CHAPTER 11

Crafting the Film Look with Location and CGI Art

The Chrysalis (2010), directed by Jeremy Ian Thomas, United States, 6:54 min.

Jeremy Ian Thomas, a professional colorist at Hdi RAWworks, sits in a cramped space around the corner from the Douglas Fairbanks building in The Lot in Hollywood, a site that resonates with film history—Mary Pickford, Charlie Chaplin, D.W. Griffith, among other names—a site where black-and-white silent films expressed the cutting-edge 90 years ago. Thomas sits on a swivel chair in front of an L-shaped desk in the middle of the room as he conceives the cutting edge with DSLRs in 2010. Behind him are two couches.

The Chrysalis can be found at http://vimeo.com/11367602.

FIGURE 11.1 The color palette of ...

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