Professional Jury of the "Colorist Awards 2020"
Walter Cavatoi
Senior Colorist
His goal is to help filmmakers to tell stories, bring their visual language to life and add my expertise to make it coherent and unique.
A colorist is a technician and an artist, needs to master storytelling, cinematography color science and develop the sensitivity to make use of those skills to serve the story.
His love experimenting, testing new techniques and looking for a special approach on every new project

He is an italian Colourist with over 12 years of experience color grading feature Films, documentaries ,TV series and commercials around the world.
Eduardo Sierra
Senior Colorist, Founder AAC (Argentina)
He is the colorist with the most professional experience in activity in Argentina. His initial experience was in a film laboratory as Color Timer and he is one of the first film-to-video transfer colorists in his country;
His works are combined between Digital Intermediate (DI) and the latest digital cinematography color correction technologies.
His portfolio has innumerable cinematographic and advertising productions. He is a founding member of the Argentine Association of Audiovisual Colorists (AAC) and also a member of the International Color Society (CSI), the Independent Colorist Guild (ICG) and the Association of Authors of Cinematographic Photography of Argentina (ADF).
His teaching experience is supported by his activity in many specialized institutes and seminars at different universities, which also led him to start his own specialization school in film post-production: PuntoCine. Abroad he has taught Scratch, Da Vinci Resolve and Color Grading Courses at Pixelovers de Chile, the TOA and the Universidad Católica del Uruguay.

He currently maintains his professional activity as a color consultant and Senior Colorist at Metrovisión S.A. and Cinecolor Digital Argentina.
Kevin Shaw
President CSI (England)
Has been color grading for 30 years, lives in England, and works all over the world as a colorist, restoration specialist, technologist, consultant and instructor.
He has firsthand experience of HDR grading and is a big supporter.

Kevin is equally at home working on DI Feature productions, TV episodic programming and for three years headed up the BBC S&PP restoration team.
Lou Daumas
Senior Colorist (New York)
"Originally from the South of France, Lou Daumas is a full-time in-house and freelance Colorist now living and working in New York City. Her work include commercials, narratives, documentaries, music videos and interviews for all sorts of format: shorts, features and series. Lou worked on projects sponsored by ESPN or Urban Light and for clients such as Harper's Bazaar, Univision, AccuWeather, Blue Apron or Kona Brewery to name a few.
The projects she worked on were screened on multiple festivals, including Tribeca Film Festival, Oscar Qualifying Cinequest Film & VR Festival or Festival de Cannes.
Finally, she recently became a full member of the Colorist Society International.

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Daniele Paglia
Senior Colorist (Italy)
Andy Minuth
Senior Colorist (Germany)
A versatile and passionate colorist with a strong technical background and a deep understanding of image processing, perception and digital imaging. Proven ability to master content under pressure to the highest quality standards and analytically find and document the root of any issue. Has notable onset experience as DIT and dailies colorist and is an expert in evaluating image quality of digital cameras. Speaks the language of the creative as well as the technical world and has proven track record in teaching.


A selection of TVCs that got coloured by me:
Artem Leonov
Senior Colorist, CEO Artyficial (Russia)
Steven Hillfish
Colorist, Film Editor, Author of books for Colorists
Stephen Hullfish is a feature film editor, a noted book author, and producer.

National professional recognition for his productions started when he was still in college.

He's worked for some of the most influential media companies in the world, including editing "The Oprah Winfrey Show" for a decade and cutting numerous projects for Bill Kurtis Productions.

Since forming Verascope Pictures in 2004, a string of the top companies have sought him out to tell their stories and deliver messages to their most important audiences.

Daniele Nanuzzi
Cinematographer (Italy)
Born in Rome, Daniele Nannuzzi is a well-known Italian cinematographer. He took his passion for film after his father, Armando Nannuzzi, the cinematographer behind such legendary productions as: Visconti's The Damned and Ludwig, or Pasolini's Pigsty. Daniele first assissted his father when working on Luigi Comencini's Misunderstood, then worked with Giuseppe Rotunno, Pasqualino De Santis, Ennio Guarnieri, Franco Di Giacomo, David Watkins, and Alex Thompson.
Juan Ignacio Cabrera
Senior Colorist, Founder LightBlender Post (USA)
Senior Colorist with over 23 years of experience in Post-Production. He have worked in some of the biggest feature films under amazing directors, producers, and cinematographers at companies like Bad Robot, Paramount, or Sony Pictures.

Juan have a very bigest technical background, from hardware to color science, and I love new technology and innovation. He is constantly implement new workflows and knowledge on everything He do, allowing he to be extremely efficient and versatile. Juan believe in doing the best possible work regardless of project size and to always have open communication with his clients, from Prep to delivery.
Ragib Metin Okutay
Senior Colourist (India)
Ragib Metin Okutay began his colour career at 1000 Volt in Istanbul after graduating from the Cinema and Television department of Istanbul Bilgi University.

In 2017, he joined Nube Studio, a leading post-production facility in Mumbai championed by veteran colourist Navin Shetty, whose vision is to develop powerhouse of talent. Since then, Ragib has become a prominent name in the Mumbai post-production scene, working on more than 1000 commercials for clients from around the world.

Viktor Starkin-Mischenko
Senior Colorist (Russia)
Andreas Brueckl
Senior Colorist (UAE)
Andreas is one of the best colorist in Asia. His technical knowledge is superb.
He is creative when grading and at the same time flexible also. He is the fastest colorist. You have total faith whenever Andreas grade for your films. He always make the visual looks great!
Ivan Pomorin
Cinematographer (R. G. C.)
Graduate of Russian State University of Cinematography named after S. Gerasimov(2004, workshop of V. I. Yusov)

In 2003 he studied under such Masters of Hollywood, as Laszlo Kovacs and Vilmos Zsigmond, A. S. C
Incumbent member of the Board of Russian Guild of Cinematographers (R. G. C.)

Teacher of the University of Film and Television (GITR), specialty «Cinematography»
Vanessa Ragone
Filmmaker, Producer (Argentina)
Vanessa Ragone is an Argentinian filmmaker and producer. She graduated from ENERC (National Film School) in Buenos Aires. She founded Haddock Films in 2006 and Zona Audiovisual in 2003. She has produced over twenty films and is known for "Betibú", "Everybody has a plan", "At the end of the Tunnel" and "The Secret in their eyes" winner of the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2010.
Alex Prokhorushkin
CEO & Founder ICG (Independent Colourists Guild)
Specialist in the field of color correction, editing, and production. Since 1999 he has been working in the field of television program production and film production.
Works to achieve the popularization of the profession of colorist on the world stage.

Founder of the Independent Colourists Guild (ICG), Founder and President of the First Specialized Colorist Award of the "Colourist Awards".