Umbra is a London-based film production company founded by Seán Mackey and Finbar Somers.
Our work encompasses short and long-form narrative, documentary and commercial filmmaking.
Seán is an award-winning cinematographer & director based in London and originally from Northern Ireland.
He studied a BSc in Film & Television production at the University of York before relocating permanently to London to work as a freelance director and cinematographer. His work has been broadcast on the BBC and Amazon Prime, he also has two independent features in post-production and is currently studying MA Cinematography at the National Film and Television School.
Through Umbra he has produced and directed short films, music videos and online commercial content.
Finbar is a British/Irish producer and director.
He resides in London working as a producer & director of his own artistic work and also content for other artists including shorts and music videos.
He is currently producing a slate of films including Sian Astor-Lewis’s feature film 'To Nowhere' which has its theatrical release in June 2023, and feature documentary film 'A Distant Call' that has secured financing and is currently in production in Indonesia.
Finbar’s projects have been presented at Sheffield DocFest, DMZ Industry, Docs By The Sea, and Cannes Film Festival Docs-In-Progress among others.