Soundbreaking: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music provides a fascinating portrait of the melding of art and technology in the development of popular music. The eight-part PBS documentary finished at Technicolor PostWorks New York. Produced by Show of Force and directed by Maro Chermayeff and Jeff Dupre, the series reaches back to the 1920s, when music was first committed to vinyl, but focuses in particular on the period from the 1960s to the present and the revolution that was set in motion by the late Sir George Martin and the Beatles through their innovative use of multi-tracking.
Ymagis Group today reported its consolidated revenue figures for the third quarter of 2016 and first nine months of the 2016 fiscal year ended September 30. With third quarter 2016 revenue up +11.6 percent at €42.3 million, Ymagis Group reported a marked increase in sales during the first nine months of the 2016 fiscal year at €125.9M, representing an increase of +18.7 percent.
Marauders, a tense, noir-ish thriller released by Lionsgate Premiere and director Steven C. Miller, recently became the first feature finished in Cognition’s new 4K digital intermediate theatre. The project used an Academy Color Encoding System workflow.
Hybrid post-production facility Cognition has completed construction of a 4K digital intermediate theatre as part of its ongoing multi-million dollar expansion.
Burbank-based AlphaDogs recently completed the post on writer, director, producer Robert McGinley’s new cyberpunk musical thriller Danger Diva. AlphaDog’s lead colorist and founder Terence Curren created the look for the film, which was shot entirely in 5K.
A second feature film, Brice 3, has been re-mastered with Ymagis Group’s EclairColor digital color technology. The James Huth film starring Jean Dujardin, Clovis Cornillac and Bruno Salomone will be released in France on Wednesday and shown exclusively in EclairColor at the Gaumont Marignan cinema on the Champs-Elysées. The CinemaNext France teams have equipped one of the largest auditoriums at the Gaumont Marignan with EclairColor technology.
Ymagis Group will showcase its new EclairColor digital color solution in Los Angeles over a four-day period from November 1-4. The presentation will take place at the landmark 350-seat screening facility Harmony Gold Preview House on Sunset Boulevard, which has been specially equipped with a Sony Digital Cinema 4K SRX-R515 projection system.
Clint Eastwood’s biographical drama Sully was color graded at Technicolor LA by colorist Maxine Gervais. Produced by Malpaso Productions, the film tells the true story of pilot Chesley Sully Sullenberger, portrayed by Tom Hanks, and applauds him as a hero after he safely landed US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River in New York back in 2009, saving 155 lives.
Dolby Laboratories today announced five new titles to be shown at Dolby Cinema locations around the globe. The titles include Lionsgate’s Deepwater Horizon, due out September 30; Twentieth Century Fox’s Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, due out September 30; Sony Pictures’ Inferno, due out October 28; Lionsgate’s La La Land, due out December 16; and Legendary/Universal Pictures’ The Great Wall, due out February 17, 2017.
Ymagis Group completed work on director Kleber Mendonça Filho’s Aquarius, the first feature-length film entirely remastered using EclairColor digital color technology. Screened in competition at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, Acquarius is scheduled for release in cinemas across France on Wednesday.