A Look at American Sniper

Meet Maxine Gervais, lead Digital Intermediate Colourist at Warner Bros. Motion Picture Imaging (MPI), for an exclusive presentation on the creative colour finishing process of acclaimed movie American Sniper.

Maxine discusses the process of colouring the Oscar nominated film and how she was able to enhance the intensity of the acting in this gritty film. She alsoreveals how she and the team at Malpaso Productions realised looks to accent and bring director Clint Eastwood and cinematographer Tom Stern's vision to the screen.

Maxine covers these topics - and shows them live on Baselight.

  • Being a colourist
  • Dailies grading
  • Collaboration with director and cinematographer
  • Building looks
  • VFX grading

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Maxine Gervais


“With Tom Stern's support, knowledge and understanding of how Clint Eastwood works, coupled with the power of Baselight, we created a very unique look that has a strong narrative for the film.”


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