Mum’s List

Feature Film, 2016 Director – Niall Johnson Digital Intermediate – Dirty Looks Head of DI – Tom Balkwill DI Producer – Abi McKenzie Online Editor – Gareth Bishop Colourist – Lee Clappison A dying mother’s life lessons to the husband and sons she left behind. Based on the best-selling novel by St John (Singe) Greene,…

BIFA nominations 2016

With 12 nominations in the long list, 6 nominations in the short list, Dirty Looks are thrilled to have graded and delivered films across so many nominations for the British Independent Film Awards 2016. SHORT LIST Breakthrough Producer – Michael Berliner – Producer Debut Screenwriter – Rachel Tunnard – Director/Writer Debut Screenwriter – Hope Dickson…

India In A Day

Feature Film (in post production), 2016 Director – Richie Mehta Digital Intermediate – Dirty Looks Head of DI – Tom Balkwill DI Producer – Maria Stroka Online Editor – Gareth Bishop Colourist – Vanessa Taylor On October 10, Google invited every Indian to come and tell the story of 24 hours in evolving India. India…

Detour

Feature Film, 2016 Director – Christopher Smith Digital Intermediate – Dirty Looks Head of DI – Tom Balkwill DI Producer – Maria Stroka Colourist – Stuart Fyvie Online Editor – Gareth Bishop Harper (Tye Sheridan), a seemingly naive law student, obsesses over the idea that his shifty stepfather was involved in the devastating car crash…

Paa Joe & The Lion

Feature Documentary, 2016 Director – Benjamin Wigley Digital Intermediate – Dirty Looks DI Producer – Tom Balkwill Online Editor – Gareth Bishop Colourist – Vanessa Taylor Paa Joe & The Lion is a feature documentary about Ghana’s greatest living fantasy coffin maker. In 2010 film-maker Ben Wigley discovered Paa Joe’s work and was immediately intrigued….

Paradise Lost

Short Films, 2015 Directors — Jane Pollard & Iain Forsyth Colourist — Tom Balkwill Online Editor — Gareth Bishop Paradise Lost? is written by Kirk Lake, with original music by Warren Ellis. Featuring Sean Harris as Satan, Florence Pugh as Eve, Toby Sebastian as Adam and Henry Rollins as the voice of God. The film…

Iona

Feature Film, 2016 Director – Scott Graham Producer – Margaret Matheson DI Producer – Maria Stroka Colourist – Vanessa Taylor Online Editor – Gareth Bishop Iona takes her teenage son to the holy island where she was born so they can hide from a violent crime. As her son seeks forgiveness for what he has…

Sunset Song

Feature Film, 2015 Director – Terence Davies Digital Intermediate – Dirty Looks DI Producer – Tom Balkwill Colourist – John Claude Online Editor – Gareth Bishop Shot in glorious 65mm and Arri Alexa in Scotland, New Zealand and studios at Filmland in Luxembourg, Terence Davies’ achingly beautiful screenplay, inspired by Lewis Grassic Gibbon’s (1901-1935) acclaimed…

World Of Red Bull 2015

Commercial, 2015 Directed by – x-Film Graded by – Dirty Looks Welcome to the World of Red Bull! Red Bull is giving wings to talents particularly in Sports and Music, helping turn their ideas into reality and celebrating with them their success and achievements. #GivesYouWings Song: AWOLNATION – ‘I am’. Available on iTunes http://smarturl.it/AWOLiam Album:…

A Love Worth Giving

Short Film, 2015 Director — James Newton Colourist — Tom Balkwill Online Editor — Gareth Bishop A Love Worth Giving tells the real-life story of newlyweds Sam and Luke – a young couple madly in love. But Sam has Cystic Fibrosis and her health is getting worse, her only hope of survival is a double…

Tony Benn – Will & Testament wins audience award at EIFF 2014

Graded by John Claude at Dirty Looks, Tony Benn: Will & Testament (dir. Skip Kite) paints a vivid portrait of a man whose career transcended politics. The long-time Labour MP participated in the making of this moving and informative tribute shortly before his death in March 2014. The EIFF Audience Award is voted for by…

SOMERSET HOUSE UK PREMIERE FOR 20,000 DAYS ON EARTH

London’s Somerset House will host the UK premiere of 20,000 Days on Earth this summer. This special event on Wednesday 13th August forms part of Film4 Summer Screen, which this year is celebrating 10 years of cinema under the stars. A highlight of the city’s summer calendar, the series features a range of films, all…

Robbie Williams – Live at The O2

Long Form Broadcast, 2012 Client – Sky1 Director – Hamish Hamilton Production Company – Done & Dusted Offline Edit – James Collett, Preditors Producer – Melanie Flectcher Dirty Looks Producer – Helle Absalonsen Colourist – Tom Balkwill Internationally live broadcast concert at the O2, London, which included VTs graded at Dirty Looks. The final masters…

London 2012 Opening Ceremony Films

Dirty Looks colours for Britain, with pop-up DI grading for London 2012 Opening Ceremony Live International Broadcast, 2012 Client – LOCOG & BBC Director – Danny Boyle TV Production Company – Done & Dusted DI Producer – Helle Absalonsen Colourist – Adam Glasman Assistant Online Editor – Gareth Bishop Online Editor – Tom Balkwill Now…

And the winner is…

Dirty Looks were very proud to sponsor the Music Video Short award at the 9th London Short Film Festival.  It was a grueling process for the judges given the high standard of the entries and helped along with pizza and beer we finally declared House by Prano Bailey-Bond the winner. This film stood out for…