BURBANK, CA — Picture Shop (pictureshop.com) recently welcomed senior colorist Tony D’Amore, who joined the studio in January. Originally hailing from rural Illinois, D’Amore studied Film & Television at UCLA and began his career in color in the early ’90s. He has been working closely with color and post production workflows ever since.
In addition to senior colorist, D’Amore also serves as director of creative workflow, overseeing a team dedicated to color prep and workflow efficiency. In the course of his 20-plus-year career, he has developed an advanced knowledge of color grading software, including Resolve, Lustre and Baselight, though he primarily grades in DaVinci Resolve.
D’Amore has developed new and efficient workflows for Dolby Vision HDR and HDR10, coloring hundreds of hours of episodic programming for major networks, including CBS, ABC, and FOX. He’s also contributed to cable and streaming platforms such as HBO, Starz, Netflix, Hulu and Amazon. Some of his credits include Barry (HBO), Looking for Alaska (Hulu), Legion (FX), Carnival Row (Amazon), Power (Starz), Fargo (FX), Elementary (CBS), Hanna (Amazon) and a slew of Marvel series.
“I’m very excited to join Picture Shop because of [their] stellar reputation in the industry,” he states. “With a forward-thinking team, they are pioneers of new technology, and they have an outstanding roster of artists in all areas of global post-production.”
Picture Shop is a division of Picture Head Holdings, with locations now in Los Angeles, Vancouver, Denmark, and the United Kingdom.