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I have a keen interest in experiencing new cultures and new places.  I'm constantly in awe of this place we call Earth and am fascinated with everything offered from culinary experiences to different customs and rituals to the unique landscapes and topography people call their home.  In particular, idigenous people have always inspired me, whether at home in Canada or in some remote spot around the globe, with cultures steeped so rich in language, art, music, social structures and an overall reverence for the land.

Forever intrigued by new culture and new experiences I have been fortunate enough to travel for both work and pleasure to destinations including: Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Mexico, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Tibet, the Arctic Circle and other remote spots in Canada.

Some of my passions include mountain biking, trekking, ice hockey; I am from Canada after all:) and anything that gets me outside and exploring.  My love of mountain biking and touring gave me a chance to explore in depth the Himalayan and Tibetan Plateau, forever instilling the wanderlust I have today.


I strive to have meaningful and collaborative relationships with my clients while maintaining a professional approach to all my work.  Clear lines of communication and the ability to find solutions when challenges surface ensure projects are finished in a timely and satisfactory manner.  Infusing skill and creative elements into my craft, guarantees each job to be unique as a standalone or shine within a series of the same theme.  I have the ability to take initiative and work independently but also thrive in a team atmosphere where the greater good of the project is best served by a combined effort.

"Whatever you can do or think you can do: begin it. Boldness has power, and genius, and magic in it." Goethe

Work experience

Apr 2007Present

Videographer, photographer, editor

9 Mile Productions

9 Mile Productions is a company created in 2007 by Tai Lyon that specializes in areas of video and photography production.  9 Mile Productions prides itself on taking any size projects icluding professional slide show presentations, editing existing video footage or offering a full High Definition camera and studio package to ensure a quality and professional end result. 

Past projects have included everything from industrial, educational and corporate to adventure travel, music videos and documentary films.

Clients have included The History Channel, CBC Television, Rivers, Oceans and Mountains, OARS, Interior Health and The Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program.

May 2009Present

Film and Editing


ROAMedia is a turn key video marketing company specializing in products for the travel industry including: video content, photography, editing, web copy and web design.

Click here for more information about ROAMedia

Oct 2010Present

The Tall Man Movie

Camera Operator

Jan 2010Present

FIS World Cup Snow Boarding Event

CBC Television

Camera Operator



Earth Pilgrims

Camera operator for interviews with Wade Davis and Coleman Barks


Angus Glass

I have produced a series of videos for the FWCP website

Kent Howard

I produced an educational/reference video for the hospital.

Brian McCutcheon

I have produced or had involvement with the majority of the video itineraries and slide shows for Rivers, Oceans and Mountains.  This has taken me to remote regions to film wildlife, landscapes and people in areas from the Arctic Circle to the Galapagos Islands.




Nelson Mountain Air Flight School


Fixed wing, float endorsement, night rating.
Camera Operator
I have experience using a variety of cameras including 35mm, Beta Cam, and HD platforms
Final Cut Pro Editor
Well versed in all the tools needed for professional editing.