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The Doc Bus is blessed with a talented creative team, who have contributed to creating the project’s digital content.


photo of Angela Hemming, Ahem ProductionsANGELA HEMMING

Digital Media Producer, Ahem Productions

A creative generalist with over a decade of experience in corporate video production, Angela is a versatile digital storyteller who helps people to promote or enhance their web presence.

Angela has been a significant contributor in developing the content stragegy for Get on the Doc Bus, providing script-writing support, c0-directing and editing the video. She has also offered ongoing crowdfunding and social media and moral support, and she is the first Doc Bus roadie, travelling on the Doc Bus with Mandy from Mile 0 Victoria to Castlegar, BC


photo of Matt Miles, Approach MediaMatt Miles

Cinematographer, Approach Media

Approach Media is an established collaborative multimedia production company started by Matt Miles. Based in Victoria BC, Approach Media now works in cooperation with a network of other skilled professionals in the media and arts field to bring a new level of digital quality to a wide variety of media need both locally and internationally.

Matt is a talented cinematographer, whose projects span a wide range of audio and visual work from international corporate infomercials to small local business promotional video production and audio recording work. An underlying and key focus in his work remains producing engaging and visually striking socially aware films and mini documentaries that give insight to the lives and work of the talented craftsmen, artists, musicians and people that I meet in my life.


photo of Scott Amos, Oily FilmsScott Amos

Stop Motion Animator, Experimental Filmmaker, Interactive Explorer, Oily Films

Scott is a talented artist who is always creatively experimenting. He recently won ‘Favourite Filmmaker’ in the 2013 Monday Magazine M Awards. We feel very lucky that he found the time to create the fun stop-motion animation at the head of the Doc Bus promo video.


photo of Vanessa Lebourdais, DreamRider TheatreVanessa Lebourdais

Executive Producer, Co-Founder, DreamRider Theatre

Vanessa is Executive Producer of DreamRider Theatre. Vanessa is also an award-winning playwright and composer. She performed in Clean Up Your Act for ten years and wrote all the music for all of the shows. With Ian, she writes musicals for kids and for adults too, like Keep Cool!, as well as Gremlin (Carousel, Geordie Theatre), The Dreamer’s Quest (Western Canada Theatre) and Quantum Physics: The Musical. She also wrote the music for the hit show Larger Than Life: The Musical with SG Lee (Western Canada Theatre/Firehall Theatre/Gateway Theatre). Her best creation is her daughter, Tia.

Vanessa was so inspired by the Doc Bus idea when Mandy first talked about it in 2010, that she spontaneously composed and recorded the Doc Bus theme song. This upbeat jazzy ditty has informed the personality of the Doc Bus from day one.