PE-backed Picture Head acquires The Farm and Finale Post


Picture Head Holdings, which is backed by Trive Capital and Five Crowns Capital, has acquired UK-based The Farm Post Production and Vancouver-based Finale Post. No financial terms were disclosed. Both The Farm and Finale provide critical post-production content editing, finishing, visual effects and storage services for feature film, episodic TV, broadcast television and other media studios.

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LOS ANGELES, California; LONDON, United Kingdom; VANCOUVER, British Columbia
Picture Head Holdings, LLC (“Picture Head Holdings” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Dallas-based private equity group Trive Capital (“Trive”) and Newport Beach-based Five Crowns Capital, recently completed the acquisitions of UK-based, The Farm Post Production (“The Farm”) and Vancouver-based Finalé Post (“Finalé”). Both companies provide critical post-production content editing, finishing, visual effects, and storage services for leading feature film, episodic TV, broadcast television, and other media studios. The expansion of Picture Head Holdings footprint into Europe and Canada will allow the combined platform to continue to meet the growing needs of its diverse studio and streaming customers.

“Picture Head Holdings’ growing geographic and capability reach will allow the Company to continue to provide comprehensive post-production services in key global content-creation hubs. We look forward to leveraging the strong reputation of The Farm and Finalé in their respective customer communities to deliver best-in-class post-production services to content creators,” says David Stinnett, Partner at Trive Capital.

“Our strategy is to build a global company with best-in-class and talent and capabilities that focus on culture and philosophy. The Farm and Finalé bring talented teams and strong relationships that will help us continue to achieve our goal,” explains Bill Romeo, Picture Head Holdings President. “This marks a very exciting step for Picture Head Holdings and we can now offer our clients top creative talent on a global scale.”

About The Farm Post Production
The Farm Post Production is the leading broadcast post-production company in the UK. Founded in 1998, it now has four locations in London as well as locations in Manchester, Bristol and Los Angeles. The Farm provides broadcasters and producers with the finest creative talent, production knowledge and technical environments and is central to the rapidly expanding world of content production.

About Finalé Post
Finalé Post is located in the heart of Vancouver, Canada, and offers post production services to major studios, networks and independent producers. With state-of-the-art facilities and a deep bank of experienced talent behind the controls, Finalé provides innovative workflows that follow right through dailies, editorial, VFX, color grading, and finally QC and delivery to ensure creative continuity.