I Care A Lot enhanced with VFX from Technicolor

In I Care a Lot, a shady legal guardian played by Rosamund Pike lands in hot water when she tries to trick a woman (Dianne Wiest) who has ties to a powerful gangster. Technicolor VFX, the VFX division within Technicolor Post-Production, was the sole VFX vendor on the film, with executive producer Kate Warburton and … Read more

The DP-Colourist Relationship

Colour My World The Craft / The DP-Colourist Relationship Colour My World The Craft / The DP-Colourist Relationship The final creative to have an impact on the look of a movie or television series is the colourist who works closely with the director and cinematographer. To better understand the dynamics and evolution of the grading … Read more

Technicolor Post to be sold to Streamland Media

Streamland Media (formerly Picture Head Holdings LLC) has entered into an agreement to acquire Technicolor Post. This addition builds upon Streamland’s global network of award-winning talent, further solidifying their dedication to the creativity, innovation and collaboration essential in post production. The acquisition, which is subject to customary closing conditions, is backed by Trive Capital and … Read more

Playing with colour and light to give the audience a fright in His House

Netflix thriller finds a refugee couple making a harrowing escape from war-torn South Sudan – then struggling to adjust to their new life in an English town that has an evil lurking beneath the surface of His House. The critically-acclaimed film – which had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 27, … Read more

Technicolor explores new worlds with colour and sound for His Dark Materials season two

Technicolor has once again worked with production company Bad Wolf, based at Wolf Studios in Cardiff, Wales, for the second season of His Dark Materials for HBO and BBC One. The team provided dailies from neighboring facility Technicolor Wales at Wolf Studios, as well as picture and sound finishing by Technicolor London, using mobile application TechStream and … Read more

Roy H Wagner ASC HFRPS “Cinema is Dead”

Cinema is Dead Letter from America / Roy H Wagner ASC Cinema is Dead Letter from America / Roy H Wagner ASC Several weeks ago I was sitting in on an interview with a very prominent director, during which he lamented the end of the cinema experience. He also regarded that storytelling in a cinematic … Read more

Philippe Rousselot AFC ASC / Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald

Wizarding World Philippe Rousselot AFC ASC / Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald Wizarding World Philippe Rousselot AFC ASC / Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald Header Image by Jaap Buitendijk “I probably work best under a sense of terror, and feel that way when I start every single job,” remarks Philippe Rousselot AFC ASC … Read more

Jess Hall BSC / Serenity

Our Man In Mauritius Jess Hall BSC / Serenity Our Man In Mauritius Jess Hall BSC / Serenity WANT TO READ IT ALL? Below is only a teaser, and the full interview can be found in the September 2018 issue (89) of British Cinematographer magazine. If you purchase a year’s digital subscription from just £30, … Read more

Seamus McGarvey BSC ASC / Bad Times At The El Royale

Vivid expression Seamus McGarvey BSC ASC / Bad Times At The El Royale Vivid expression Seamus McGarvey BSC ASC / Bad Times At The El Royale WANT TO READ IT ALL? Below is only a teaser, and the full interview can be found in the September 2018 issue (89) of British Cinematographer magazine. If you purchase a … Read more

Frances Russell BSC

First Lady Clapperboard / Frances Russell BSC First Lady Clapperboard / Frances Russell BSC Header image: Frances (centre) with Helen MacLean (l) and Audra Marshall (r) at the 2016 BSC Summer Luncheon. For 37 years, Frances Russell worked as company secretary for the British Society Of Cinematographers, before deciding on semi-retirement from the role in … Read more

Bruno Delbonnel AFC ASC / Darkest Hour

Never Surrender Bruno Delbonnel AFC ASC / Darkest Hour Never Surrender Bruno Delbonnel AFC ASC / Darkest Hour French cinematographer Bruno Delbonnel AFC ASC says he was encouraged by the creative vision of innovative director Joe Wright to shoot what initially seemed an unlikely choice of project: the story of the newly-appointed British Prime Minister … Read more

Rachel Morrison ASC / Black Panther and Mudbound

Double Feature Rachel Morrison ASC / Black Panther  & Mudbound Double Feature Rachel Morrison ASC / Black Panther  & Mudbound Listed as a cinematic talent to watch out for by Variety in 2013, Rachel Morrison ASC became the first female cinematographer to be nominated for both Oscar and ASC Awards in regards to her contribution … Read more

DP Adam Scarth reports on Daphne

Cinematographer Adam Scarth wrote in with details of his work on Peter Mackie Burns’ indie-drama Daphne, starring Emily Beecham. The movie follows a young woman negotiating the tricky business of modern life. Caught in the daily rush of her restaurant job and kaleidoscopic nightlife of new faces, Daphne is the life of the party, but … Read more

Peter Doyle / Technicolor

Colourful tales Post-It Notes/ Peter Doyle / Technicolor Colourful tales Post-It Notes/ Peter Doyle / Technicolor Peter Doyle, supervising digital colourist, Technicolor, on how HDR contributes to storytelling. It has been an eventful couple of years for those members of the creative community who have been experimenting with High Dynamic Range (HDR). As the technology … Read more

Jess Hall BSC /
Ghost In The Shell

Wired and wonderful Jess Hall BSC / Ghost In The Shell Wired and wonderful Jess Hall BSC / Ghost In The Shell 2029: Niihama Prefecture. The Major, a cyborg counter-cyberterrorist policewoman, and her special-ops task force are charged with thwarting the activities of a nefarious cyber-criminal gang. This is an age when computer technology and prosthetics have … Read more

Ben Davis BSC / Doctor Strange

Save the planet Ben Davis BSC / Doctor Strange Save the planet Ben Davis BSC / Doctor Strange More often than not, cinematographers can’t wait to get their hands on the very latest bits of kit. And never was this truer than when Ben Davis BSC signed to shoot Doctor Strange , Marvel Studios/Walt Disney … Read more