APG Media’s Virtual Production division consists of industry leaders with extensive background in LED and videowall technologies and on-Camera production.

David Weatherhead

President & CEO

David Weatherhead is Founder and President of APG Media Group.  APG Media is a dedicated division focused on sales and rentals of technology exclusively designed for Virtual Production.

With over 20 years experience in the audio visual industry, and over a decade specializing in the sale and rental of large videowall technology, David has the technical expertise and industry knowledge to support the growth of APG’s Virtual Production division.

APG has been operating for over 25 years, and was previously a speciality videowall rentals and sales division of leading Canadian AV Integrator Advanced Presentation Products.  David led both Advanced and APG as President, and after the sale of Advanced’s Integration business in Sept 2019 to US based leading integrator Diversified, APG has David’s dedicated focus.

APG has been a leading supplier of speciality videowall technologies for over a decade, so the evolution of the business to support a Virtual Production division is natural.  The investments made in the Company from technology to training position APG to remain a leader in this field.

David has been recognized as Commercial Integrators Top 40 under 40, and is widely known in the AV industry as an expert on LED display technology.  David has worked in the audio visual business in the UK, Canada and the USA.

Tim Hatch

Director LED Virtual Production

Tim’s career in the broadcasting, production and audio visual environments spans over 20 years. His creative, technical and sales background made for a natural progression to an Executive role with APG Media’s Virtual Production division.

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 sales roles, and is currently focused on growing the APG Media Broadcast and Virtual Production division.

Tim has provided videowall technologies to the following film productions:
Designated Survivor Pilot, Designated Survivor CBS Production seasons 1 & 2, The Hand Maidens Tale, Condor, In The Dark, Private Eyes, Awake, Pacific Rim

In broadcast studios he has worked on:

2019 Federal Elections, CTV Chum studios (various), CBC 2015 Elections, TSN, CBC Sports, CTV Upfronts, CBC ‘The Goods’, Big Brother Canada, CNN, CBS, BVTV, Gillers Prize, ITV UK.   

Adam Hickman

Technician and Virtual Production Manager

Adam has over a decade of on-set experience in the film and television industry.  With an advanced diploma in Media Arts, he started his career by completing his internship with SIRT in Toronto.  From there, he joined IATSE 667 Camera department.  He then branched out to IATSE 873 in the lighting department working on various major motion pictures in the GTA. During this time, worked on numerous independent projects as a camera operator and DOP.  He has training on the latest camera and digital technology by Arri and Panavison.

He now has been with APG Media for the past 5 years working on a variety of high-profile productions and events. Progressing through the Company, he now works with APG as Technician and Virtual Production Manager in charge of the technical department in Canada.

You can see a brief list of projects on his IMDB page here https://www.imdb.com/name/nm3299583/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1

Jason Baugh

USA Operations Manager

Jason started in the industry in 1998 and currently has 22 years of experience.  He has completed 100s of corporate and trade shows meetings, live events and broadcast installations.  From concerts to large general sessions to broadcast studios, Jason has experienced them all. Jason is in charge of APG’s USA Operations and ensures our installations from LA to Orlando to New York are executed flawlessly.

Jason’s flagship broadcast experience includes CNN’S Washington DC Jake Tapper/Wolf Blitzer Studios and the WJAX Studio in Jacksonville, FL. These installations featured very tight pixel pitches at 1.2mm, 1.5mm, and 1.6mm LED.

His experience with production and live events includes the IIFA – The International Indian Film Academy Awards and The Jimmy Fallon Show.  Some of the larger Live performances and concerts he has contributed to include Foreigner, Journey, Jennifer Lopez, Jimmy Buffet, Styx, and 3 Doors Down.

Jason’s certifications include Barco FSN Switcher Operator, Projectionist, Novastar LED processing, Unilumen LED, HyperPixel LED, Christie Spyder, and Planar Clarity Matrix Video Walls.  He also has professional training in NEC Video Walls, tvOne Corio Master, Screen Pro 2, and Leyard LED products.