Behind the Scenes

Behind The Scenes Photos of North Film Co. Sets

Check out some of the behind the scenes photos of the North Film Co. team hard at work. Some great photos of CEO / DOP Russ De Jong and Co-Owner / Director Cat Hostick executing some of their many technically challenging shots, often at magic hour or in various challenging scenarios. North Film Co.’s latest feature film “The Meaning of Life” now has it’s own dedicated page with lots of behind the scenes photos from the movie! So be sure to go to the MOL link in the menu bar, or CLICK HERE.

Behind the Scenes North Film Co. BTS Collection

  • Director Cat Hostick watches a scene play out on our feature The Meaning of Life.
  • Using our crane for the NFC short film The Desist.
  • Cat Hostick directs hip hop artists Moka Only and Frank Oh.
  • DOP Russ De Jong on steadicam for the music video Dollars and Cents by Rob GF.
  • Behind the scenes of our Sriracha Commercial.
  • Our DOP Russ De Jong looking intently on the shot for our short film What Lies in War.
  • Actor John Boylan talking to female director Cat Hostick on the set of The Meaning of Life.
  • North Film Co's director of photography grabbing a shot of Toronto Raptor Demarre Carroll.
  • DOP Russ De Jong riding atop our crane preparing to grab footage for our Mercedes commercial.
  • Our resident film couple Russ De Jong and Cat Hostick on set of The Meaning of Life.
  • Russ De Jong on steadicam working in some less than comfortable working conditions.
  • Russ De Jong on steadicam in the distance, while everyone crowds around the monitor.
  • Behind the scenes on our Mercedes commercial production.
  • A beautiful day on set of our feature film The Meaning of Life.
  • The band Silverstein charges the camera while the crew tries to stay ahead of them on our latest music video Ghost.
  • Director Cat Hostick talking to DOP Russ De Jong while he handles the RED Dragon camera.
  • Director of photography Russ De Jong getting a close up of the band Silverstein in one of our latest music videos.
  • Female Director Cat Hostick instructing the cast and crew on the set of our feature film The Meaning of Life.
  • Director Cat Hostick consulting with DOP Russ De Jong and pop singer Tyler Shaw on The Meaning of Life set.
  • North Film Co's DOP Russ Dejong and Director Cat Hostick on set.
  • DP Russ De Jong working on the video production of the Silverstein music video, Ghost.
  • A Beautiful day on set of the North Film Co production The Meaning of Life.
  • Canadian film couple Russ De Jong and Cat Hostick at it again.
  • The Meaning of Life Behind the scenes.
  • Artist Tyler Shaw being displayed on our Red Dragon camera on set for The Meaning of Life.
  • Russ De Jong on steadicam getting some footage of the nice cars we brought for the Silverstein music video Face of The Earth.
  • DOP Russ De Jong listens to our director Cat Hostick, while the rest of the crew look on at the scene.
  • Female director Cat Hostick talking to lead actor of The Meaning of Life, Tyler Shaw.
  • DOP Russ De Jong making sure everything's clear for the next Dolley shot.
  • Female Director Cat Hostick looking back from her directors chair to assess the situation.
  • Cat Hostick, director with North Film Co. talking with actor Dan Lett.
  • Behind the scenes of the North Film Co. music video of Silverstein - Ghost.
  • Russ De Jong going handheld with our RED dragon, on set of The Meaning of Life.
  • North Film Co's resident power couple having a good time shooting in downtown Toronto.
  • Cat Hostick Directs while DOP Russ De Jong is on Steadicam.
  • Song writer and actor Tyler Shaw on the apartment set for his first feature The Meaning of Life.
  • DOP Russ De Jong and Director Cat Hostick on set behind the scenes.
  • Shooting off the pier in Oakville for our very inspirational ad Shoulda Woulda Coulda.
  • North Film Co.'s Russ de Jong explains the shot framing to our director Cat Hostick while on set.
  • Female director Cat Hostick watching a scene play out on set.
  • North Film Co's Russ De Jong handling the heavy steadicam rig like it's nothing.
  • Lead actor Tyler Shaw is reading over the scene, while people touch up his costume on the set of The Meaning of life.
  • Director of photography Russ De Jong getting prepared for the next dolley shot, while actor Tyler Shaw stands at his mark.
  • Director Cat Hostick and her partner, DOP Russ De Jong, having a good time on set.
  • Behind the scenes of the crane shot from the Silverstein - Continual Condition music video.
  • Behind the scenes of our ACTRA PSA.
  • The band Silverstein run into some trouble on set of the Continual Condition music video.
  • Our DP Russ operating the camera on a slider, while a scene plays out for The Meaning of Life.
  • Our DOP Russ on steadicam once again, while the band Silverstein enters the room in the music video Continual Condition.
  • Russ De Jong and partner Cat Hostick go over plans for the Silverstein - Continual Condition shoot.
  • Our DP Russ De Jong getting a nice steadicam shot of Toronto Raptor Demarre Carroll.
  • Actor Sergio Di Zio with Tyler Shaw acting out a scene in the North Film Co feature film The Meaning of Life.
  • Toronto Raptor Demarre Carroll receiving direction from director Cat Hostick and DOP Russ De Jong.
  • Director of photography Russ De Jong keeping up with Toronto Raptor Demarre Carroll in our Toronto Humane Society PSA.
  • The crew having a good time on set, in downtown Toronto.
  • Cat Hostick observing the camera monitor on set of our Toronto Raptors/Humane Society PSA.
  • Director Cat Hostick going over the scene with our main performer.
  • A good shot being displayed on the monitor all thanks to director of photography Russ De Jong in the background.
  • Cat Hostick and Russ De Jong, North Film Co's Director and DOP, going over the shoot details.
  • Behind the scenes of our Toronto Raptors/Humane Society PSA, featuring Demarre Carroll of the Toronto Raptors.
  • Director Cat Hostick explains something to DOP Russ De Jong.
  • Russ De Jong, North Film Co.'s director of photography going hand held with our RED dragon camera.
  • DP Russ De Jong getting a nice shot for the opening of Face the Earth, a music video for the band Silverstein.
  • Russ De Jong getting another steadicam shot for the music video Face of The Earth by Silverstein.
  • Toronto Raptor Demarre Carroll and Director Cat Hostick wait for the sun to go down a bit before shooting.
  • DOP Russ De Jong trails behind hip ho artists Moka Only and FrankOh.
  • Toronto Raptor Demarre Carroll going for the slam dunk.
  • Behind the scenes of the FrankOh music video Coming After You.
  • Cat Hostick directing Steadicam Operator and DOP Russ De Jong.
  • Female Director Cat Hostick watching the monitor on feature film: The Meaning of Life (2017) starring pop singer Tyler Shaw & Flashpoint's Sergio Di Zio.
  • Russ De Jong grabbing some low angle shots of the band Silverstein's' lead guitarist, in the music video Face of The Earth.
  • The North Film Co. team at work on a music video.
  • DIrector of Photography and Steadicam Operator Russ De Jong, lining up the shot.
  • Intense Steadicam technique by Russ De Jong- running backwards full-speed tracking our actor.
  • Views, from the Set.
  • Director Cat Hostick on set, watching rehearsal for an ACTRA commercial.
  • DOP Russ De Jong & Director Cat Hostick at the monitor on a commercial.
  • Filming our actress and former Much Music VJ in an ACTRA spot.
  • Rain or snow- the show must go on. Director Cat Hostick giving our talent some direction while DOP Russ De Jong lines up the shot.
  • Our DP, Russ De Jong, tracking the lead singer of Silverstein while he tries to make his getaway.
  • Director Cat Hostick at the monitor for North Film Co's feature film: The Meaning of Life (2017).
  • Director Cat Hostick talking to Sony signed pop-singer: Tyler Shaw on feature film The Meaning of Life.
  • Director of Photography Russ De Jong framing up the shot on North Film Co's feature film: The Meaning of Life (2017).
  • DOP/Steadicam Operator Russ De Jong doing steadicam at the National Ballet School for an ACTRA commercial.
  • North Film Co. Director Cat Hostick & Director of Photography Russ De Jong talking about the shot.
  • Russ De Jong is one of the Top 5 Steadicam operator's in North America. #NorthFilmCo
  • Director Cat Hostick at the monitor, speaking to our actors about the scene.
  • North Film Co.'s resident film couple working together to set up the next shot.
  • We broke out the crane for the short film What Lies In War.
  • Behind the scenes of our Silverstein music video.
  • The North Film Co. team on set for one of the last days of shooting feature film: The Meaning of Life (2017).
  • Director of Photography Russ De Jong explaining what he wants to director Cat Hostick.
  • North Fim Co. Director Cat Hostick stares intently at the monitor.
  • DOP Russ de Jong and Director Cat Hostick going over the scene.
  • A Beautiful day at the beach, perfect for shooting.
Behind the Scenes May 16, 2016