Blake Sebastian began his film and television career at the age of 17. Now in his mid-twenties, he has been involved in radio, lifestyle/reality tv shows, factual docu-series and online media. He has also been on-air for both TV and radio, has edited for several shows, and has served as a researcher and show packager. Blake also had the chance to co-produce a half-hour lifestyle magazine show in 2014 called “Community Connection” which aired on Shaw TV Channel 4. Blake holds a two-year diploma in Broadcast Journalism from BCIT.
Blake is the founder and producer of Vancouver’s newest and hottest entertainment talk show, “BareTalk TV.” It is a fast and informative online Canadian news and entertainment channel created for millennials who want to stay informed while on the go. “BareTalk TV” features guests ranging from celebrities, artists, and musicians to city council members, activists, and journalists; each bringing a fun and lively dynamic to the daily discussions.
Currently, Blake also works as an AE at eOne for the show “Border Security: America’s Front Line.” He also worked at Force Four Entertainment as an AE for “First Dates” on Slice TV and on “Keeping Canada Safe” – a docu-series for CBC Television. Blake also worked as an AE, segment, trailer and sizzle reel editor at Parallax Film Productions. Some of the shows he worked on included “Bahama Blue” on Love Nature and Discovery International, and on “Hell Below” for Smithsonian and National Geographic Channel. In 2017 Blake edited a short film called “Havana Hustle,” which earned the award of commendation at the 2017 Canada Shorts Festival.
Blake has over five years of experience as a videographer. In 2015, he was a videographer/director for Health Wellness & Lifestyle TV, which is featured across Canada on Joy TV and ONE. He has also shot dozens of videos listicles and features for Populist Media Inc., a digital media company showcasing the best of Vancouver. In total, Blake has had experience in a variety of different tasks in over a dozen different television shows and digital media companies combined.