Cynthia Heyd

Founder / Executive Producer

Cynthia has over 25 years of experience working with TV, digital, radio, web content, and new media projects. She has driven production evolution in management roles at BBDO, Y&R, CBC, and TAXI Canada.

Cynthia is passionate about tackling seemingly impossible projects. Whether embarking into an unknown challenge or a simple ask, her production management and creative problem solving, paired with her extensive freelance resources, enables her to customize and lead the best team for any project.

Cynthia Verona

Executive Producer
Heyd & Seek, IAMSTATIC

Cynthia’s entrepreneurial spirit, instinct and natural enthusiasm for producing content drive her to find the best creative solutions for every project. Bringing over 12 years of experience in business development, sales, marketing,PR and content production, she is an asset to the Heyd & Seek team. Having held senior roles at TOPIX Animation & VFX Studio, Radke Film Group, Brown Entertainment and Holiday Films, she has a deep understanding of every side of the production process and has built an extensive network of creative talent which, undoubtedly, is key to the unique production problem-solving approach of Heyd & Seek.

Maddy O'Shaughnessy

Line Producer

As an award winning film and commercial producer, Maddy has created custom content for clients like Molson, Visa, and Hockey Night in Canada. Maddys' experience in everything from 3 person crews to over 150 person cast and crews gives her the unique ability to customize a shoot that works for everyone. Her love of teamwork and overcoming the unimaginable is what draws her to life in production, making her an excellent addition to the team here at Heyd and Seek.

Ben Robinson

Line Producer/Post Producer

Ben’s experience in independent film and music videos make him perfect for putting together a lean crew capable of handling any job.

Specializing in commercial work, he has helmed projects for national brands such as Shoppers Drug Mart, Home Hardware, RBC, Honeycomb Cereal, Harry Rosen and more. As a copywriter he has developed content for Canadian Tire, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment and Unata Inc.

He has also written and produced numerous short films and is active in the music video industry as well.

A natural problem solver, he loves collaborating with great people to create compelling content from start to finish.