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More Than 45 Sundance Films Created Using Blackmagic Design Technology

More than 45 films and series at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival used Blackmagic Design’s digital film cameras, DaVinci Resolve Studio grading, editing and finishing solution, Fusion Studio visual effects and motion graphics software, and other products throughout production and post production.

FREMONT, CA -- Blackmagic Design has announced that more than 45 films and series at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival used its digital film cameras, DaVinci Resolve Studio grading, editing and finishing solution, Fusion Studio visual effects (VFX) and motion graphics software, Video Assist monitor and recorder, and other products throughout production and post production.

Some of the festival’s most anticipated films and series were shot and completed using Blackmagic Design products, including Carpinteros (Woodpeckers) which was shot with an URSA Mini 4.6K, Colossal that used Fusion Studio for its VFX, and many films such as A Ghost Story, The Big Sick, The Discovery, The Hero and Rebel in the Rye that were graded using DaVinci Resolve Studio.

Some of the Sundance films that used Blackmagic Design cameras and gear:

  • Beatriz at Dinner shot by DP Wyatt Garfield with a workflow supported by an UltraStudio for playback, HDLinks for monitoring, and a Smart VideoHub for routing, and with selective use of DaVinci Resolve Studio by VFX Supervisor George Loucas of BakedFX;
  • Brigsby Bear shot by DP Christian Sprenger using a Video Assist and Mini Converters Analog to SDI;
  • Carpinteros (Woodpeckers) shot by DP Hernán Herrera with an URSA Mini 4.6K digital film camera;
  • Casting JonBenet shot by DP Michael Latham with a Blackmagic Production Camera 4K, using an UltraStudio Mini Monitor for display output;
  • Colossal VFX done with Fusion Studio by Compositing Supervisor Eric Doiron of Intelligent Creatures;
  • A Ghost Story post team used a Pocket Cinema Camera for several VFX shots;
  • The Little Hours Editor Ryan Brown used an UltraStudio Mini Monitor for Thunderbolt-based playback; and
  • Oklahoma City Director Barak Goodman and team used a post production workflow supported by UltraStudio 4K, UltraStudio Mini Monitor, Teranex 2D Processor and Blackmagic UltraScope PCIe card.

Some of the Sundance films and series that used DaVinci Resolve and DaVinci Resolve Studio:

  • 500 Years by Colorist Ken Sirulnick of Glue Editing & Design;
  • Beach Rats by Colorist Nat Jencks;
  • Before I Fall by Colorist Alex Bickel of Color Collective at Technicolor PostWorks;
  • The Big Sick by Colorist Alex Bickel of Color Collective at Technicolor PostWorks;
  • Carpinteros (Woodpeckers) by Colorist Hernán Herrera;
  • Dayveon by Colorist Mike Howell of Color Collective;
  • The Discovery by Colorist Alex Bickel of Color Collective at Technicolor PostWorks;
  • Family Life by Colorist Daniel Dávila of Kine Imágenes;
  • Free and Easy by Colorist Wentao Li of Homeboy Digital Film Laboratory;
  • Gente-fied by Colorist Gonzalo Digenio;
  • A Ghost Story by Colorist Joe Malina;
  • Golden Exits by Colorist Jason Crump of Metropolis Post;
  • The Hero by Colorist Mike Howell of Color Collective;
  • I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore by Colorist Andrew Francis of Sixteen19;
  • ICARUS by Colorist Luke Cahill of Different by Design;
  • The Incredible Jessica James by Colorist Mike Howell of Color Collective;
  • Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower by Colorist Luke Cahill of Different by Design;
  • Killing Ground by Colorist Billy Wychgel;
  • L.A. Times by Colorist Aaron Peak of Wildfire Finishing, with online editing in DaVinci Resolve Studio done by Wildfire Finishing and by Editor John-Michael Powell, who also used an Intensity Extreme used for offline playback;
  • Landline by Colorist Joe Gawler of Harbor Picture Company;
  • Legion of Brothers by Colorist Brian Hutchings of Different by Design;
  • Look and See: A Portrait of Wendall Barry by Colorist Daniel Stuyck;
  • Manifesto by Colorist and Post Production Supervisor Jan Schöningh;
  • The Mars Generation, by Colorist Robert Crosby at Neptune Post, and Director Michael Barnett also used DaVinci Resolve Studio and numerous Teranex processors to transcode and convert more than 600 archival clips from more than 70 archival sources from around the globe;
  • Motherland by Colorist Daniel Stuyck;
  • Mudbound by Colorist Joe Gawler of Harbor Picture Company;
  • My Happy Family by Colorist Philip Whitfield of WeFadeToGrey;
  • The New Radical by Colorist Nat Jencks;
  • NOBODY SPEAK: Hulk Hogan, Gawker and the Trials of a Free Press by Luke Cahill of Different by Design;
  • Novitiate by Colorist Andrew Francis of Sixteen19;
  • Oklahoma City by Colorist Chris Connolly;
  • Pineapple by Colorist Robert Louis Garza;
  • Rebel in the Rye by Colorist Steven Bodner of Light Iron;
  • RED DOG: True Blue by Colorist Dee McClelland at Soundfirm;
  • Rise by Colorist Ryan Ruskay of VICE Canada;
  • RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World by Colorist Francis Hanneman of Studio Hanneman, and Colorist Tony Manolikakis of Rev13 Films;
  • Shit Kids by Colorist Brennan Barsell of Cinelicious, and Editor Salvador Pérez García for online editing;
  • Sueño en otro idioma (I Dream in Another Language) by Colorist Phaedra Robledo of Cinema Maquina;
  • TAKE EVERY WAVE: The Life of Laird Hamilton by Colorist Kevin Cannon of Different by Design;
  • Tokyo Idols by Colorist Francis Hanneman of Studio Hanneman;
  • Unrest by Colorist Andrew Balis of Different by Design;
  • Where is Kyra? by Colorist Joe Gawler of Harbor Picture Company;
  • Whose Streets? by Colorists Adam Inglis and Tif Luckenbill of Post Factory; and
  • World Without End (No Reported Incidents) by Colorist Jason Crump of Metropolis Post.

Source: Blackmagic Design

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.

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