J.P. Borchardt is a two-time CTV Cinéfest award winner, as well as a graduate of both the Media Fundamentals and Media Arts programs at Sheridan College. Over the last 5 years, Borchardt has had a rich and varied experience in the film industry having worked on 6 feature films including 2010's "The Dogfather", 2011's "The Entitled" and 2013's "Pete's Christmas".
In 2009 and 2010, Borchardt won back to back awards at the CTV Cinéfest International Film Festival for producing and directing two of his own short films - "Shell Shock" and "Singing in the Brain". Borchardt has also cut sound for independent films and television, most notably the first season of "Highways to Fairways" which debuted on TVtropolis in September 2011.
2013 saw Borchardt act as Post Production Supervisor on the teen vampire comedy "I Suck at This” while also serving as Assistant Editor & Associate Producer on thriller in the woods "Dead of Winter" (2013 - Arri, RED, 5D workflows). Borchardt acted as Assistant Editor on Serendipity Point Films' horror musical "Stage Fright" (2013 - Arri, 5D workflows) and served as Associate Producer on “Pete’s Christmas” which debuted on Hallmark and Bravo in the winter of 2013.
From January 2010 - April 2012 and again from May 2013 - May 2014, Borchardt worked as Creative Lead at Angle Media Group, handling corporate and commercial projects in every stage of production from concept through execution to final delivery.
In his spare time Borchardt fronts a band called The Northern Dancers (thenortherndancers.bandcamp.com/) - bouncing between full band alternative rock and solo acoustic tracks.
SOFTWARE: Final Cut Pro 7, Adobe Premiere CC, Pro Tools, DaVinci Resolve, Adobe Photoshop CC, Adobe After Effects CC, Compressor, Adobe Media Encoder.
HARDWARE: Intermediate knowledge and operation experience of the Canon C300, C100, Sony EX-3 & Canon DSLR’s (5D, 7D etc.).