Sean R. Smith leads a three-month post-production effort to finish the acclaimed six-part series.
NEW YORK—June 8, 2015— Andrew Jarecki’s engrossing documentary series The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst explores the murky world of a real estate magnate suspected of three murders. Post-production finishing for the series, airing in six parts on HBO, was completed at Technicolor PostWorks New York. Sean R. Smith served as finishing editor and colorist, working in collaboration with Jarecki, writer/producer/director of photography Marc Smerling and post-production supervisor Susan Lazarus to bring the series to its final form and look.
The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst, Andrew Jarecki’s documentary for HBO about the heir to a New York real estate fortune accused of three murders. Technicolor-PostWorks provided color grading and editorial conforming services; Sean R. Smith, conforming editor and colorist. (The first part of the six-part series will screen as a Sundance Special Event.)
NEW YORK CITY – Continuing its longstanding support for independent films, Technicolor-PostWorks, New York, provided final post production services for several films screening at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival. The films are competing in feature, documentary and short categories.
Technicolor-PostWorks New York (www.technicolorpwny.com) handles post production for a number of series and specials from Peacock Productions. But Deadline: Crime has “a very unique workflow for this type of programming — a much more feature film-style color grading process,” says senior finishing editor and colorist Sean R. Smith.