Technicolor-PostWorks Prepares Films for Sundance

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Thu, 01/22/2015 - 11:53 -- Nick Dager

Ten Thousand SaintsTechnicolor-PostWorks provided post-production services for several films making their world premieres at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Technicolor-PostWorks is a Preferred Technical Vendor to The Sundance Film Festival. The festival is slated for January 22 through February 1 in Park City, Utah.

Sundance films posted at Technicolor-PostWorks include:

Ten Thousand Saints, directors Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini’s film set in New York’s East Village in the 1980s, starring Ethan Hawke, Hailee Steinfeld and Asa Butterfield. Technicolor-PostWorks provided film dailies, editorial conforming and color grading services, and additional visual effects; Jack Lewars, DI colorist; Chad Schermerhorm, conforming editor; Jake Caffera, dailies colorist.

Mississippi Grind, directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck’s story of two men on a gambling road trip through the South. It stars Sienna Miller, Ryan Reynolds and Analeigh Tipton. Technicolor-PostWorks provided film dailies, scanning, editorial conforming and color grading services; Josh Olive, dailies colorist; Jake Caffera and Nate Davis, scanning specialists; Chad Schermerhorn, conforming editor.

Z is for Zachariah, director Craig Zobel’s post-apocalyptic drama starring Chris Pine and Margot Robbie. Technicolor-PostWorks provided DI facilities, sound mixing facilities and additional visual effects services; visiting colorist, Color Collective; visiting mixer, Michael Barry.

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, Alex Gibney’s latest documentary. Technicolor-PostWorks provided color grading and editorial conforming services; Jack Lewars, DI colorist; Jeff Cornell, conforming editor.

Lewars has graded several films for Gibney, including Finding Fela!, The Armstrong Lie, We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks and History of the Eagles Part One.

The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst, Andrew Jarecki’s documentary for HBO about the heir to a New York real estate fortune accused of three murders. Technicolor-PostWorks provided color grading and editorial conforming services; Sean R. Smith, conforming editor and colorist.

(The first part of the six-part series will screen as a Sundance Special Event.)

Additionally, the facility provided editorial conforming services for Cop Car, Jon Watts’ drama starring Kevin Bacon, and Don Verdean, Jared Hess’ comedy starring Sam Rockwell, Amy Ryan and Jemaine Clement.  Eric Leverenz was the conforming editor for Cop Car. Jeff Cornell was the conforming editor for Don Verdean.