Meet The Team
Jeff Brooks is a graduate of the Mohawk College Media and Broadcasting studies. While filming and highlighting local sports and events, his credits also include traveling cross country to film a variety of sporting events, conduct an interview with the prime minister and members of parliament, as well as providing consultation and assistance on events and shows.
Erik Shaw, Producer at the local tv station YourTV Chatham brings his love of film to the panel for the CK Film festival. Not a day goes by where he may quote some line from a movie... depends on what kind of day it is. This is Erik's third year on the panel and he can't wait to see the amazing talent the CK film festival will bring.
Walter Riggi has been in the Music Business since he was a teenager. He’s played in various bands and out of a need to record them and keep the cost down he started a recording studio in his parents basement. At this same time he also began helping his Dad with his video company shooting wedding videos. When Walter Riggi was 22 he was signed to indie label, JLT Records, and began Production on his first record. That album was never completed and Walter Riggi moved on and started Riggi Media Int.. This company combined both of his passions, recording and video production. Through Riggi Media Int. Walter Riggi has worked with Jennifer Hudson (Remix for “It's Your World”, 2014), Celine Dion (Remix for “Back to Life”, 2013), Jackie Green (Black Crows) to name a few. He has worked on cable TV series such as, “House to Home” (1 season), “Culinary Chat” (4 seasons), “Profiles of the Powerful (4 seasons) all 3 series on Cogeco, “Open House Market Place” (1 season) on A Channel (now known as CTV), “Networth TV” starring Terry Bradshaw (2012, 3 episodes), “The Art of Living” with Marilu Henner (2012, 2 episodes). In 2010 he worked on the pilot episode of “Fear of Frying” starring Brian George (Babu from Seinfeld). He has also won 2 Aegis awards for his reality series ``Reality Wedding Video``(2010), ``Fashion Video Production`` (2010) and has received two Idyllwild Film Festival nominations for Best Cinematography and Best Short Film (2016) for “Terminii” which was produced and filmed by Walter Riggi.