Jacques Russo - Associate Producer, Post Production, DI and Finishing
Jacques is a post producer with over 30 years of experience in the making of award- winning films and media for cinema, television and streaming platforms.
Since 2012 Jacques’s focus with River Road Films has been in the post production and finishing of large format theatrical films and 4K UHD documentaries. As a system configurator he has designed and integrated a unique state-of-the-art boutique-style post production pipeline and facility - CINEMATIK - within River Road Films' production facilities in Vancouver.
Constantly working on the cutting edge of technology and its direct application, the CINEMATIK studio designed and integrated a state-of-the-art real time pipeline for the post production, grading and finishing of THE GREAT BEAR RAINFOREST a large screen IMAX documentary shot in 6K ARRI A65 and 8K RED Dragon and released in 65mm IMAX film, IMAX 4K and 4k 3D Laser projection and 65mm IMAX dome format on the largest movie screen in existence worldwide.
Jacques has produced, directed and edited over 40 mountain film documentaries at the helm of the expedition-driven film production company AdventureScope Communications Inc. Filming in some of the most aesthetically stunning and remote location of the world, his focus has always been to bring the most compelling images to the screen built on dramatic human stories.
To help with that goal, in 2000 he established Brainworks Multimedia. The private digital post production studio in Whistler BC was a pioneer in integrating computers to the film pipeline for documentaries and instrumental in delivering film media to various platforms worldwide.