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Creative Category Nominations for 2019 HPA Awards Announced

The HPA Awards Committee has announced the nominees for the creative categories for the 2019 HPA Awards. A standard bearer for creative excellence and technical innovation, the HPA Awards honor outstanding achievement and artistic excellence by the individuals and teams who help bring stories to life. Launched in 2006, the HPA Awards recognize outstanding achievement in color grading, editing, sound, ...

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FotoKem Expands Footprint in Santa Monica

FotoKem has expanded its creative post production services in Santa Monica, furthering the company’s ongoing commitment to filmmakers in the Los Angeles area. By providing access to its talented roster of artists and technical expertise, the expansion provides a convenient location on the west side connected to the company’s Burbank and Hollywood sites. Designed to support an entire pipeline of services, the FotoKem Santa Monica facility ...

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Colorist Society International at IBC 2019

AMSTERDAM— The Colorist Society International (CSI) has a prominent presence at this week’s IBC gathering in Amsterdam. Among other things, the organization will take part in the convention’s first ACES User Group Day as CSI president Kevin Shaw leads a session on the impact of the new color management standard on color grading. The discussion will include best practices for ...

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SMPTE Hollywood Section to Address the Transition to Wide Color Gamut at September Meeting

LOS ANGELES —  The Hollywood Section of SMPTE®, the organization defining the future of storytelling, will explore the advent of wide color gamut and its impact on motion picture and television production at its monthly meeting, Wednesday, September 25, at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Los Angeles. The wide color gamut provided by the latest HDR standards ...

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C&I Studios Relies on DaVinci Resolve 16 Studio’s Cut Page for Social Media Deliverables

Fremont, CA – August 21, 2019 – Blackmagic Design today announced that C&I Studios, a global content creation agency, is using DaVinci Resolve 16 Studio’s new cut page for faster than ever editing. Relying on DaVinci Resolve 16 Studio for end to end post production, including editing, color grading, visual effects (VFX) and Fairlight audio, C&I Studios created a video for ...

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New Australian Sci Fi Film Quanta Shot on URSA Mini Pro and Graded with DaVinci Resolve

Fremont, CA – August 15th, 2019 – Blackmagic Design today announced the new sci fi film “Quanta” was shot entirely on an URSA Mini Pro, while grading was done using DaVinci Resolve Studio. The film is one of the first globally distributed films by the new Melbourne based film production company and film collective Raygun, and will begin distribution in the ...

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Creating movie star looks for HBO’s Big Little Lies

LONDON — 08 August, 2019: The second season of HBO’s runaway hit drama Big Little Lies was completed at Technicolor in Los Angeles. Finishing artist and Vice President of business development Pankaj Bajpai, famed for grading the HBO series Sex in the City, True Detective and Nat Geo’s Genius seasons for both Einstein and Picasso, used Baselight to enhance the ...

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Light Iron Enlists Renowned Industry Colorist Scott Klein

Light Iron, a Panavision company, is excited to announce that award-winning colorist Scott Klein is joining the company. As supervising colorist of numerous groundbreaking episodic series, Klein joins a superior roster of Light Iron artists located in both Los Angeles and New York who provide collaborative, creative expertise on feature films, episodic series and music videos. “While Light Iron was ...

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Periscope Post & Audio Launches in Hollywood

Industry vet Ben Benedetti tapped to lead new facility offering full-service sound and picture post. HOLLYWOOD—Chicago-based Periscope Post & Audio has expanded to the West Coast, opening a 22,000 square foot sound and picture finishing facility in Hollywood. The new site, located at 6860 Lexington Avenue near Highland, will offer a full range of post services including dailies, editorial, color ...

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Award Contenders Enlist Light Iron for Post Services

Light Iron, a Panavision company specializing in post production services, is again playing an important collaborative role with notable episodic series this season. Customized workflow offerings from Light Iron for BETTER THINGS, THE GOOD FIGHT, THE OA, RAMY, SHRILL, THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL, and WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS, included dailies, digital intermediate, archive, and data services, among other ...

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Jeremy Sawyer Returns to Light Iron

Light Iron, a Panavision company, has announced Jeremy Sawyer is returning to its Los Angeles facility as a senior colorist. The highly regarded Sawyer brings over 20 years of color finishing experience to his role. He joins Light Iron’s formidable talent roster as the facility manages a growing list of feature and episodic projects. Sawyer previously worked at Light Iron ...

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HPA Awards Open the Call for Entries in Creative Categories

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA®) has opened its call for entries in creative categories for the HPA Awards. The Awards, now in their 14th year, are considered important recognition for groundbreaking work and artistic excellence, acknowledging creative artistry in color grading, editing, sound, and visual effects in feature film, episodic, and commercials. The 14th HPA Awards gala will be returning ...

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Goldcrest Post Continues Growth; Brings on Veteran Colorists Ken Sirulnick and Evan Anthony

Sirulnick (“RBG”, “Jane Fonda in Five Acts”) and Anthony (“Moonlight Sonata”, “Being Elmo”) bring a long list of accolades and deep experience in independent features and documentaries. NEW YORK CITY—Full-service post-production facility Goldcrest Post is expanding its footprint in independent film and documentary finishing through key additions to its creative roster. The company has forged a partnership with Glue Edit, ...

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Colorist Society International to Host Color Managed Workflows Panel at NAB

CSI president Kevin Shaw and other experts to discuss strategies for managing color for HDR and multi-format delivery. LONDON—Colorist Society International (CSI) will host an interactive panel discussion on managing color for multiple deliverables, VFX and HDR at NAB 2019 in Las Vegas. CSI president Kevin Shaw and board member Hugh Heinsohn will moderate the event, part of NAB’s new ...

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Goldcrest Post Expands Picture Finishing Operations; Hires Colorist Marcy Robinson, Adds 4K DI/HDR Grading Theater

NEW YORK CITY— Goldcrest Post, the independent post-production facility whose recent credits include acclaimed indie titles Russian Doll, Sorry to Bother You, The Miseducation of Cameron Post, Native Son and High Flying Bird¸ is expanding its picture finishing services. The company has added veteran colorist Marcy Robinson and, in addition to its existing theater and other digital intermediate rooms, has ...

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Goldcrest Post Helps Send Three Films to Sundance

Facility also provided finishing services for Steven Soderbergh’s High Flying Bird premiering at Slamdance. NEW YORK CITY—Goldcrest Post, New York, helped to prepare three films for their world premieres at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, beginning this month in Park City, Utah. They include Native Son, the film that opens the festival, Them That Follow and The Death of Dick ...

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