Jan 31, 2012

EFILM Develops ARRIRAW Workflow for "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close"

Enables first feature film to use ARRIRAW format to store data for post-production

EFILM already had a long established working relationship with ARRI, and the virtual pipeline in place that could accommodate the project, when they were approached by the filmmakers to undertake this first-of-its-kind venture. It was veteran cinematographer Chris Menges's initial foray into digital cinematography and he wanted a very filmic look. Dailies were produced at Deluxe, New York and the look was set during the dailies process per Menges's direction.

That was the starting point for the EFILM Image Science Team whose seamless workflow, from capture to post, preserved every bit of information in the ARRIRAW image files throughout the process. The raw files were de-Bayered and an input device transform was applied, converting them into EFILM’s universal color work space. This mirrored the Dailies imaging pipe, allowing for the 'look' metadata that had been created during the dailies process to be applied.

“Shooting with the Alexa was like a trip into the future. The experience of working with Deluxe, EFILM and Company 3 was superb,” says Chris Menges.


SPOTLIGHTS ARCHIVE

  • DEC 10, 2018 - Senior Colorist Walter Volpatto Joins EFILM
    VIEW ARTICLE

    DEC 3, 2018 - EFILM Embarks on an Adventure in Whoville for Illumination’s “The Grinch”
    VIEW ARTICLE

    NOV 28, 2018 - EFILM Steps Into The Ring For 'Creed II'
    VIEW ARTICLE

    OCT 17, 2018 - EFILM RE-TEAMS WITH OSCAR®-WINNING DIRECTOR DAMIEN CHAZELLE FOR UNIVERSAL PICTURES’ FIRST MAN
    VIEW ARTICLE

    OCT 11, 2018 - Deluxe Unveils State-of-the-Art Color Grading Environment in Hollywood
    VIEW ARTICLE

  • SEP 25, 2018 - EFILM CELEBRATES 2018 FILM INDEPENDENT PROJECT INVOLVE FELLOWS
    VIEW ARTICLE

    SEP 21, 2018 - EFILM Senior Colorist Mitch Paulson Helps Director Eli Roth Scare Up Family-Friendly Frights in ‘The House with a Clock in Its Walls’
    VIEW ARTICLE

    AUG 29, 2018 - EFILM Senior Colorist Mitch Paulson Infuses Historical Authenticity for Operation Finale
    VIEW ARTICLE

    AUG 27, 2018 - Deluxe Congratulates TIFF 2018 Filmmakers
    VIEW ARTICLE

    JUL 13, 2018 - Encore, EFILM and Deluxe Toronto Congratulate Talented Production Teams on 2018 Emmy Nominations
    VIEW ARTICLE

  • JUL 2, 2018 - EFilm Hosts Student Filmmakers from the Sundance Ignite Program
    VIEW ARTICLE

    JUN 20, 2018 - EFILM and Encore saddle up for epic modern-Western series Yellowstone
    VIEW ARTICLE

    JUN 4, 2018 - EFILM heads to Skywalker Ranch for Solo: A Star Wars Story
    VIEW ARTICLE

    JUN 1, 2018 - EFILM helps bring 80s sci-fi look to BH Tilt thriller Upgrade
    VIEW ARTICLE

    MAY 29, 2018 - Cinematic Chaos: EFILM’s Skip Kimball Takes on Fox’s “Deadpool 2”
    VIEW ARTICLE

  • MAY 4, 2018 - EFILM Senior Colorist Natasha Leonnet Continues Longstanding Collaboration with Acclaimed Director Jason Reitman on New Comedy from Focus Features, Tully.
    VIEW ARTICLE

    APR 14, 2018 - EFILM SUPPORTS YOUNG FILMMAKERS IN COCA-COLA AND REGAL FILMS PROGRAM
    VIEW ARTICLE

    APR 4, 2018 - Skip Kimball Joins EFILM as Senior Colorist
    VIEW ARTICLE

    MAR 5, 2018 - Congratulations, Roger Deakins On Your Oscar Win!
    VIEW ARTICLE

    JAN 23, 2018 - EFILM Congratulates Oscar Nominated Clients and Colleagues
    VIEW ARTICLE

  • JAN 9, 2018 - EFILM Colors Features, Documentaries, Shorts and Short-Form Series Eps for Sundance
    VIEW ARTICLE

    DEC 21, 2017 - EFILM Delivers a World of Color for Blue Sky’s ‘Ferdinand’
    VIEW ARTICLE

    NOV 20, 2017 - EFILM Hosts Sundance Institute with Rockin’ Party
    VIEW ARTICLE

    NOV 1, 2017 - Film Independent launches “Detail Oriented” with Mitch Paulson Q/A
    VIEW ARTICLE

    OCT 25, 2017 - Joachim Zell Joins Cinematographers to Teach Filmmaking Master Class in Dubai
    VIEW ARTICLE

  • OCT 2, 2017 - Scaling the Color Challenges of The Mountain Between Us
    VIEW ARTICLE

    SEP 27, 2017 - Congrats to Our Artists on Their HPA Nominations
    VIEW ARTICLE

    SEP 20, 2017 - EFilm’s Tim Stipan Colors Provocative mother! at Company 3
    VIEW ARTICLE

    SEP 8, 2017 - Into the Shadows: Color on “It”
    VIEW ARTICLE

    SEP 8, 2017 - EFilm at TIFF
    VIEW ARTICLE