Sepia Films is a feature film production company specializing in international co-production, with a mandate to make quality, commercially viable feature films for the global marketplace. Based in Vancouver, Canada, Sepia focuses on telling great stories in unique ways and in a variety of genres to make movies that resonate with audiences both domestically and abroad. Sepia's focus is on feature film production; however principals Tina Pehme, Kim Roberts and Vic Sarin have been involved in executive producing, producing, directing and consulting on a variety of genres internationally, from theatrical documentaries and television movies to mini series and episodic television.
Since 2003 Sepia partners Tina Pehme and Kim Roberts have produced such diverse theatrical fare as 2015's The Games Maker, a family adventure film starring Joseph Fiennes, Ed Asner and David Mazouz; 2012's In Their Skin, a suspense thriller starring Selma Blair, Josh Close, Rachel Miner and James D'Arcy; 2010's multi award-winning A Shine Of Rainbows, starring Connie Nielsen and Aidan Quinn, a co-production with Ireland's Octagon Films, released by E1 and 20th Century Fox; Partition (2007), an epic love story set against the Partition of India in 1947, starring Jimi Mistry, Neve Campbell, Kristen Kreuk and Irrfan Khan released by Seville Pictures and Myriad Pictures; Civic Duty (2007), a critically acclaimed psychological thriller starring Peter Krause and Richard Schiff released by 20th Century Fox; and Love On The Side (2004), a romantic comedy with a twist starring Marla Sokoloff, Jennifer Tilly, Dave Thomas and Barry Watson, released by Screen Media and Equinoxe Films.
They also produced the feature music documentary And The Beat Goes On... (2009) - a Canada-UK co-production that takes an insider's look at the evolution of the superstar DJ featuring David Guetta, Paul Oakenfold, Danny Tenaglia and DJ Alfredo, as well as the broadcast documentaries A Journey of the Heart (2007) and So Many Colors (2010). In 2006 Pehme and Roberts also established sister company Honalee Productions to facilitate post-production in house giving the company the ability to take a film to film-out ready in house offering savings and enhanced quality control on Sepia and Sepia partner projects.
Sepia's feature film slate for 2016 includes Jack Of Diamonds, an epic adventure set in the cut-throat diamond industry of 1940's Africa, based on the true story of maverick geologist Jack Williamson to be directed by Vic Sarin; the noir-thriller Kiss Me Goodnight in partnership with The Lab Films written by Josh Close, and to be directed by Josh & Justin Tyler Close; the darkly comic coming-of-age story Anthem (of a Reluctant Prophet), based on the award winning novel by Joanne Proulx; and the action thriller Hostage Call, written by Dee McLachlan.
Sepia recently completed the feature documentary The Boy From Geita, following the journey of a young Tanzanian boy with albinism, which premiered at Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival, as well as the globally-shot feature documentary Hue: A Matter Of Colour, directed by Vic Sarin and produced in partnership with the National Film Board of Canada. On the television front, Sepia Films have produced a series of TV movies in association with Lifetime and A&E international known as the "Nightmare" franchise, including 2014's A Wife's Nightmare, starring Jennifer Beals and Dylan Neal, A Daughter's Nightmare, starring Emily Osment and Gregg Sulkin, 2013's A Sister's Nightmare and 2012's A Mother's Nightmare. Sepia most recently completed the TV movie Perfect High starring Bella Thorne, Daniela Bobadilla, Israel Broussard and Ross Butler.
Sepia Films is dedicated to producing a diverse range of quality entertainment for today's marketplace and to collaborating with like-minded international and domestic partners to bring great stories to the screen.