Founded in 2012 by partners Matthew Helderman and Luke Taylor, Buffalo 8 Productions has established itself as a full service media company focused in development services, production, post-production, management and finance based in Santa Monica, California with films premiering and awarded at Sundance, Berlin, Toronto and SXSW.

Recent projects include Ira Sach’s Little Men, starring Greg Kinnear and Alfred Molina, which premiered domestically at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival and internationally at the 2016 Berlin Film Festival — and was released by Magnolia Pictures theatrically across the US. As You Are premiered at Sundance 2016 winning the Special Jury Prize and was acquired for release by Amazon Studios. The Brits Are Coming starring Uma Thurman, Tim Roth, Sofia Vergara, Parker Posey and Stephen Fry was co-produced with legendary producer Cassian Elwes and is set for release in 2018. Valley of Bones was acquired by Sony Pictures in 2017 for a domestic theatrical release.

Other notable projects include the Spike Lee directed Netflix Original film Rodney King starring B8 Management client Roger Guenveur.

On the Creative Services side the company has produced creative content for brands such as VH1, Viacom,, PetNet, Dolby, Love Begins At, Sony Studios and Sniff and Barkens releasing both national campaigns as well as branded content.

B8 Services can assist with projects needs ranging from:

Development Services:

  • Creative Feedback
  • Line item budgeting
  • Stripboard scheduling
  • Business Planning
  • Finance Planning
  • Consulting
  • Cast Attachments
  • International Sales Agency Attachments
  • Development Executive Services

Production Services

  • Line Producer / UPM services
  • Preferred Crew
  • Casting Space
  • Office Space
  • Rentals

Post-Production Services

  • Audio Services
    • Voice Over
    • ADR
    • Dubbing
    • Translations
    • Dialogue Mixing
    • Final 5.1 Mixing
  •  Video Services
    • Editing
    • VFX
    • Color Correction
    • DCP Creation
    • Rendering
    • Authoring
    • Encoding
    • Layoffs
    • DVCAM
    • Digibeta
    • HDCAM
    • HDCAM SR
    • EPK