Technicolor PostWorks Sponsors DOC NYC

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Thu, 11/12/2015 - 11:37 -- Nick Dager

Tree Man, an NYC premiere, is Jon Reiner and Brad Rothschild’s affectionate portrait of a Canadian Christmas tree vendor.Technicolor PostWorks New York continues its long-standing association with DOC NYC as a Signature Sponsor of the documentary film festival happening this month in New York. Ben Murray, the facility’s vice president/creative services, and Joe Beirne, its chief technology officer, will co-host a panel aimed at first-time filmmakers entitled Post-Production Secrets. Additionally, Technicolor PostWorks provided post-production services for five films screening at the festival.

“We are delighted to continue our support for DOC NYC and its mission of bringing the finest new documentary films to New York,” said COO Rob DeMartin. “This year, we worked with a number of very talented filmmakers whose work will be making their premieres. We are expecting another fantastic festival.”

The Post-Production Secrets seminar is scheduled for November 12th at 2:00 p.m. at the IFC Center in Manhattan. Murray and Beirne will be joined by documentarians Laura Israel (Windfall, Viewfinders Grand Jury Prize at DOC NYC 2010) and Melinda Shopsin (The House I Live In, Grand Jury Prize 2012) for an insightful discussion of new approaches to editorial, color, sound design and final delivery, and new camera formats, including 4K and Ultra HD.

DOC NYC premiers finished at Technicolor PostWorks include:

Left on Purpose, an NYC premiere, is Justin Schein’s riveting portrait of antiwar activist Mayer Vishner. Technicolor PostWorks provided color grading, sound and deliverables; David Francis, colorist; Christopher Koch, re-recording mixer.

The C Word, an NYC premiere, is filmmaker and cancer survivor Meghan O’Hara’s investigation of the connection between the current cancer epidemic and Western lifestyles. Technicolor PostWorks provided editorial conforming, color grading, sound and deliverables; Keith Jenson, colorist; Allie Ames, conform editor; Paul Furedi and Christopher Koch, re-recording mixers.

Tree Man, an NYC premiere, is Jon Reiner and Brad Rothschild’s affectionate portrait of a Canadian Christmas tree vendor. Technicolor PostWorks provided editorial conforming, color grading and deliverables; Anthony Raffaele, colorist; Mike Nuget, conform editor.

Once and For All, a world premiere, is a revealing look back at the 1995 Beijing Women’s Conference from Oscar nominee and Emmy winner Michael Epstein, Emmy winner Dyllan McGee and producer Sara Wolitzky. Technicolor PostWorks provided offline rentals, color grading and sound; David Colonna, colorist; Randy Matuszewski, re-recording mixer.

The Ties that Bind, a world premiere, is Grammy and Emmy winning director Thom Zimny’s glimpse into the making of Bruce Springsteen’s seminal 1980 album “The River.” Technicolor PostWorks provided editorial conforming, color grading and deliverables; Sean R. Smith, colorist and conform editor.

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