I am a multimedia technician, specializing in interactive development and video systems.With extensive experience supporting and developing for many technology platforms, my passion is solving creative challenges with innovative technical solutions.


BFA Technical Theatre (Production) with Distinction
University of Alberta


Faculty & Contract Projection Technologist The Banff Centre (2013 – present)

Sessional Instructor, Grant MacEwan University (Video & Projection Technology)

Freelance Production Technician Invert 720 Productions, Alberta Theatre Projects, Theatre Junction, Evolution AV

Associate Designer ShowStages video collective

Production Skills

  • System design
  • Video programming (Watchout, Isadora, QLab, Coolux Pandora, Quartz Composer, Christie/Vista Spyder, Christie Twist)
  • Digital Cinema (Christie CP2220, Doremi DSV-J2, CineIPM)
  • Photo/Video (Final Cut, Adobe CS, Photography)
  • AutoCAD 3D
  • Proficient with ETC Consoles
  • Sound Design (Ableton Live, QLab)

IT Skills

  • Web Development (WordPress/PHP/HTML/CSS)
  • Perl, Python, PHP, Arduino
  • OSC/MIDI/DMX/RS-232/UDP/ArtNet
  • Network Administration
  • Server Administration

Affiliations & Certifications

  • IATSE 210, 212 Permitee
  • CITT Member & Alberta Board Member at Large
  • ADC Associate Member
  • Fall arrest certified
  • French fluency (DELF B2)


  • U of A Academic Excellence Scholarship
  • Roger S Smith Undergraduate Student Research Award
  • I.A.T.S.E. Local #210 Memorial Scholarship
  • Green & Gold Student Leadership Grant

For references, please contact Joel directly.

Production Experience

Projection Technologist Mary Poppins The Globe Theatre
Associate Designer Category E The Maggie Tree
Associate Designer BEARS Pyretic Productions
Spyder Operator & Projection Designer Fountain Tire Invert 720 Productions
Video Director Helen Lawrence World Tour Canadian Stage
Lead Video Technician Convergence Summit/Lab The Banff Centre
Projection Technologist When the Rain Stops Falling Megan Watson
Projection Designer Into the Eye of the Sun Valerie Planche
Master Controller Banff Mountain Film Festival The Banff Centre
Presenter Projection Pre-Conference Workshop CITT Rendez-vous 2013
Faculty Projection Technologist The Banff Centre John Avery
Venue Lx Technician St. Albert Children’s Festival Scott Weir
Projection Designer Trip the Light ArtScene Edmonton
Projection Designer Seussical the Musical Cynthia Foster
Projection Technologist Tulugak Sylvia Cloutier NAC/Banff Centre
Technical Director Tape Lucy Collingwood
Sound Designer Hear and Now Megan Watson
Video Designer Scars are Healing Wrong Julie Ferguson Punctuate!
Presenter Video 101; Inputs & Triggers CITT Video Wizardry Revealed
Head of Video & Cinematography The Missionary Position Jan Henderson
Head LX/Video Asst. The Memorandum Trevor Schmidt
Video Programmer The Haunted Reel Dave Clarke
Video Programmer DELETE CCTC T. Erin Gruber
Scenic/Stage Carpenter Whisper  Studio Theatre/Catalyst
Sound Operator Cymbeline  Studio Theatre
Second Place Winner HUB Mall Lighting Design Mel Geary
Co-Founder ShowStages Collective
Sound Designer/Operator  Juliet Media Room
Head of Lighting/Operator  How I Learned to Drive Media Room
Sound Technician Burundi Love Maren Elliott
Projectionist BFA Portfolio Show BFA Designers
Video Programmer The Gertrude Stein Project Mel Geary
Stage/Scenic Carpenter Equus Jim Bob Boudreau
Scenic Carpenter The Changeling Jim Bob Boudreau

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