Santa Monica, CA — Company 3 announced today that it has added award-winning colorist Alex Bickel to its artist roster. Bickel joins Company 3 from New York Cityâ€™s Outside Editorial, where as senior colorist he also served as head of the color department.
â€œAlex has a wealth of experience with a wide range of toolsets, and weâ€™re very pleased to be bringing him on board,â€? commented Company 3 co-founder Stefan Sonnenfeld. â€œHis expertise very nicely complements the technologies already in place at Company 3, with an eye toward bringing Company 3 talent to new locations and markets.â€?
Bickel made waves in the commercial grading industry by being the first to adopt new technologies in the demanding, high-end, HD/2K client-supervised commercial finishing environment. During his tenure at Outside Editorial, Bickel focused primarily on commercial projects for brands including Jaguar, Nike, Old Navy and Kia, to name a few. He also colored feature and short film projects that have gone on to premiere at the Sundance and SXSW film festivals, and have been nominated for an Independent Spirit award. Bickel won the Hollywood Post Alliance award for Outstanding Color Grading in a Commercial in 2008, and was nominated again in 2009, for his work on Jaguar’s ongoing broadcast campaigns.
Prior to Outside Editorial, Bickel worked as a colorist at Rogue Post for clients such as A&E, Bravo and MTV. Before Rogue, Bickel served as an editor and colorist for the on-air promos department at the Sundance Channel, and as a colorist for Pangolin Pictures. He remains dedicated to bringing his unique vision for telling stories through color to every project he tackles.
â€œIâ€™m thrilled to be joining Company 3,â€? Bickel said. â€œThe Company 3 name is synonymous with high-quality color-grading, and Iâ€™m very excited to be a part of that. Company 3â€™s robust technological capabilities open a lot of possibilities for collaboration at remote locations, and Iâ€™m looking forward to being part of that as well.â€?
About Company 3
Company 3 is a comprehensive post production facility for features, commercials and music videos. Known for our creative color artistry, pioneering technology and global reach, Company 3 is trusted to deliver a quality product every time.
Company 3’s incredible talent roster includes John Bonta, Sean Coleman, Siggy Ferstl, Billy Gabor, Dave Hussey, Tim Masick, Victor Mulholland, Stephen Nakamura, Mike Pethel, Tom Poole, Rob Sciarratta, Stefan Sonnenfeld and Matt Turner. Recent commercial projects are campaigns for Apple, Audi, BMW, Heineken, Nike, and others. Recent feature film credits include â€œAlice in Wonderland,â€? â€œRobin Hood,â€? â€œPrince of Persia: The Sands of Time,â€? â€œThe Hurt Locker,â€? â€œA Single Man,â€? â€œPublic Enemiesâ€? and â€œStar Trek.â€? Company 3
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