President & Executive In Charge of Brand Integration
Jeff serves on Frantic Films’ senior management team and holds various responsibilities across the company’s Winnipeg and Toronto offices.
As a producer and executive producer his credits include the Gemini Award winning Peter Jordan’s Grey Cup Adventure for CBC Sports and Fuelled By Passion: The Return of the Jets for CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada. In 2012, he produced The 13th Man for TSN. Directed by Larry Weinstein, the film went on to become the highest rated documentary in the network’s history and was part of the Engraved on a Nation anthology which won Best Documentary Series at the Canadian Screen Awards in 2014. Some of Jeff’s other recent credits include Still Standing (CBC), Buy It Fix It Sell It (HGTV), The Winnipeg Comedy Festival (CBC), Meet the Family (City) and the Baroness von Sketch Show (CBC).
For almost 20 years, Jeff has been working with brands to create internationally distributed long and short form content. His clients have included Coca-Cola’s NOS Energy Drink, Walmart, Verizon, MTV, and the Government of Canada. He served as Executive Producer on award winning projects such as Cadbury Canada’s Wheels of Change and Forever Changed for The Canadian Museum for Human Rights. At Frantic, Jeff is responsible for ensuring successful brand integrations in collaboration with broadcasters, clients and distributors.
Prior to joining Frantic Films in 2003, Jeff had successfully run his own production company, Critical Madness Productions, through which he produced television commercials and documentaries as well as the award-winning feature film The Nature of Nicholas.
Previously, as a VP and Producer at Credo Entertainment, Jeff was also active in developing lifestyle and documentary television series including the travel series World’s Greatest Spas.
Jeff is a graduate of Ryerson University’s Radio and Television Arts program (Bachelor of Applied Arts - Honours) and holds a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) from the University of Manitoba. He is Chair of On Screen Manitoba and a member of the board of directors at Film Training Manitoba and Rainbow Stage, Canada’s largest and longest running outdoor live theatre.