Picture Shop Celebrates 1 Win and 2 Nominations Across Global Talent RosterThe FilmLight Color Awards celebrates the art of color across the world and aims to reflect the cultural, visual and technical values of the international color grading community of today. It aspires to encourage the growth of the colorist’s prestige at all levels – from junior colorists to industry veterans – and to recognize the value they bring to the film industry.The Color Awards have been organized in association with professional bodies and are open to colorists using any grading technology, with the winners were announced at EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2022 in Poland.Picture Shop proudly congratulates VP, Creative Color Finishing Michael Hatzer on his win and Colourist, Imaging Supervisor UK Sam Chynoweth on his nomination for their outstanding color grading work this year:


Michael Hatzer / Best Color Grading - Feature - WINNER

  • DIR: Steven Spielberg
  • DP: Janusz Kamiński
  • SUPERVISING COLOR: Michael Hatzer
  • ASSISTANT COLOR: Chris Jensen, Jason Fabbro, &Kevin Schneider
  • ONLINE EDIT: Everette Webber
  • MKTG SERVICES: Picture Head
  • VP SALES: Ladd Lanford


Sam Chynoweth / Best Colour Grading - TV Series/Episodic

  • CREATORS: Alex Kurtzman & Jenny Lumet
  • DP: Balazs Bolygo, BSC, HSC
  • COLOUR: Sam Chynoweth
  • LOOK DEVELOPMENT: Pankaj Bajpai
  • ONLINE EDIT: Nick Timms & Maikel Popic
  • PICTURE SHOP PRODUCERS: Tom Cushing & Alec Holroyd-Doveton

For more information on the FilmLight Colour Awards, please visit: https://www.filmlightcolourawards.com/