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David Kitching


David Kitching brings over 20 years of experience as an independent television / live event producer and writer to Birch River’s projects. He has created and overseen high profile, award-winning television projects and live events for a variety of clients, including all of Canada’s major television networks, Canada’s largest independent production companies as well as other corporate and media clients.

David has established a solid reputation as one of Canada’s top live television/event producers. He has particularly excelled at performing arts, music and comedy production. David is a musician, arts patron and environmental activist…all things he brings to his work. Born in Manitoba, David is a graduate of Calgary’s Southern Alberta Institute of Technology. He has lived and worked in Toronto for the past 30 years.


Birch River Productions is a television and live event production company owned and operated by Executive Producer David Kitching. Together with his associates, Birch River offers one of the most experienced, dynamic production teams in Canada. Incorporated in 1996, we have produced television series, awards shows, live television specials, live streaming broadcasts, live non-broadcast events, corporate public engagement / marketing events, and Galas.

All three major Canadian television networks have hired Birch River to create programming. We have staged productions in Calgary, Vancouver, Ottawa, Montreal, Nova Scotia and Toronto. Throughout these projects we have developed strong relationships with key suppliers who can provide support anywhere in Canada.

Birch River Productions has a rich history of working with clients to create extraordinary, high-profile productions that set industry standards, and leave audiences enthralled. Our work is characterized by combining the latest in production technology with unique creative concepts that result in artful, impactful experiences.

We’ve consistently delivered three things that are essential to survival in this business:

Most important is that we love what we do, and we have a long track record of working harmoniously with a variety of clients, many on multiple occasions.