ColoristApply NowApply Later Job ID 10066488 Location Burbank, California, United States Business Marvel Studios Date posted Oct. 24, 2023
Marvel Studios has created one of the most powerful brands by bringing memorable, life-changing storytelling through incredible characters like Iron Man, Thor, Black Panther, and Captain America. The Marvel Cinematic Universe multi-film franchises have redefined the genre by building a universe filled with creativity, innovation, and collaboration. At Marvel Studios, you will be part of a team that helps propel our legacy into the future with a vision as far-reaching as our stories.
The job of the Colorist is known as “color grading:” the manipulation of color in a shot for artistic or stylistic reasons. Colorists work with filmmakers to establish the visual color palette and improve a narrative by influencing viewers’ emotions through color. Colorists can contribute to these looks by changing the brightness and color levels using specialty computer systems and software.
The ideal candidate must be accustomed to working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment under tight deadlines. They should be proactive, organized, and diligent and be comfortable working with editorial and engineering teams, leading and supporting our filmmakers and studio executives to create the best projects possible. This is a union role with local 700.
Define technical approach for managing color throughout the project from pre-production and photography through final delivery
Research technical equipment (cameras, niche, and unique tools, etc) to achieve the right coloring scheme for each project
Use specialized computer software to deliver high-level quality color schemes for filmmakers
Set up color process workflows for all stages of production
Build new coloring processes to streamline current production workflows
Troubleshoot color session projects with high-technical equipment
Manipulate color, shot by shot, to achieve the filmmaker’s creative intent.
Handle Coloring budgets
Assist filmmakers and visual effects teams in defining the look of each project
Lead all aspects of quality control to ensure the team maintains a high level of technical quality and consistency for each project
7+ Years film/TV post-production experience
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
Solid understanding of the principles of film, video, and data production
Diligent and exhibit good attention to detail
In-depth technical knowledge of cameras, codecs, formats, and file types
DaVinci Resolve and or other color correction software experience is required
The pay rate for this role in Los Angeles, California is $76.27 per hour, per a CBA. This is a starting scale rate.
About Marvel Studios:
Marvel Studios has created one of the most powerful brands by bringing memorable, life-changing storytelling to the world through incredible characters like Iron Man, Thor, Black Panther and Captain America. The Marvel Cinematic Universe multi-film franchises have redefined the genre in building a universe filled with creativity, innovation and collaboration. At Marvel Studios, you will be part of a team that helps propel our legacy into the future with a vision as far-reaching as our stories.
About The Walt Disney Company:
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.
This position is with Marvel Film Productions LLC, which is part of a business we call Marvel Studios.
Marvel Film Productions LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.