Dr. James Canton - Executive Producer, Writer

Futurist, Entrepreneur and Social Scientist. CEO and Chairman of the Institute for Global Futures, a leading think tank he founded in 1990 that advises business and government on future trends in technology, business and society. He was a former Apple executive and high tech entrepreneur. He has advised three White House Administrations, the National Science Foundation and MIT's Media Lab, Europe. For over 30 years, he has been insightfully predicting the key trends that have shaped our world. Dr. Canton is recognized as one of the leading futurists worldwide. He is the author of three books: Technofutures, The Extreme Future and Future Smart.

Pooky Amsterdam - Producer, Writer, Actor

Innovator in Virtual Entertainment for over a decade, producer and visionary of Time Travelers. Pooky has originated a vast body of productions on game engine platforms that incorporate all genres. She embodies those skills and expertise that means excellence in production for this new medium.

Russell Boyd - Director

Russell has been working in animation using real-time tools and game engines since 2004 and what started as a hobby has become a full time career in the last few years. Experienced and award winning and using a variety of engines including Second Life, flight simulators, iClone and MovieStorm. Russell launched his own company, Wee Bit Studios, in 2001 and has been working with a diverse range of clients for animation, video editing and 3D modelling. He also works as the resident director for PookyMedia in Second Life, the stunning virtual world in which Time Travelers was filmed. Russell's background and career before moving into video production was as an electronic engineer, college lecturer and IT Manager.

Production Team

Robwag Soothsayer - Technical Support, Set Manager, Visual Effects

Virtual builder, set manager, all around "PrimSlinger" and pixel solutioner. Visual FX and wondertouch wizard, rob has been part of the team from the very beginning of PookyMedia, bringing a lot of insight and technique to this series. From an undisclosed location somewhere in The Midwest, he can turn pixels into visual poetry.

Claus Gahrn - Music

My name is Claus Gahrn and I am a composer, producer and sound designer from Denmark. I compose music in a wide range of genres, but specialize in cinematic orchestral music and ambient electronic music. I have scored a large number of short films, machinima, documentaries as well as written numerous works for the concert stage. I am classically trained with a Bachelor´s Degree in guitar performance and composition, and a Master´s Degree in composition and electronic music production.

Richard G Roberto - Sound Effects

I'm married to an angel, have three wonderful children, and more airedale terriers than I can count. I'm a technologist in my full time profession, and a collector of hobbies in my spare time. My hobbies include oil painting, writing, filmmaking, audio engineering, and I've been a musician for more than 30 years. I'm currently involved with a jazz funk trio in my copious spare time, in addition to various writing projects. I was fortunate to be able to work on the wonderful Time Travelers project with so many amazing people! It's been a joy and a gift!

Marc Cholette - Sound Effects, Actor (Trevor)

Marc Cholette has been composing music professionally for over 30 years and acting for 40. Beginning in high school he won the title of best actor for the province of Ontario and then joined a touring theatre company upon completing college. He then began a long term love affair with music composing which led to a successful career as an opening theme composer for television networks in Canada. Some of his notable contracts include the Theme for the C.B.C. Olympics which is still in use today as well as the National news program. He is happy to lend his voice to the character "Trevor" in the Time Travelers series as well as creating sounds effects for the first 3 episodes.

Hugh Hancock - Motion Capture

Hugh Hancock has been and developing innovative Machinima filmmaking techniques and products for the past 16 years, since the birth of the medium. As one of the first Machinima creators to integrate motion capture into Machinima filmmaking, he was perfectly placed to create the motion capture for Time Travelers. Hugh is responsible for coining the term "Machinima" and founding which became the Machinima network. An independent Machinima creator himself, his most recent work is "Death Knight Love Story", starring Joanna Lumley, Brian Blessed, Jack Davenport, and Anna Chancellor. Currently, Hugh is perfecting his motion capture techniques using the same technologies as "Avengers Assemble", as well as being one of the first filmmakers working with the Oculus Rift virtual reality system, and finishing up the second part of Death Knight Love Story.


Rebecca Borrer - Mariah

Interests include music, science and the political landscape; she has been a part of the series since the beginning, giving Mariah strength and authenticity.

Sonya Cerdan - Sofia

Voice acting started out as a hobby that Sonya enjoyed in her spare time. Self-taught and armed with a distinct feminine voice - Sonya's credits grew throughout several mediums which include; video games, animations, phone apps, training videos and advertisements.

Rysan Fall - Sebastian

Award Winning voice-over artist, and filmmaker/editor in his own right as owner of Fall Films. He is part of the Institute for Advanced Digital Media; Currently performing an internship program at Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network, Hartford.

Ricky Grove - Zanzibar

Ricky Grove is an actor, writer and bookseller. He's also the producer of the Machinima Expo, a yearly virtual film festival devoted to all forms of animation, but focusing on Machinima. He's voiced characters for many animated films including m Dot Strange's recent "I AM NIGHTMARE". Ricky writes computer graphics reviews for His day job is working at a great used bookstore in Los Angeles: The Iliad Bookshop. Ricky lives with his partner, horror-writer Lisa Morton, and an apartment full of cats, books and Dvd's.

Jessica Cholette-Barr - CyberE

Jessica is currently studying at Rosedale Heights School of the Arts in Toronto. She enjoys singing and acting. She won the Agnes McPhail speech contest in 2011.