What makes our team unique can be found in our name, Soothsayer, meaning "truth-teller". With this as our ethos, we work with networks and brands to execute an overall video content strategy that reveals a story or a product's true essence, bringing authenticity to the forefront of your message.
We are a full-service video production and media company offering broadcast and streamer solutions, as well as digital video and print media to inspire and inform while creating lasting connections with audiences everywhere.
WE ARE HERE TO MAKE VIDEO CONTENT PERSONAL.
From original concept, script to screen, commercial to film, and from television to the web, we are ready to assist our clients with exactly what they need to execute their vision -
on time and on budget and with guidance from our pros, every step of the way.
Soothsayer Media is proud to converge with an elite roster of industry specialists who bring your story to life and exceed expectations. Our experience working with multinational brands, producing television, and shooting films, has provided our team with a unique and refined approach to creating truly compelling content.
UNCOVER THE TRUE ESSENCE OF YOUR MESSAGE THROUGH COMPELLING NARRATIVES & CINEMATICALLY-DRIVEN CONTENT.
Director of Communications
Holly Newton is a curious digital marketer from Toronto who has spent her career impassioned in shaping digital content marketing strategies that have resonated and inspired conversations online and beyond.
With educational roots in the creative arts, as well as in public relations and corporate communications, Holly has encompassed her tenacious, creative instinct with the communication skills needed today to find new and effective ways to bolster brand awareness and generate leads. Holly has project managed a wide array of social media influencer campaigns, privileged to have worked alongside various notable marketing agencies across Canada and national brands including Kraft, L’Oréal, Nestlé, and Disney.
When she’s not breaking it down in a local dance studio, Holly can often be found cycling and exploring art across the city or catching the latest influencer pop-up event downtown.
A big picture thinker, Kik Di Nino enjoys being the guiding force on creative projects. Her passion and drive have allowed her to work with leading Canadian and American networks, including CBC and CBC Gem, Global, CTV, CityTV, Comedy Network, OUTtv, FOX, NBC, and Netflix.
Focused on breaking new artistic ground, Kik carries projects forward with infectious energy and has become known for her unique vision and innovative direction. She has a meticulous eye and understands the 'big picture' is actually in all the fine, micro details. Kik has created hit linear content for audiences on both sides of the border, as well as national commercials and music videos. Most notably, her story-telling work on the series Where To I Do (2017), alongside the amazing crew that created the show, was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for Best Lifestyle Series. Last year, Kik was honored to be a fellow of Banff's Diversity of Voices Initiative, and this year she is grateful to be in the Banff Spark Accelerator for women in the business of media.
Intrigued by magnifying life through the lens, Kik picked up her first camera at age seven, and that single moment changed her perspective forever. A true artist and philosopher at heart, she describes the lens as one of her first love languages.
Kik Di Nino
Director / Creative Producer
Andrea Cuda is a versatile cinematographer who has lensed several different film and television projects of varying budgets and styles, from short films, House on Carter (2019) and Cancel the F**king Internet (2016), to television series, Zerby Derby (2017) and the HGTV series Bahamas Life, and Hawai'i Hunters (2018-2019). Andrea works with directors and producers of varying tastes, effortlessly capturing the beauty of each project and translating visuals that leave a lasting impression in the audience's subconscious.
Technological advances in cinema have created boundless options for telling stories. Andrea adheres to the original ideal that visual story-telling and expressing the truth in every moment is in the knowing. The old-world skill of deciphering the most effective tool in the quiver to pull out to capture a specific emotion that will connect the audience to the story. Andrea equates this to slowly wrapping the audience in the blanket of the story's purpose, making them a part of the process before revealing the core truth. Andrea believes this is where the power is held. It is the strength of some of the greatest cinema of our time and the most memorable print and video advertisements.
This ideal has lead Andrea to take visual risks with his collaborators that have paid off thoroughly. In the short film Jackie (2016), he and the director had to figure out a way to synchronize a split-screen film to play side by side. Once again, able to decipher the right tool, Andrea believes in the importance of pushing the language of visuals. Andrea loves adapting and finding new solutions to old problems. When he is not out taking photographs or shooting a project, he enjoys sharing time with friends discussing life, art, and society, as well as hiking and exploring with his daughter Olive.