MINNEAPOLIS — Volt Studios (www.voltstudios.tv) is expanding this summer with the launch of a remote color viewing services through MPC (The Moving Picture Company). The studio is also handling the exclusive Minneapolis representation of editor Jonathan Del Gatto, and has added two staff artists to its motion graphics and VFX department.
MPC’s remote viewing services gives Volt’s clients access to realtime sessions with Los Angeles-based colorists Mark Gethin and Ricky Gausis. The service is made possible via a proprietary network between Volt Studios and MPC.
“When we looked at setting up remote viewing in Minneapolis, we searched for a company trusted by major brands and agency clients in the region,” explains Ed Koenig, MPC telecine development manager. “Volt Studios was named time and time again. The collaboration between Volt Studios and MPC extends creative opportunities for everyone.”
Building on the company’s creative editing division, which launched last fall, editor Jonathan Del Gatto has signed with Volt for exclusive Midwest representation. Del Gatto has earned numerous awards, including a Cannes Gold Lion, a Sundance Short Filmmaking Award, and eight AICP Show honors. His recent long format work includes Paul Williams- Still Alive, which premiers this June in NY and LA, and Comedy Central’s The Legend of Awesomest Maximus.
On the staff side, Volt welcomes John Chadbourn and Amber Navarette to the VFX/motion graphics department. An After Effects and VFX artist, Chadbourn comes to Volt after seven years of motion graphics at Jagged Edge. His work in visual effects and design includes commercials for Gerber, Smirnoff, and Advil.
Navarette is an accomplished creative editor and After Effects artist who joins Volt Studios from design and marketing firm Space 150. Her work there includes contributes to the Times Square billboards for American Eagle Outfitters and Quicksilver. Prior to Space 150, she was an in-house editor at Cole McVoy.