The Colorist Society Hollywood has launched a new podcast series focused on color grading and the role of the colorist. Hosted by veteran colorist Josh Petok, the series will present insightful conversations with prominent colorists from around the globe and other notable professionals.
Arsenal FX Color, with studios in Santa Monica, Albuquerque and Atlanta, has added colorist Tahirah Foy to its growing staff. Formerly with HBO, Foy brings diverse experience in color grading for television, film, and broadcast media, and in film restoration. In her first project for Arsenal FX Color, she will be performing final color grading for the feature documentary Big Boss, directed by Keke Palmer.
11 Dollar Bill provided editorial support and post-production services to the Ponysaurus Brewing Company’s support for North Carolina’s LGBT+ community’s production of “Lieutenant Governor’s Fund for the Fabulous” campaign. Conceived by independent North Carolina agency Baldwin&, the campaign was launched in response to a speech given by North Carolina Lieutenant Governor Mark Robinson in which he referred to LGBTQ+ people as “filth.”
Goldcrest Post helped tell the story of one of the most remarkable political careers in recent American history in providing post-production services for the new HBO documentary Pelosi in the House. The facility handled both picture and sound finishing for the nearly two-hour film, directed by the House Speaker’s daughter, acclaimed documentary filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi.
Directed by S.S. Rajamouli, RRR (Rise Roar Revolt) is reported to be the most expensive film ever made in Indian cinema. It tells the fictional story of two legendary revolutionaries and their journey away from home before they started fighting for their country in the 1920s. It stars two of Telugu cinema’s biggest screen idols, Ram Charan and N.T. Rama Rao Jr.
The Colorist Society has launched a chapter in Poland. Led by veteran colorists Konrad Ziecina, CSI and Tomasz Frąszczak, CSI, the chapter is open to professional colorists across Poland’s rapidly growing film, television and advertising industries. It plans to foster networking opportunities, host meetings and training sessions, and promote the craft of color grading both in Poland and internationally. The group also plans to host a colorist mixer.
After a long and careful evaluation process, the winners of the 2022 FilmLight Color Awards were announced at a special ceremony as part of EnergaCamerImage on Sunday. The awards were independently judged by renowned cinematographers, directors, and colorists.
Nice Shoes helped directors Dawn Mikkelson and Keri Pickett tell the story of the incredible women who are changing the rhythm of the male-dominated art of Taiko in the new independent documentary Finding Her Beat. The facility provided post-production services for the film—screening at this month’s Doc NYC festival—with senior colorist Oscar Oboza working directly with the two filmmakers in applying the final grade.
Barco will be showcasing its high dynamic range Lightsteering projection technology at this year’s Asian World Film Festival being held November 9-18 in the Marina Del Rey section of Los Angeles.
Nice Shoes provided post-production finishing for the MPI Original feature film Pinball: The Man Who Saved the Game, a colorful story from New York City’s past. Senior colorist Marcy Robinson collaborated with writers/directors Austin and Meredith Bragg, producer Lana Link and cinematographer Jon Keng in finalizing the look of the film, which won the Overall Audience Choice and IFJA Directorial Debut awards at the Heartland International Film Festival and Best Narrative Feature at the SCAD Savannah Film Festival.