Production Team

Walter Riggi

Director of Photography, Editor, Audio Engineer

Walter Riggi has been in the Media 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. He started Riggi Media International Inc. to combine both disciplines. Through Riggi Media Int. Walter 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 such cable TV series 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), and 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). The many honours and accolades Walter and his studio have earned include: being the Post Facility for the multiple-award-winning features I Am Here (2024) and A Last Push for Love (2023); serving as an official judge and delegate for the Juno awards (2018-2020, 2022-2024); People’s Choice winner for best actor for Cacophony of Lies (2022); winning the Best Soundtrack/film for Burden (Western University, 2021); being chosen as the subject of a featured story by Professional Sound Magazine (Canada, 2020); receiving a Windsor Musician Recognition Award (2019); being chosen as the official Cinematographer of Miss Universe Canada (2018); winning Best Cinematographer at the Toronto International Film Festival’s 50 hour Filmfest (2018); and winning two AEGIS Award for Cinematography (2010).

Mitch Branget

Director of Photography, Editor, Audio Engineer

At just 26 years old, Mitch Branget is a Canadian writer, director, special effects/makeup artist, production designer, and editor. He recently acquired his MFA in media & film at the University of Windsor. While at the university he wrote and directed multiple award-winning short films such as Die Kiste: The Crate, and Dreamer’s Journey. Mitch has worked as a special effects artist on over 25 films and has directing/producing experience as the co-founder of his production company New Way Media Productions, which creates various forms of media from short films to commercial advertisements and wedding videos. . . although Mitch’s true passion is creating horror films.

Dan Savoie

Director of Photography, Editor, Audio Engineer

Dan Savoie, a Windsor resident, is a multi-faceted media maestro whose passion for storytelling has led him to excel in various domains, including journalism, filmmaking, radio broadcasting, and concert photography. His work spans local, national, and international levels, showcasing his versatility and creativity. As the driving force behind 519 Magazine, Dan has been instrumental in elevating Windsor’s cultural landscape by celebrating local arts, music, and entertainment, while also featuring the best the world has to offer. Dan’s impact extends beyond print media, with his involvement in film projects like This Tuesday’s Child, Great Green Gobs, and Hey, I’m Leafin’ Here, as well as his ongoing and thoroughly engaging radio segment on COOL-FM, where he shares insights from his interviews with over 2,500 celebrities. His global journalistic endeavors with publications such as Rolling Stone and Metal Edge Magazine, along with his evocative concert photography capturing iconic performances by legends like KISS, Motley Crue, Alan Jackson, and Cher, further solidify his reputation as a media powerhouse, continuously enriching and enlivening the cultural tapestry of Windsor and beyond.

Shane Trowbridge

Composer, Videographer

Shane Trowbridge is a Windsor-based filmmaker and musician who has collaborated with many other filmmakers in the region, including Gavin Michael Booth, Ken Amlin, and Jesse Peyton – working his way up from PA, Grip, AC, to Assistant Director, Editor, and Screenwriter. Shane is also the executive producer, director, composer and writer for Shane’s Shorts, a compilation of short films streaming on YouTube, including his first short film, Hi, Chase – a gripping story of addiction that was featured in the Windsor International Film Festival. An honours graduate in music composition and performance from the Atlanta Institute of Music and Media, Shane has composed/arranged music for theatre companies and bands around Windsor and is now working on a score for an upcoming children’s educational TV show. He also composes, arranges, and plays music for his own independent projects. In a previous life, Shane was a touring musician in the United States.

Peter Marval

Editor, Audio Engineer

Peter Marval provides expertise in the area of communications, graphic design, website creation, and multimedia support at the Centre for Teaching and Learning at the University of Windsor. Peter is a graduate of Print Journalism and Digital Media from Conestoga College, and Communication, Media and Film from the University of Windsor. He is also a photographer, with most of his best work sitting on a hard drive somewhere. He plays piano (poorly) and dabbles in music production and sound design. He has also recently begun working with 3D and motion graphics. Peter has a penchant for monkeys and cookies, especially for monkeys eating cookies. A portion of his work can be seen at

April Savoie

Production Coordinator

April Savoie is a driving force behind the success of 519 Magazine and South Detroit Films in Windsor, Ontario. As a talented writer and skilled interviewer, she has conducted hundreds of captivating interviews with international celebrities for 519 Magazine. Her insightful questions and ability to connect with her subjects have made her a vital contributor to the magazine’s engaging content and popularity. In addition to her work with 519 Magazine, April is an accomplished film producer. She has produced three films for South Detroit Films, working alongside her husband and director, Dan Savoie. April’s keen eye for detail, strong organizational skills, and creative vision have been instrumental in bringing these projects to life. Her dedication and passion for storytelling shine through in every aspect of her work, from pre-production to the final cut. Together, April and Dan Savoie form a dynamic duo, creating compelling films that resonate with audiences.

Kurt Sasso

Digital Imaging Technician

Kurt Sasso was born and raised in Windsor, having attended Kennedy Collegiate Institute, St. Clair College, and the University of Windsor. Taking his experiences in the IT industry for over 20 years, he shifted into the world of Video and Audio Production with his company TGT Media and began hosting his show Two Geeks Talking in 2008. With over twelve hundred interviews in the Entertainment industry, the selection of celebrities and notable guests span the world.

Rebecca S. Mickle

Social Media & Fundraising Coordinator

Rebecca S. Mickle is a singer, actor, writer, and performer from Harrow, Ontario. She received her Bachelors of Music in Classical Voice from The University of Windsor and her Masters of Music in Classical and Operatic Vocal Performance from Wayne State University. She has appeared in TV shows (Haunted Hospitals, Dark Side of the Ring), films (Scrugg’s Christmas Carol, This Tuesday’s Child), and theatre productions (Criminal Genius, The Yellow Wallpaper) in Canada and the US. In her spare time she is the Artistic Director of Windsor Feminist Theatre and enjoys reviewing horror films on TikTok, taking long walks on the beach, and cuddling with her fur babies.

Karen Kilbride


Karen Kilbride usually performs happily behind the scenes of stage and film, most often in the costume and props departments. Occasionally she has been shoved onstage whenever a warm body was needed. Amongst the many memorable productions she has costumed, her favourites are Equus (Post Productions) and Love’s Labours Lost (Ghost Light Players), for which she also created props. Karen is the star of absolutely nothing except the blissfully ordinary working and domestic life she has created. She completed a vocal training intensive at Southwestern Community College in Iowa and has been an English professor at St. Clair College for many years.

Elissa Weir

Production Assistant

Elissa Weir has an Honours BA in Communications, Media, & Film, and Drama from the University of Windsor. She has worked on multiple student and local films in several different positions, though most frequently in directorial or organizational roles, including Deaf vs. Dead, What Gourds Around Comes Around, and Sapphic Dating for Rural Victorians. Three of her short films have screened in film festivals in Canada and the USA. She has also participated in academic research and work. One of her papers on historic costume design in film and TV is to be published in the first annual UWill Discover Journal. She has recently worked in a few crew roles for local theatre, including costume design, stage management, and acting.

Kieran Potter

Production Assistant

Kieran Potter has produced informational videos for Science City South Windsor, as well as multiple animated shorts for Post Productions and University Players. In addition, Kieran has been a voice actor in training videos for The University of Windsor’s nursing department, and has edited/animated/acted in many of his own videos posted on various platforms.

Courtesy Lebert-Dean

Production Assistant

A 37-year-old trans woman, Courtesy Lebert is an aspiring artist whose background lay primarily in film and television behind the camera. Recently however they’ve decided to take up acting and much to their surprise it is a remarkably enjoyable and rewarding experience. Having worked as a production assistant in Vancouver for just over two years for Warner Brothers and CW she got a taste for performance by doing background work in the season 2 finale of Haters Back Off. It wasn’t until she moved to Windsor and became involved with Post Productions however that she was given the opportunity to truly sink her teeth into acting as a cast member in 4.48 Psychosis by Sarah Kane, and competing in the 2024 Edele Winnie Women’s Monologue Competition. When she isn’t pursuing her love of acting oftentimes writing poetry takes center stage. In her spare time when she’s not pursuing the Arts you could probably find Courtesy doing a tarot card reading, watching anime, cuddling with her kitty cats, or reading.

Kris Simic

Graphic Designer

Kris Simic is a graphic designer with 14 years of experience in graphic/web design, print media and social media marketing. She studied drawing and painting at the Ontario College of Art and Design in Toronto before returning to her hometown of Windsor to earn her graphic design diploma at St. Clair College. Kris has been involved in Windsor-Essex theatre on stage as an actress and behind the scenes as a stagehand, set builder/decorator and marketing/graphic design since 2013. She’s enjoyed working with the Post Production team since their first production, Oleanna, designing their posters and programs. Her program design for Post Productions’ play First Night won Best Program in the Windsor-Essex Critic’s Choice Theatre Awards 2024.

If you are interested in viewing samples of her work, all of her past posters with Post Productions are featured in the hallway of The Shadowbox Theatre.