PC Barfoot

  • Director

  • Film Editor

  • Instructor

Patrick Charles Barfoot

Name: Patrick Charles Barfoot

Date of birth: Dec 09, 1986

Origins: Toronto & Owen Sound, Canada

About Me

Passionate documentary filmmaker and instructor.  

Born on a farm in Owen Sound, Ontario, on the steps of the Niagara Escarpment.

Enjoys cool jazz, hot tea, and cycling — but never at the same time.

 

Awards and Honours

  • 2016: Winner of Achievement in Documentary, Enroute Film Festival
  • 2016: Semi-finalist, TVO 5 Minute DOC Contest
  • 2015: Music Lessons premiered, Hot Docs (Editor)
  • 2014: Shortlist, Telefilm Micro Budget Grant
  • 2013: Winner of Best Story, London Short Film Showcase
  • 2012: Winner of Best Drama, Ivey Film Festival

Experience

2011 - Present

Barfoot Productions

Independent Producer/Director

Directed and produced a variety online promotions, dramatic fiction, music videos, and documentaries. My work has aired on TVO, all Air Canada flights, the National Screen Institute, and Hot Docs Film Festival.

2012 - Present

Freelance

Video & Documentary Editor

Video edited promotional, commercial, narrative and documentary work for Air Canada, CBC, NPR, Temple Street (now Boat Rocker Media) and for Michael Mabbott, creator of HBO Canada’s 'The Yard'.

2014 - Present

Babel Collective

Member & Creative Director

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Founded and organized film collective that supports first generation Canadian experimental filmmakers. Our video installations have been showcased at the Regent Park Film Festival and the London Fringe Festival.

2014 - 2017

Mississauga Youth Film Festival & Regent Park Film Festival

Keynote Speaker & Workshop Facilitator

Keynote speaker for the Mississauga Youth Film Festival for three consecutive years. Taught a filmmaking workshop for the Regent Park Film Festival on community art collaborations.

2014 - 2015

Yonge Street Mission

Media Literacy Instructor

Instructed media literacy and video post-production to students from grades five to seven. Organized and guided multiple classes through the conception, production and delivery of PSAs.

2013 - 2014

Fifth Story

Video Editor & Motion Graphic Designer

Edited video content and designed motion graphics for notable corporate clients including Longo’s, BMO, RBC and the Government of Canada.

2010 - 2012

We Eat Films | Film Review Website

Founder & Editor-in-Chief

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Recruited and led a large team of writers and editors in creating quality film and television reviews. The website continues to produce content eight years after being established.

2009 -2012

We Eat Films | Film Review Web Series

Show-Runner & Executive Producer

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Led large team of volunteers in the development, writing, production, and post-production of a two season film review web series. Garnered over 70,000 views in total.

2009 - 2011

tvWestern | Western University

Creative Director

Created and evaluated original programming. Supervised and guided volunteers in the use of production and post-production equipment. Oversaw technical and creative operations for live and pre-recorded productions.

Skills

Post-Production

Adobe Premiere Pro
95%
Adobe Audition
80%
Adobe After Effects
80%
AVID Media Composer
70%

Production

Sound Recording
70%
Videography
80%

Photo

Adobe Photoshop
75%
Photography
80%
Adobe Lightroom
85%

Web

Graphic Design
70%
SEO
75%
WordPress
75%

Education

2013 - 2014

Master’s Degree | Ryerson University

Media Production

Ryerson’s renowned school of RTA Media helped me develop the practical skills for producing quality content. It focused on the research, execution, organization and distribution of media. My Master's perfectly augments my undergraduate degree in preparing me to create powerful and important content.

2007 - 2012

Bachelor of Arts | Western University

Psychology and Creative Writing

From theory of personality to sense and perception, my Psychology Degree has transformed how I create media, putting the focus on how video interacts with the human brain. My creative writing minor has also informed my understanding of basic storytelling structure and characterization.

Contact Info

Location: 191 Grace St. Toronto, ON. M6G 3A7
Email: patrick@barfootproductions.ca
Phone: 416 709 2237

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