WHO WE ARE
Our team constantly lives in Ukraine (Kharkiv), but we gladly cooperate with customers from other countries of the world.
Our job – is shooting movies, advertising and creation of 2d animation.
– if you prefer to not to go in Ukraine – we create video content for you, without your presence here;
– if you have a desire to visit Ukraine – we could organize a process of films creation for foreign specialists here;
– we could help you with implementation of your project: to get necessary shots in our country;
– we are open for cooperation and we are always ready for the most creative and incredible projects!
Films and videos that we have created, took part in many international festivals and won prizes.

WHAT WE DO

https://www.youtube.com/embed/HBeozlakz-s
Corporate video
https://www.youtube.com/embed/zaMdaTSvcSk
Tourist video about Kharkiv region
https://www.youtube.com/embed/im9juS-JHGg
Product video for Z-liner company
https://www.youtube.com/embed/voIxUAhKScU
Corporate video
https://www.youtube.com/embed/9AVd88vRgoY
Corporate promo video
https://www.youtube.com/embed/ZK1IKjzEWeQ
Food video
https://www.youtube.com/embed/ArQ_tj99HQU
Corporate video
https://www.youtube.com/embed/eHEzXxrPm3Y
Product video from slides
https://www.youtube.com/embed/OOTkdI4UvLU
Video advert for a mobile app
https://www.youtube.com/embed/nongRVzURB4
Video Ad
https://www.youtube.com/embed/bNiel5cSmPs
Explainer
https://www.youtube.com/embed/n8dlHlaCrLU
Corporate video
https://www.youtube.com/embed/0GKybcWyiR4
https://www.youtube.com/embed/b-O9zBsxnHI
Interview
https://www.youtube.com/embed/fiHhPWtK-MA
Animated advert
https://www.youtube.com/embed/W_DNetJUe8Q

Corporate video

Tourist video about Kharkiv region

Product video for Z-liner company

Corporate video

Corporate promo video

Food video

Corporate video

Product video from slides

Video advert for a mobile app

Video Ad

Explainer

Corporate video

Interview

Animated advert

 

OUR TEAM

Our team is people who live their work and they all constantly improving their skills in it.

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…To know what to do, to realize how to do it and just do it!

Katerina Balabay

Director

Katerina Balabay – film director, journalist, producer, editor, creator of the production Mediagroup 8.

Member of the National Union of Ukrainian Journalists.

Among her works – fiction and non-fiction films, which were films which were highly appreciated in the international Film Festivals.

Katerina was born on 8 February 1981 in Kharkiv.  Finished a Music School, where she was studied piano. From her childhood, she was dreaming of being a writer. At the age of 19, she had started to work as journalist in print and internet editions. Then Katerina had decided to fully commit itself to television journalism and worked on the Kharkov TV channel “Simon”. Later she started to create her own reports, video stories and essays, cooperated with the Ukrainian television channels. In 2012-2013 she was working on a four-part feature and documentary film “On the Dnipro Borders”.

In 2015 she graduated from the Kharkov State Academy of Culture with a degree in film and television directing. During the studding, she met an operator Yuriy Krassyuk, with whom she works on the most of her projects until now.

In 2016 Katerina founded the production studio Mediagroup 8, where she works as a director, creating feature, social and documentary films, commercials, music videos and other screen content.

Awards and nominations

Film “My Land” (screenwriter, director, producer) – winner of “The Women’s Film & Script Showcase”, USA, 2018.

Winner “Best future film” of the festival “Kinomedia”, Ukraine, 2018.

Semifinalist of the festival “CineFest”, USA, 2018.

Official Selection of the festival ” The Mediterranean Film Festival” (MedFF), Italy, 2017.

Official Selection of the festival “Berlin Flash Film Festival” Germany, 2018.

Social advertising “Big Stories of a small Business” (director) won a prize of the festival “Molodiya International Social Advertising Festival»

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Camera!… Action… And let the Universe to wait!

Yurii Krasiuk

DOP

Yurii Krasiuk –  director of Photography, cameraman in film and television production. Collaborated with Ukrainian and European film directors. He participated in the creations of films, that were noted at international film festivals.

Yurii was born at 28 December 1986. He started his creative activity as a cameraman and editor in the Kharkiv television studio of social programs.

Realizing the need for further education, in 2010 he entered the Kharkiv State Academy of Culture for the specialty “Directing cinema and television.” Here he met Katerina Balabay, together with whom they founded in 2016 the production studio Mediagroup 8, where Yurii continues to work as a DOP and Film editor. The studio creates diverse commercial, documentary and social video content.

Awards and nominations

Film “My Land” (director of Photography) – winner of “The Women’s Film & Script Showcase”, USA, 2018.

Official Selection of the festival “Kinomedia”, Ukraine.

Semifinalist of the festival “CineFest”, USA, 2018.

Official Selection of the festival ” The Mediterranean Film Festival” (MedFF), Italy, 2017.

Official Selection of the festival “Berlin Flash Film Festival” Germany, 2018.

Social advertising “Big Stories of a small Business” (director of Photography) won a prize of the festival “Molodiya International Social Advertising Festival».

…If person want something, he will certainly get it!

Andriy Rumyantsev

Gaffer

Andrey Rumjantzev – cameraman assistant, gaffer, engineer of camera`s equipment.

Andrey Rumjantzev was born on 12 June1987 in Kharkiv. In 2010 he begun to deal with reportage and art photography. For one and a half years he was participated in the creation of the social media project.

Since 2017 he has been working as an cameraman assistant and gaffer at Mediagroup 8 production.

I have done what I could; let those who can do better.

Dasha Perelmuter

Office manager

Was born on May 9, 1995. At school she studied French, wrote poetry and stories. In 2016 she graduated from the Karazin University with a degree in Cultural Studies. Then Dasha decided to continue her education and entered the department of media communications, which she graduated in 2018. She also learned English there. Before coming to Mediagroup8, she worked as a journalist and copywriter.

... Lazy people do everything quickly for finishing their job as quickly as possible. And they prefer to do the task with a good quality, for not to redo it.

Anton Kalita

Cameraman

Anton Kalita – Cameraman

Anton Kalita was born on 24 November 1979. He was working on the Kharkov TV channels, among which “Simon” and “OTB”. Was participated in the shooting of author’s programs, was an cameraman of live broadcasts in the studio. Anton also worked on the creation of fiction and non-fiction films, social advertising.

Is an operator of the studio Mediagroup 8 since 2016.

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