Chynoweth arrives from Sydney-based studio Animal Logic with credits including The Lego Movie

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Technicolor London has hired Sam Chynoweth for its features team.

Chynoweth brings a mixture of animation and live action experience to Technicolor’s London colour team.

He joins from Sydney-based studio Animal Logic, where he has worked on and off for nearly ten years, grading projects including The Lego Movie, The Infiltrator, Peter Rabbit and The Lego Batman Movie.

Chynoweth has also worked in London on projects including Wolf Hall, Testament of Youth and Walking with Dinosaurs 3D.

Technicolor London’s team includes Jean-Clement Soret, who recently won a BAFTA Craft Award for his work on Black Mirror, Jodie Davidson, Brian Krijgsman, Lee Twohey, Alex Gascoigne, Kevin Horsewood and Dan Coles.

John Fleming, VP of post production & digital services, UK said: “Sam is an extremely accomplished colourist who is well-versed in grading and delivering large-scale studio projects. His unique background will further enhance our industry-leading colour team.”

Chynoweth said: “It’s an extremely exciting time to join Technicolor London with the new features team that John Fleming is building and the types of projects that they are working on is incredibly inspiring to me.”

Technicolor London’s recent feature film work includes, Paddington 2, Darkest Hour and You Were Never Really Here.