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Final Frame Post Helps Four Films Make the Grade for 2010 Sundance Film Festival

Final Frame Post, a New York City based post production service provider completed the color correction and digital intermediate services for four films that are premiering at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival.

The films are competing in the feature documentary and NEXT categories and include:

– The Pat Tillman Story, directed by Amir Bar-Lev – the story of professional football star and decorated U.S. soldier Pat Tillman, whose family takes on the U.S. government when their beloved son dies in a “friendly fire” incident in Afghanistan in 2004.

– Joan Rivers – A Piece of Work, directed by Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg – a rare, brutally honest glimpse into the comedic process and private dramas of legendary comedian and pop icon Joan Rivers as she fights tooth and nail to keep her American dream alive.

– My Perestroika, directed by Robin Hessman – follows five ordinary Russians living in extraordinary times < from their sheltered Soviet childhood, to the collapse of the Soviet Union during their teenage years, to the constantly shifting political landscape of post-Soviet Russia. Together, these childhood classmates paint a complex picture of the dreams and disillusionments of those raised behind the Iron Curtain.

– Bass Ackwards, directed by Linas Phillips – A man coming off a disastrous affair with a married woman has a lyrical, strange and comedic cross-country journey in a modified VW bus.

Will Cox, Final Frame Post co-founder and colorist, along with his talented team, conformed, graded and digitally color corrected the material on their Digital Vision Nucoda Film Master system.

Final Frame Post also provided the Digital Cinema Packaging (DCP) services for Howl, a Sundance dramatic entry about the young Allen Ginsberg finding his voice, the creation of his groundbreaking poem HOWL, and the landmark obscenity trial that followed. Cast includes; James Franco, David Strathairn, Jon Hamm, Mary-Louise Parker, Jeff Daniels and directed by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman.

Final Frame Post’s digital intermediate services have been used for many other releases including; Louie Psihoyos’ documentary “The Cove,” which won the Audience Award at 2009 Sundance, Noah Buschel’s “The Missing Person,” which was listed as one of “The Best Films of 2009” by IFC, Marshall Curry’s documentary “Racing Dreams,” which won Best Documentary at Tribeca Film Festival, and more.