FREMONT, Calif.—Blackmagic Design has announced that its equipment, software and tools have been used in more than 30 of the Summer 2022 season’s global movie releases.
Films such as ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’, ‘Jurassic World Dominion’ and ‘Bullet Train’ were created with its Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera and URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 digital cameras, DaVinci Resolve Studio editing, color grading, visual effects (VFX) and audio post-production software, and more.
Additionally, films such as “Elvis” have relied on Blackmagic Design gear throughout production and post-production, with the film using Pocket Cinema Camera 6K for stills and DaVinci Resolve Studio for filming. on-set grading, online editing and final color grading, the company said. .
Summer blockbusters and major independent projects have also used DaVinci Resolve Studio for their post-production needs, including films such as “Top Gun: Maverick”, “Nope”, “The Black Phone” and “Crimes of the Future”.
Summer films that have used Blackmagic Design cameras include:
- Poser” DP Logan Floyd used the URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2;
- Fernando Andres, director and DP of “Three Headed Beast”, used the Pocket Cinema Camera 4K;
- DP “Watcher” Benjamin Kirk Nielsen used the Pocket Cinema Camera 6K to capture VFX and newsreel footage; and
- “The Wrong Place” cinematographer Peter Holland and second unit director Laura Nolan used the Pocket Cinema Camera 6K for in-depth shots of the second unit.
Summer movies that used Blackmagic Design products for editing and visual effects:
- “Elvis” editors Jonathan Redmond and Matt Villa used DaVinci Resolve Studio for conformance and grading, and UltraStudio capture and playback devices in their offline editing pipeline;
- Alex Noble, Wild Union Post’s “in danger” visual effects supervisor, used DaVinci Resolve Studio in his visual effects pipeline;
- “Neptune Frost” associate editor Skylar Zhang used DaVinci Resolve to create dailies as part of the editing pipeline;
- Wild Union Post’s “Resurrection” visual effects supervisor Alex Noble used DaVinci Resolve Studio in his visual effects pipeline;
- Ingenuity Studios “Samaritan” VFX supervisor David Lebensfeld used DaVinci Resolve Studio in the VFX pipeline; and
- “Where the Crawdads Sing” editor Alan Bell used UltraStudio HD Mini.
- Summer movies that used DaVinci Resolve Studio for post-production include:
- “Allswell” rated by Nicholas Lareau of Nice Shoes;
- “Barbarian” rated by Sam Daley of Light Iron;
- “Beast” noted by Stefan Sonnenfeld of Company 3;
- “Billion Dollar Babies: The True Story of the Cabbage Patch Kids” co-produced by NBCUniversal Syndication Studios and Believe Entertainment Group and scored by Sal Malfitano of Nice Shoes;
- “The Black Phone” noted by supervising colorist Nat Jencks of PostWorks New York and additional colorist Jason Fabbro of Picture Shop;
- “The Bob’s Burgers Movie” rated by Philip Beckner of FotoKem;
- “Bullet Train” noted by Dave Hussey of Company 3;
- “Cha Cha Real Smooth” rated by Nat Jencks of PostWorks New York;
- “Future Crimes” noted by Bill Ferwarda of Society 3;
- “Don’t Make Me Go” rated by Philip Beckner of FotoKem;
- “Elvis” noted by colorists Kim Rene Bjørge and Kali Bateman and supervising colorist Brett Manson;
- “Emily the Criminal” scored by Walter Volpatto of Company 3;
- “The Janes” noted by Ken Sirulnick of Goldcrest;
- “Jurassic World Dominion” noted by Stefan Sonnenfeld of Company 3;
- “The Man from Toronto” notated by Stefan Sonnenfeld of Company 3;
- “Neptune Frost” graded by Catherine Pantazopoulos and Nicolas Perret for Lobster Films;
- “No” noted by Greg Fisher of Company 3;
- “Poser” scored by Ori Segev using DaVinci Resolve Micro Panel;
- “Resurrection” noted by Nat Jencks of PostWorks New York;
- “Sharp Stick” rated by Nat Jencks of PostWorks New York;
- “Thor: Love and Thunder” rated by Jill Bogdanowicz of Company 3;
- “Top Gun: Maverick” noted by Stefan Sonnenfeld of Company 3; and
- “Watcher” noted by Stephen Nakamura of Company 3.
Summer movies that used Blackmagic Design products for production include:
- “Beast” DIT Lentsoe Mamatela used DaVinci Resolve, UltraStudio 4K Mini and DeckLink Mini Monitor playback cards;
- “The Black Phone” SAYS Jason Johnson Used DaVinci Resolve Studio, Videohub Routers and UltraStudios;
- “Emily the Criminal” DP Jeff Bierman used DaVinci Resolve Studio on set to grade some shots;
- “Flux Gourmet” SAYS Richard Strong used DaVinci Resolve Studio for on-set work and dailies;
- “The Forgiven” DIT Daniel Alexander of Digital Orchard used DaVinci Resolve Studio for on-set work and dailies; and
- “Samaritan” SAID Stuart Huggins used DaVinci Resolve, ATEM Mini Pro ISO live production switcher, MultiView 16 monitor, Smart Videohub CleanSwitch 12×12, DeckLinks and UltraStudios.