About umedia

 

Umedia is a vertically integrated, international film group with 160 staff based in London, Brussels, Paris, Vancouver and Los Angeles. The company is one of Europe’s leading production groups, combining the activities of development, production, financing, visual effects and finishing. Since its inception in 2004, Umedia has invested more than $500 million via its tax shelter, equity and development funds, and has been involved in 370 films including GRACE OF MONACO, JOHN WICK, YVES SAINT LAURENT and multi-Academy Award-winning THE ARTIST.

Umedia’s recent growth strategy has included the acquisition of TV production company Be-FILMS and independent production company Nexus Factory, as well as a first-look development deal with the award winning prolific producers Egoli Tossell.

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30-40

movies financed and produced annually

$500M

raised and invested

370

movies produced

$150M

Expert of
the European funding

4 awards
19 nominations
20 awards
62 nominations
5 awards
11 nominations
3 awards
6 nominations
8 awards
15 nominations

Our team

umedia Jobs
CEO & CO-FOUNDER

Nadia khamlichi

Co-founder of uFund in 2004 and Umedia in 2010, Nadia has been co-CEO of the group since its creation. She is more specifically taking care of Brussels and Paris offices, supervising the Tax Shelter fundraising operations and investments in Belgium through the Belgian production arm.  She is also managing the French production company and the visual effects activity. Nadia is graduated from Solvay Business School and is a member of YPO (Young President Organization).

CEO & CO-FOUNDER

ADRIAN POLITOWSKI

Credited with more than 300 movies, he dedicates himself to the development of the English-language production arm and is therefore managing London and Los Angeles offices. He is a member of the Producers Guild of America, the European Film Academy and YPO (Young President Organization).  His expertise as film financier and producer allows him to be a regular speaker at industry events.   Adrian graduated as Engineer and has a Master in Economy from Oxford University.

umedia Jobs
production & financing
Los Angeles
Peter Bevan

EVP of Production

production & financing
Gilles Waterkeyn

EVP of Production

production & financing
Martin Metz

SVP of Production

production & financing
Bastien Sirodot

SVP of Production

production & financing
Tatjana Kozar

Associate Producer

production & financing
Cédric Iland

Coproduction Manager Belgium

production & financing
Iwona Sellers

Head of Development

production & financing
Nessa McGILL

Head of Legal and Business Affairs

vfx & finishing
Marc Henry de Frahan

CEO Global

vfx & finishing
Peter Muyzers

CEO Vancouver

Thierry Delobel

Artistic Director

production & financing
Maxime Housiaux

General Manager Belgium

finance
Nicolas Putzeys

Chief Financial Officer

icon_quote My associate, Nadia Khamlichi and I, have strived to build a company that is a fun place to work as well as a well-oiled, efficient organization. A corporation with soul and heart incarnated by passion for both cinema and entrepreneurship. Every morning, I wake up driven by these two passions and looking forward to be working with a smiling and stellar team. Beyond passion, fun and efficiency, you can expect two important modus operandi working with Umedia. Firstly, we work without ego.

We have made mistakes and we have owned up to these and learned valuable lessons. And as we go forward, we are also prone to make mistakes. If ever we make any, we will tackle them, by facing them in transparency and with accountability. Secondly, we have built Umedia, since its inception 13 years ago, with a long-term vision; we seek to collaborate in a manner where there is a true win-win, so as to create a long-term, mutually beneficial relation.

Adrian Politowski

CEO & CO-FOUNDER Umedia