I am Gianluca Olmastroni, a Toronto-based filmmaker and editor. I am always interested in working on exciting projects in film, digital media, and creative initiatives beyond.
With over a decade in film/media production across two continents, I am experienced in multiple creative, technical and management roles. My diverse background has evolved from a film buff turned self-shooter, turned film analysis student, turned entrepreneur.
I have been involved in various stages of professional media production for many years. From 2009 to 2015 I co-founded and ran Effetto Espanso, a small videography studio. I have dealt with corporate and creative work. I’ve provided services for clients and I’ve completed self-directed projects. I am used to working in teams, having held many different positions inside them. When I moved to Toronto to pursue a career in film and TV post-production, I embraced a self-starter attitude, and I'm used to tight deadlines.
I have a comprehensive home studio set up, but I also am mobile and flexible when it comes to contracts and work hours. I am drawn to the energy of doing on-set work.
I am fluent in various software and workflows, and I do my best to stay caught up with the always evolving technology. I'm comfortable with (but not limited to) the whole Adobe suite (including Premiere Pro, After Effects and Photoshop), Avid Media Composer, Apple Final Cut Pro X, DaVinci Resolve.
I have a film studies academic background, which I like to think enables me to produce visually compelling projects grounded in an understanding of film theory and grammar. Working in film and TV post-production is not just about knowing how to operate the suite or what are the fastest keyboard shortcuts, my goal is to merge my technical skills with my knowledge of film history and appreciation.
When I am not working, I enjoy photography, walking around the city, cooking and, as you may have imagined, coffee ☕️Oh, and sticky notes!
Grab yourself a cup of coffee, and take a look around! There are many examples of my previous work. Feel free to use any of the social media links below, or the Contact page.