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News: The Mill's Colour Team Expands into a Creative Destination for Indie Features
News: The Mill's Colour Team Expands into a Creative Destination for Indie Features

Spearheaded at The Mill’s New York Studio, DI colour work will be also available at other Mill studios in London, Los Angeles, and Chicago.

Last Updated: December 12, 2016 4:12 pm GMT

(New York, NY--December 20, 2016) Mill Colour is broadening its offering to include creative Digital Intermediate (DI) work for feature length projects. Known for working in the advertising, games and music industries, this move marks an exciting new development for The Mill’s global team of talented artists and their clients. Group Colour Director at The Mill, Dee Allen, explains: "This is a natural and very exciting progression for us. Our team collaborates with world class Directors and DP’s and this allows us to extend the collaboration into features. In New York, we are also supported by our relationship with Technicolor PostWorks providing an end-to-end solution to clients across all aspects of DI workflow and final deliverables. Of course, we’ll continue to grow our commercial and music video work, finding creative opportunities across all media.”

This new initiative is spearheaded at The Mill’s New York Studio by Mill Colourist and Director of DI, Damien Van Der Cruyssen. Van Der Cruyssen has previously worked on features “Clown” (directed by Jon Watts), “Blue Caprice” (directed by Alexandre Moors) and Mick Rock documentary “Shot! The Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock” (directed by Barney Clay). He commented: “Our passion is for the artistic side of the DI process. Being able to work on both commercials and movies is wonderful for a Colourist. The variety helps you approach all different kinds of work, with each one giving you new creative skills that you can apply to the other.”

As individuals, Mill Colourists already have impressive and diverse resumes working on features and the invaluable depth of technical experience that comes with it. Most recently Head of Colour in NY, Fergus McCall, graded “Greasy Strangler” (directed by Jim Hosking) and Colourist Mikey Rossiter completed work on “Burn Country” (directed by Ian Olds). In Chicago, Head of Colour Luke Morrison coloured “Among Wolves” (directed by Shawn Convey), winner of this year’s “Chicago Award” at Chicago International Film Festival. In London, Colourist Mick Vincent has done work for leading long-form TV shows including Dr.Who and Merlin. The team also has a successful history working with features directors and DP’s across commercials including Guy Ritchie, Rupert Sanders, Tom Hopper, Peter Berg and Wally Pfister.

DI colour work will be also available at other Mill studios in the moviemaking hubs of London and Los Angeles, and the burgeoning industry in Chicago. Additionally, filmmakers can work from any Technicolor location across the globe, either using The Mill’s remote network or by flying the talent into, for example, Montreal, Toronto or Vancouver.

Mill Colour’s latest feature work can be seen in “Barry”, a well timed biopic of outgoing US President Barack Obama set during his time as a college student in New York City. Released Friday, Dec 16thon Netflix, the film is directed by Vikram Gandhi and coloured by Van Der Cruyssen.

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