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Sam Chynoweth

Sam is a highly respected Colourist whose wealth of understanding of colour science and workflow has contributed to his success in the Feature, Episodic and Animation markets. He began his career in Sydney learning his craft working as a Post Services Technician where he began grading animation, becoming one of the most prominent Colourists in the genre globally working on The Lego Movie, The Lego Batman Movie [2018 winner – Lumiere Award for Best Use of HDR in an Animated Movie], and the animation/live action hybrid, Peter Rabbit.

Sam moved to the UK 4 years ago and since then has had the opportunity to branch out working on various genres with a focus on episodic drama and feature work for multiple studios. In 2022, Sam worked on a plethora of shows including, The Man Who Fell to Earth [2022 nominee – FilmLight Colour Awards for Best Colour Grading in a TV Series/Episodic] and His Dark Materials [2023 nominee – BAFTA TV Craft Awards for Special, Visual, and Graphic Effects], both complex VFX shows with a strong creative vision and its Sam’s technical know-how paired with his sensitivity of the subject matter that makes him the Colourist he is today.