Umedia is a vertically integrated, international film group based in Brussels and Paris. The company is one of Europe’s leading production groups, combining the activities of production, financing and visual effects. Since its inception in 2004, Umedia has invested more than $670 million via its tax shelter funds, and has been involved in more than, 500 films including WHAT HAPPENED TO MONDAY, GRACE OF MONACO, YVES SAINT LAURENT and multi-Academy Award-winning THE ARTIST.
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Graduated from EDHEC Business School in 2009, Bastien joined the Umedia group in 2010 in the production department, after experience in distribution (MK2) and international sales (Studio Canal). Today, as CEO alongside Laurent Jacobs and co-producer of more than a hundred films, Bastien manages both internal production, executive production and visual effects within Umedia. He also owns a production company through which he develops feature film projects
Graduated in Economics from the Université Libre de Bruxelles in 2001, Laurent joined PwC where he worked until 2011, when he left for the cement manufacturer HeidelbergCement Benelux where he spent a little over 2 years. In 2013, Laurent joined the international record company PIAS as Group Finance Director. He joined the Umedia Group in fall 2019 as CFO (Chief Financial Officer). Today co-CEO of the Umedia Group alongside Bastien Sirodot, he is in charge of Tax Shelter fundraising activities, relations with investors and with the SPF Finances, human resources and support functions, in addition to legal and financial matters.
Elsa de Balby
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