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Image Systems Names Colorist Adam Hawkey as Strategic Consultant

September 28, 2011 05:01 | By

Adam Hawkey

Image Systems has named Adam Hawkey to the company’s staff of strategic consultants. Hawkey is a respected DI colorist and technical expert who has worked in a number of leading facilities. In his new role, he will work closely with clients in the integration of Image Systems solutions into facilities. Based in the company’s Hollywood office, Hawkey will also lead Image System’s training initiatives.

“Adam Hawkey is seen as an adept and creative colleague by the community of colorists, and built a solid reputation as a talented digital intermediate colorist,” said Martin Bennett, head of media BU, Image Systems. “His visual effects experience and background contributes to his strong understanding of compositing and image manipulation, along with a practiced eye in the color-grading process. Filmmakers, who are our customers’ customers, find his approach and style uniquely suited to bringing their vision to the screen. This ability will help colorists and facilities working with directors and DPs to tap further into the powerful tools available from the Nucoda and Phoenix.”

His recent credits as a digital intermediate colorist include Higher Ground, The Last Exorcism, Passion Play, Little Murder, The Devil Inside, Letters to God, among many others.

Hawkey previously worked as the senior digital colorist at iOFilm/The Post Group for nine years, honing his creative skills and technical abilities on over 60 feature films. His experience encompasses visual effects, digital opticals and restoration, in addition to compositing, rotoscoping, paint and animation.

“I have worked with Image Systems products for almost eight years in the real world of a busy DI facility,” Hawkey said. “It’s exciting to work with the team at Image Systems who continually develop and improve these tools. I look forward to helping our customers get the very most from these outstanding systems.”