The Synndicate is Forged of Many Talents.
Thomas M. Gofton ~ C.E.O., President & FounderInitiating as an actor, Thomas Gofton started his parent production company Lynnvander Inc. in the spring of 2006 just before attaining his degree in Psychology and Linguistics at the University of Guelph. Since his first fully produced feature length comedy "FOUR ACES", Thomas fostered the growth of Synn Studios Inc., a media production facility where he serves as President and C.E.O. Thomas also founded SharpCuts: Indie Film and Music Festival held annually in southern Ontario. Co-founder of iN Magazine and the web series channel Series North, Thomas works diligently as a producer, film editor and graphic designer.
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Nick Montgomery ~ Cinematographer & Steadicam OperatorNick is an accomplished filmmaker and supporter of film in Guelph. He served for two years on the Board of Directors for Ed Video Media Arts Centre and was instrumental in the launch of the SharpCuts Indie Film and Music Festival, where he continues to serve on the Board. When not working on his own films like the 2007 haunted house horror SUMMONED, or his recent modern western SHADES OF GREY, Nick lends his service and expertise as a cinematographer, camera and steady cam operator and film editor to other productions. He also acted as co-producer of the Synn Studios’ feature comedy FOUR ACES.
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Spencer Osborne ~ Cinematographer & EditorSpencer is one of Synn Studios’ co-founders and has stayed with the company since the very beginning. Spencer started his interested in film during his high school years when he began shooting his own films with a camcorder. When he graduated, he went on to learn the basics of filmmaking from a graduate of the the world-renowned New York Film Academy. Later, as Spencer trained to be a firefighter, he never lost that love of film and he continued to build his skills as both a cinematographer and as a film editor. After helping to establish Synn Studios in 2007, Spencer further expanded the Synn brand as co-creator of the music label Synn Records. Then in 2008, Spencer created Ozzy Entertainment, which was designed to help connect bands to Synn Studios services like photography, videography, web design and music production. Spencer has made numerous short films and documentaries and has also produced numerous promotional videos for companies and bands.
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