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

New Location, New Look for Narcos: Mexico

December 4, 2018
Dec. 4, 2018

Audiences and critics alike praised Netflix’s drug-cartel-themed Narcos to the hilt for its riveting, multilayered storylines, intense performances and the show’s unique look — combining beautiful color-rich imagery of the Colombia setting with shadowy portraiture suggesting the darkness within the characters Read More

2018 HPA Award Nominations Announced!

September 27, 2018
Sep. 27, 2018

A HUGE shout-out to our colorists whose work was just nominated for HPA Awards! Outstanding Color Grading – Feature Films: Tim Stipan: ‘The Greatest Showman’ Dave Hussey: ‘Red Sparrow’ Outstanding Color Grading – Commercials: Tom Poole: ‘Lost Panda’ – Tile Sofie 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

Colorist Stephen Nakamura Named to Academy Class of 2018

June 25, 2018
Jun. 25, 2018

Colorist Stephen Nakamura has been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. His filmography includes many blockbusters, such as ‘It’, ‘Passengers’, ‘Detroit’, and ‘Alien: Covenant.’ Stephen has a long awaited sequel, ‘Sicario 2: Day of the Soldado’, premiering on Read More

Congrats to our Commercial Clients on their AICP Awards!

June 22, 2018
Jun. 22, 2018

Commercials have taken a new form, becoming not only a place to showcase a product, but a means of true storytelling. Teams work together to pull off breathtaking projects that impact audiences in sometimes as little as 15 seconds. The Association Read More

Company 3 Colorists Score with 35 Big Game Spots

February 6, 2018
Feb. 6, 2018

Company 3 colorists across our Los Angeles, New York, and Chicago offices provided color grading for a total of 35 spots showing during this year’s Super Bowl LII broadcast, including 4 out of Adweek’s top 5 ads of the game, and 7 out Read More

Eight Sundance Projects Colored at Company 3

January 9, 2018
Jan. 9, 2018

Colorists at Company 3 contributed to seven films exhibiting in the 2018 Sundance Film Festival®. In addition to coloring a significant share of the major studio releases every year – recent features including Wonder Woman, It and All the Money in Read More

Company 3 Returns to DC’s Extended Universe to Post Justice League

December 20, 2017
Dec. 20, 2017

Company 3 Senior Colorist Stefan Sonnenfeld, returned to DC’s Extended Universe to work with Justice League’s filmmakers to refine the movie’s look, bringing about a finished product that’s both cinematic and very colorful, while also, Sonnenfeld says, “natural looking. Certain sections Read More

Congrats to Our Artists on Their HPA Nominations

September 27, 2017
Sep. 27, 2017

Artists across our Creative division at Company 3, EFilm and Encore have been nominated for five HPA Awards, recognizing achievement of talent, innovation and engineering. We’re looking forward to celebrating all of the work and honorees at 11th Annual HPA Awards on 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