The side street post team
Gary Shaw - President / Senior Colourist
After more than 30 years as a Senior Colourist, Gary has worked on hundreds of projects, ranging from award winning features to documentaries and music videos to commercials. With a background in both film and digital media, he honed his craft by grading thousands of hours of motion picture film and video, and understands that the critical balance of light, shadow and exposure is essential to realize the intricate vision of Cinematographers and Directors. Gary brings his passion to every project, no matter what scale. IMDB Profile
Barry LIU - VFX Supervisor / Technical Director
With an extensive background in all aspects of post-production from dailies workflow to editorial to visual effects, Barry has designed workflow solutions for countless projects and is currently overseeing all technical operations at Side Street Post. Having designed all workstations, render farms and file systems at Side Street Post, which range from Linux to Macintosh to Windows, Barry is the “go to” person for any technical or creative guidance. IMDB Profile
Jimmy Hsu - SENIOR Colourist
Jimmy developed his love of colour at a very young age when he began painting. He eventually found his passion in photography and film where he can “paint with light’. With his extensive background in photography and film editing, he brings the visions of Cinematographers and Directors to life. He believes colour conveys emotions, and adds a vital dimension to the art of story telling. IMDB Profile
Kipp Lightburn - Colourist
After two decades of experience in the Film Industry working both in front of, and behind the camera, Kipp has moved into the realm of Post Production. He also brings with him about 30 years of experience as an artist. His work has included Graphic Design, Video Game design, Book Covers, Comic books, 3D Modelling, Concept Art and traditional painting. As a colourist, his extensive artistic background greatly informs his choices and sensibilities. Extremely well versed in most aspects of filmmaking and with unsinkable creativity, he has whole heartedly immersed himself in the art and science of colour. IMDB Profile
Alisa Luke - Facility Supervisor
Alisa is highly organized and has an extensive background in writing, communication, and business. Her diverse skills and passion for film and TV converged at the right moment when we were looking for someone to join our team. Dedicated to ensuring client satisfaction, Alisa is happy to chat with you regarding scheduling, billing, or our considerable capabilities at Side Street Post.
Claire O'Malley - Facility Administrator
Our newest arrival, Claire moved to Vancouver from Ireland in 2016 to pursue a career in film and television. Following a year working on-set, she decided to widen her knowledge of the industry and made the move into post-production. She is enjoying her new position as our Facility Administrator and hopes to continue adding to the wealth of knowledge she has gained since joining the Side Street team.
Tim Chu - Facility Coordinator
Tim is the friendly and charismatic coordinator at Side Street Post, who is mainly in charge of the organizational aspect of the facility from the "ground up". Whether it be making sure the clients are well taken care of and comfortable, or providing assistance in workflow, dedication is the name of the game for him. Furthermore, Tim has a developing passion for the television & film industry.
Matt Shuttleworth - SENIOR Online Editor
Matt moved from the UK to Vancouver in 2012 and immediately began pursuing a career in the film industry. With experience on and off set, he has found a home at Side Street Post. He now uses and develops his many years of Post Production experience, and has become integral to the daily oversight and completion of projects. Matt is interested in all areas of film, from regular visits to the cinema, to making his own short home-movie-like videos. Personal Site
Kevin Reid - SENIOR Online Editor
Born and raised in Vancouver, Kevin knew early on that he wanted to be involved in the Film & Television industry. Since graduating from the BCIT Broadcasting program 13 years ago, Kevin has worked in a variety of post production, creative editing and live production roles.His broad-based knowledge of the industry has fostered his ability to find creative solutions to otherwise complex problems. He is very serious about post production, with an emphasis on getting it done right and on time. His work ethic, professional flexibility, and friendly personality make him a delight to work with, for both clients and coworkers alike. In his spare time Kevin enjoys trying new craft beers, playing D&D with friends, and travelling with his wife. Fun Fact: His favourite animal is the lion. IMDB Profile
Oliver Granillo - Online Editor
After years of experience working in post-production for television shows in Mexico, Oliver moved to Vancouver to further his filmmaking education. Upon arriving in Canada he enrolled in VFS. There he learned new skills that he combined with his passion for film and technology. He continues to focus his abilities to create and build anything that is needed, for whatever project he is currently working on.
Cassandra Yaseniuk - Online Editor
Cassandra Yaseniuk grew up in farm country outside of Kamloops, BC, where hard work and honesty were essential. From there, she moved to Vancouver, BC, and studied film at The Art Institute of Vancouver. After working on multiple indie short films, she made Post Production her focus. Today, she works as a junior online editor at Side Street Post.