Meet the Strangers

Dave MacDonald, BBA

Videographer/ Photographer

Dave began his creative pursuits as a hobby in 2018 after graduating from the University of Winnipeg's Business Administration program. 

Fast forward to today, and this passion has become a career, culminating in the launch of his company, Strangers Media Collective, in 2020. 

Dave's takes pride in his use of colour and attempts to tell a story with each and every piece of work he does.


In addition, Dave handles all Graphic Design, Web Design, and Copywriting at Strangers Media Co. 

For more of his work, check out the "Services" tab above. 

Travis Tayfel

Sound Engineer & Artist

TravisT has had a passion for creating music since a very young age. He grew up playing instruments from all kinds of genres, and in 2018 began creating his own music.


Nowadays, you can find TravisT working with artists from all over the city, which lead to his launching of TravisT Entertainment in 2020. He joined the Strangers Media Collective shortly thereafter.


TravisT takes pride in his ability to provide clean, crisp vocals as well as a professional place to work while serving as an engineer who truly cares about your final product. 

Travis also assists with ensuring top quality audio is produced in all Strangers Media Co productions. 

Michael Newman

Production Assistant & Social Media Manager

Michael took an interest in photography at a young age, but made more of a commitment to the craft in the summer of 2020, helping to shoot music videos and do the occasional solo photoshoot.

He is currently in the last year of his bachelor’s degree from the University of Manitoba focusing in Psychology and Marketing.


In the fall of 2020 he decided to further pursue marketing by forming Marketwave Consultants; a firm specializing in social media management and digital marketing consulting.

Michael takes great pride in making sure that no detail goes missed, and ensuring that his work is always the highest quality. 

Austin Eronen

Producer & Artist 

Austin, known by his stage name "VITAL," has been involved with creating music since a very young age, first starting off playing guitar in a rock band at the age of 12 to eventually self producing his own tracks.


VITAL is now apart of "CookoutCrew," a local hip serves as both producer and artist. Throughout CookoutCrew's search for a new studio space, they came across TravisT Entertainment, and shortly after, VITAL joined the Strangers Media Collective.


You can now find VITAL in studios around Winnipeg, most often at 34:11 Studios in which he works with many like artists as TravisT. VITAL provides great commitment to any task at hand and will always result in a professional and unforgettable product.

Nicolas Bueno

Comedian, Writer, & Broadcaster

Nicolas Bueno is a Canadian comedian, producer, writer and broadcaster currently living in Winnipeg, Manitoba. His latest project “Winnipeg’s Finest” podcast has amassed over 24,000 listens in their 2 years from 2018-2020 and featured over 130 episodes. 

His newest project, the Bueno Report, airs Every Friday at 7:00pm on the Strangers Media Collective Youtube Channel.

Check out "The Bueno Report" in the Strangers Network tab above to see more. 

Strangers Media Collective

est. 2020

(204) 792-6818

3411A Roblin Blvd. Winnipeg, Manitoba