More than beer & local music aficionados…

We also make films.

Peter Blow

Writer / Director

Peter has worked on well over 100 broadcast television documentaries. He studied at the London International Film School, where his documentary PIGDOM scooped second prize at the World Student Film Festival. He worked as Assistant Technical Manager on the British World of Survival Wildlife Series, which won Emmies for LEOPARD THAT CHANGED ITS SPOTS and SAFARI BY BALLOON and was Oscar nominated for MYSTERIOUS CASTLES OF CLAY while he was there. In Canada, he wrote, researched and served as picture consultant on the Oscar nominated 1985 NFB/CBC/PBS documentary HARVEST OF DESPAIR. He’s been directing documentaries since 1985; VILLAGE OF WIDOWS won the Humanitarian Award at Hot Docs Festival 2000. Between 2011-14, he taught Film Appreciation and Film Analysis at Centennial College. His 2014 fantasy comedy won Best Experimental Award at the Toronto International Short Film Festival.

Malcolm Byard


Malcolm has worked in Television and Film since 1984 when he began as Producer/Director of his high school’s weekly public access show. After studying Film at York University and graduating from the Photo Arts Media Program at Ryerson Polytechnical Institute in 1992, Malcolm began his professional career as a Stagehand at the CBC in Toronto. He eventually moved onto the Set Decoration Department for “The Kids in the Hall”, “Royal Canadian Air Farce”, “Mr. Dressup” and “The Newsroom”. While freelancing at the CBC Malcolm contributed to the Award winning mini-series “The Arrow”, “PSI Factor”, and the Rhombus Media feature “A Long Day’s Journey into Night” as well as commercials and music videos. In 1998 Malcolm joined Local 873 of I.A.T.S.E. where he worked as a Property Master, Set Decorator, and Greensman on feature films and television series. Partial credits include “Amelia”, “Steal This Movie”, “The Music Man”, “Grey Gardens, “Daydream Believers: The Story of the Monkees”, and “Take this Waltz”. Stepping up to the position of Production Designer, Malcolm contributed to several short films as well as the feature films “Little Raver Grrl”, and “One Week”. A move to Centennial College as a Full time Professor of Broadcast and Film in 2009 created a more stable home life for Malcolm and his two two teenage sons, while allowing him to continue working on a few shows during the summer months. Recently Malcolm contributed to the Adam Sandler feature “Pixels” and the re-make of “IT”. In his spare time, Malcolm is an avid sailor, restorer of vintage motorcycles, and is currently the Chairman of the Peterborough Folk Festival.

Rob Viscardis

Editor / Cinematographer

Born in Peterborough, Ontario in1987, Rob began his career as a musician, playing original music and touring with acts country-wide. In 2012 he made a shift into filmmaking, and has since been film editor on 9 documentary projects, and produced and directed his own feature documentary. While currently in the early stages of his film career, Rob has produced work in a dynamic array of roles and productions, from dramatic feature film, television, music videos, commercial work, and social justice documentary. In his free time he enjoys eating pizza and drinking strong coffee.