Director of Film Services
Director of Film Services
With over 20 years experience in the post and lab services, specializing in digital restoration and archive preservation, Simon has worked on and managed projects as diverse as the World at War to Queen Live in Budapest to Lion in Winter 1968. He has well managed the digitization of several prestigious archives.
Simon started his career at the Machine Room where he got a good grounding in the fundamentals of video and film, a frustrated VT op who fell into restoration and is much happier fixing faults rather than just pointing them out. He has also previously worked at Telecine Ltd, Dubbs-Eyeframe, Premier and Cinelab London before joining Final Frame Post this year.
Peter is a respected colourist with over 30 years experience. Originally BBC trained, he has subsequently freelanced at nearly all of the UK’s most prestigious post houses and is highly sought after. His specialities include television, features and concerts . Peter will get the very best out of your source material whether it is film, tape or digital.
To look at Pete’s CV just turn on the television, as Pete’s work is on every night of the week. From the BBC to Sky Arts, The Rolling Stones to Top Gear, The World at War to The Lion In Winter (1968).
For a full list of credits, see Peter’s IMDB page here.
Susumu graduated from National Film and Television School in London with a postgraduate degree in Post Production. He started out as a creative editor at SJW and advanced his career in becoming a product manager and colorist at Digital Vision. He has developed his skillset and been working in the post industry for 10 years.
Susumu has worked as a freelance colorist for various established London companies including Matador Pictures, Pepper and Recipe. His job involves him travelling extensively around the world, grading projects in numerous countries such as China, India and Germany. Susumu has graded commercials for prestigious labels such as Armani, Levi’s and Samsung. He has demonstrated his talent in music videos for music artists including Snoop Dogg and Plan B. His work has been notably selected for festivals around the globe including Berlin, Edinburgh Film Festival and Raindance. He most recently graded a feature for the Istanbul Film Festival. He has a broad scope and creative artistry of his craft and has an ethnically diversified portfolio with clients of all different cultures.
For a full list of credits, see Susumu’s IMDB page here.
After graduating from Ravensbourne London in 2016 with a First Class Honours in Editing and Post Production, Lauren joined Final Frame as a runner and junior assistant. Whilst shadowing Head of Restoration and Managing Director, Simon Marbrook; she immediately began cutting her restoration teeth on the 4K restoration of Alan Parker’s “Bugsy Malone”. Since then, Lauren has worked across a multitude of restorations: from the likes of beloved Raymond Briggs animation “Father Christmas”, 1977’s cult classic “The Amityville Horror”, to feature-length concert material from Foreigner; The Bee Gees; The Rolling Stones; and Paul McCartney, as well as providing a clean up service for archival Blu-Ray feature film distributors. She can freely adapt between mixed film and video formats, assessing each asset with a keen technical eye to master the best fixes possible. Lauren also assists with the scanning of film old and new, as well as providing online edit assistance. If not in the office, you’ll find her shooting 35mm stills or attending moody concerts.