Billy Greer has been writing for over 40 years, with a songbook of 1200+ songs, managed two singers over a span of 25 years. The transition from the music industry to the film/documentary industry was fairly smooth and organic. After being an extra on various films like "The Collaborator", (Martin Donovan, Director) and "Ecstasy", (Rob Heydon, Director) Billy moved to Los Angeles in 2013 to work with an Executive Producer on a movie project. During this time his interest in the industry started to grow beyond writing treatments and scripts.
As a producer and owner of iCogitate Productions Inc., he assembled a team of industry professionals to produce his first documentary Was I Next? The Sean Cribbin Story. This story is set to be released in the Spring of 2020 and is the culmination of a professional journey coupled with a personal one.
Craig Huckerby is a seasoned broadcast and media professional with over 40 years in media.
Craig began his career with CTV Sault Ste. Marie in 1981. Craig’s experience ranges from news to drama including live productions such as election coverage, telethons and cooking shows. Since leaving CTV, Craig was instrumental in the launch of several hyper local media sites in Northern Ontario and is currently Executive Producer at ONNtv, Canada’s first local streaming station.
Craig joined the team of iCogitate Productions Inc. in the Spring of 2019 to direct the feature documentary Was I Next? The Sean Cribbin Story. Craig is thrilled to be part of this exciting and ground breaking production company.
Tami Rydall began her career in media over 25 years ago, honing her skills interviewing some of country music’s most legendary names. Tami’s passion for learning and connecting with people in a powerful way brought her to the film industry where she has worked for the past twelve years developing and producing online reality series and community news programming. Her kind demeanor and driven attitude have made her a valuable team member in front of the camera and behind the scenes, developing scripts, producing and directing episodes.
Tami joined the team of iCogitate Productions Inc. in the spring of 2019 as Executive Producer of the feature documentary, Was I Next? The Sean Cribbin Story. Tami is incredibly proud to be a part of a team whose mission is to shed light on such important stories.
Mike Chikoski has almost 30 years experience in broadcasting, combined with more than 10 years in the TV & Film Industry. His recent documentary film experience as an Editor on Was I Next? The Sean Cribbin Story garnered international exposure and has provided exceptional networking opportunities in Canada and abroad.
Mike is trained and comfortable working with production schedules, meda organizaitons and networking with other team members to meet TV and newsroom deadlines. He has also developed numerous film teasers, trailers and pitch decks - expanding the VFX details while maximizing his innovation and creativity. Mike joined the iCogitate team in 2019 and has become a vital member for creative and technical input.
Steve Sauder is the composer and music director for iCogitate Productions Inc. He began playing piano at age 5, studied at the Royal Conservatory of Music under Alma Pick, and composition under Michel Rochon. He has had works performed by orchestras and choirs in Canada and internationally. He has scored several documentary films, including Was I Next? The Sean Cribbin Story for iCogitate Productions.