Our studio

Umedia offers a tailored and professional finishing service that is built on artistry and excellence. Our accomplished and experienced team crafts an intuitive and sophisticated process for your project from development through delivery, creating space for you to achieve your vision at the highest quality, on time and on budget. We are passionate about creating the best finishing experience that adds dimension to your film while maintaining the integrity of the work of your entire team.

To provide the maximum creative experience, we use the latest technology and leading-edge workflows, including:
• The latest industry-leading Baselight Color Grading Systems
• Industry reference Christie 4K & Stereoscopic Projection
• Premium screening environment
• Native resolution /Raw / OpenEXR pipeline
• The latest processes including ACES colour management and HDR

Financing

up to

50%


claimable through local Tax Incentives

With the Finishing division being based in Vancouver we have access to the Digital Animation and Visual Effects (DAVE) incentive program which can provide at minimum return of 40%, up to 50% on qualified labour expenditures depending on conditions.

Services

  • DAILIES
  • VFX PLATE PULLS WITH PRE-GRADING AND LOOK DEVELOPMENT
  • CONFORM/ONLINE EDITING AND TITLING
  • COLOR GRADING/CORRECTION
  • CREATIVE AND TECHNICAL COLOR GRADING INCLUDING CUSTOM VFX INTEGRATION
  • DELIVERABLES/MASTERING
  • REMOTE SERVICES

Management

Marc Henry de Frahan

CEO Global

A graduate of the Catholic University of Louvain and University of Melbourne, Marc Henry de Frahan joined Umedia in 2011 as a Business Manager. He is now based in Vancouver where he oversees the VFX and Finishing divisions and manages the Brussels, Paris and Vancouver teams. He’s overseen over 45 films.

VFX & FINISHING
Vancouver
Marc Henry de Frahan

CEO Global

Peter Muyzers

CEO Vancouver

Peter Muyzers is a multi-award-winning OSCAR® nominee with decades of industry experience. Before joining Umedia Vancouver as CEO, Muyzers was COO of Image Engine, where he helped launched the company’s film division.

VFX & FINISHING
Vancouver
Peter Muyzers

CEO Vancouver

David Hollingsworth

Head of Finishing

David Hollingsworth has more than 20 years’ experience, including eight years at Peter Jackson’s Park Road Post Production in Wellington, New Zealand. Most recently, he spent two-and-a-half years working with various post-production facilities in Los Angeles.

Finishing
Vancouver
David Hollingsworth

Head of Finishing

Andrea Chlebak

Supervising Colourist

Andrea Chlebak has worked in the film industry for 15 years. Her artistic sensibility and flexible approach has resulted in many rewarding collaborations with respected directors and cinematographers, including Neill Blomkamp for end-to-end color on his last two features, ELYSIUM and CHAPPIE, and Roger Allers (THE LION KING) for final color on the animated feature, THE PROPHET.

Finishing
Vancouver
Andrea Chlebak

Supervising Colourist