LOS ANGELES — Natalie Westerfield has joined Carbon (https://carbonvfx.com) as executive producer for color in Los Angeles. Previously senior producer for color at The Mill, Westerfield spent a number of years on both the East and West Coasts, and helped their New York color department grow to a team of six top colorists. At Carbon, she will work alongside color EP Laurie Adrianopoli.
“I had the pleasure of working with Natalie while we were both at The Mill and I immediately felt her passion for color,” says Adrianopoli. “Her dedication to the craft, as well as her teams, is something that always stood out. Since joining Carbon, we have already felt the benefits of her leadership. She has a special gift for discovering and developing colorists, and her experience in cultivating relationships and leading teams is unmatched.”
Westerfield will focus on building relationships with brands, agencies and directors, and will also work to expand Carbon’s team of colorists.
“I was immediately drawn to the good vibes and culture at Carbon,” she notes. “We are building a solid color crew filled with happy hearts and beautiful images. I want my colorists to be creatively fulfilled and working on a variety projects.”
Some of Westerfield’s collaborations include PlayStation's The King, Guinness’ Sapeurs, Snickers’ Brady Bunch, and the feature The Beguiled. Further brands collaborations include work with Calvin Klein, Lexus and Vogue, while features credits include The Greasy Strangler, It Comes at Night and Netflix’s Barry.