create inspiring digital films that embody your brand’s identity and capture the attention of your target audience.
Our process begins with a thorough consultation to get inside your brand and fully understand your marketing priorities. We know production and can offer advice on how to make your budget go the distance. From there, we’ll create the right concept to help your brand resonate with audiences.
Strategy is a core strength at Skinny, and it helps that we have access to the unparalleled production experience of FRANK Digital. Our team also understands online distribution. We can provide guidance to ensure that your target audience sees your video and that you have the tools to track your campaign and ROI.
Work with us to take your project from start to finish. You’ll find that we care about the finished product as much as you do.
As a family owned business operating in the Winnipeg area, 509 Media Group recognizes the importance of giving back to our community. We have decided to base our corporate sponsorship and donation policies on two main areas: charities focused on children’s well-being and the support of arts and culture. Our current sponsorship agreements include: Alpha House Shelter, Canadian Blood Services, the Variety Club, OnScreen Manitoba, Manitoba Film & Music, Manitoba Theatre Centre.
If you would like your charity or special event considered for sponsorship or corporate donation with 509 Media please download the Sponsorship & Donations Policy facts sheet and application form.
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