Summer of Colour Thursday 6 July 2017
Join Framestore in Chicago for a Summer of Colour. To celebrate Framestore's newest office, a spectrum of esteemed global Colourists will be offered throughout the summer months to share their award-winning color artistry with partners in Chicago and the Midwest. Work with the multi-talented Framestore Colourists, all of whom are well-versed in perfecting the look of commercials, music videos and short films, and have been recently awarded across Cannes Lions, British Arrows, UK Music Video Awards and D&AD Awards between them.
July 6th - July 14th
Simon Bourne is Framestore’s award winning BTA and MVA Head of Creative Colour whose body of work is globally recognised. This year, he has been awarded three Cannes Lions for his work on ‘Hope Inside the Fire’, DJ Shadow and Run The Jewels’ ‘Nobody Speak’, and ‘This Girl Can' and had the great pleasure of grading Elton John’s first ever promo for ‘Tiny Dancer’, as a result of 'The Cut' competition, featured at Cannes Film Festival this year. Simon is a 2x winner for Best Colourist at the British Arrows Craft Awards, and has proven well-rounded artistry on a multitude of commercials and music videos.
July 17th - July 28th
London colourist, Jessica Vile, has worked on numerous music videos and commercials, collaborating with a raft of young directors, DOPs and top agencies. Her keen eye for detail, photography and an understanding of colour, married with her in-depth knowledge from her previous role in Data Lab makes her a well-rounded member of Framestore's renowned Colour Department. She has had the pleasure of working on projects for Bjork, Ford, and Digital Farm Animals ft. R.Kelly.
July 31st - August 20th
Beau Leon, Lead Colourist and pioneer of the Los Angeles colour studio, brings an expansive portfolio of work to the role. Launching his career with the iconic R.E.M. music video for ‘Losing My Religion’ and going on to grade for the likes of Madonna, David Bowie, Johnny Cash and many (MANY) more has earned him the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award from the MVPA. He collaborated on six Cannes Lions winners this year for Pandora, Lysol, The Grammy’s, Audi & AirBnb, Knorr, and Microsoft. His work on Stella McCartney’s ‘Uncanny Valley’, directed by Philippa Price, was featured at the Guggenheim Bilbao in June of this year.
August 14th - August 28th
Edwin Metternich, an integral part of the London Colour team, frequently collaborates with award-winning agencies and production companies, has an affinity for grading independent film projects, and was acknowledged by Little Black Book as a Top Colourist to Watch. He has recently partnered with Turner-nominated artist Zarina Bhimji, applying the grade to her latest film, 'Jangbar', and was part of the crew behind BAFTA award-winning British Short Film 'Operator'. This year, Edwin worked with Young Director Award winner Sarah Clift on ‘La Madre Buena’, which was shortlisted for a Film Lion at Cannes.
September 4th - September 17th