Zara Park joins HARBOR’s LA studio as director, Picture Post

After making her mark on the film industry as one of its first DI producers, and with more than 23 years of post-production experience to her credit, ZARA PARK joins HARBOR as director, Picture Post, Los Angeles. Zara’s new position at HARBOR will see her oversee and execute all aspects of picture post – dailies, … Read more

FilmLight releases film awards season webinar with colourists from Promising Young Woman, Mank and more

FilmLight’s Colour Online is a series of live webinars, designed to support and share information about their systems and applications with you. From the latest creative tools in Baselight, to better systems for storage, rendering and automation; to learning how to manage complex timelines in Baselight and more – Colour Online has got it covered. … Read more

Light Iron’s Nick Hasson details the colour workflow for Netflix feature Yes Day

Light Iron senior colourist Nick Hasson has offered insight on his work for Netflix’s Yes Day.  Directed by Miguel Arteta and shot by Terry Stacey ASC, the Netflix original feature Yes Day tells the story of a family of five — parents Allison and Carlos Torres (Jennifer Garner and Edgar Ramírez, respectively), and their kids Katie … Read more

DP Joe “Jody” Williams and director Craig Brewer unite for Coming 2 America

Cinematographer Joe “Jody” Williams and director Craig Brewer partner with Panavision and Light Iron to take audiences back to Zamunda in the sequel Coming 2 America. Arriving in movie theatres in the summer of 1988, Coming to America starred Eddie Murphy as Prince Akeem Joffer from the fictional African nation of Zamunda. Upon learning that … Read more

Light Iron welcomes senior colourist Sam Daley to New York roster

Light Iron, the post-production creative services division of Panavision, has welcomed colourist Sam Daley to its roster of creative talent. Daley joins the team as a senior colourist and will work out of the company’s New York facility, supporting clients with both feature and episodic projects. “We’re thrilled to welcome Sam to the Light Iron … Read more

Made In Her Image and Panavision introduce the Catalyst Cohort diversity programme

In the next step of the expanded partnership announced last summer, nonprofit Made In Her Image and Panavision are launching a new educational, mentorship, and networking program that seeks to address gender and racial disparities within the motion-picture industry. The Catalyst Cohort by Made In Her Image and Panavision is a free three-month programme the … Read more

DP James Kniest on The Haunting of Bly Manor

After an au pair’s tragic death, the owner of an English country Manor, Henry Wingrave, hires a young nanny to care for his orphaned niece and nephew. But all is not as it seems as centuries of dark secrets of love and loss are waiting to be unearthed. Horror series The Haunting of Bly Manor … Read more

October 2019: Growing Up and Maturing

Growing Up and Maturing Across The Pond / Mark London Williams Growing Up and Maturing Across The Pond / Mark London Williams Lead image: Michael Cioni, global SVP of Innovation; Emery Wells, CEO – Although the calendar stretch between All Hallows and Valentine’s Day (give or take a week or two) sees the run … Read more

Experience Panavision’s End-to-End Ecosystem at 2019 Camerimage

Panavision and its family of companies return to the EnergaCamerimage International Film Festival from November 9-16 in Torun, Poland, with an immersive, end-to-end experience for attendees. Torun’s newly renovated Karczma Damroki facility, across the street from the Jordanki Festival Center, will be transformed into an interactive festival space called PanaVillage and will showcase the integrated … Read more

CineGear Expo 2017 Review

Bigger Data, Smaller Lights CineGear Expo 2017 / Mark London Williams Bigger Data, Smaller Lights CineGear Expo 2017 / Mark London Williams All pictures courtesy of George Leon of Filmcast Live. As one colleague noted, Cine Gear is en route to becoming a “mini-NAB” – an ever-expanding trade show of equipment, and its possibilities, for … Read more

Panavision Unveil Powerful New Tools for Millennium DXL 8K Camera

Panavision revealed advanced new tools for its unprecedented, large-format Millennium DXL 8K camera at their booth at Cine Gear Expo, June 2-3. Demonstrating the evolution of their innovative approach to filmmaking, Panavision debuted a set of fast, wirelessly controlled Primo Artiste lenses that cover the full 8K HDR image; the world’s first HDR OLED Primo … Read more

Michael Cioni / Light Iron

The Technative Innovator / Michael Cioni The Technative Innovator / Michael Cioni It takes a special kind of bloody mindedness and vision to succeed when all about you are predicting failure, but then few people possess the passion and relentless determination of Michael Cioni. The president and co-founder of digital post-production pioneer Light Iron is … Read more

Panavision and Light Iron Unveil Joint Facility in New Orleans

Panavision has opened an expanded New Orleans location. The new 30,500sq/ft space will also house Light Iron’s first brick-and-mortar facility in Louisiana. Panavision acquired Light Iron, a leader in digital workflow solutions, last year. The New Orleans location leverages the strengths of both companies to offer turnkey technology solutions from pre-production through delivery. Paramount’s Jack … Read more