[Tig] Midnight in Paris

Joe Gawler gawler at earthlink.net
Wed Jun 27 20:08:16 BST 2012


Kodak neg, intermediate stock, prints. 

There was no special photochemical color timing involved. 

Joe Gawler 
Joe at harborpicturecompany.com

H A R B O R

On Jun 27, 2012, at 2:22 PM, "underscan at gmail.com" <underscan at gmail.com> wrote:

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> what was the movie shot on?
> film or digital?
> 
> how come there are special credits for "chemical grading"?
> is this a mix between old school and new school techniques?
> 
> cheerz
> mark wagner
> 
> --
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> colorado | berlin
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> Am 27.06.2012 um 13:42 schrieb Joe Gawler:
> 
>> The credit here really belongs to Darius for understanding what Woody wanted from the beginning. The film was lit to be very warm and we embraced that throughout the film. The magic, both story wise and visually, happens at night.  
>> As the film progressed back in time we made it more red.  We created different levels of diffusion and blurs on the edges of the frame and on the highlights to enhance the sense of a different era. 
>> It was Truly a pleasure to work on this film. 
>> 
>> All the best,
>> Joe
>> 
>> Joe Gawler 
>> Joe at harborpicturecompany.com
>> 
>> H A R B O R | NYC
>> 
>> On Jun 27, 2012, at 4:41 AM, "underscan at gmail.com" <underscan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
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>>> @Bob
>>> could you elaborate more on what you thought was so special
>>> about the grading?
>>> 
>>> just watched the movie and think it looks great too but don´t really
>>> see the speciality in it. is it really that different to other movies?
>>> maybe because it has this HDR feel to it in the beginning?
>>> just wondering.
>>> 
>>> would also be great to get an insight from Joe Gawler about the whole process
>>> of grading the movie and what techniques were used.
>>> 
>>> cheerz
>>> mark wagner
>>> 
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>>> colorado | berlin
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>>> Am 26.06.2012 um 21:33 schrieb Bob Friesenhahn:
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>>>> On Tue, 26 Jun 2012, Joey D'Anna wrote:
>>>>> Does anybody know what the shot "the newsroom" with?
>>>>> I really liked the look - great job whoever graded it.
>>>> 
>>>> No offense, but yawn (I fell asleep).
>>>> 
>>>> However, I have been meaning to bring up "Midnight in Paris" which I could tell was something pretty special in the colorists world within the first few minutes of watching it.  It seems that my judgement was correct since the credits section for colorists was pretty large and even included a "chemical grading" category.
>>>> 
>>>> http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118047291/
>>>> http://www.firstshowing.net/2011/van-gogh-brings-color-to-woody-allens-midnight-in-paris-poster/
>>>> http://mdsimages.com/2011/06/07/midnight-in-paris-to-color-or-not-to-color/
>>>> 
>>>> Bob
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