(Hollywood, California--July 12, 2012) Technicolor (Euronext Paris: TCH) today announced the hiring of Skip Kimball, who will be joining the team of theatrical colorists at Technicolor. Kimball will be working from Technicolor’s Hollywood facilities, and joins the company from his position at Modern Videofilm. Kimball is most widely known from his work on director James Cameron’s mega-hit, Avatar – the highest-grossing film in motion picture history and the recipient of the Academy Award for Achievement in Cinematography to which Kimball contributed.
Kimball’s feature film credits include: Real Steel from Shawn Levy; Tropic Thunder from Ben Stiller; Gone Baby Gone from Ben Affleck; and I Robot from Alex Proyas, amongst many others.
Technicolor Creative Services president, Claude Gagnon, says “Throughout the world, Technicolor is committed to have the best talents in each of its specialties in order to maximize the value of its technologies. That is the reason why we are particularly proud to announce the hiring of Skip Kimball who joins what we believe to be the finest roster of theatrical and broadcast colorists in the world.”