NTROPIC’S Marshall Plante creates unique look for art film “midnight lights”
Ntropic Colorist Marshall Plante literally illuminates the film “Midnight Lights,” which features a dubstep remix to M83’s “Midnight City.” The dazzling synchronization between the lights and the music make for a truly incredible spectacle made possible by the unique talents of Bodega Director Jimmy Diebold and Executive Producer/Partner Clint Goldman. Plante completed the color correction for the unique art film, which has gone viral with over 370,000 views on YouTube in less than two weeks.
“As a Colorist, Marshall is a true artist,” says Bodega Executive Producer/Partner Clint Goldman. “He recognized early on what we were trying to do with this film. He was able to create a cohesive look, which wasn’t easy, since we had utilized eight different still photographers. Marshall was just great to collaborate with and he understood that this was a very personal art film for all of us. It has far exceeded our expectations in terms of how much the film has been viewed, and how positively it has been received all over the world.”
Spot Title: “Midnight Lights”: Super Bowl Dubstep: 1018: HD
Airdate: February 2012
Production Company: Bodega
Director: Jimmy Diebold
Executive Producer/Producer: Clint Goldman
DP: Adam Marsden, CSC
Music: M83/Patrick Reza
Postproduction Company: Ntropic
Colorist: Marshall Plante
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Ntropic draws its strength from a diverse background of creative talent. Assembling a global community of artists in multiple locations, the studio has built a creative collective with strengths in all facets of production and post-production ranging from conceptual design and motion graphics to photo-real CG and seamless compositing. Ntropic focuses on elegant, intelligent, and conceptual visual effects producing award-winning work for commercials, music videos, feature films, experiential theaters, and interactive content.
As industry mediums rapidly change, Ntropic maintains a foothold on the bleeding edge of technology… leading the charge into a new era of entertainment media. The studio removes the mystery from the black box of technology and operates as a creative hub for directors and agencies to converge and collaborate without limitation.
Ntropic’s creative directors thrive on the unique challenges of production and work closely with the creative team to concept, visualize, and realize their artistic vision. Offering innovative solutions for otherwise impossible tasks, Ntropic inspires artists and filmmakers to expand the horizons of possibility.
The studio’s objective is to create an inspirational environment for artists and clients to come together and not worry about the how, but stay focused on creating the most fascinating and innovative work to date. www.ntropic.com
View “Midnight Lights” on motion.tv.