28 Sep PICTURE SHOP COLLABORATES WITH PORTRAIT DISPLAYS ON SEASON 2 OF COLOR MATTERS
COLORIST’S TAKE: BROTHER • Color by Brett Trider
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DIR: Clement Virgo
DP: Guy Godfree, CSC
ONLINE EDIT: Frank Biasi
DAILIES: Rob Leblanc
PICTURE SHOP PRODUCER: Patrick Duchesne
VFX: Ghost VFX
Portrait Displays, the global leader in color calibration solutions, released the highly-anticipated premiere of season two of Color Matters, “A Rebel’s History of Color in Cinema,” the next chapter of its original documentary series. In partnership with Picture Shop, an award-winning post-production company, this season promises to be an immersive journey into the captivating world of color in cinema.
Color Matters is a digital documentary series following the ways Hollywood creatives use color in filmmaking. Season two takes center stage with Picture Shop’s Chief Color Scientist, Joshua Pines, and Senior Colorist Maxine Gervais, both legacy color professionals in the industry.
Joshua Pines, a 12-time Academy Award winner, has been a trailblazer in the field of color technology for over four decades. His illustrious career includes pivotal contributions to iconic films like Star Wars, The Revenant, Jurassic Park, and Blade Runner. Maxine Gervais, the first woman to receive a Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Award in Color, boasts a portfolio of over 50 blockbusters and acclaimed feature films. Her remarkable work spans titles such as Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Black Panther, The Aviator, Alpha, and more.
“We are proud to feature Josh and Maxine in Color Matters. Our collaboration with Portrait Displays is a testament to our shared goals of honoring the creative work of those who bring the content we love to life,” said Cara Sheppard, President at Picture Shop.
Season two of Color Matters will include eight episodes, set to release weekly starting in October. Viewers can expect a diverse range of topics, including the history of color in cinema, the personal journeys of Josh and Maxine from childhood to multiple HPA and Academy Awards, the future of color in the industry, and an exclusive long-form master class conversation between the two luminaries themselves.
“In season two, we’re not just exploring the science and art of color in cinema; we’re celebrating the trailblazers behind it. Josh and Maxine’s insights, passion, and mastery of color have elevated the art of filmmaking, and we’re privileged to showcase their journeys in this season. We can’t wait for viewers to be inspired by the craft that goes into their favorite movies,” said Eric Brumm, President & CEO of Portrait Displays.
Color Matters lifts the veil on the intricacies of the post-production process, featuring personal anecdotes from within the Hollywood community to underscore the pivotal role of color in filmmaking. Audiences will gain insights into the technology used to craft and manipulate color to convey powerful narratives, reinforcing the significance of display calibration and precise color reproduction in preserving creative integrity.
Discover why color is indispensable to the film industry. Watch the premiere episode of Color Matters season two.
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