Meet the Team
Rees W. Candee
Project Manager, Writer, Director, Camera
Rees was educated at Colorado College and the University of Wisconsin. In 1975 he earned a B.A. degree in Communication Arts: Radio, TV and Film. Since 1979, through his company Candee Productions, Inc., Rees has written, filmed and edited a wide variety of commercials, marketing programs, social issue films, fundraisers, music programs, and interactive educational programs. His award winning programs have been nationally recognized and appeared on televisions across the nation.
Editor & Camera
Darren Ito is an award winning lead editor at Candee Productions. He studied film production at Scottsdale Community College and has been involved in a wide variety of feature, documentary and corporate film projects and has been working in the Arizona film industry since 2007. In 2009 Darren joined the Candee Productions, Inc. group and he has worked on a wide variety of projects. Darren’s work has gained recognition by clients and film festivals. Some of his 2011 work recently earned 3 TELLY, 1 Platinum Best in Show and 3 Gold Aurora awards, and a Cine award. Darren is a hard working problem solver with a keen sense of detail in his work.
Editor & Field Audio
Since 2008 Kyle has worked in the post production audio and film industry in Phoenix, Arizona. His emphasis has been on editing work for fellow students and small business’. He has earned a degree in Film and Television Editing from Scottsdale Community College. In the last year Kyle has been expanding his skill set studying special effects, animation and graphic design and gaining experience applying this knowledge on a variety of corporate projects. In January of 2012 Kyle became a lead editor at Candee Productions and during this time he has worked on a variety of documentary and training films.