45 Degrees Latitude has been creating quality digital video since 2003. Owned by Ken and Cathy Hook, they operate from their waterfront studio near Cloyne, Ontario, Canada.
Commercial video teams including Director, Audio Recordists and Actors are assembled based on the needs of the project. They can creatively shoot, edit, and deliver your video whatever the message.
Clients include Lafarge Canada, Kraft Canada, Ministry of Natural Resources, FocusFit, Ministry of Health, Community Living Prince Edward, Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario, Performance Plants and Human Resources and Skills Development Canada plus dozens of small businesses and community groups.
Award Winning Videos
Videomaker Magazine in Chico, California awarded 45 Degrees Latitude for 'Best Educational/Training Video' in 2009.
In 2011, Production HUB in Orlando, Florida presented 45 Degrees Latitude an Award of Excellence for 'Best Orientation Video'.
Cathy is an accomplished photographer and photo-editor. She is comfortable with Adobe's Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign on a PC platform.
On larger projects she takes care of logistics and accounting plus she is a capable camera operator and sound recordist.
During video shoots Cathy operates the Sennheiser microphone, boompole and audio field recorder before the audio is recorded to the camera.
If logo treatment is required for optimal viewing in a video, Cathy can alter graphics, touch-up required photos, create newsletters and cards.
Ken is a 4K Videographer and a Video Editor. He is your chief contact and Project Lead. Proficient with both Mac and PC platforms he prefers to work in a Mac environment for editing.
Ken has obtained the designation of Apple Certified Pro FCPX and is one of only of a handful of video editors in Canada to achieve this professional certification (Apple Registry).
Final Cut Studio is his software of choice. He is also versed in website maintenace and search engine optimization (SEO).