Board

Ed Video's Board of Directors is responsible for all strategic activities of the centre, including sound financial management.

This means ensuring that the mandate of Ed Video is upheld in the programs and services Ed Video provides to its members and the community, and that they are managed responsibly.


Board Members:

Meet the current Board of Directors of Ed Video:

Tyler Young: President

Tyler

Since early in his life, Tyler has always had a camera in hand, with a deep interest in composition and staging. He had early success working in cinematography, particularly on the feature film ‘Homages’ which covers themes of mental health, addiction, and pharmaceutical dependency. Later, he ran the Camera and Editorial Departments for the short film ‘The Post Lifers’. The film won 9 Best Pictures at various film festivals – ie. Blood and Snow Film Festival, Fest Short, Mississauga Indie Film Fest, Tampa Halloween Picture Show, Orlando Freak Show Horror Film Festival, and Hamilton Little Nightmares Film Festival.

Tyler continued to shoot other creative projects like music videos and short films, but eventually decided to take a step away from the camera and break into the animation industry as an animatic editor. Since 2013 he has edited over 1000 minutes of animation on various network television cartoons such as Julius jr, Ever after high, Tarzan and Jane, Octonauts, Sunny Day, Elinor Wonders Why, and currently employed by Bidaya Media Studio based in Abu Dhabi. He’s been learning and working with incredible directors on network productions, but is also always seeking out new and innovative  projects, striving to create epic and fantastical stories.

 

Mango Alvarado (he/him): Vice President
mango 
Mango arrived from Costa Rica in spring 2010. In Costa Rica he had a very popular YouTube channel and known for creating the first Costa Rican viral video. His strong presence on the web made an impact on traditional media and he was subsequently hired by presidential candidate (Laura Chinchilla) to run an online video campaign for 6 months.

In Guelph, Mango writes, acts, directs and produces his own shorts. Awarded 40 under 40 by The Guelph Mercury in 2013 for promoting Arts & Culture in the community. He helped as facilitator for Youthopia (an Arts Program for immigrant youth) at Guelph Public Library. Former programmer at CFRU 93.3 FM for the Spanish show Alegria Latina. Has also served as an Ontario Arts Council Grant Assessor. 

 

Gillian Elder:  Treasurer

Gillian

Gillian Elder is a Guelph-based artist who has been teaching children’s art classes and camps for the past several years. Prior to instructing art classes she completed degrees in Fine Arts at Georgian College and the University of Guelph. She, also received graduate certificates in both Museum Management and Curatorship from Fleming College and Therapeutic Recreation from Georgian College. She enjoys working with a mixture of mediums including, painting, printing, drawing and ceramics. Her artwork deals with various themes including zany dogs, nudes, cubist faces, herself and more. Gillian began volunteering at Ed Video in 2011 and has continued to be involved since.

 

Rob Ring: Secretary

Rob

Rob Ring is a video-based artist currently living & working in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.  He holds an MFA from the University of Guelph.  He has been actively producing video in one form or another for 25 years. His performance-based work has been featured in countless group & solo exhibitions nationally and abroad.  

 Rob’s practice often integrates video projection into live performances for theatre groups, symphonies, and other special events.  His current focus is on documentary filmmaking, with a particular interest in local history. Rob is President of Ring Productions, a production company based in Kitchener Ontario.

 
Marty Cotter: Member at large
Marty
Marty Cotter is a Guelph based arts and culture writer and multi-platform digital creator. Her work has a deep commitment to providing a platform and press for under-represented perspectives in the world of Comedy. Specifically in the Queer, Asian and Indigenous communities. Her work with Ed Video often centers around creating high quality videos for festival submissions for people from these communities to raise their art and stories on a global platform. Her favourite camera at Ed Video is the Canon XC-15.
 
Christina Faith Cameletti
Christina

Christina Faith Cameletti is a Guelph based lawyer and notary public with a general practice. She’s passionate about helping her clients on residential real estate transactions and won the Diamond Award for “Best Lawyer” in the Reader’s Choice Awards for 2021 (Guelph Mercury Tribune). As a person with a disability, Christina is passionate about accessibility & disability justice. She has volunteered and advocated for organizations like the AODA Alliance and completed the Disability Law Intensive at ARCH Disability Law Center. 

Prior to law school, Christina worked as a freelance story editor and as a project coordinator at a small charity in Guelph, the Career Education Council. She founded the arts site lampinhand.com and continues to publish original art and writing. She started attending Ed’s Video workshops in high school.

 

If you are interested in joining Ed Video's Board of Directors please see our Call for New Members