Randall Dark – Director/Cinematographer
Back in 1986, Randall P. Dark was given the opportunity to view High Definition in
Toronto and knew it was the future of images. A few years later after working on the High Definition production of Chasing Rainbows for CBC, he founded HD Vision in New York City and Dallas. An undisputed pioneer in the emerging industry, Randall was the co-founder and creative visionary behind HD Vision Studios in Los Angeles. He is a member of the Television Arts and Sciences Academy and is one of a select few members of the Consumer Electronics Association’s Academy of Digital Pioneers, a group recognized for their efforts implementing Digital Television in the United States.
Dark also received one of the International Electronic Cinema Festival’s top honors: The Pioneer Award, bestowed in recognition of extraordinary contributions to the success of HDTV. Recognized globally as an expert in emerging technologies, Randall has spoken to audiences at events including: MIPCOM, CASBAA-Hong Kong, Tokyo International Film Festival, Banff World Television Festival, National Association of Broadcaster’s Convention, Infocomm, Consumer Electronic Show, HDExpo, Hollywood Post Alliance, NATPE and many more.
Jeff McAdams – Executive Producer
Two years ago, accomplished businessman, Jeff McAdams was bitten by the the media industry bug. He has partnered with Randall Dark, bringing additional offerings that span Fortune 100 to small and midsize business opportunities. His business savvy, combined with a fervent commitment to offering innovative solutions to customers makes him a welcome addition.
Adrianne Parent – Editor
Proficient with AVID, Final Cut Pro and After Effects, Adrianne is well acquainted with the tricks of the trade. An accomplished story-teller with a strong commitment to excellence and bonus experience doing location work, she’s an asset to our team and to our clients.
Scott Parsons – Original Music “Ballad of the Big Guy” Written and Performed
Scott Parsons is a multi-disciplined Prince Edward Island musician, actor, composer, writer and producer who has consistently utilized his accomplishments to enrich both himself and his community.
Scott’s body of work spans nearly five decades and he has played too many benefits, bars and small venues to be named. His folk festival appearances have included the Mariposa Folk Festival (Toronto), Winnipeg Folk Festival, Calgary Folk Festival, Vancouver Folk Festival, the Islands Folk Festival (Vancouver Island), Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival, Deep Roots Festival (Wolfville, NS), the Wymarsh Festival (Ontario), Seattle Folklife Fair, Montreal Celtic Festival, Gene MacLellan Song Festival (PEI), PEI Jazz and Blues Festival and the Stan Rogers Festival.
Scott recently received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, awarded to six Islanders for service to their communities and country.
Kristen Cox – Line Producer
Kristen Cox is an award-winning producer who specializes in high definition. A member of the Consumer Electronics Association’s Academy of Digital Pioneers and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, her experience with a wide variety of productions including documentaries, commercials, media tours, live concerts, live sports and promotional spots for technology companies has equipped her with the skills and vision necessary to achieve engaging, cost-effective programs. Kristen’s productions have garnered awards from Telly, Aurora, Aegis, CES, Videographer, Summit, Cinema Chicago and the Communicator, as well as nominations for outstanding work by the International Electronic Cinema Festival (IECF). Cox was also recognized by AV Video Multimedia Producer Magazine as one of the Top 100 Producers of 2000.
Makenna Lidiak – Production Manager
Makenna’s eye for detail and penchant for organization are applied across the board at Randall Dark Productions. Whether in the office coordinating pre-production of our latest project or out in the field coordinating the crew, she makes sure our client’s needs are met and their expectations exceeded.
Bryan Tucker – Technology Services
Bryan ensures that the connectivity, storage, and network systems in the office operate seamlessly.
In addition, he applies his keen technical ability to our efforts both on and off site.