Trini's Cameraworks wins top Canadian award

Trinidadian founded and operated, Cameraworks Productions International, recently took the “Business of the Year” award from 24 companies in Canada. The landmark recognition for a local company in the small business category took place in Toronto, Canada and formed part of an annual Chamber Business Achievements Awards ceremony.

The event took place on May 16 placing Cameraworks on top in the Small Business – Under 25 Employees category as a company that demonstrates a continued passion for excellence and the promotion of the advancement of responsible business leadership and harmony within the local business community.

Company Founder and President, Reddy Sampath said that the criteria was based on customer service, contribution to the community, leadership and entrepreneurship, sales growth, productivity and quality improvement, product innovation and technology and employee labour relations.

He said that only three companies made it to the finals.

“It was a pleasure going through the comprehensive nomination and judging process and an honour and privilege to be recognized for the efforts that were put into the business,” he said. “I am proud to be a Trinidad & Tobago made and headquartered company and happy to share this recent accomplishment as an example of a Trinidadian-based company being recognized abroad for its highly skilled and professional services within the media production industry.

He said that at the heart of the Trinidad & Tobago and Canada operations is a seasoned, creative and dedicated team of media production specialists.

Sampath said that these skilled individuals continue to add to the strength of the company’s already solid foundation, which took over two decades to build.

Cameraworks, located at 24 Luis Street, Woodbrook in Port of Spain, is the only full-service, fully-equipped television and video production facility in Port of Spain with production facilities in Canada located at 131 Whitmore Road, Unit 19 in Vaughan.  The company’s expansion to Canada in 2007 introduced opportunities to engage the skills and talent of multimedia production specialists in both markets to work together on production projects in the areas of scriptwriting, narration, sound and music production, video editing and animation.  Overall, through its productions, Cameraworks has been bringing together the creativity of local and international multimedia professionals.


A 24-hour production facility offering all aspects of pre- to post-production services includes concept/script development, narration/translation, production, post-production and deliverables to accommodate any communication platform.

The company has shown successful and healthy growth since its inception in 1992 with clients across a broad spectrum of business sectors including Tourism & Hospitality/Retail & Services, Energy/Industrial, Non-Profit Organizations, Finance & Technology, Government Ministries and the general corporate market.  Video production specialties include, but are not limited to Aerial Cinematography, Occupational Health and Safety Training Videos, Marketing/Promotional Videos, Television Commercials, Public Service Announcements, Green Screen Productions and Corporate Event Video Captures.

The company with 105 years combined broadcast experience, takes pride in having full ownership at both locations of its physical infrastructures, specialty broadcast equipment and editing facilities. In excess of one hundred years combined industry experience in the media production industry, state of the art equipment and ability to operate in diverse environments have made Cameraworks a top business enterprise.

The company’s motto “We make the difference in Television and Video Production” rings true in all its projects that carry stamps of approval from satisfied customers.