(Fremont, CA--May 22, 2015) Blackmagic Design would like to congratulate the films at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival that were shot on Blackmagic Design digital film cameras and finished using DaVinci Resolve.
Some of the most anticipated movies competing for the Palme d’Or at the upcoming festival, including “Macbeth”, starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard, and “The Lobster”, the English language debut of Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos, were color graded using DaVinci Resolve.
Special screenings at the renowned film festival will also include the premiere of “Mad Max: Fury Road,” which features scenes using the Blackmagic Cinema Camera, as well as the directorial debut of Natalie Portman’s, “A Tale of Love and Darkness”, lensed by cinematographer Slawomir Idziak, who also shot with the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera.
The Cannes Classics, an element of the festival which celebrates masterpieces of cinema will also screen stunning digital restorations which have been graded with DaVinci Resolve, including a showing of “More” by Barbet Schroeder and the 1931 film “Marius” by Alexander Korda.
The 68th Festival de Cannes runs from May 13th to May 24th and aims to highlight the diversity of cinematic creation through its Official Selection of films running in the Main Competition and Un Certain Regard categories. Inclusion in the Official Selection is one of the most prestigious honors in cinema, and Blackmagic Design digital film cameras and DaVinci Resolve continue to be used by a huge number of filmmakers and post production professionals creating amazing films.
The Official Selection films showing at Cannes that were graded with DaVinci Resolve include:
- Amnesia, Patrick Lindenmaier, Andromeda Film AG;
- Chronic, Richard Deusy at M141 Films;
- Dheepan, Charles Freville at Digimage;
- Il racconto dei racconti (The Tale of Tales), Andrea Baracca at GRANDE MELA FILM;
- Marguerite et Julien, Richard Deusy at M141 Films;
- Macbeth, Adam Glasman at Goldcrest Post London;
- The Lobster, Tony Ford;
- Valley of Love, Richard Deusy at M141 Films;
Un Certain Regard
- Comoara (The Treasure), Christophe Bousquet at M141 Films;
- Hruter, Norman Nisbet;
- Maryland, Serge Antony at Digimage;
- Un Etaj Mai Jos, Fatah Shams, Shoot & Post;
- Kishibe no Tabi, Toriumi Shigeyuki at IMAGICA
- Amy, Paul Ensby, Company 3 London;
- Love is Blind, Arthur Graham-Maw
- Pojkarna (Boys), Fateh Shams, Shoot & Post;
- The Guests, Anna Howard ASC;
- Marius, Jerome Bigeur at Digimage;
- More, Pauline Bassenne at Digimage;
- Ni le ciel, ni la terre, Mikael Commereuc at M141 Films;
- Krisha, Daniel Stuyck;
Product photos of Blackmagic digital film cameras and DaVinci Resolve, as well as all other Blackmagic Design products, are available at www.blackmagicdesign.com
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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 real time film scanners for the feature film, post production and television broadcast industries. Blackmagic Design’s DeckLink capture cards launched a revolution in quality and affordability in post production, 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 6G-SDI and 12G-SDI products and stereoscopic 3D and Ultra HD workflows. Founded by world leading post production editors and engineers, Blackmagic Design has offices in the USA, UK, Japan, Singapore and Australia. For more information, please go to www.blackmagicdesign.com