Here is another collaboration with Roméo & Fils, director Martin C. Pariseau and DP extraordinaire Jessica Lee Gagnée. I graded my third music video for Coeur de Pirate’s latest album. I Don’t Want to Break Your Heart is a great pop song featuring Allan Kingdon.
Shot on Alexa, the videos was shot on many sets, mostly dark ones. The goal was to make every place a little different while feeling we’re still in the same universe: a classic. We were able to bring out very nice tones by using practical lighting like the break lights of a car and the mercury bulbs in a tunnel.
Here are some still in high quality.
Here is the final result.
While working at QuebeComm I met Rabii Rammal, a young director and Antoine Ryan, DP. Together they shot this piece for the CRDI de Québec a non-profit organization fundraiser for children with intellectual difficulties.
The video in a heart warming demonstration on intimacy between a child with intellectual difficulties and the different members of its family and how they discover each other.
I graded the video at QuebeComm’s Montreal office where I also grade LOL and Complex G. We gave it a true-to-life feel and tried not to fall in a warm feel-good or blue depressive look. It was a very basic grade with curves, skin tone secondaries and subtle vignettes here and there.
Here is a gallery of stills:
Ouisurf is back for another surf adventures. In Kooks & Hurricanes, they teamed up with Honda to travel to northern coasts. In these 3 episodes, they show us amazing surf spots in not so familiar places: Maine, British-Columbia and Rhode Island.
I graded the three episodes on Resolve in my studio following a very different path than what I had done with the previous tv series. Guys wanted to have a more East Coast vibe, more earthy.
I went for some very vibrant greenish blues that really represented how cold the water was. Contrast and sharpness were pushed on portraits the give back some details in the skin tones that fell right in the complementary colors of the water.
The Tofino episodes was darker but full of nice greens brought by the wet forest sections. I really was a fun to bring out the life in the trees and the wooden house.
Here are two episodes: