Media Day at the 2015 Canadian International Auto Show

It was my fifth straight media day shooting on behalf of General Motors of Canada. I’ve enjoyed how my agency role in helping manage activations on the Canadian auto show tour has evolved over the years from much more than just taking photos. But come media day – I’m happy to still be able to […]

VIDEO: Chad Brownlee’s Lay Down The Tailgate for the Chevrolet Silverado 250 Race

Chevrolet Canada was the title sponsor of the Silverado 250 NASCAR Truck race and had JUNO nominated recording artist Chad Brownlee making an appearance at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park that Labour Day weekend. Of the 50+ social media videos I produced and directed for Chevrolet Canada during my agency years – this is one of […]

BLOG: My favorite photos I shot during 2013 (all photos Richard Budman)

I look back fondly on the year that was 2013 for my photography. I tried to get better and more creative in my picture taking as I decided to take a few photography courses. Got the privilege to travel coast to coast in Canada again including traveling to the most far east I’ve ever been […]

VIDEO: Canadian Women’s National hockey team on playing Safe & Fun hockey

One of the programs I really enjoy working on at the agency is Chevrolet Canada’s sponsorship and support for hockey. From the partnership with Hockey Canada to grassroots hockey support on the award-winning Safe & Fun hockey helmet program – it’s been very rewarding to be involved with these initiatives. I have a few roles […]

PHOTOS: Silverado media launch high up the mountains of Newfoundland

Spent a couple of days at one of the easternmost places of North America – the island of Newfoundland. Was there to shoot the media launch of the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado truck for General Motors of Canada. I hadn’t been this far out east before and while I do love my province of Ontario – […]

PHOTOS: Chevrolet at the Victoria Day Speedfest Weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park

Spent a nice Sunday up at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (which will forever be known to me as Mosport.) It turned out to be a beautiful sunny day and was quite happy with many of my shots (though, if I made any mistakes – it was this.) Race car drivers get the pretty girls. Photographers […]

Chevrolet presents the Olympic Heroes Parade

I love covering parades. You usually get a good workout from it (you’re generally chasing after vehicles on foot for a few kilometre stretch.) So I was up for the challenge when I was assigned to cover the Olympic Heroes Parade. It was a parade to feature many of our medal winning athletes newly arriving […]

Canadian reveal of the seventh generation Corvette Stingray

The Canadian International Auto Show saw the introduction of the seventh generation Corvette – 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray. (all photos Richard Budman)

Hashtag Contests: Find the Chevrolet Spark and tweet a photo on #StartWithASpark

It was great to be part of the team that worked on Chevrolet Canada’s #StartWithASpark contest. The Chevrolet Spark is part of the new breed of urban car coming to Canada – small, very fuel efficient, and connects with an internet savvy consumer group that want a ride that feels like an extension of their […]

PHOTO: GM Canada’s Oshawa Assembly Plant on the day new Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 comes off the line

OSHAWA, ON – Media were invited to GM Canada’s Oshawa Assembly Plant on February 1, 2012 as the company celebrated the first high-performance Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 to come off the line for public sale.

PHOTOS: Shooting Canada Men’s National Soccer Team at BMO Field for Chevrolet in their quest to qualify for 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

Had the pleasure to recently shoot an assignment at BMO Field – Toronto’s home to soccer action. The occasion in mid-October was the Canada Men’s National Soccer Team as they are in the midst of qualifying play for 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil match play. I hadn’t shot at BMO Field before, so it was […]

Building a layer of social media chatter around the biggest Chevrolet vehicle launch ever in Canada

October is one of the biggest ever for Chevrolet Canada with the launch of three ground breaking new vehicles – the 2012 Chevrolet Volt, Sonic, and Orlando. The award-winning team at MacLaren McCann Toronto has been hard at work for months creating, planning, and now executing one of the largest mass marketing efforts in GM […]

MEDIA ALERT: Say Hi! Live on YouTube Canada’s homepage on October 4th for #ChevroletALLday with Fitz And The Tantrums at Yonge-Dundas Square

October is shaping up as the biggest ever for Chevrolet Canada with the launch of three ground breaking new vehicles – the 2012 Chevrolet Volt, Sonic, and Orlando. I’m excited to play a very small part of a very large team spearheading communication efforts to let Canadians know about these exciting and award-winning new automobiles. […]