Chopper Pictures Inc.
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Chopper Pictures

For over 13 years Chopper Pictures has operated with a clear direction - deliver world-class creative production with intelligence and intensity - without the pretension and padding of traditional production companies.

Bringing experienced award-winning directors and producers and a complete in-house post production environment together means Chopper can offer creative, compelling results with real efficiency. This boutique approach means clients get the attention they deserve, budgets they can survive and results that surpass.

From the brainstorm through to the final mix, Chopper is uniquely positioned to offer concept, script, shooting and editing for commercial, corporate, web and broadcast production. And, Chopper's talented world-class roster of 2D and 3D motion graphics artists add layers of cutting edge depth and dimension to the mix.

Efficiency, creativity and end-to-end service.

Chopper Pictures. See what we can do for you.


Chopper Toronto

Neil Craig

Partner  |  Director  |  Producer  |  Editor

For close to 20 years Neil has directed, produced and edited award winning commercials, TV shows and corporate videos for Alias Wavefront, Canada Post, Rogers, Lexus, Honda, Volvo, CIBC, BMO, Foresters, Microsoft, Nortel, RBH, Pfizer, GSK, Abbott, Janssen, Xerox, OLG, and Vincor, to name a few.

Most recently, Neil won gold at the NY Festivals for his work on Inniskillin's 'Ice Wine'.


Colin Richards

Producer

Colin brings a solid background in commercial production to Chopper. Colin's expertise has served him well working in a variety of production and postproduction positions. He has steadily built a reputation as an essential resource who understands the complex play between accountability and creativity.

Colin has produced many successful projects for clients such as Thermablade, I'coo, Wrigleys, Nortel, Foresters, Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Acura, to name a few.


Doug Ross

Post Production Coordinator

After completing studies at Ryerson University and Sheridan College, Doug cut his teeth as an assistant editor. One of his first projects at Chopper was assistant editor on the classic ‘straight to DVD' feature, Partners in Action! Doug works with all our clients to ensure that post-production runs smoothly and that all projects are archived and ready for future updating. With a background in the restaurant business, Doug is also the official Chopper Sommelier!


Peter O'Neil

Motion Graphics Designer

Peter is one of Canada's foremost digital artists. For over 10 years, Peter has produced animated segments for corporate, commercial, feature films and television. His work has garnered numerous awards for both design and technical achievement.


Michael Krauss

Motion Graphics Designer

Michael Krauss thrives on creative challenge - both a photographer and motion graphics designer, he finds inspiration from urban decay to scenic landscapes, from motion graphics to typography. His style is comparable to none – always exceeding client expectation and discovering new insight at all turns.

With a degree in graphic design, Michael headed to Vancouver where he owned and operated a corporate/industrial photography studio for five years. After much success, Michael returned to his home in Montreal to further his education, and put his design and photographic skills to use in the communications and entertainment industry. After a move to Toronto, Michael joined CTV as a Broadcast Designer, Department Head for CTV News in Toronto.

Michael has garnered several awards for his motion graphics work and always sets his sights on a new challenge.