Founded in 2010 by partners Matthew Helderman and Luke Taylor, Buffalo 8 has established itself as a full-service media company based in Santa Monica, California. Buffalo 8 operates seven core divisions: development, production, post-production, distribution, client management, marketing, and creative branding services with accolades from the Sundance, Berlin, Toronto, Tribeca, and SXSW festivals.

At Buffalo 8, we are endlessly passionate about creative storytelling, media technology, and the business of entertainment in equal quotients; we are the fusion of entrepreneurial ethos and quality content creation with a unified ambition to provide first-class service.

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Recent projects include Ira Sach’s Little Men, starring Greg Kinnear and Alfred Molina, which premiered domestically at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival and internationally at the 2016 Berlin Film Festival — and was released by Magnolia Pictures theatrically across the US.

As You Are, which also premiered at the Sundance 2016 winning the Special Jury Prize and was acquired for release by Amazon Studios.

The Brits Are Coming starring Uma Thurman, Tim Roth, Sofia Vergara, Parker Posey and Stephen Fry was co-produced with legendary producer Cassian Elwes.

The Netflix Original film Rodney King starring Buffalo 8 Management client Roger Guenveur Smith and directed by Spike Lee.

On the digital and creative services side Buffalo 8 has produced creative content for brands such as VH1, Viacom,, PetNet, Dolby, Love Begins At, Sony Studios and Sniff and Barkens releasing both national campaigns as well as branded content.

Buffalo 8 Video Series

Buffalo creates educational experiences to better serve producers, projects and companies with their production needs.

Division Contacts

Buffalo 8 Productions
1639 11th St. Unit 160
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Buffalo 8 Post-Production
6500 Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, California 90028
Office: (323) 691-6655

Buffalo 8 Distribution
1639 11th St. Unit 160
Santa Monica, CA 90404