TORONTO, CANADA, October 28, 2020 – Further supporting its rapidly growing specialist virtual production division APG Media, leading Videowall Rental and Distributor APG Media Group, today announced the appointment of Tim Hatch to Director Virtual Production LED Sales. APG Media specializes in LED sales & rentals to create immersive virtual production stages.
According to company President David Weatherhead, this appointment is in direct response to APG’s steadily increasing number of virtual production LED projects for motion-picture/film and TV applications.
“Virtual Production is the future of film-making, and we find APG’s unique knowledge of LED displays combined with camera technology is a rare blend that is driving our growth in this unprecedented time.” Weatherhead stated. “That’s why APG is investing in our staff as we evolve our existing skills, and promote from within. We are excited for Tim’s new role, and look forward to his contribution as APG Media continues to expand our reach in Virtual Production.”
Tim Hatch’s career in the broadcasting, production and audio visual environments spans over 20 years. Tim received a BA Honours in Illustration and Animation, Communication Media from Manchester Metropolitan University. After University, Tim graduated from the Film school of Northern Ireland. Pursuing his passion for film and television Tim graduated from the BBC’s training department, BBC Wood Norton Training and Development College.
Tim worked at BBC Northern Ireland as Broadcast and Production camera operator. After moving from the UK to Canada, Tim has worked on a variety of productions in technical roles. Since joining APG Media seven years ago he has held a variety of technical sales roles.
“I’m excited to take on this role leading our new Virtual Production LED Division, APG Media,” said Tim Hatch. “Having a specialized division focused on LED technology for Virtual Production will help us continue our growth, and shows our partners the passion and commitment we have for the future of film-making. I’m thrilled to be part of the next chapter in APG’s evolution.”