ABOUT

Ai Rei Dooh-Tousignant is a Toronto based videographer, switcher, producer, multi-instrumentalist, filmmaker, and graphic artist.

Ai Rei has experience working in various fields of film, television, and videography with 10 years of experience working for broadcasters such as TFO, The Women’s Network, the Discovery Channel, and the iChannel. Her experience ranges from production coordinating, to editing, to building character generators, to switching (live editing). Her abilities in both post and live editing stretch also to awards shows, including the Canadian Video Game Awards of 2014 and 2015, as well as the Polaris Music Prize for 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016.

Well versed in music, Ai Rei has a diversified portfolio of video and editing work related to music from live multi-camera performances, to sessions, to music videos. She has had the pleasure of working with artists from various genres, including Cold Specks, The Barr Brothers, Hill & the Sky Heroes, The Wilderness Of Manitoba, Lowell, Tanya Tagaq, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Carly Rae Jepsen, and many more.

Continuing with her love of music, Ai Rei is also a multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter under the moniker Ink Sticks & Stones. Her debut single Little Vampire Hearts was released at the end of August 2016 to a positive reception. Her next single Full Blue Moon is anticipated to be released in April of 2017, soon to be followed by the release of her first record (that she is also co-producing) All That Gets Left Behind. You can click on the links below to follow her music:

Bandcamp: inksticksandstones.bandcamp.com
Facebook: facebook.com/InkXnS
Soundcloud: soundcloud.com/inkxns
Instagram: @InkXnS

She is also part of a duet that enjoys doing unconventional covers along with Noémi Parenteau-Comfort. Together, they record their living room jam sessions under the name Lȳtel Dēaw. You can listen to some of their leisure recordings here.

As a filmmaker, Ai Rei has worked on various shorts, including the LGBT film Avec elle, which she produced, wrote, and shot. The film won the Jury Prize at the Winnipeg Reel Pride Film Festival in 2009.

Today, Ai Rei continues to work on various projects both as a videographer and as a singer-songwriter. She is unable to sit still for long and is driven by a strong passion to not only share her art, but to help others achieve their goals and share their art with the world.

If you would like to work with Ai Rei, you can email her at airei01@gmail.com for video work, or at inkxns@gmail.com for music work.

 

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