The Long Voyage Home

September 24, 2019
Sep. 24, 2019

Sometime in the not-too-distant future, an inexplicable disturbance emanating from outer space becomes the impetus for the government to send astronaut Roy McBride (Brad Pitt) on a perilous journey across the galaxy in search of his father, Clifford McBride (Tommy Lee Read More

Dream Team: Finishing Marvel Studios’ ‘Avengers: Endgame’

June 3, 2019
Jun. 3, 2019

Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Endgame capped off over a decade-long string of inter-connected hit motion pictures set in the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe) and the world has responded with 2.5 billion dollars (and counting). Company 3 Supervising Finishing Artist Steven J. Scott, who brought Read More

‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ – Color of the Depths

May 30, 2019
May. 30, 2019

Titan monsters, previously believed to exist only in mythology, are imperiling the world in Warner Bros.’ and Legendary Pictures’ Godzilla: King of the Monsters and you can bet that’s going to lead to some breathtaking battles involving the likes of Mothra, Read More

Coloring John Wick’s Lush World

May 20, 2019
May. 20, 2019

Called an “instant action classic” by Entertainment Weekly, John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, the number one box office draw this weekend, pushes the limits of the already wildly kinetic world of former assassin John Wick (Keanu Reeves) even further than Read More

Lumiere Awards 2019

January 31, 2019
Jan. 31, 2019

We’re all incredibly thrilled about the results of the 2019 Advanced Imaging Society’s Lumiere Awards. The ceremony, which recognizes Distinguished Technical and Creative Achievement, was held last night at Warner Bros. Studios. Awards are voted on by successful members of Hollywood’s technical community Read More

RGB and RBG: Siggy Ferstl on Coloring Ginsburg Biopic

January 10, 2019
Jan. 10, 2019

Although it’s a period piece, Focus Features’ On the Basis of Sex is as timely right now as ever. Directed by Mimi Leder (The Leftovers, Shameless), the film looks at Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Felicity Jones), from her formative Read More

Don’t Look Now!: ‘Bird Box’ and its Vision of Terror

January 3, 2019
Jan. 3, 2019

Malorie (Sandra Bullock) and her two children fight for survival in a world overtaken by an unexplained phenomenon causing strange visions throughout the world that drive many who look at them insane. Bird Box, which broke Netflix viewership numbers almost as Read More

The American Cinematographer Podcast on ‘First Reformed’

January 2, 2019
Jan. 2, 2019

Check out this very cool podcast from American Cinematographer about the unusual approach to color and contrast in Paul Schrader’s powerful First Reformed. The powerful drama, shot by Alexander Dynan and colored by Tim Masick, is on 2018 10-best lists all over Read More

A Tale of Two Cities

September 17, 2018
Sep. 17, 2018

The Hate U Give has received high praise from the Toronto International Film Festival. Based on the powerful novel by Angie Thomas, the hard-hitting story concerns 16-year-old Starr Carter (Amanda Stenberg of The Hunger Games) as a young African American woman Read More

The Rich Colors of Crazy Rich Asians

August 16, 2018
Aug. 16, 2018

Company 3’s Stephen Nakamura was instantly captivated by the feature Crazy Rich Asians when he screened it many months ago in preparing to commence color grading. This was long before the multitude of glowing reviews and the press about this first Read More

EFilm’s Tim Stipan Colors Provocative mother! at Company 3

September 20, 2017
Sep. 20, 2017

Directed by Darren Aronofsky and shot by frequent collaborator Matthew Libatique, the powerful feature, mother! opened to passionate responses and a slew of multiple interpretations last week, but those who know the filmmakers’ previous work, such as The Black Swan, and Read More

Into the Shadows: Color on “It”

September 8, 2017
Sep. 8, 2017

Audiences are eagerly awaiting It, from New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. Based on Stephen King’s terrifying and popular novel, the film pits a group of kids in a small town against the horrifying clown Pennywise. The official trailer has gotten 13.2 Read More

Colorist Tom Poole Named to Academy Class of 2017

June 29, 2017
Jun. 29, 2017

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will be a little more colorful with the addition of Company 3’s Tom Poole, who has been invited to join the venerated Hollywood institution. Congrats to Tom and the entire class of 2017! Read More

Company 3 Prepares Wonder Woman for Battle

June 22, 2017
Jun. 22, 2017

One of the summer’s most eagerly-anticipated features, on June 2nd Wonder Woman at last brought the beloved and enduring comic character to movie audiences. Directed by Patty Jenkins (Oscar-winning feature Monster and highly-acclaimed series The Killing) and shot by Matthew Jensen, Read More