Paris & Hollywood, 12 July 2012 – Technicolor (Euronext Paris: TCH) today announced the hiring of Skip Kimball, who will be joining the team of theatrical colorists at Technicolor. Kimball will be working from Technicolor’s Hollywood facilities, and joins the company from his position at Modern Videofilm. Kimball is most widely known from his work on director James Cameron’s mega-hit, Avatar – the highest-grossing film in motion picture history and the recipient of the Academy Award for Achievement in Cinematography to which Kimball contributed.
Technicolor Creative Services president, Claude Gagnon, says “Throughout the world, Technicolor is committed to have the best talents in each of its specialties in order to maximize the value of its technologies. That is the reason why we are particularly proud to announce the hiring of Skip Kimball who joins what we believe to be the finest roster of theatrical and broadcast colorists in the world.”
Technicolor, a worldwide technology leader in the media and entertainment sector, is at the forefront of digital innovation. Our world class research and innovation laboratories enable us to lead the market in delivering advanced video services to content creators and distributors. We also benefit from an extensive intellectual property portfolio focused on imaging and sound technologies, based on a thriving licensing business. Our commitment: supporting the delivery of exciting new experiences for consumers in theaters, homes and on-the-go.
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