ABOUT US //----------//
Collective Broadcast is a live streaming and tech management provider led exclusively by practicing media artists. We pride ourselves in finding the artistry in technical solutions.
Collective Broadcast Co. is an artist-run collective, specializing in live streaming tech solutions for arts organizations, not-for-profits and businesses.
Collective Broadcast Co. was founded in 2020 by Scott Fitzpatrick, Colby Richardson & Aaron Zeghers, in an effort to help Canadian not-for-profits adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic and continue to offer their important programming in a virtual space. As one of the leading live-streaming tech providers in Canada, Collective broadcast employs an experienced roster of practicing media artists who are passionate about online event presentation.
Our initial clients include
Canadian Art, Plug In Contemporary Art Gallery, Gimli Film Festival, Send & Receive, WNDX Festival of Moving Image, First Fridays Winnipeg, and more. Since its inception, Collective Broadcast has provided technical solutions for live events, panels, workshops, film screenings, large-scale meetings and webinars, and live performances for not-for-profits and businesses across Canada.
Our Team Includes:
Colby Richardson is a media artist, technician, projection designer, art instructor, and filmmaker. He is the on-call video technician at Plug In ICA, installing large scale video installations for artists including Stan Douglas, Catherine Opie, Ryan Trecartin, and Jean-Paul Kelly. His role as digital art instructor at Art City Inc. includes working with all ages and skill levels to improve computer literacy, and help nurture artistic expression through digital media. In addition to creating his own unique audio/visual performance pieces and video installations as a practising artist, Richardson also works as the video designer and projectionist for the critically acclaimed band Alvvays. His work with Alvvays included a 48 show sold-out North American tour in the spring of 2018, including two performances at Coachella Valley Music Arts Festival. Colby Richardson is a co-founder of Collective Broadcast Co. and is currently based in Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
Scott Fitzpatrick is a media artist, media arts programmer and AV technician from Winnipeg, Manitoba. He is currently one of the co-directors of the WNDX Festival of Moving Image, and was a founder of the Winnipeg Underground Film Festival, which he directed from 2013 to 2019. Additionally, Scott has curated work for Antimatter Media Art, the Send + Receive Festival, Gimli Film Festival, Forthwith Festival, PRISME, and the MIRE International Film Labs Meeting. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Film Studies from the University of Manitoba in 2009, and has been independently producing experimental short films and performances on a range of digital and analog media since 2010. His film and video work has screened at venues worldwide, and has received prizes from the Ann Arbor Film Festival, Festival du Nouveau Cinéma, Onion City Experimental Film and Video Festival, and more.
Aaron Zeghers is a filmmaker, arts administrator, audio-visual technician and website designer living in rural Manitoba, and a graduate of Red River College's Creative Communications program. Zeghers is currently the Festival Director of the Gimli Film Festival (GFF) - Manitoba's largest Film Festival. Zeghers started with GFF in 2014 as the Senior Film Programmer and Technical Coordinator, before becoming GFF's Festival Director in 2018. Zeghers has previously worked in the Winnipeg Film Group and Video Pool production departments and as an independent videographer and video editor. Zeghers is most recognized as an independent experimental and documentary filmmaker. His films and expanded cinema performances have screened at Festivals around the world including International Film Festival Rotterdam, Sheffield Doc/Fest, Vancouver IFF, Ann Arbor Film Festival, Festival du nouveau cinéma, DOXA Film Festival, and New York’s Mono No Aware.