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What Summer Films Were Graded With DaVinci Resolve?

We’ve talked a bit about how Blackmagic Design’s cameras have seen more and more use in the world of commercial spots, film and more. This time however we turn to DaVinci Resolve and its expanded use in some of the summer’s hottest films, including “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”, “X-Men: Days of Future Past” and more.
Company 3’s, “a Deluxe Creative Services company with facilities throughout the globe” used DaVinci Resolve to grade both of the above, with colorist Shane Harris grading Planet of The Apes and Stephen Nakamura grading X-Men. New York Based Color Collective colorist Alex Bickel did the same for “Land Ho!,” “Night Moves” and “Ping Pong Summer.”
You can find out more in Blackmagic’s press release below, as well as at

Summer’s Most Anticipated Films Graded with DaVinci Resolve

Fremont, CA – July 14, 2014 – Blackmagic Design today announced that DaVinci Resolve was used to grade some of the summer’s most anticipated films. Post houses around the globe rely on DaVinci Resolve to help them deliver outstanding results, including Company 3 and Color Collective.
Company 3, a Deluxe Creative Services company with facilities throughout the globe, used DaVinci Resolve for several major summer releases, including “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” graded by Shane Harris and “X-Men: Days of Future Past” graded by Stephen Nakamura.
Color Collective, a New York City based post production studio, handled color for a variety of Sundance favorites and indie hits set to be released this summer. Colorist Alex Bickel was responsible for grading “Land Ho!,” “Night Moves” and “Ping Pong Summer.”
As the world’s most advanced color correction tool, DaVinci Resolve is the standard for high end post production workflows and continues to be the most popular and powerful color correction tool for the world’s biggest films, television programs and global commercial campaigns.

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Product photos of DaVinci Resolve are available at

About Blackmagic Design

Blackmagic Design creates the world’s highest quality video editing products, digital film cameras, color correctors, video converters, video monitoring, routers, live production switchers, disk recorders, waveform monitors and film restoration software for the feature film, post production and television broadcast industries. Blackmagic Design’s DeckLink capture cards launched a revolution in quality and affordability, while the company’s Emmy™ award winning DaVinci color correction products have dominated the television and film industry since 1984. Blackmagic Design continues ground breaking innovations including stereoscopic 3D and 4K workflows. Founded by world leading post production editors and engineers, Blackmagic Design has offices in the USA, United Kingdom, Japan, Singapore, and Australia. For more information, please check

Written by Jake Fruia

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