Michael Hatzer

Supervising Digital Colorist

Technicolor Los Angeles Colorists

Michael Hatzer is among some of the most accomplished DI colorists in Hollywood and has been color timing and Digital grading motion picture images for over 25 years. 

Long before Digital intermediate grading, Hatzer photo-chemically timed over 125 features, hundreds of trailers, and hundreds of thousands of feet of dailies at Deluxe Film Laboratories in Hollywood. Joining Efilm in 2005, Michael transitioned seamlessly into the early days of DI. Today, Michael works here at Technicolor Hollywood  as a Supervising Digital Colorist where he heads up his color design team digitally grading dailies, trailers, broadcast TV and feature films. 

Hatzer has worked alongside many of the top Academy Award winning directors and cinematographers of our time such as Steven Spielberg, Alejando Gonzalez Inarritu, Joel and Ethan Coen, Sam Mendes, Janusz Kaminski, Emmauel Lubezki, Roger Deakins, John Toll and Dion Beebe.

Hatzer is an associate member of the ASC.

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  • 3 HPA Award Nominations
  • One HPA Award win - Outstanding Color Grading - Feature Film - “Ghost in the Shell


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