Blackmagic Design Congratulates Winning Sundance Films Graded with DaVinci Resolve


Last Updated: February 14, 2013 3:07 pm GMT
(Fremont, California--February 14, 2013) Blackmagic Design would like to congratulate the winning Sundance films that were graded using DaVinci Resolve. These films were joined by more than a dozen other Sundance entries that used DaVinci Resolve. The award winning films using Resolve included:

• “Ain’t Them Bodies Saints,” Cinematography Award: U. S. Dramatic, graded by Joe Gawler of Harbor Picture Company;
• “Mother of George,” Cinematography Award: U. S. Dramatic, and “This Is Martin Bonner,” Audience Award: Best of NEXT, both graded by Alex Bickel of Color Collective;
• “Metro Manila," Audience Award: World Cinema Dramatic, graded by Adam Glasman of Company 3;
• “Spectacular Now," U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award for Acting, and “Until the Quiet Comes,” Short Film Special Jury Award, both graded by Sean Coleman of Company 3; and
• “Upstream Color,” U. S. Dramatic Special Jury Award for Sound Design, graded by Toby Halbrooks, a freelance colorist.

As the world’s most advanced color correction tool, DaVinci Resolve is the standard for high end post production workflows and continues to be the most popular and powerful color correction tool for the world’s biggest films, television programs and global commercial campaigns. From Hollywood blockbusters, such as “Frankenweenie,” “Avatar” and “Prometheus,” to hit television shows, such as “Cougar Town” and “NCIS: Los Angeles,” DaVinci Resolve is used by thousands of colorists across the globe.

About DaVinci Resolve
Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve is the world’s highest performance color correction solution for Mac OS X, Windows and Linux computers. DaVinci Resolve supports more real time color correction than any other system because it’s not limited by the performance of the computer it’s running on. DaVinci Resolve eliminates this performance barrier because it’s based on a cluster of high performance GPU cards, so all processing is always real time. DaVinci Resolve has the power of a true real time performance solution so handles complex color grades even when using dozens of primaries, secondaries, Power Windows™, multi point tracking, blurs, and more. DaVinci Resolve provides incredible performance in a low cost solution which can be easily upgrade by adding extra GPU’s for supercomputer power to handle 4K resolutions, stereoscopic 3D and real time grading direct from raw camera files such as Blackmagic Cinema Camera, ARRI raw, RED r3d and Sony F65, F55 and F5 files which can be handled with ease. DaVinci Resolve 9 for Mac, Windows and Linux is now available for download from the Blackmagic Design website free of charge for all existing full feature DaVinci Resolve customers. DaVinci Resolve Lite is available for both Mac OS X and Windows and is free to all users.

About Blackmagic Design
Blackmagic Design creates the world’s highest quality video editing products, digital film cameras, color correctors, video converters, video monitoring, routers, live production switchers, disk recorders, waveform monitors and film restoration software for the feature film, post production and television broadcast industries. Blackmagic Design’s DeckLink capture cards launched a revolution in quality and affordability, while the company’s Emmy™ award winning DaVinci color correction products have dominated the television and film industry since 1984. Blackmagic Design continues ground breaking innovations including stereoscopic 3D and 4K workflows. Founded by world leading post production editors and engineers, Blackmagic Design has offices in the USA, United Kingdom, Japan, Singapore, and Australia. For more information, please check


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